International Viewpoint

British Trade Unions Donate Vehicle and Medical Equipment to Ukrainian Counterparts

1 semaine 1 jour ago

Representatives of the British trade union movement yesterday delivered a heavy 4×4 pickup vehicle to their counterparts in Ukraine, where it will be used by the XX Battalion of the Territorial Defence, based in East Ukraine. This is the first of several planned deliveries on behalf of UK trade unions.
The unit, which is largely staffed by miners, put out a call for funds, medical supplies, and vehicles last month via the Ukrainian miners' union PRUP.
The National Union of Mineworkers, (...)

- IV570 - July 2022 / ,
Ukraine Solidarity

Quebec: climate strike on 23 September

1 semaine 3 jours ago

Representatives of the student movement and trades unionists are jointly calling on the people of Quebec to mobilize for climate justice on 23 September. Unions have called for a strike, and plan to organize demonstrations in several major cities in Quebec, including Montreal, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, and Gatineau.

- IV570 - July 2022 / ,
Workers for Climate Justice

South Africa: between corruption and neoliberalism

1 semaine 4 jours ago

Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta are the three most famous brothers in South Africa. Two of them were arrested a few weeks ago in the United Arab Emirates. With the help of Jacob Zuma, South Africa's president from 2009 to 2018, they managed to siphon the equivalent of nearly 3.6 billion euros from the state and infiltrate the main administrations, to the point that we can speak of “state capture”". This massive corruption speaks volumes about the state of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) and reinforces a sense of despair among the people, reflected in recurring waves of xenophobia.

- IV570 - July 2022 /
Paul Martial

Erdogan at war on all fronts

1 semaine 5 jours ago

Like the rest of the world, Turkey is going through a multitude of interconnected crises, in continuation with its own trajectory over the past decade. To maintain his position in this period of multiple crises, the country's president Tayyip Erdogan is firing on all cylinders: repression, wars, blackmail, negotiations, breaking of alliances and new alliances.

- IV570 - July 2022 /
Eyüp Özer

Crisis of the Draghi government in Italy

1 semaine 6 jours ago

In Italy, Prime Minister Mario Draghi resigned as prime minister last week after three parties in his government refused to back him in a confidence vote. The country's President, Sergio Mattarella, has asked him to remain as caretaker leader and early elections will take place this autumn.

- IV570 - July 2022 /
Franco Turigliatto

Philippines: Ferdinand Marcos Jr. succeeds Rodrigo Duterte and his clan completes the reconquest of power

1 semaine 6 jours ago

On July 25, 2022, Ferdinand Marcos Jr will deliver his first annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) before the National Assembly. On the eve of this address, we publish below an article written at the beginning of the month, after the inaugural speech of the new president on the occasion of his assumption of office, an article whose publication had been unfortunately delayed.

- IV570 - July 2022 /
Pierre Rousset
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