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BRAZIL

São Paulo Metro on Strike

March 15, 2017 | Transit workers in São Paulo, Brazil join nationwide work stoppage on March 15th against austerity measures.

Victor Mariutti

WOMEN'S STRIKE

International Women’s Day in the Land of Femicides

March 07, 2017 | Left Voice interviews Mexican socialist, Joss Espinoza. She is a student at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and an activist in the socialist women's organization "Pan y Rosas" (Bread (...)

Joselyn Espinosa

EUROPE

Swedish Dockworkers’ Union: Born Fighting Bosses and Bureaucrats

February 22, 2017 | The Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) has been shaped by decades of rank and file rebellion, bureaucratic expulsions from a general transport union and a long history of international solidarity.

Sean Robertson

UNITED STATES

10,000 Immigrants Go On Strike in Milwaukee

February 14, 2017 | What would happen if the Trump administration really were to deport millions of undocumented workers from the US? Milwaukee, Wisconsin got a brief taste of that on Monday, the #DayWithoutLatinos. (...)

Wladek Flakin

Breaking the Bars After Attica

September 07, 2016 | This Friday, the 45th anniversary of the Attica Rebellion, prisoners in up to 50 prisons across the country are organizing work stoppages and protests. Left Voice interviews Maya Schenwar, author (...)

Maya Schenwar

UNITED STATES

National Prisoners Strike on Anniversary of Attica Rebellion

August 27, 2016 | National Prisoners Strike on Anniversary of Attica Rebellion Left Voice in support of the National Prisoner’s September 9th Strike on the anniversary of the Attica rebellion.

EUROPE

VIDEO: Voices of Resistance in France

July 06, 2016 | Simon Zamora Martin spoke to French activists and combative workers about their struggle

Klasse Gegen Klasse

UNITED STATES/MEXICO

Solidarity Actions for Oaxacan Teachers

June 27, 2016 | Throughout the United States, dozens of actions took place in support of teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

LATIN AMERICA

Stop the Government’s repression in Oaxaca!

June 22, 2016 | Day of fury in Oaxaca: The Mexican Federal government of President Peña Nieto and the Oaxacan Governor, Gabino Cué, have ordered a brutal repression throughout the state of Oaxaca. So far there (...)

MTS Mexico

MEXICO

Live Stream: Oaxaca

June 20, 2016 | We are transmitting Radio Universidad of Oaxaca and live images through our sister organization La Izquierda Diario Mx.

FRANCE

One Million Demonstrate in the Streets of Paris

June 17, 2016 | The massive demonstration, with its fighting, combative atmosphere, was easily the largest mobilization against the government’s labor reform to take place in the last three months.

Révolution Permanente

FRANCE

Workers’ Combativeness Throws Bourgeoisie into Disarray

June 15, 2016 | 'What if the French soccer team went on strike?' So went the June 10 editorial of pro-business French newspaper, Les Echos, giving away the writer’s confusion and shock at the persistence and (...)

Juan Chingo

FRANCE - LABOR REFORM

VIDEO: France, Workers’ Power in Action

June 13, 2016 | Railway workers, oil workers, Air France pilots and ground employees and other important sectors of the labor force have joined the strikes in France.

WorkersMedia

GUEST POST - UNITED STATES

Combating the Neoliberal University: The Case for a Strike

June 10, 2016 | Faculty and employees at CUNY—the largest city university in the country with over 500,000 students—have been without a contract for six, up to seven years. In May, members of the Professional (...)

Gordon Barnes

MÉXICO

Teachers Occupy Radio and TV Stations in Chiapas

May 29, 2016 | There has been an ongoing teachers’ strike to fight against the recent education reform imposed by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. The movement recently faced harsh repression and attempts by (...)

La Izquierda Diario Mexico

FRANCE

Police Cracks Down On Protesters: Photo Report

May 18, 2016

Martin Noda

Verizon Workers on Strike!

May 12, 2016 | Verizon workers are on strike to defend their jobs as the company threatens to outsource. Left Voice speaks with Eric, a Verizon worker with IBEW Local 2323 in Providence, Rhode Island.

WorkersMedia

ARGENTINA

First Strike against Macri’s government

February 24, 2016 | Public employees in Argentina have launched the first public sector strike with massive protests against Mauricio Macri’s government. They are fighting against layoffs and the criminalization of (...)

ITALY

New Year, Old Struggles: The Strike for a Collective Agreement in the Logistics Sector

January 13, 2016 | Since 2008, the logistics sector in Italy has been the epicenter of a wave of struggles led by a workforce mainly manned by immigrants. These struggles have at times been severely repressed by (...)

Clash City Workers

SOUTH KOREA

South Korea: The Fight Against Labor Reform and State Repression

December 17, 2015 | In South Korea on Wednesday, about 80,000 workers from 26 companies including Kia, Hyundai, and GM Korea went on strike. The strike was called for by the KCTU, a national confederation of trade (...)

Tre Kwon

INTERVIEW

Russian Truck Drivers on Strike

December 17, 2015 | They are fighting against a new tax that charges truckers for each kilometer they drive. In a sector where 80% are private trucks or tiny owners that hold two trucks at most, this new tax is (...)

Philippe Alcoy

INTERVIEW

Greece Strikes Again

November 25, 2015 | Left Voice interviewed Gianna Katsiampoura, a member of OKDE-Spartakos in Greece and a researcher at the National Hellenic Research Foundation.

Alejandra Ríos

Book Review

Resuscitating the U.S. Labor Movement

October 13, 2015 | Stanley Aronowitz's The Death and Life of American Labor touches on discussions that warrant serious debate among the Left in the U.S.

Juan Cruz Ferre

UNITED STATES

Lessons from the Seattle Teacher’s Strike and the Need for a Class Struggle Union

October 01, 2015 | On September 9, 2,000 Seattle educators voted to go on strike. There was not a single dissenting vote. On September 15, educators voted to pause the strike with only a portion of their demands met.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

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