Greece was fixed for a few months, when the so-called "anti-austerity" government of PM Tsipras which came to power just over a year ago did what each on its predecessors did by kicking the can and trading off what little sovereignty Greece has left for promises of more cash from Europe, but it is broken once again. Show More Summary
A new 24-hour general strike in Greece is planned for February 4, by both public and private sector unions, while the Seamen’s Union is scheduling another 48-hour strike on the same date,
A general strike in Greece has been extended by another 48 hours and is affecting the routes of domestic and local ferries and commercial vessels calling at Piraeus,
A good essay reminding us vitally important W.E.B. DuBois’ slave general strike thesis that he delineated in Black Reconstruction remains today. Slaves freed themselves. With this majestic assertion in 1935, W.E.B. Du Bois all but cemented Black Reconstruction as one of the most influential American history books of the twentieth century. At the time of […]
A nation-wide general strike of health care professionals is planned for Wednesday in Italy to voice protest against the disruption of medical services caused by the budget cuts, local media reported.
CPN Maoist cadre held over arson attack in Dhading Dec 5, 2015- Police arrested a man for arson attack on a truck at Kalu Pandey road in Malekhu-Dhading Besi road during a general strike enforced by Netra Bikram Chand led CPN Maoist against India’s blockade. A group had set ablaze a truck (Na [...]
Thousands of Greeks took part in the second 24-hour nationwide general strike under the Syriza-led government to protest against new austerity measures, media reported Thursday.
Through small and large labor struggles on a daily basis, the questions of an alternative way for Greece and Europe can be kept open, according to the official statement of Greek ruling party Syriza.
CPN Maoist strike against blockade further cripples common life Nov 29, 2015- Normal life across the country, already hardened by the unofficial blocked by India, has been further hit due to the countrywide general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist on Sunday. Chand’s party said it had called the strike against [...]
In 1926 tensions in Britain were running high. The miners, backed by workers from other industries, staged a strike to protest against proposals to cut their wages and lengthen their hours. It was Britain’s first general strike and sparked fear in the country that revolution was waiting in the wings. Show More Summary
Clashes briefly broke out Thursday between riot police and youths in central Athens during a general strike.
The 24-hour walkout shut down public services, forced the cancellation of flights and disrupted public transportation across the country.
Demonstrations turn violent in Athens as protesters clash with security forces during general strike.
Greece's ruling Syriza party's labor policy department on Wednesday urged the Greeks to take part in a general strike on November 12 against the "anti-people" austerity policies of the government.
By IMEMC News | – – Armed Israeli settlers — under Israeli military protection — attacked Palestinian homes with stones and empty glass bottles to the east of Hebron city, on Tuesday,…
The Politics Home web site reports that the TUC's annual conference which gathers in Brighton this week will be asked to organise what amounts to a general strike. Now if you ask me this is a lot of hot air and posturing which flies in the face of recent trade union history. Show More Summary
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Kashmiri separatists order a general strike to protest against a series of recent killings, the Greek central bank threatens to exit the Eurozone if a financial...Show More Summary
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have arrested dozens of activists ahead of a general strike planned for Thursday, activists and security sources say, part of what the activists describe as an unrelenting crackdown on diss...
South Korean workers clashed with riot police at a May Day rally in Seoul on Friday, vowing to wage an “all-out general strike” if the government pushes through with planned labour reforms. Thousands of riot police erected barricades to block about 10,000 workers from marching toward...
Israel’s minority Palestinian population have held a general strike across the country ahead of a rally in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square to protest against the demolition of houses belonging to Arab citizens. The rally is one of the firstShow More Summary