The movement and its obstacles

Macron’s government made a real factory of reactionary reforms: he deepened the labor reform, the privatization of the rail and attacks on rail workers’ social rights, the attack on the right to study in universities, the extremely serious anti-immigrant reform… By N.François.   Macron’s reforms found the massive protests of workers’ and...

A country on the verge of civic insurrection

Since the end of May, several massive demonstrations and protests took place in France against Hollande's reform of the Labour Code. Last demonstration was on Tuesday, June the 14th, and more than one million were on the streets confronting the Police and the government's policies, in defense of their rights. Whether...

Class Struggle Doesn’t Stop Under the Pandemic

The corona virus pandemic, with the measures of social isolation, is forcing many mobilization processes to take a break in their forms of mobilization against their despotic governments. This occurs in: Hong Kong, France, Algeria, Sudan or Chile, to name a few examples. But those who think that these...

French organizations launch “La Coupe Est Pleine!”

In France an unitary collective called La Coupe Est Pleine was formed, gathering trade unions, social and political organizations that support the Brazilian social movements, which face a strong repression because of the FIFA's World Cup. The Trade Unions Solidaires and the Federation of Trade Unions Sud-Rail take part...

The EU implements austerity policies in France and Greece

The fall of 2016 shows the beginning of a hard year in Europe. The refugees’ crisis takes immense proportions, the Brexit generates a growing uncertainty, the negotiations for the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) stall and the social conflict is so high in countries like Greece and France...

Conference of Trade Unions indicates an International Conference in Brazil for 2012.

CSP-Conlutas’ delegation takes part in Trade Union congress held in France, read the report. As part of the Congress of the French Federation of Trade Unions “Union Syndical Solidaires” held in Paris, a significant meeting brought together trade unions and popular organizations from different countries, on Wednesday morning, June 8th. The meeting achieved two goals: first, to exchange information and experiences among different organizations and second,...

“No patrie (Le Pen) nor patron (Macron)”

IWL-FI statement before the second round of the French presidential elections.   The former banker and minister of Hollande, Macron, obtained a meager victory in the first round of the French presidential elections, disputing the second round with the extreme-right, xenophobic leader of the Front National, Marine LePen. The presidential election opens...

Mercosur and the European Union: One Step More Towards Becoming a Colony

            The free commerce deal between Mercosur and the European Union (EU), announce with fireworks and fanfare by Bolsonaro and celebrated by the press, reaffirms the submission of the country to the big international economic groups. And deepens the role of Mercosur and Brazil as colonies and suppliers of...

It starts the International Meeting of Alternative Unionism

The International Meeting of Alternative Unionism, which has among its organizers the CSP-Conlutas of Brazil and the Central Solidaires of France, started with a cheerful fellowship on Friday, March 23, in Saint-Denis, Paris. Around 200 delegates coming from 32 countries crowded into the Solidaires Union hall, at Boulevard de...

Extraordinary mobilization in France against reforms of the labour code

More than a million people, according to the French CGT, took to the streets, last Saturday, 04/09, in more than 200 French cities to protest against the labour code reform (Khomri law) promoted by François Hollande’s government- Socialist Party. The protest, organized by four unions (CGT, FO, Solidaires and FSU) and...

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