• Rarely has such mobilisation in solidarity with the Palestinian people been seen. We are publishing a brief report. We invite all our correspondents to send us reports, accounts and photos on the demonstrations in their countries. First informations from Pakistan, Canada, United States, Australia, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Germany, France, Great-Britain... [...]

  • Daniel Gluckstein and Nambiath Vasudevan, IWC co-coordinators, call for solidarity with the Indian workers, peasants and youth, and for the demand to lift the ban on putting patents for the production of vaccines in the public domain.

    Presently India is facing a second wave of Covid-19. Pictures coming out from India are scary. 

    IWC correspondents in India informed us: “The number of people infected with Covid-19 is rising every day. Those who can get a hospital bed are considered lucky. Deaths are mounting owing to lack of hospital beds, medicines, oxygen – the health care system has collapsed, there are no doctors and para medical staff to cope up with the mounting cases."

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What are the consequences, for working people, of the COVID 19 pandemic in relation to the policies of the governments and the positions taken by the labour movement in each country ?

Pakistan, Canada, Australia, Indonesia, Benin, Germany, Mexico, China, Italia, Morocco...

First results of the international working class survey are here aqui ici

Latest News

  • The doubling of the price of a liter of gas at the end of December was the last straw. As early as 2 January, in the industrial west of this former Soviet republic, the population and in the front line, the working class got together and set out their demands. In the days that followed, the mines and hydro carbon companies went on strike one after the other. The government – destabilized and alternating bloody repression and measures supposed to appease popular anger – called on Putin's regime in Russia to send in special repression forces. At the time of writing, no one knows what will happen to this massive revolt. One thing is certain: despite thirty years of Mafia-style privatisations, of anti-working class repression led by the former party leaders of the Soviet bureaucracy who sold the country to the multinationals, the working class of the former USSR is standing up and fighting. [...]
  • Statement

    The Independent Democratic Workers Party (POID) of France expresses its indignation over the colonial repression of Eli Domota, spokesperson of the LKP [1] and former general secretary of the General Workers Union of Guadeloupe (UGTG), on December 30, 2021.

    Eli Domota was participating in a peaceful demonstration in Petit-Pérou, as part of the general strike that began on November 15, when the gendarmerie brutally dispersed the demonstrators, spraying them in the face with tear gas, tackling them to the ground, and handcuffing Eli Domota and other activists. Eli Domota was placed in police custody, before being released.

  • The National Convention of Workers being held on 11 th November 2021 at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi at the initiative of Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions and Independent sectoral All India Federations and Associations calls upon the working people to heighten the ongoing united struggles to the level of resistance against the desperate pursuit of anti- worker, anti-farmer, anti–people, pro- corporate and anti-national destructive policies by the Govt of India which has brought the lives and livelihood of the entire people and the country’s economy to the brink of disaster. The Struggle now is not only to save the rights and lives/livelihood of people but also save the country’s economy and the entire democratic system and the society as a whole from disaster and destruction being engineered by the authoritarian forces in governance with the active support of private corporate, both domestic and foreign.  [...]
  • More than two and a half months ago, on 2 September, the main workers' and democratic organisations of Guadeloupe submitted to the prefecture a precise list of thirty-two demands expressing the legitimate aspirations of the Guadeloupean workers and people, which go far beyond the legitimate demand for the repeal of the Law of 5 August and the socalled "health" pass. On 23 September again, the organisations went to the prefecture[1] to demand that they be heard.  [...]
  • La Tribune des Travailleurs, the weekly newspaper of the Independent and Democratic Workers Party of France (POID) has published a dossier on global warming and "ecological transition". It consists of four articles. We reprint this dossier here in full.  [...]

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