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Postal workers strike across Serbia

Postal workers in Serbia are on strike. Socialistworld.net has written before about the difficult conditions workers are faced with, followed with solidarity actions. Workers in Serbia feel isolated, so any messages of solidarity will be […]

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Serbia: Interview with leader of striking postal workers’

Below we publish an interview with Zoran Pavlovic, President of the Independent Trade Union of Postal Workers. Postal workers in Serbia have been on strike since last week, over a variety of issues. The publicly-owned company is denying the workers their basic rights and took action against trade union activists. The struggle takes place as Serbia face regional elections in the capital Belgrade and likely national elections, as well. A strike victory could offer a significant blow against the Vucic government and its anti-working class policies.

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Serbia: Parody candidate, ‘Beli’, second in polls for presidential elections

Government alarmed by “poor striking back!”
Next Sunday, 2 April, presidential elections take place in Serbia. There are 11 candidates, including the current prime minister, who is increasingly hated by big parts of the population and seen as a dictator by many people. For many years, the political scene has been close to comical; corrupt political figures, the same faces that occupy the political scene, jump from one party to another, and often having like thugs. As such, they have lost every bit of respect amongst the population of Serbia, especially young people, who are looking at all politicians with disgust.

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