trams

Transport workers in 24-hour strike

On October 2, urban transportation was blocked for nearly 24 hours in every Italian city.

The right to resistance under a controlled democracy regime

The faith that another world is possible and the courage to challenge and resists are not radicalism; they are only symptoms for sanity and consciousness.

General Strike in Portugal.

Portugal, General Strike, November 24th 2011

A 24-hour strike in Portugal against proposed austerity measures has grounded flights and halted public transport.

Hundreds of thousands of workers took part in the action, including air traffic controllers, metro workers, teachers and hospital staff.

Where has all my money gone you vile insidious woman?

The great privatisation swindle has meant that we are indirectly paying twice for some services. Successive governments has trousered trillions from the legalised thievery that was made popular by 'that woman'. Where has my money gone, and can I have it back please?

Urban transport in Italy - Mouvement Communiste

A Milan tram

An account and analysis of the December 2003-January 2004 wildcat strike movement of Italian transport workers over national pay negotiations.

UK strike news roundup

Recent weeks have seen a number of strikes and sucessful strike ballots in the UK

Trolleybus Drivers have Wildcat Strike in Kiev

This morning trolleybus drivers went on strike in Ukraine.

Striking transport workers in Lyon occupy head office

After six days of strike action 20 workers have occupied parts of the head office of Keolis, the company responsible for the city's public transport.

1891: London bus workers' strike

Bus workers at a strike meeting.

A history of the first strike by London transport workers in 1891, which was over pay and conditions and largely successful. The article also contains some information about developments in bus workers' unions around the same period.

Norwegian train drivers strike for Gaza

Halted: the Oslo subway

Norwegian transport workers engage in short symbolic strike against the attack on Gaza.