Japan

Workers' struggles in East Asia (August 2011)

Protesters in Seoul face water-cannon during demonstration against layoffs

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during August 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (July 2011)

Mine workers in Indonesia on strike

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during July 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews. There is also this news forum thread for China.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (June 2011)

Chinese riot police attack migrant workers during protests in Xintang, Guangdong

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during June 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (May 2011)

May Day  march for workers' rights in Hong Kong

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around East Asia during May 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Workers' struggles in East Asia (April 2011)

Truck drivers in Shanghai on strike over fuel prices

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around !r during April 2011 and related resources. The most important stories appear on my Twitter feed as soon as I find them: http://twitter.com/spartacusnews.

Must we rebuild their anthill? A letter to/for Japanese comrades

Silvia Federici and George Caffentzis describe the threat to capitalist legitimacy from the disaster in Japan and the use of nuclear power as a strategy of accumulation and terror.

To All the Working People – Call for De-Nuke General strike - Fissures

This is a call out from the Committee for a De-Nuke General Strike in Japan.

Call for a New Campaign to Build Refugee's Commune - Fissures

A statement on relief efforts by the Sanya Workers Welfare Center, Sanya Struggle Committee
and Anti-unemployment Struggle Committee in Tokyo.

Kill No One: Statement On the Fukushima Nuclear Accident - Fissures

This is a statement on the Japanese nuclear crisis by some local militants. It was translated and posted at the new blog Fissures in the Planetary Apparatus.

"Let's organize relief activities for the affected area by workers' unity and solidarity! Stop all nuclear plants immediately!"

A statement by the independent Doro-Chiba railway workers union about the recent earthquake in Japan and the government's response to it.