Daily Archives: November 24, 2016

India | Workers of the world, united

The Mumbai Conference on War, Exploitation and Precarious Labour brought together unionists from across the globe

Mumbai: Two hundred trade unionists from 22 countries, with another 200 from India, gathered over the weekend to attend the Mumbai Conference on War, Exploitation and Precarious Labour.

Brazil | Trade unions and social movements in Brazil have called for a national strike

Trade unions and social movements in Brazil have called for a national strike against Temer and his PEC 55 legislation.

Former Uruguayan President Jose “Pepe” Mujica and former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will march together during the national strike against austerity measures of the coup government of Michel Temer on Nov. 27 in Sao Paulo, said a Brazilian senator Tuesday.

USA | EU Parliament Blames Russia for Growing Euroskeptic Influence

by Jason Ditz

In an effort to assign blame for the growing Euroskeptic parties across the union, the European Parliament today passed a resolution blaming “hostile” Russian media outlets like RT and Sputnik for a “disinformation” campaign that makes the EU look like it’s failing.

Greece | Greeks Behind in Bills, Unable to Payoff Debt and Not Hopeful About the Future, Report Reveals

According to the European Consumer Payment Report 2016 which was conducted by the Swedish company Intrum Justitia, three in four Greeks are not able to pay their household bills on time and a whopping 68 percent are not able to pay off their debts.