Where does the success of the FIT come from and what will be debated in the upcoming primary elections?
The Revolutionary Workers Movement (MRT) held their first congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event brought militant activists from around Brazil to debate revolutionary strategy and develop perspectives for constructing a left alternative. The congress voted to launch an important campaign to enter as a current in PSOL.
An advisory board has recommended that New York State raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for fast-food workers. The national movement for $15 has recently won important fights in some cities and gained nationwide momentum. However there remain some important unresolved questions about the potential of this movement.
At a meeting that lasted for 14 hours, Tsipras defeated a motion presented by the Left Platform of Syriza. The Central Committee decided to hold an extraordinary party congress in September, after the third bailout has been completed.
- International Solidarity with the Greek demonstrators taking part in the protest against the austerity plans
An executive order by the Governor of Oaxaca disbanded the State Public Education Institute of Oaxaca (IEEPO) as part of an effort to weaken teachers' protests. Teachers from Section 22 of the dissident CNTE (National Committee of Education Workers) have announced that they will fight back.
Yesterday, the British government unveiled its Trade Union Bill – a draconian set of proposals that will affect working conditions and trade union’s rights. The new bill represents the biggest crackdown on trade union rights in 30 years since Margaret Thatcher introduced her anti-union laws in the 80s.
The cold-blooded murder of nine black women and men in a Charleston church by the white supremacist Dylann Roof was one of the most horrific single acts of racist violence carried out in the U.S. in the past century.
On May 29, President Obama took Cuba off the list of the "governments that sponsor terrorism." It is a new step, politically significant, in the process of re-establishment of relations, and soon, the establishment of embassies in both capitals could be agreed on.
The re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Iran, interrupted since the 1979 revolution, is making the geopolitical structure that dominated the Middle East for almost four decades, creak.
Virginia Guitzel is a trans public health worker who lives in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo. She is a militant of the Movimento Revolucionário de Trabalhadores (Revolutionary Workers Movement), part of the international Trotskyist Fraction. She is also part of the women’s group, Pão e Rosas (Bread and Roses).
The Quadrennial Elections of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) have just been finalised, with newly elected officials taking office on July 1. The election results were a real mixed bag.
Toronto- Hundreds of anti-poverty activists answered the call of the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) to march for social housing and to protest the estimated $2.2 Billion CAD spent on the Pan American Games.
Interview with Manos Skoufoglou, member of the leadership of OKDE-Spartakos and of Antarsya Anti-capitalist Left Coalition. What are the possible scenarios after Sunday’s referendum?