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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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