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Gurgaon Workers News

集草为巢——印度农民工的新型反抗和阶级形成

Gurgaon strike

印度城市古尔冈,购物商场和金融大厦鳞次栉比,然而这繁华盛世背后却是工人阶级辛酸的挣扎。近年来,伴随着工业腾飞,印度诞生了一个庞大的工人阶级——农民工。和中国的情况相似,由于工资过低,来自农村的工人被迫与家人分离,只能在大城市工厂与农村之间流动。残酷的现实促使印度工人不断发起集体反抗来改变自身的处境。本文结合古尔冈的工业结构等背景,提出当地工人需要总结以往传统抗争方式失败的教训,未经批准的罢工以及工厂占领可能才是出路。

Gurgaon Workers News #39

Below you can find an interview and translations relating to the history of workers’ struggles at the still existing Thomson Press in Faridabad, near Delhi.

The cycle of struggle 1973 to 1979 in India

Jayaprakash Narayan addressing a rally in 1974

Gurgaon Workers News on the mass workers' struggles in India in the 1970s and their relevance for the discussion on the relation between crisis, class struggle, ‘popular movements’ and state form today.

The experiences of Kamunist Kranti and Faridabad Majdoor Samachar

The comrades in Faridabad (an industrial area on the outskirts of Delhi) reflected critically on their former Marxist-Leninist trajectories, e.g. the trade union question, in light of both practical experiences in their industrial area and theoretical efforts to re-read Marx and to familiarise themselves with the international left communist debate since Lenin.

Struggles ‘Made in India’: on the series of factory riots, occupations and (wildcat) strikes in Delhi’s industrial south, 2014

Asti Workers, Manesar

The following article documents material concerning eighteen factory struggles in Delhi’s industrial belt between early 2014 and mid-2015.

Gurgaon Workers News #38 - May 2011

Gurgaon workers newsletter issue 38, with news, reports and analysis from India's special exploitation zone.

Gurgaon Workers News #37 - April 2011

Gurgaon workers newsletter issue 37, with news, reports and analysis from India's special exploitation zone.

Gurgaon Workers News #36 - March 2011

Gurgaon workers newsletter issue 36, with news, reports and analysis from India's special exploitation zone.

The mining industry and miners' struggles in India

Gurgaon Workers' News report on the history and current condition of India's significant mining industry, and workers struggles which have taken place within it.

Balance sheet of Maruti Suzuki workers' strike - Gurgaon Workers News

Gurgaon Workers' News assess the recent massive strike at Maruti Suzuki auto in India.