Posts Tagged ‘strike’

National Strike Against Ecuadorian Government Demands Assange’s Freedom

National Strike Against Ecuadorian Government Demands Assange’s Freedom Above Photo: Protesters in Ecuador [Credit: Twitter @KolectiVOZ] Workers, peasants and youth in Ecuador began a five-day strike Monday against the draconian policies of the Lenín Moreno administration, which is seeking to strengthen its ties to Washington and its military-intelligence apparatus. The strike constitutes the first major industrial […]

Amazon Warehouse Staff Strike in Protest to Bezos Surveilling, Tracking Workers

As each month goes by, America is a faced with increased reports of problems suffered by Amazon’s ever-expanding legion of warehouse employees tasked with picking and packing millions of parcels per day. Conditions have become so chronic that some Amazon centers are facing breaking point.  In one recent report, Amazon employees described multimillionaire Jeff Bezos’s […]

Yemeni missile strike kills dozens of Saudi mercenaries in kingdom’s Najran

Dozens of Saudi-sponsored militiamen loyal to Yemen’s former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, have been killed and scores of others sustained injuries when Yemeni army forces and their allies fired a domestically-manufactured ballistic missile at their camp in Saudi Arabia’s southern province of Najran. The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, said on Wednesday […]

British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Tehran ends hunger strike

LONDON — A British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran since 2016 on sedition charges she denies has ended her hunger strike after 15 days, her husband said Saturday. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband, Richard Ratcliffe, told BBC Radio that his wife had eaten some porridge with apple and banana. “I’m relieved because I wouldn’t have wanted her to […]

Palestinians launch general strike in Gaza Strip in protest at US-led Bahrain conference

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip have launched a general strike in rejection of the US-led conference in Bahrain, which would seek to advance the economic aspects of President Donald Trump’s controversial proposal for “peace” between the Israeli regime and Palestinians, dubbed “the deal of the century.” On Tuesday, people stopped going to their workplaces and closed […]

Trump’s ‘near strike’ shows US hesitation caused by Iranian unity & patience

June 21, 2019 by Ramin Mazaheri for the Saker blog (Written for PressTV and cross-posted by permission) I am deeply skeptical that the US ever initiated a missile strike against Iran and then called it off, as was claimed by The New York Times. Of course, the US “paper of record” routinely does terrible journalism – they […]

US strike on Iran would have killed 150 people, Trump says

President Donald Trump said a US strike on 3 different Iranian sites would have killed 150 people but he cancelled it 10 minutes before the attack was going to be launched. Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Thursday shot down an intruding American spy drone in the country’s southern coastal province of Hormozgan. […]

95-Year Old Woman Veteran On Hunger Strike

95-Year Old Woman Veteran On Hunger Strike Above photo: Longtime activist Sally-Alice Thompson tells a crowd in Downtown Albuquerque on Tuesday that she is embarking on a hunger strike to empathize with the hungry children who are suffering in Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, Iran, Gaza and Yemen because of U.S. policies in those regions. Her […]

We won’t sell out our allies or principles to strike Syria deal with US, says Putin

During his annual Q&A session on Thursday, a journalist asked Putin if there would be a “grand deal” with the US on Syria as the country begins to recover from years of hostilities and destruction. “What do you mean ‘a grand deal’? Sounds like some commercial act. No. We don’t sell out our allies, our […]

Millions Strike Against Bolsonaro’s Pension Reforms

Millions Strike Against Bolsonaro’s Pension Reforms Above Photo: From Brasilwire.com Strikers made stoppages in public transportation, blocked roads and organized street demonstrations in 380 cities The streets answered with a resounding “no” to Jair Bolsonaro’s pension reform proposition, to his intentions of restraining rights, and to the continuity of attacks against the people that have […]

Video: Cruise Missile Strike on Saudi Airport Marks Start of New Round of Escalation in the Middle East

On June 12, the Ansar Allah movement (also known as the Houthis) launched a cruise missile at Abha International Airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The movement said that the missile had successfully hit the airport, which has a large military part to it. Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the pro-Ansar […]

The Roots Of The National Strike In Honduras: An Interview with Bayron Rodríguez Pineda

As the 10-year anniversary of the coup d’état in Honduras approaches, Hondurans are entering into their second week of a national strike that has shut down main highways throughout the country, drawn massive street mobilizations, and reignited calls for the president’s resignation. Led primarily by teachers and doctors under the leadership of the national Health and […]

Saudi Arabia Airport Rocked By Cruise Missile Strike, 26 Injured

A cruise missile strike on Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport launched from within Yemen has left at least 26 injured, officials in the desert kingdom have confirmed. Houthi rebels in Yemen said they carried out the attack on the airport, in south-western Saudi Arabia, using cruise missiles. The Houthi rebels said the attacks were in […]

New Zealand teachers hold country’s largest education strike, day before ‘wellbeing’ budget

Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday in protest as they called for higher pay and shorter hours in the country’s largest ever education strike. Almost 50,000 secondary and primary school teachers joined the strike, according to their unions, closing schools around the nation. The strike came a day […]

VIDEO: Syrian Air Force strike at Al Qaeda Positions in southern Idlib

. BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:10 P.M.) – The pro-opposition YouTube channel Syria News Net (SNN) released footage on Tuesday of the Syrian Air Force targeting the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate. The footage released by SNN on Tuesday shows the Syrian Air Force targeting the southern Idlib town of Khan Al-Sabil, which is under the […]

New Calls For A General Strike In The Face Of Coming Climate Catastrophe!

New Calls For A General Strike In The Face Of Coming Climate Catastrophe! Above Photo: From Laborpress.org There are no good jobs on a dead planet: Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on Puerto Rico further underscored the urgent need to confront climate change. New York,, NY – Shut. It. Down. Amalgamated Transit Union VP Bruce Hamilton, this weekend, […]

Greta Thunberg: Youth Strike For Globalist Propaganda

Perhaps Greta Thunberg’s amazing global reach is understandable when we consider that Greta’s rapid emergence upon the World stage didn’t just ‘happen,’ but rather appears to have been carefully coordinated by grown ups. Her initial protest fortuitously coincided with the publication of her mother’s book. Greta’s mum, the opera singer Malena Ernman, worked with PR […]

Why I’m On Climate Strike In Iowa

Why I’m On Climate Strike In Iowa Above Photo: From smirkingchimp.com IOWA CITY — The flash flood alarm signaled again last night. This is the 9th week of my climate strike in Iowa City. That’s nine weeks of not going to school on Friday from 11:50-4:05. I have been striking for real climate action at the […]

Tulsi Gabbard: “I Don’t” Buy Report that Iran Wants to Strike U.S. Forces, Trump Looking for “Pretext” for War

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Democratic presidential candidate, said she doesn’t buy reports saying Iran poses a new threat to U.S. personnel in Iraq in an interview Sunday with ABC’s “This Week.” *** GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: You resigned your DNC post back in 2016 because you thought Hillary Clinton had a hawkish interventionist foreign policy. Does that […]

1919 Winnipeg General Strike: Lessons for Creating a Better World in 2019

“The worker must get a more equitable share of the wealth of the world. And this Strike has already demonstrated the ability of the workers to get his if he consolidated their forces. Withdraw your labour power from the machine, said he, at once profits cease.” – published in Western Labor News, Strike Buletin (May […]

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