Since the beginning of this year, Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) workers in Busan have been on strike against mass layoffs and 'recommended' voluntary retirement. Kim Jinsook, an advisor to the KCTU Busan regional branch, now been carrying out a high-altitude sit-in protest on top of the massive crane #85 at the HHICC worksite for over 170 days. Back ground on this struggle in English can be found…Continue
25 March 2011
-The Western power must cease their attack on Libya immediately!
-Libya’s liberation must be achieved by the Libyan people!
On 17 March 2011, the UN Security Council quickly adopted Resolution 1973, the second resolution imposing sanctions against Libya. Shortly thereafter, U.S., U.K. and France-dominated coalition forces began a military strike against Libya that has now gone on for several days…Continue
The South Korean Governments’ “Program to Alleviate the Hardships of Undocumented Overseas Koreans” and South Korea’s Racial Hierarchy:
It’s time to start breaking it down
On 3 January 2011, the South Korean Immigration Service, an agency of the Ministry of Justice, began an unprecedented program for the ‘alleviation of hardships’ for undocumented overseas Koreans residing in South Korea. Under this…Continue
Research Institute for Alternative Workers Movements
Starting on January 25 the world watched with baited breath for 18 days as the people of Egypt took to the streets, chanting, praying, battling security forces and, above all, calling…Continue