21 March | Amazon workers in the Spanish State are fed up and ready to fight. Last night at 10 p.m., 95% of the workforce in the largest logistics center in the country owned by Amazon have walked off the (...)
13 March | Up to 42,000 staff from 65 universities across the UK are entering the fourth week of a series of strikes to defend their pensions.
8 March | 5 million people in the streets of the Spanish state. There are also hundreds of work stoppages all over the country.
5 March | The Janus v. AFSCME case, now being argued in the Supreme Court, represents the latest of a series of attacks by the bosses on public sector unions. However, the strike led by the courageous (...)
Robert BelanoWilliam Lewis
4 March | Recently unionized Hilton Hotel workers in Stamford, CT support the West Virginia teachers strike.
1 March | What are the West Virginia teachers fighting for? How did they organize a strike that broke the law and took the country by surprise?
23 February | Universities across the UK are on strike. What are lecturers, researchers, administrators, computer staffs, librarians and postgraduates fighting for?
18 January | Subway workers in the Brazilian megacity stoppage. The strike is against fare increases, layoffs and the privatization of the subway.
14 January | The Bread and Roses strike began in the city of Lawrence in 1912. How did they organize and what lessons can we take from the strike today?
13 January | Seventeen years is a long time. And that's the last time Berlin's 11 colleges and universities – including the Free University, the Technical University and Humboldt – raised the salary for their (...)
7 December 2017 | The Taylor Law is perhaps best known for its no-strike clause. But what exactly is the Taylor Law? How does it work? This second article in a three-part series describes and explains the law (...)
Tatiana CozzarelliFrancesca Gomes
27 November 2017 | On Black Friday, workers from the distributions centers in Germany and northern Italy went on strike to demand better salaries.
24 October 2017 | The Taylor Law bars public sector workers from going on strike. From a Marxist perspective, what do strikes mean? And how did this draconian law come about to begin with? This is the first of two (...)
3 September 2017 | On Monday, September 4th, British McDonald's workers are set to strike for the first time in their history. The staff at two restaurants of the US fast-food giant are issuing a call for (...)
4 August 2017 | Strike and demonstrations against low pay take place in Central London.
16 July 2017 | Just two hours after the repression on July 13, a Labor Court of Appeals ruled that PepsiCo had violated the Law and ordered the reinstatement of all (...)
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 (...)
29 May 2017 | MEXICO: On Saturday, thousands of Mexican workers organized work stoppages at several supermarkets including those by owned by Walton family, such as Walmart, Sam’s Club (...)
20 May 2017 | It has been a semester of mobilizations and resistance at CUNY. What have students, adjuncts and faculty been up to? Where should we go from here?
Rachel J. Chapman
16 May 2017 | This Wednesday at 8am, workers at the Charité – Berlin's biggest hospital with over 13,000 employees – are going on strike. They are fighting against poverty wages and outsourcing. International (...)
4 May 2017 | Temple University faculty, students and staff members made their voices heard for higher wages and better working conditions, in defense of education.