European trade union leaders representing over 12 million workers signed a letter today urging the European Commission to “open an investigation into Amazon’s potentially illegal activities against Amazon workers in Europe.” The effort comes on the heels of the tech giant’s recently exposed spying on workers for lawful union activities in Europe.    

“Amazon’s plans to ramp up surveillance of workers across Europe and globally are yet another reminder that EU Institutions should closely investigate Amazon’s business and workplace practices throughout the continent, as we suspect them to be in breach of European labour, data and privacy laws that our citizens expect to enjoy,” the...

PAME denounces the Government of ND and the Mayor of Athens who are giving a step inside Greece to the “puppet” of the USA, the wannabe-failed dictator of Venezuela Guaidó.

Guaidó, a strawman of imperialism, has been recognized by the US and its allies, as well as by the ND Government, but has been denounced by the Venezuelan people themselves. And yet this caricature is invited by the Mayor of...

Last Friday, Turkey’s government issued arrest warrants against 82 members of the opposition HDP party, including the co-mayor of the city of Kars and former members of parliament and party leaders. Members of the “movement of the nameless” platform were also among those detained whereas the spokeswoman of the “Party for Social Freedom”, Perihan Koca, was taken into custody as part of a separate...

USB ItaliaThe strike, the joint demonstrations of students and workers throughout Italy, the media and public attention on the reopening of schools, the breaking of the unanimous rhetoric of “everything will go well”, the breaking of a climate of social passivity that had lasted for months, are the political results of the work of USB and all the political and trade unions that have set up this...

The World Peace Council (WPC) expresses its deep concern about the recent escalation of the tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia over border disputes in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which have resulted in casualties on both sides, including civilians. This conflict, which has its origin more than thirty (30) years back, is a complicated matter in which various regional and global powers are...

Today, the international climate justice movement “Ende Gelaende” (“Here And No Further!”) declared the end of the action weekend. More than 3,000 activists blocked coal and gas infrastructure in Rhineland mining area in western Germany. Ende Gelaende calls for an end to all fossil fuel and a fundamental system change. As part of the action an anti-colonial group of activists set an anti-racist...

In response to the recent TUC conference, Communist Party chair Liz Payne has urged Britain’s trades union movement to unite to defend every job, demand a safe return to work and to reject EU attempts to limit control state aid to industry in England, Scotland and Wales. 

Warning that millions more jobs will be axed when the Tory government’s furlough scheme ends in late October, she...

‘The COVID crisis has exposed jobs, the right to work and society’s total dependence on labour as the fault-line of capitalism’, Andy Bain told the Communist Party’s executive committee at the weekend.

In an online meeting, he said it was essential that capitalism’s massive threat to jobs is challenged at national and local levels by the trade union movement. The CP trade union organiser urged...

About 3,000 activists from Ende Gelaende have been successfully blocking coal and gas infrastructure in the Rhineland mining area since this morning. The action groups reached Garzweiler open-cast mine, Weisweiler coal-fired power station and Lausward gas-fired power station near Düsseldorf.

“We are here today to unmask fossil gas as a climate killer. Clean natural gas is a dirty lie. It is...

The Russian Federation has been acting in the most transparent manner in the situation around Mr. Alexey Navalny from the very beginning. At the request of relatives, he was promptly granted permission to travel to Germany for medical treatment, which he did without hindrance, once the doctors at the Omsk hospital managed to stabilize his condition. Moreover, Russian doctors passed on to their...