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An Appeal from Jail, from the imprisoned workers of the Maruti Suzuki, India

We publish the appeal of a group of workers at the Maruti-Suzuki detained because of the struggles they organized one year ago (#1 #2), and the documentary movie «Count on us», which speak about their dreams, expectations and experiences through the story of Jitender and Rajesh, former workers of the Maruti-Suzuki. The appeal speaks for the workers still detained within …

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Greece: political chronicle of a strike that wasn’t

by CHRISTOS GIOVANOPOULOS – Dikaioma, network of precarious and unemployed workers, Athens *** Striking in the Troika era? That is apparently the wager of Olme, the union of workers of secondary schools in Greece which, going against government legislation that adds two hours more work a week for every teacher, announced a strike to be realized during the week of final …

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The struggles against the Troika-Regime: Crisis – what Crisis?

by THOMAS SEIBERT – Interventionistische Linke (… out of the Interventionistische Linke, not for the Interventionistische Linke…) My talk is divided into three parts: first a brief ascertainment of what I consider to be the problem of the EU policies aimed at resolving the crisis. Then a somewhat longer ascertainment of our own problem. In closing, an even longer part in …

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Die Kämpfe gegen das Troika-Regime: Krise – welche Krise?

THOMAS SEIBERT – Interventionistische Linke (…aus der Interventionistische Linke, nicht für die Interventionistische Linke) Mein Vortrag gliedert sich in drei Teile: Erst eine kurze Bestimmung dessen, was ich für das Problem der Krisenlösungspolitik der EU halte. Dann eine etwas längere Bestimmung unseres eigenen Problems. Schließlich ein noch etwas längerer Teil, in dem ich mich zwei Lösungsvorschlägen nähern will. Ich denke, dass …

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Occupy Sandy: dal soccorso alla resistenza

di FELICE MOMETTI Gli abitanti di Rockaway, la zona di New York maggiormente colpita dall’uragano Sandy, hanno dovuto aspettare un mese prima di vedere apparire il sindaco Bloomberg. I venti km di distanza dal suo ufficio di Manhattan li ha percorsi in elicottero. All’arrivo ha trovato un «comitato» di accoglienza poco incline ad ascoltare discorsi di circostanza e la visita …

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14N: contestation, rage and moving time

With a reasoned delay, we publish a small dossier concerning the 14N day of European mobilisation and strike. Beyond this short introductory text, the dossier collect contributions from Greece, Spain and Portugal. We chose not to intervene immediately, insofar as our aim is to discuss critically about what happened, and what was missing, on November 14. On 14th of November …

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Delayed reflections from Greece, for a strike that wasn’t

by CHRISTOS GIOVANOPOULOS – Dikaioma, network of precarious and unemployed workers, Athens The 14N European day of coordinated trade union protests against the austerity measures made headlines in the Greek media and mobilised strongly the Greek police at the day. Their motion to shut down the Syntagma sq. metro station in Athens, for what it proved to be a quite …

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Madrid: complex movements of a strike along time

by DAVID GARCÍA ARISTEGUI – Solidaridad Obrera, Madrid This 14N was called by the quasi-totality of trade unionism. There might be a different perception by the left from outside Spain, since rather influential media – like Diagonal or Madrilonia – within what we call, to simplify, the 15M movement tried to minimise the trade unions’ role and to aggrandise the …

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General strike and mass-protest in Portugal… and the limits of mobilization

by ISMAIL KÜPELI – Porto Updating and revision of the article published in the October edition of Analyse&Kritik As in March 2012, only the CGTP, the communist trade union, called the strike on the 14th November, after the Spanish trade unions and the European Trade Union Confederation called for a day of mobilization for the 14th of November. The social-democratic …

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Generalstreiks sowie Massenproteste in Portugal… und die Grenzen der Mobilisierungen

von ISMAIL KÜPELI – Porto Überarbeiteter Artikel, der zuerst in der Oktoberausgabe von analyse & kritik veröffentlicht wurde Wie bereits im März 2012 hatte lediglich die CGTP, die kommunistische Gewerkschaft, zum Streik am 14. November aufgerufen. Der sozialdemokratische Gewerkschaftsverband UGT hatte im Vorfeld erklärt, dass er sich nicht beteiligen wird. Nachdem spanische Gewerkschaften ebenfalls für den 14. November zu einem …

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