Archive for February, 2018

BC Wins a $15 Minimum Wage: In 40 Months
By February 12, 2018 Read More →

BC Wins a $15 Minimum Wage: In 40 Months

British Columbia’s NDP government delivered some good news and some bad news on the minimum wage. The good news: not only are we getting a $15 minimum wage, but they’re throwing two extra dimes into the deal. The bad news: the low paid workers of Canada’s most expensive province will have to wait 40 long […]

South Africa: Cape Town’s water (mis)management crisis

South Africa: Cape Town’s water (mis)management crisis

No to profiteering! Cape Town is facing its worst drought in almost 100 years. Rainfall was at a 100 year low two years in a row, and the dams that supply 98% of Cape Town’s potable water are currently only 26% full. The biggest, Theewaterskloof Dam, is only at 13%. Once a dam is below […]

Sudan: Mohamed Satti released – global solidarity campaign gets results!
By February 4, 2018 Read More →

Sudan: Mohamed Satti released – global solidarity campaign gets results!

CWI Sudanese comrade, Mohammed Satti (Hamudi), was released yesterday night, Thursday 2 February. He was detained by the state for over two weeks for his participation in an anti-regime demonstration in the capital, Khartoum. Hamudi was brought home by a police car at around 9.30pm local time. There is no doubt that Hamudi’s release is […]

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Kshama Sawant’s Socialist Response to Trump’s State of the Union

Kshama Sawant’s Socialist Response to Trump’s State of the Union

Sisters and Brothers, The first horrifying year of Trump’s White House has come to an end. A year of massive tax handouts to the corporate elite, of gutting regulations, of an assault on the hard won gains of working people, and attempts to criminalize dissent. A year of seemingly endless efforts to destroy healthcare for […]

Posted in: International, Sawant, US