National Strike Against Ecuadorian Government Demands Assange’s Freedom

By Andrea Lobo, Wsws.org -

Workers, peasants and youth in Ecuador began a five-day strike Monday against the draconian policies of the Lenín Moreno administration, which is seeking to strengthen its ties to Washington and [...]

PLEDGE: Solidarity With Amazon Workers Striking On Prime Day!

By Staff, Solidaritycenter.ourpowerbase.net -

On July 15 — 'Prime Day' — Amazon warehouse workers in Shakopee, Minnesota will stage a six-hour strike on a range of issues, including low pay, poor working conditions, increasingly heavy [...]

Millions Strike Against Bolsonaro’s Pension Reforms

By Juca Guimarães and Rodrigo Chagas, Brasilwire.com -

The streets answered with a resounding “no” to Jair Bolsonaro’s pension reform proposition, to his intentions of restraining rights, and to the continuity of attacks against the people that have [...]

The Roots Of The National Strike In Honduras: An Interview with Bayron Rodríguez Pineda

By Beth Geglia, Nacla.org -

As the 10-year anniversary of the coup d’état in Honduras approaches, Hondurans are entering into their second week of a national strike that has shut down main highways throughout the country, [...]

New Calls For A General Strike In The Face Of Coming Climate Catastrophe!

By Joe Maniscalco, Laborpress.org -

There are no good jobs on a dead planet: Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on Puerto Rico further underscored the urgent need to confront climate change. New York,, NY – Shut. It. Down. [...]

May Day 2012: The Call For A General Strike

By Scott Tucker, Truthdig.com -

In the winter of 2011, discussion about calling a general strike had already begun within Occupy Los Angeles. At the end of January 2012, in the wake of police raids against Occupy encampments [...]

Amid Declining Real Wages, Strikes In US Escalate

By Jerry White, Wsws.org -

In the midst of an intensifying political crisis in Washington and the Trump administration’s virulent attacks on immigrants, trade war measures and war threats against Iran and Venezuela, the [...]

Why I’m On Climate Strike In Iowa

By Massimo Paciotto Biggers, Smirkingchimp.com -

IOWA CITY — The flash flood alarm signaled again last night. This is the 9th week of my climate strike in Iowa City. That’s nine weeks of not going to school on Friday from 11:50-4:05. I have [...]

The Teachers’ Revolt And The Fight For Social Equality

By Staff, WSWS.org -

Like teachers across the US, educators in Detroit are angered over stagnant real income and the indifference of corporate-controlled politicians who will not provide adequate resources to address [...]

Strikes By US Workers Outpacing Rate In 2018

By Jerry White, Wsws.org -

With new strikes this month by hospital workers in Toledo, Ohio; teachers in Oregon, Tennessee and North and South Carolina; and international strikes and protests by Uber and Lyft drivers, the [...]

India: Jute Mill Workers To Go On Strike From May 14

By Staff, Dhakatribune.com -

Parliamentary standing committee orders ministry to fix worker wages by May 17. The ongoing protest waged by workers of all state-run jute mills has taken a serious turn as they have decided on a [...]

French Public Sector Workers Strike Against Macron Government Attacks

By Anthony Torres, Wsws.org -

Hundreds of thousands of French workers demonstrated on Thursday as part of a nationwide public sector strike to oppose the Emmanuel Macron government’s draft law on the “modernization” of the [...]

The Uber IPO: Billions For Investors, Increased Exploitation For Workers

By Shannon Jones, WSWS.org -

The valuation of ride share company Uber hit $82.4 billion after an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of its stock on Thursday, one of the largest IPOs in the US since Facebook. The sale further [...]

The Strike Returns To New Zealand

By Ross Webb, Jacobinmag.com -

Over the last year, New Zealand has seen tens of thousands of workers walk off the job, challenging the Labour government’s self-imposed austerity. In early 2018, a New Zealand nurse and union [...]