Archive for May, 2014

Québec elections: victory for the Liberal Party : A wind of reaction ?

Québec elections: victory for the Liberal Party : A wind of reaction ?

On April 7th 2014, the Québec Liberal Party (PLQ) won a majority government with 70 MPs elected (41.2 % of votes), despite widespread allegations corruption. The PLQ campaigned mainly on the claim of providing jobs and opposition to the PQ’s Charter. The Parti Québécois (PQ), who declared the elections from their minority government, thinking they would […]

Posted in: Canada, Quebec
US: Video of the $15 NOW conference

US: Video of the $15 NOW conference

On Saturday, April 26,15 Now held a national conference in Seattle of 500 delegates. See the footage of the evening plenary session of “15NOW”

Posted in: International, US
China: 50,000 Strike at sports shoe manufacturers

China: 50,000 Strike at sports shoe manufacturers

Local government, police and company bosses coordinate crackdown It is one of the biggest strikes in China for decades and has attracted international attention. The strike at factories owned by Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings in the Dongguan township of Gaobu is already one for the history books. Dongguan is in Guangdong province, which accounts for […]

Posted in: China, Work
May Day 2014

May Day 2014

For a socialist world! The first of May is traditionally the day of international workers’ solidarity, celebrated by class fighters around the world. Its origins lie in the 19th century struggles, mainly amongst manual workers in the United States and Europe, for the reduction of the working day to eight hours. The socialist Second International […]

Posted in: International