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#LoiTravailXXL: A #Paris Autumn

The 12th of September marks the beginning of protests against the new (yes, again!) french government’s proposed labour law reforms. Originally published by Autonomies. Note: Enough is Enough is not organizing any of  these events, we are publishing this text for people across the … Continue reading

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Strike and Protests Against #Macron’s Employment Law

Four unions called for a general strike yesterday against French President Macron’s new employment law, this is often referred to as Macron 2 or Macron XXL, because he was behind the last revision referred to as the ‘Loi El-Khomri’ and … Continue reading

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#France: Anarchists Join General Strike

Cuts to employer contributions, dismantling of the Code du travail (laws governing employment conditions), pensions reform: Macron’s government is there to complete the destruction of everything that workers have won. So militants in France are calling on workers to draw … Continue reading

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#Athens #Greece: Clashes During General Strike

Clashes broke out in Athens, Greece at the end of a demonstration during todays general strike against a new round of austerity measures. New protests are announced for tomorrow.

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#Athens, #Greece: Three Attacks With Molotov Cocktails Before General Strike

Just one day before another general strike against austerity measures there where 3 attacks with molotov cokcktails in Athens, Greece. Image: Archive photo from molotov attack against riot cops of the MAT at Polytech university, Athens, Greece. Last night a … Continue reading

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#Brazil: Student In a Coma After Hit On His Head By Police Baton

A 33 year old student is in a coma after he was hit on his head with a police baton during yesterdays general strike in Brazil. More than 35 million people took part in the general strike. In many cities … Continue reading

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#Brazil: Call for General Strike, Friday, April 28th

Today, April 28 is a day of nation-wide mobilization against the austerity measures and fiscal adjustments of that are eroding workers’ rights. Demonstrations and a general strike will be occurring, led by those who are being oppressed in Brazil, especially … Continue reading

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#Mayday: Coalition Representing 350,000 Announces May 1st Strike

USA: The Food Chain Workers Alliance in conjunction with the Service Employees International Union United Service Workers West have announced plans for a day of no work, school, or shopping on May 1st, International Workers Day.  

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To Escape Trump’s America, We Need To Bring The Militant Labor Tactics of 1946 Back To The Future

The last general strike in the US was in Oakland in 1946. That year there were 6 city-wide general strikes, plus nationwide strikes in steel, coal, and rail transport. More than 5 million workers struck in the biggest strike wave of US … Continue reading

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