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France: national strike against Macron’s pension sabotage – a million on the streets!

France: national strike against Macron’s pension sabotage – a million on the streets!


Thursday, 19 January 2023 

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France: national strike against Macron’s pension sabotage – a million on the streets!

Over a million people were on the streets of France today at over 200 rallies, as part of a national strike against President Emmanuel Macron’s latest attack on pensions. Workers from the railways, the Paris transport system, oil refineries, and the media; along with teachers, civil servants, truck drivers and bank staff all walked out in opposition to Macron’s plans to increase the age of retirement. The potential for a showdown exists, but will the labour leaders rise to the occasion?


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China: as lockdowns end, class struggle rises

For the past few weeks, with the Lunar New Year approaching, the working class in China has been engaged in a wave of economic strikes, protests and demonstrations. Whilst these struggles vary in terms of scale and militancy, collectively they give a clear indication of the deepening socio-economic crisis, and of the courageous groundswell of class struggle that this is causing to rise up against the capitalist regime.


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¿Es éste el fin de la globalización?

En mayo de 2022, el consejero delegado de BlackRock declaró que "la invasión rusa de Ucrania ha puesto fin a la globalización que hemos experimentado en las últimas tres décadas". Sin duda tiene razón. La guerra en Ucrania ha llevado a un punto crítico los conflictos que se han estado gestando entre las principales potencias desde hace algún tiempo.


Perù – Il movimento di massa prepara la marcia su Lima

Questa è una settimana cruciale per il movimento contro il golpe in Perù. Nonostante la repressione brutale e continua, i lavoratori, i contadini e gli studenti in lotta contro il presidente illegittimo Dina Boluarte hanno continuato a lottare. La confederazione sindacale del paese, la CGTP, ha convocato uno sciopero nazionale per il 19 gennaio e colonne di manifestanti stanno convergendo sulla capitale Lima.


Estratègia socialista i poder obrer – Una aportació al debat amb el Moviment Socialista (III)

La qüestió de com emmarcar la lluita per reformes sota el capitalisme amb la necessitat d’anar més enllà i lluitar pel socialisme ha ocupat una part molt important dels debats i les tasques del moviment comunista mundial des del seu naixement.