Category Archive: workers struggle

A Fight for Land and Livelihood

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by Ahmad Ibrahim PHOTOS: KAZI TAHSIN AGAZ APURBO (http://www.thedailystar.net/) Mondagini Bakti stands in front of me with her left hand on her hip and her right hand outstretched towards the light, her palm… Continue reading

Hopes, and Homes, Crumbling on Indian Tea Plantations

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by Max Bearak (NYtimes.com) NAHORANI TEA ESTATE, India — For a century and a half, Madhu Munda’s forebears toiled on the same tea plantation that she lives and works on now. Belonging to… Continue reading

Beware of These 10 Popular Chocolate Brands that Exploit Child Slaves

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[Although boycotts aren’t a good tool for social change, this article contains important truth behind imperialist corporations and First World lifestyles. Sweet tooths are based on slavery. -LL] Beware of These 10 Popular… Continue reading

Slipper factory fire kills 31, dozens missing in Philippine capital

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[These third world workers are literally burned to death for low-priced beach footwear. These types of fires are unfortunately common in the Philippines (and many other third world factories) due to a myriad… Continue reading

No conflict seen in US, China influence in Latin America

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[One big happy Empire.. for the First World and its allies. The reason there is little inter-imperialist conflict is because all the economies are so integrated today through transnational capital. — NP] BEIJING… Continue reading

At the coal face: Mineral processing factory in Bangladesh where the women do all the hard work

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(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/) A photo essay of the tremendous oppression of women in Bangladesh, where capitalism intersects with patriarchy: Dusty days work: The women at the coal processing plant in Munshiganj, Bangladesh, sort through the… Continue reading

Women Making $70 Feminist Shirts in Factory Paid Under a Dollar an Hour

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[First Worldist feminism and gender activism are just other forms of social-imperialism. It is a narrow kind of feminism that focuses on advancing the life options and quality of life for First World… Continue reading

Made in Bangladesh

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(http://www.cbc.ca/) By: Tarannum Kamlani Who made that T-shirt you’re wearing? The one so stylish and cheap you had to have it in 5 different colours? Until April 24, 2013 not many of us… Continue reading

Mexican president condemns Texas’ guard deployment

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[Imperialism seeks control of the border to better control the flow of people and value. The flames of fascism are fanned. – NP] MEXICO CITY (AP) — Texas’ decision to deploy National Guard… Continue reading

Bangladesh garment workers demanding wages clash with police

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[The masses of Bangladesh suffer terrible oppression by capitalism. Revolution is the only solution –NP] Bangladesh garment workers demanding wages clash with police DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh police used water cannons and teargas… Continue reading

Greek court acquits farmers who shot 28 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers

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[The injustices of capitalism and imperialism never end. Third World migrants the targets of horrible brutality even in Europe. — NP] Greek court acquits farmers who shot 28 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers (theGuardian) A… Continue reading

Paraguay paralyzed by anti-privatization strike

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[Neoliberalist attacks on the public sector continue worldwide. The solution to the corporatization of the state and its functions is not reformism. Revolution is the real solution to neoliberal crimes against the people.… Continue reading