PSTU – An important step forward

The III Congress of the PSTU was held on May 26, 27 and 28. This is the highest instance of debate and elaboration of our organization. During 3 days, we had intense debates on the international and national situation, on our party’s project for the upcoming period, and many...
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Socialism or Barbarism

The world is plunged into a crisis in which all the consequences are not yet glimpsed. According to Martin Wolf, of the New York Times, in an extreme situation, the pandemic can produce up to 60 million deaths, a number similar to that of the Second World War. This...

Down with the State of Siege! No to the Fare’s Rise!

Piñera’s government declared State of Emergency for the entire Metropolitan Region of Santiago . This is the only response that this corrupt, pro-businessmen government can give to the growing outrage that exploded in the last days, especially yesterday, October 18, in which Santiago lived a true popular uprise. By MIT-Chile   The...

Free Venezuelan Political Prisoners!

The political prisoner Rodney Alvarez suffered a knife attack while in jail in Venezuela on July 6, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   Rodney is an innocent man kept in jail for 8 years due to a frame-up. On June 9, 2011 a steelworkers’ mass meeting at Ferrominera del Orinoco gate 1 was...

Labor Fight Back Petrobras Dismissals

Ninety-four gas workers were dismissed in Uruguay by “MontevideoGas” company whose main shareholder is the Brazilian oil company Petrobras. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Petrobras threats to leave the country in order to decrease its workforce from 163 workers to only 50 bringing safety standards to the lowest point. The gas workers Union...

Left-Wing Front: an electoral alternative crops up

Neither Lula nor Alckmin Ze María (national PSTU president) says  "The Front is a must for the workers" After several months of discussions, the proposal put forward by PSTU, to conform a left-wing front for the forthcoming election was put into practice. We are here reproducing an Opinao Socialista interview with Ze...

Sanitarios Maracay: What about the “socialist enterprises”?

The project of the new constitution includes several articles that speak of "social objectives of production", of the right of State to interfere in the economy and to expropriate sectors considered as "strategic" and the creation of "socialist enterprises".   This part of the text is bound to increase the...

CONLUTAS Invitation to Militant Unions and Activists from All Countries

Next June 2010, from 3rd to 6th, two important congresses of militant federations will take place in Brazil. The Conlutas (Coordenação Nacional de Lutas) will hold its II Congress in June 3rd and 4th 2010. Founded in 2004, the Conlutas is a Unions’ and People’s Federation which gathers around...

Dilma’s first six months. There’s nothing to celebrate but the struggles.

Dilma's Rousseff government has recently reached its sixth month. Two important and contradictory features stand out. On one hand a number of strikes and crises, greater than during Lula’s second term (former President). On the other hand, she enjoys the same high popularity rates. On one hand, an...

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