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180 million #WorkersStrikeBack in India

Written by Major Singh Wednesday, 07 September 2016
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India Strike 2016 - CITUOn Friday the 2nd of September 2016 the biggest single strike action in world history took place in India. As many as between 150 and 180 million workers took part in the All India Strike around a 12 point charter of demands put forward by the Central Trade Unions. These included a raise to the minimum wage and pension for all workers, an end to privatization of state owned enterprises and contractorisation of the workforce, a halt to price hikes, the enforcement of labour rights and the scrapping of pro-employer labour law amendments.

 

“Saint” Teresa of Calcutta: a fanatical stooge of the ruling class

Written by Arturo Rodríguez Tuesday, 06 September 2016
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MotherTeresa -  Túrelio CC BY-SA 2.0 deMother Teresa (1910-1997) has been beatified by Pope Francis I, after a series of miracles (where the role of modern medicine was conveniently swept under the rug) were fished out from her lifelong record running clinics for the poor in India. These years of crisis and revolution have been a lean period for the Catholic Church, which is forced to churn out saints to maintain its appeal.

 

Wojtyla and Teresa, or a Case of Saintly Overproduction

Written by our religious affairs correspondent Tuesday, 06 September 2016
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In the context of the sanctification of Mother Teresa we republish this article written about the process in 2003.

   

Pakistan/India: Solidarity with JNU Students and AISF - Stop State Oppression Now, Free Comrade Kanhaiya Kumar

Written by Progressive Youth Alliance - Pakistan Friday, 26 February 2016
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PYA Logo Yellow BorderSolidarity with the struggle of Indian students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

 

India: December 15 strike at Madras University

Written by A student of Madras University Monday, 11 January 2016
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madras6We have received the following report of a struggle at Madras University in India.

   

General strike paralyzes India

Written by Lal Khan Thursday, 03 September 2015
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india-general-strikeThe General Strike called by the ten largest central trade unions CTU’s on Tuesday, September 2 was a tumultuous success. The trade union and communist leaders who had anticipated a maximum of one hundred million workers participating in the strike were flabbergasted at the sight of more than 150 million coming out on a total one-day general strike that paralyzed India

 

PTUDC supports demands of Indian working class and 2 September General Strike

Written by Pakistan Trade Union Defence Campaign Tuesday, 01 September 2015
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ptudc logoThe call for the strike issued jointly by ten trade unions along with their affiliates is for the rightful demands of the workers.

   

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