About 100,000 workers from three major public-sector labor unions in Honduras launched an indefinite general strike yesterday to support the restoration of President Manuel Zelaya to power.
About 100 non-local businessmen from various trades took part in the peaceful sit-in and closed shops to protest the killing of migrant workers in Manipur, India.
In South Africa, 14 angry protesters staged a sit-in and then stormed the Mthatha municipal offices to demand that their electricity be restored after a week-long outage.
Print and electronic media reporters in Pakistan walked out of the National Assembly’s press gallery to condemn police torture of a private TV channel reporter in Lahore.
Some 500 teachers and administrative staff members of the International Indian School in Riyadh boycotted classes and staged sit-in demonstrations on Monday to press their demands for a salary hike.
About 300 doctors at four hospitals in South Africa went on a wildcat strike on Monday and threatened further action until salary and working conditions demands are met.
Employees of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) launched a two-day nationwide train strike last week to protest a cabinet resolution which they claimed would lead to the privatization of the railway company.
Activists wrapped themselves in Tibetan flags and held a die-in outside a shareholders meeting of a Vancouver mining company last week to press the company to pull out of a planned mine in Tibet.
A new generation of antiwar veterans is beginning to set itself apart in its opposition to America’s wars abroad and at home.
As K-pop fans and Black organizers and artists are demonstrating, joyful, powerful movements draw more people in and reflect the kind of world we want to live in.
If soldiers train for armed combat, why wouldn’t activists train for toppling the political-economic structure that’s killing our chance for a just future? The stakes are just as high.