• By Dominique Ferré (reprinted from Issue No. 214 of Tribune des Travailleurs / Workers Tribune, the weekly newspaper of the Democratic Independent Workers Party of France, POID) “We commend the professional work of the Organization of American States (OAS) and fully support the OAS call for new elections in Bolivia that can ensure free and fair elections that reflect the will of the Bolivian people.” With this statement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on November 10, the [...]
  • By MYA SHONE Nov. 2, 2019 — Assembly lines are humming; cars and trucks are moving off the lots after the longest nationwide strike in half a century against General Motors ended, Oct. 24, when a slim majority of United Auto Workers (UAW) members ratified a four-year contract. For over a month, 48,000 autoworkers walked picket lines at 55 plants and parts depots in 19 states across the U.S., determined to beat back prior concessions, regain the union’s commitment to equal pay for equal [...]
  • CHILE PART 1 “It’s not about 30 pesos, it’s about 30 years!” (reprinted from IWC Newsletter No. 143, November 6, 2019) The eruption of the workers and young people has opened a revolutionary crisis. “It’s not about 30 pesos” [the increase in the price of an underground ticket – editor’s note], say the millions of workers and youth, “it’s 30 years that we reject.” Thirty years is the period during which, after the end of Pinochet’s dictatorship, all the [...]