Keep Fight with Physical Distancing amid the Pandemic

Report of trade union F-SEDAR Indonesia: The government used the corona pandemic as a reason to limit freedom of expression, including ban on demonstrations and strikes. At the same time, the House of Representatives keep continued deliberating RKUHP (criminal law bill) and Omnibus Bill on Job Creation. Legalisation of both bills, if it happens, will impact to narrow the field of democracy, lowering wages, erasing job security and worsening workers’ working conditions.

Report from Brazil on the current situation in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

From comrades of CSP Conlutas Brazil: As the economic crisis deepens, governments, employers and super-rich businessmen fear that they will not be able to guarantee profit above life. We, as representatives of organizations and entities in defence of the working class, must stop the attempt to make the price of this crisis fall on the backs of the workers. Here in Brazil, we remain firm in the denunciation against the Bolsonaro government, which openly maintains the criminal policy of allowing the population to die, going in the opposite direction to that advocated by health institutions and their recommendations.

Facing the coronavirus-capitalist epidemic in Italy

A report of SI Cobas Italy on the coronavirus pandemic in Italy (updated version), proposal for a common initiative worldwide, and the final motion of a teleconference with several Italian working-class and left opposition organisations held on April 2.

Reinstate UAW member Travis Watkins at once

Travis Watkins was unjustly fired at the GM-Components Holdings LLC plant in Grand Rapids Michigan on March 18 for informing his fellow workers on a private facebook page that management was escorting workers out of the plant because they were suspected of being infected with COVID-19.

3rd conference day Feb. 21 2020: Joint consultation - demonstration in the city - press reports

The 2nd day of the IAC on Thursday ended in time after the conclusion of the thematic forums. Like the overall atmosphere of the conference, the style of cohesion and collegiality characterizes the entire course of the event. And more and more new participants are joining in. Participants from East London/South Africa were welcomed with great joy, the South African colleagues proudly dressed in colourful clothes.

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