18 January | Subway workers in the Brazilian megacity stoppage. The strike is against fare increases, layoffs and the privatization of the subway.
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.
18 April 2017 | After weeks, the teachers struggle in Argentina continues despite brutal repression of an “itinerant school.”
11 April 2017 | What can the victory of the Spanish dockworkers teach us? That class struggle is the way to twist the arm of the government, the European Union (EU) and the way to make the capitalists pay for (...)
7 April 2017 | Debates that seemed old and forgotten are making a comeback: tactics and strategy, reform or revolution, the need for a political party.
6 April 2017 | On April 6, Argentina came to a halt due to a general strike against the right wing government's austerity measures.
15 March 2017 | Transit workers in São Paulo, Brazil join nationwide work stoppage on March 15th against austerity measures.
7 March 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 (...)
22 February 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 (...)
14 February 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. (...)