The 2006 budget drawn up by Trevor Manual, the finance minister, has been lauded by the media and by the capitalists’ ‘advisers’ throughout the country.
A group of around forty women have been leading a struggle for jobs and pay at the Selfex factory in the south east of Caracas for several weeks.
For over a year the German service trade union Ver.di has been attempting through a campaign to set up workers’ councils (Betriebsraete) in the retail chain, Lidl in order to improve conditions of employment.
The campaign activities up to the 8 March reached top speed.
We are constantly told by the mainstream media that girls are outperforming boys at school and that young women now have more opportunities and choice than women of previous generations.
The political situation in Belgium has changed a lot in the past year.
In Australia, over the last year the Socialist Party (CWI Australia) has concentrated its political activity for working women in Victoria on fighting against the Industrial Relations legislation which will impact on the living standards […]
Have you ever thought what your mother’s life was like, or your grandmother’s?
Compiled from United Nations and other reports