17 | 02 | 2020

A fire, broke out in ESIC Kamgar Hospital in the northern suburb of Andheri Mumbai on Monday, causes the dead of at least 8 people and the injury 147, according to the latest information.

The accident proves, with the most tragic manner, the lack of appropriate protection measures in the places of work, education, medical treatment and living of the ordinary people.

The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing more than 95 million workers in 130 countries declares its sincere condolence with the relatives of the victims and supports the protest of the employees of ESIC Hospital who protest against the inadequate and improper facilities in the hospital.

The WFTU joins its voice with the Indian workers and continues its firm...

This week has been full of China news, from Presidential tweets and tariffs to the New York Times series China Rules.”Meanwhile, socialists contend with mixed feelings about what China’s socialist revolution has become. We were therefore especially grateful for the opportunity below to explore these issues from an anti-imperialist perspective. (Eds.)

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Today: more than 40.000 people joined the AITUC Public Rally to support the General strike of January 8-9,2019 against the anti labor agenda of the government. The wftu Delegate underlined the contribution of KLMAHENDRA a historic personality who was WFTU President, and the decisive role of Gurudas das Gupta and Amarjeet KAUR who is leading now the AITUC.

The WFTU was represented by the Central...

The Japanese Communist Party has joined other communists and leftists around the world in demanding fair treatment for foreign workers in their country. Japan is a country with relatively very few foreign-born residents, but recently the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been sponsoring legislation in the Diet (parliament) that would allow a limited number of what elsewhere are called...

The political crisis in Sri Lanka is assessed by the People’s Liberation Front (JVP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake as ‘a moment for an alternate party’.

Fresh elections are scheduled for January 2019 following a political crisis between the major political camps both claiming for power in Sri Lanka. President Sirisena dissolved Parliament last week and snap elections are...

comunistaOn the second anniversary of demonetization, the Indian economy is yet to recover from the disaster imposed on our economy and the people by Prime Minister Modi.

All the claims that it would unearth lakhs of crores of rupees of black money and end corruption have proven to be utterly false. On the contrary, with 99.4 per cent of the banned notes back in the system, it is clear that...

comunistaThe National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India issued on November 8, 2018 the following statement to the Media:

The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India condemns the brutal killing of local party leader and Sukma district Janpad member Com Durva Kalumu on November 7 by the goons of the rival candidates while he was returning at around 4 p.m. after campaigning for Manish...

comunistaThe Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) strongly condemns the gunning down of five people in Tinsukia district in Assam yesterday.

The environment of hate created and fanned by the RSS/BJP in Assam lies at the root of the murders yesterday. Apart from the state government failing to ensure the protection of law and order, these killings are part of a larger campaign of hate...

On Thursday, the People’s Republic of China assumed the presidency of the Security Council of the United Nations (UN), with the slogan of working for the strengthening of multilateralism.

The Chinese Government presides over the UN Security Council with firm objectives that aim to strengthen world peace and the resolution of regional conflicts, with the purpose of establishing the...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, on behalf of its 95 million workers in 130 countries of the 5 continents expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the 4 miners who lost their lives in tow different labour accidents in Jabba Khush area of Pakistan the last days.

The workers were killed due to the tragic situation which prevails for years regarding the health and...

The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing more than 95 million workers in 130 countries of the 5 continents strongly condemns the plan of NIKE for thousand layoffs, starting with the dismissals of 1,500 unionized workers at the Kaho Indah Citra Garment factory in Indonesia.

Among the workers who are losing their jobs, there are employees who were producing for almost two decades for...

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