Chile: Night Of Fury To Demand The Withdrawal Of Pension Funds

By Telesur English. -

From Tuesday night until early Wednesday morning, Chilean citizens took to the streets to support a pension-related bill and protest against President Sebastian Piñera. Today the Lower [...]

Bailout The Pension System

By Ed Ott, Portside. -

It is not a secret that the United States has an inadequate and underfunded pension retirement system.  Its about to get much worse!  The private and public sectors’ pension plans are suffering [...]

French Workers Continue Their Epic Struggle Against Macron’s Economic Reforms

By John McEvoy, Thecanary.co -

On 20 February, nearly 100,000 people across France protested against proposed reforms to the country’s pension system. According to those striking, the new system would force them to work for [...]

France: Protesters And Police Clash As Parliament Begins Debating Pension Reform Bill

By Red Revolution. -

Protesters took to the streets of Paris on Monday and clashed with riot police as the pension reform bill reached the French National Assembly for debate. Tensions between the demonstrators [...]

Protests Continue In France Against Pension Reform

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Representatives of the unions of teachers, doctors, lawyers and railway workers marched again Thursday in the streets of Paris, capital of  France, against the social policies and economic [...]

France At A Crossroads

By Richard Greeman, Popular Resistance -

The nationwide general strike in France, now entering its record seventh week, seems to be approaching its crisis point. Despite savage police repression, about a million people are in the [...]

French Unions Battle Macron In Make-Or-Break Pension Protest

By Tangi Salaün and Caroline Pailliez, Uk.reuters.com -

Teargas swirled in Paris where riot police charged at demonstrators who hurled projectiles and lobbed insults in cat-and-mouse skirmishes as darkness fell. Some protesters dressed in black and [...]

Postcard From Paris

By James Graham, Counterpunch.org -

“For over two years we’ve been hearing about this pension reform! Two years of ‘consultations,’ which, cross our hearts, were to be full to the brim with transparency, intelligibility and [...]

France Records 391-Mile Traffic Jam As Public Transport Brought To Halt By Third Week Of Strikes Over Pension Changes

A traffic jam of 391 miles was recorded on the outskirts of Paris on Monday morning as fresh strikes over pension changes brought public transport to a standstill in France for a third week. [...]

France: Strikes Urging The Withdrawal Of The Pension ‘Reform’ Draft Law Continue

By Staff, Socialistorganizer.org -

This morning, 9 December, the record for traffic jams on the Île-de-France [1] road network was broken. The images of those 600-plus kilometres of roads blocked with traffic, and of travellers [...]

Thousands Of Retired Workers In Spain Demand ‘Decent Pensions’

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Thousands of retired people and supporters took over the streets in several cities in Spain on Saturday to demand “decent” pensions of at least 1,080 Euros a month, and yearly updates according, [...]

Brazil Paralyzed By Nationwide Strike Against Corruption & Impunity

By Glenn Greenwald, www.theintercept.com -

By Glenn Greenwald for the Intercept. It’s almost impossible to imagine a presidency imploding more completely and rapidly than the unelected one imposed by elites on the Brazilian population in [...]

Wall Street Firms Make Money From Teachers’ Pensions

BY David Sirota, Avi Asher-Schapiro And Andrew Pere, www.ibtimes.com -

BY David Sirota, Avi Asher-Schapiro And Andrew Perez for IBT - When Massachusetts public school teachers pay into their pension fund each month, they may not realize where the money goes. Wall [...]

Protests Against ‘Colonial’ PROMESA Debt Plan Rock Puerto Rico

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff for Telesur. Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Juan Wednesday to block the first scheduled conference on the installation of a financial control board to remedy Puerto [...]

Retirees Win Round One

By Alexandra Bradbury, www.labornotes.org -

By Alexandra Bradbury for Labor Notes - Who could have predicted a year ago, as Congress-sanctioned pension cutsgathered momentum, that thousands of retired truckers self-organizing in diners and [...]

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