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WFTU appeal on International Workers Day

The World Federation of Trade Unions on the occasion of the International Workers’ Day on 1st May 2016 conveys a militant salute to all men and women of the working class and to the 92 million members of WFTU in 126 countries. Men and women, younger or older, employed or unemployed, migrants and refugees, the World Federation of Trade Unions wishes you strength, determination and courage in your small-scale or large-scale struggles.

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Joint Statement of Communist and Workers Parties: Long Live Workers’ May Day!

We, the communist and workers parties that sign this joint statement on the eve of Workers’ May Day 2016 want to stress our solidarity to all workers who are struggling against capitalist barbarity through strikes, demonstrations and other forms of resistance. It is obvious that under the conditions of deepening capitalist crisis the political and organizational strength of international proletariat will be one of the key factors in reshaping the world in the near future. With full belief in the success of the struggle of the working class, as communist…

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COSATU ready for the International Worker’s day

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is calling on its members and all workers in the country to come out with their families to celebrate the International Worker’s Day on the 1st of May. This Mayday workers celebration is being held this year under the theme; “Celebrating 30 Years and defending Collective Bargaining, Workers Jobs and Rights”. The federation is geared up and ready for this coming workers holiday and will be convening a series of activities all around the country to celebrate this crucial holiday. Workers should use…

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Two-day General Strike in Greece

The SYRIZA-ANEL government is proceeding to new anti-worker measures calculated at being worth 5.4billion euros (3% of the GDP) focusing of the heavy taxation of the people and the dismemberment of the social security system and pensions. In this direction it tabled this draft law in parliament, which will probably be put to a vote in the full plenum on the 10-11 of May. In addition, the SYRIZA-ANEL government is searching for a legal formula and a “reserve: package of anti-people measures that will be worth 3.6 billion euros (2% of the GDP).This was…

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WFTU denounces NATO presence in the Aegean Sea

The World Federation of Trade Unions addresses the international public opinion and the workers of the world and denounces the presence of NATO forces in the Aegean Sea, allegedly responding to the waves of refugees traveling towards Europe. The imperialist intervention of the USA, the NATO and the EU, Turkey, Israel and the Gulf Monarchies against the people of Syria and other peoples of the region has led to the death of hundreds of thousands of people and has forced millions to become refugees and live in poverty. This imperialist…

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Brazilian deputies vote for coup against Rousseff

By 367 votes, the floor of the Chamber of Deputies approved the admissibility of President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment request on Sunday (Apr. 17) evening. Deputies were namely called to vote according to the order imposed by internal rules of the Chamber of Deputies, from the North to the South Region. Deputy Abel Galinha (member of the opposition party Democratas) was the first to record his vote, and he said “yes” to impeachment. The impeachment request, signed by the lawyers Miguel Reale Jr., Janaína Paschoal and Hélio Bicudo, was accepted by…

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Magnitude 7,8 earthquake hits Ecuador

A magnitude 7,8 earthquake occurred Saturday at 18:58 in many Ecuadorian cities, its epicenter was in Pedernales (Manabi), in the Ecuadorian coast, at a depth of 20km with no alert of tsunami, Alexandra Alvarado, from the Geophysical Institute said. The US Geophysical Institute, on the other hand, reported that the earthquake was 7,4 and lasted more than a minute followed by a number of aftershocks mainly in the Ecuadorian coast: Muisne, Rosa Zarate, Santo Domingo de los Colorados.

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