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Taxing our lives: unpaid costs and wages in transit

An article about transit, its relationship to work and capitalism, and an exploration of a revolutionary anti-capitalist orientation towards transit struggles.

Quebec student strike - important victory, however partial it may be

In Quebec, Canada, an impressive student struggle, connected to protests against attacks on civil liberties has ended in a partial, but nevertheless important, victory. There is reason to learn lessons, but also to celebrate and to be inspired. Let's shout it from the rooftops, as a sign of more to come.

Palestine price-rise protests photo gallery, September 2012

Thousands of Palestinians take to the streets to protest rising prices and unpaid wages as a result of the Paris Protocol, the latest joint agreement between the State of Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Sudanese protest movement gathers pace

Over the last six weeks, Sudan has seen the birth of a decentralised and leaderless protest movement against the government, known as the “Sudan Revolts”. This is in response to the virtually bankrupt Sudanese government has scrapped all fuel subsidies, and has more than doubled the price of petrol.

Unemployed take food from Mercadona and Carrefour in mass action in Andalucia

The Spanish field workers union the SAT has gone en masse to two supermarkets to take food by direct action.

Convergence to block the return to class in Quebec!

Police officers facing piquet lines in Quebec

Since February, students across Quebec have been on strike against a 75% tuition hikes. These students have maintained picket lines, disrupted classes, blocked bridges, and continually taken the streets in fierce resistance to the neoliberal agenda of the Charest Liberal government.

Share Our Future – The CLASSE Manifesto

Streets are filled by 200 000 protesters during a student manifestation

The Coalition Large de l'Association pour une Solidarité Syndicale Étudiante (CLASSE) is a temporary national student organisation that inclues, across Quebec, more than 100 000 members in many student unions from both colleges and universities. It embodies, today, the continuation of the student movement that has been a key player in Quebec society and an important agent of social progress in education for forty years. They have been striking for more than five months now, fighting against tuition hikes and austerity measures in Quebec. This is its manifesto.

Resistance is high; garment workers force shutdown in 350 factories

Ashulia barricade - June 2012

The resurgence of unrest in the Bangladeshi garment sector continues with over 500,000 workers now locked out in Ashulia...

Poland 1980-1982: Class struggle and the crisis of capital - Henri Simon

Henri Simon's brilliant and detailed account and analysis of the militant working class struggles in Poland from 1980 to 1982 which were a major contributing factor to the downfall of the USSR.

Successful Fare Strike on New York Subways

This morning tens of thousands rode the New York City subways for free in a Fare Strike organized by Occupy Wall Street in coordination with rank-and-file transit workers.