30,000 teachers have gone on strike today in the second-largest school district in the US.
50,000 factory workers are reported to have taken part in strikes this week.
Varghese Joy reports on the massive protest for women’s equality in the Indian state of Kerala On New Year’s day, five million women in Kerala marked an epoch in the history of their endless struggles against the patriarchal, feudal society in which the caste system is deeply ingrained. Women from
The Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018, which legislates for the introduction of abortion healthcare services, has successfully passed through both the Dáil and the Seanad, following the historic vote to repeal the eighth amendment back in May. The legislation allows for the termination of pregnancy within
The unintended consequences of quantitative easing are the price that others must pay for the way the developed world was saved after the financial crisis, researcher Rodrigo Fernandez told a public meeting in Dublin on Tuesday evening.
Strikes could spread in coming months as company routinely breaches agreements.
The election of the fascist Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil marks the beginning of an intense period of reaction. It also signals the definitive end to the social democratic experiment that began in 2002 with the election of the Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.