Greece Responds To Troika Deal With Immediate Two Day Strike, Threatens With “Social Uprising”

And they are pissed off! Protesters march towards the Greek parliament during a 24-hours general strike in Athens on February 7, 2012. Thu Feb 9, 2012 11:22AM GMT LAST UPDATE Greece’s two largest unions have announced a 48-hour strike over the new austerity measures endorsed by the government in return for bailout loans. The unions, […]

Canadian Workers Demand Immediate End to War in Afghanistan

On 29 May 2009, the delegates at the national convention of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), representing more than three million workers from every region of Canada and Quebec, voted overwhelmingly to demand that the Government of Canada immediately end its participation in the illegal war in Afghanistan. This CLC demand represents a significant consolidation […]