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India made labor history with the world’s largest general strike

Half the Indian population are deprived of the basics of life such as food, energy, housing, drinking water, sanitation, health care, education and social security.

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Iran: Unions face daily state brutality

What is the state of the trade union movement in Iran? Is the labour law properly implemented in Iran?

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Brazilian Senate ousts President Dilma Rousseff

By a 61-20 vote in the Brazilian Senate, Dilma is out, but the struggle to overcome the Right's stranglehold on the country continues.

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Ho Chi Minh City Communist party head encourages labor unions to strike

An official in the ruling party of Vietnam, where corporations have been engaged in a race to the bottom on wages, is encouraging workers to strike.

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France rising up against so-called labor law reform

French government mandates weakening important labor law protections are a key factor in the waves of protests that have rocked the nation.

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Iranian union leader talks sanctions, war, and struggle

He talks about the challenges and struggles of Iranian workers and the likely effects of the nuclear deal on the economy.

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Iran elections: disqualifying candidates, arresting unionists

In the Iran parliamentary election held February 26, progressive Iranians and trade unionists got little reprieve from the repressive theocratic state in the run-up to the vote.

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Ultra-right makes worrisome advances in French regional elections

In France, as in other European countries, the most common interpretation of the right's surge is hostility toward immigrants, refugees and foreigners in general.

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Mexico's Morena political party sets course for 2018

Morena concluded its second congress by reaffirming their goal: a peaceful democratic transformation of Mexico and victory in the Presidential and Congressional elections in 2018

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