10 January | On Wednesday, 200 million workers took part in the second day of a general strike in India against the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose labor law worsens working conditions and (...)
Juan Andrés Gallardo
27 September 2018 | On Tuesday, Argentine workers went on a general strike, bringing the country to a halt.
14 September 2018 | San Jose—The Costa Rican working class has again burst onto the stage of history. Public-sector workers have launched a countrywide general strike against the government’s austerity plan to deal (...)
14 September 2017 | The French working class organizes the first general strike against President Macron.
1 July 2017 | In various cities around the country, the police repressed pickets and protests organized on the day of the "general strike".
30 June 2017 | Union bureaucrats tried to stop workers from mobilizing for today’s general strike. Despite their active or passive resistance, the Brazilian working class organized pickets and work stoppages (...)
29 June 2017 | Brazil will have its second general strike of the year on Friday, as the Temer government's future remains uncertain. What is the context for this historic (...)
25 May 2017 | Puerto Rico is facing its most severe crisis since it was militarily captured and turned into a colony by the U.S. in 1898. The Island has been in economic recession for more than a decade, (...)
29 April 2017 | Yesterday there was a massive general strike in Brazil. Why did the workers refuse to go to work and take the streets in mass protests?
28 April 2017 | In Sao Paulo, Brazil’s biggest city, airline, subway and heavy industry workers engage in the general strike, bringing the city to a standstill.
28 April 2017 | Make the capitalists pay for the crisis! The largest Brazilian general strike in decades is going on now!
28 April 2017 | There are pickets and roadblocks in cities around the country. In places like Sao Paulo and Rio, there has been repression. The Brazilian working class is fighting back against austerity and (...)
9 April 2017 | Reflections on last week’s general strike, the government’s policy of repression, the role of the Left in the strike, the union bureaucracy, and Cristina Kirchner’s silence on the (...)
6 April 2017 | On April 6, Argentina came to a halt due to a general strike against the right wing government's austerity measures.
9 February 2017 | Talking about the general strike is the right conversation to be having.
2 December 2015 | In Italy, thousands have taken the streets in a general strike against the education reforms of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Those of us in the "Nuestra Clase" grouping in Mexico sympathize with (...)
25 November 2015 | Left Voice interviewed Gianna Katsiampoura, a member of OKDE-Spartakos in Greece and a researcher at the National Hellenic Research Foundation.
25 September 2015 | Between 1991 and 2015 there is a vast gap. The mainstream left parties and the Central Trade Unions and other mass organisations affiliated to them had at that time a much tighter grip on the (...)
8 September 2015 | Over 150 million workers went on strike Wednesday, September 2 in the largest stoppage since 1991. The action was called by 10 union federations to protest Modi’s pro-business labor (...)
Juan Cruz Ferre