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1 Mayıs 2012 Küresel Dayanışma Grevi için Sendikal hareket içindeki yoldaşlara açık çağrı!

Sendikal hareket içindeki yoldaşlara açık çağrı:

Değerli yoldaşlar, sendikacı arkadaşlar,

1 Mayıs 2012, sermaye ve devlet elitinin giderek azgınlaşan ve şiddetlenen topyekün saldırısına karşı, yeryüzündeki tüm mücadelelerin birleştiği tarih olabilir.

İşyerlerinde, mahallelerde, derelerde, kapitalizm insanı ve doğayı nerede eziyor onlara nerelerde saldırıyorsa oralarda verilen savaşımların birbirine kenetlenmesinin; işyeri direniş komitelerinin halk…

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Added by Orsan Senalp on April 7, 2012 at 23:00 — No Comments

(PLF Demanded to Realse Immeadiatly Mr Hasan Abazi President of the SPMK Union

Prime Minister of Serbia,

Minister of Foreign Affairs,

Minister of Internal Affairs,

Minister of Justice,

Minister of Labour and Social Policy

Minister for Kosovo and Metohija



Dear Sirs,



we are outraged to learn of the illegal arrest and detention of Mr. Hasan Abazi, President of the SPMK Industrial Union. We are shocked to learn that Mr. Abazi is being held in solitary confinement and we are deeply concerned for his health and safety.  This is totally…

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Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on April 6, 2012 at 16:57 — No Comments

ALERT – Orchestras under threat in Germany and Spain: sign the online petitions now!

Germany. The Südwestrundfunk (SWR) has announced its intention to drastically reduce the budget of its two orchestras. The Stuttgart and Baden-Baden/Freiburg orchestras are thus threatened from being merged, which would result in the disappearance of a whole orchestra.

FIM firmly opposes this merger project and demands that the two SWR orchestras remain untouched in their current shape and location. The SWR must pursue its cultural mission as public…

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Added by Benoit MACHUEL on April 6, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments

Strikes Escalate in China (China Labour Monitor, Hongkong, via Sid Shniad, Canada)

http://www.clb.org.hk/en/node/110032

China’s workers emboldened: Strikes escalate in March



By Jennifer Cheung



The number of strikes recorded by China Labour Bulletin in March 2012 reached its highest monthly total since we started monitoring worker protests on a day to day basis 15 months ago. A total of 38 strikes were logged across…

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Added by peter waterman on April 5, 2012 at 7:48 — No Comments

Could Israeli Histadrut be Transformed from Inside? (Israeli Communist Party via Yoshie Furhashi, USA)

Peter sez:

I have cut this piece to what relates to Histadrut. I am assuming that the background piece on Histadrut was appended to her piece by Yoshie Furuhashi. Otherwise I have the same question posed by her relating to the significance of any Left list within this organisation. Can anyone enlighten us?

Now read on...…

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Added by peter waterman on April 4, 2012 at 7:53 — No Comments

Authority and Power within Anonymous

Authority and Power within Anonymous | P2P Foundation

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Added by Orsan Senalp on April 3, 2012 at 17:37 — No Comments

May Day on May First community radio 3CR broadcast

3CR will celebrate May Day 2012 with a special broadcast on Tuesday 1 May from 7am - 12 noon. Each year on 1 May people from around the world join in celebrations to mark the achievements of workers while recognising the fight for equity in the workplace is far from over. There'll be news and views from local and international workers as well as all the details on events happening on the day and analysis of recent achievements through union activism.…

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Added by Viola Wilkins on April 3, 2012 at 8:52 — No Comments

Blitz the Boss

Blitz The Boss - By Sean Carleton, X364847

This song is part punk rock anthem and part John Brill’s 1916 IWW classic “Dump the Bosses Off Your Back.” It is inspired by the fight of Jimmy John’s workers for sick pay and dignity in the workplace. The first verse can be changed to any issue and the rest of the song still holds together and speaks, loudly, to the need for a “lighting war” against the boss.



Tune: “Blitzkrieg Bop” by The …

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Added by Viola Wilkins on April 3, 2012 at 3:58 — No Comments

Resisting Financial Dictatorship – Reclaiming Democracy and Social Rights ! Political declaration & coordinated actions – JSC 2012

Resisting Financial Dictatorship –

Reclaiming Democracy and Social Rights !

Political declaration & coordinated actions – JSC 2012

Where we come from

1. Last year, the JSC fixed its diagnosis of the crisis. It highlighted the systemic nature of it:

financial, economic, social, ecological and political. This crisis shows the failure of a development

model and of two decades of neoliberalism. The JSC also denounced the neoliberal character of

the…

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Added by Orsan Senalp on April 2, 2012 at 20:45 — No Comments

Workshop – Trade unions, free trade and the problem of transnational solidarity (via Andres Bieler, UK/Germany)

Workshop – Trade unions, free trade and the problem of transnational solidarity.

Resistance against free trade agreements has increased since the demonstrations at the WTO ministerial conference in Seattle in…

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Added by peter waterman on April 2, 2012 at 18:41 — No Comments

General Strike in Spain: A Turning Point?

Spain: Huge general strike could mark turning of tide

Sunday, April 1, 2012
By…
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Added by peter waterman on April 1, 2012 at 20:28 — No Comments

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