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Sri Lanka: A Tale of Two Strikes

Much of the news the world hears from Sri Lanka centres on either the aftermath of the civil war against the Tamils or the rivalry between the imperialist powers expressed through the mainstream polit Read more...

USA: L.A. Teachers' Victory – An encouragement for US Labor.

By the lights of US labor disputes; the Los Angeles teachers' strike was a victory. The teachers won an immediate 6 percent pay raise of 3 percent for last year and 3 percent for this year. Read more...

Call a general strike to repeal Hungary’s slave law

On 5 January, tens of thousands of workers and students flooded into Budapest’s Heroes Square to demand President Victor Orban’s Fidesz party is “swept from power”. Read more...

General strike will bring India to a halt

A massive general strike for January 8 and 9 has been called by India's “National Convention of Workers”. Read more...

The Crisis in South Africa

Many schools, Labour councils and community groups will be celebrating Black History Month by re-telling the inspiring story of the anti-Apartheid struggle. And so they should. Read more...

One step forwards, two steps back

Labour’s annual conference was widely judged a success. Read more...

Zimbabwe elections: Mnangagwa wins, violence follows

Emmanuel Mnangagwa managed to gain just enough votes, 50.8 percent, to win Zimbabwe's presidential election and secure the post he gained by force in the military coup to oust Robert Mugabe in Novembe Read more...

Pakistan: Tactics in the parliamentary election

The parliamentary elections in Pakistan on July 25th will take place against a background of political turmoil throughout the country. Read more...

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