Shipyard workers in the Croatian port cities of Pula and Rijeka started their strike action on 22 August. These militant workers are demanding the immediate payment of wage arrears. But they don’t stop there. After years of frustration and distrust, they have demanded that the management steps down.
Australia saw yet another change of prime minister in late August. After a week of high drama, the Liberal Party booted put prime minister Malcolm Turnbull from office and installed Scott Morrison in a 'party room' vote.
Mariana Mazzucato’s new book is a detailed exposé of the parasitic character of modern capitalism, drawing on Karl Marx’s theory of the source of value creation. But understanding the law of value is only a first step to providing an alternative to a system that cannot overcome its inevitable tendency for periodic crises and which needs to...
“Continue the struggle!” are the fighting words of Shen Mengyu in a letter smuggled out of her detention cell in Shenzhen, China. Readers will feel as if she is speaking directly to them and will hopefully get involved in further action.
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“The struggle for women’s lives has been painted green!”
Below we publish a video produced by chinaworker.info on an important workers' struggle taking place in Shenzhen, Southern China. Chinaworker.info appeal for solidarity action can be seen here. Please respond and share widely.
The dispute within the left of Britain's largest civil service union raises key issues for the whole labour movement. Above all, the need for democratic, lay-member control of fighting trade unions. HANNAH SELL and ROB WILLIAMS explain the background to the current situation in the September issue of Socialism Today.
Capitalist thirst for profits responsible