We, the trade union organizations who live daily the problems and the hardships the refugees suffer, we take up the initiative to call in massive mobilization and action the trade unions and the workers, for Solidarity and Support to the migrants and refugees.
The refugees and migrants were uprooted by their homelands by the murderous machine of USA-NATO-European Union and the wars it caused in Syria, Ukraine, Middle East and Africa. They organize imperialist intervention, undermine and obstruct the right of the peoples to decide themselves for their present and their future. They push to migration and turn millions of peoples into refugees, aiming to the control of the natural resources and their transport routes.
Foto: AFL-CIOSen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a leading candidate for the Democratic nomination to the presidency, and Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., introduced legislation yesterday that would bring U.S. labor law out of the dark ages and into the 21st century.
The bill, called the Workplace Democracy Act, allows workers to unionize through a simple majority card-check vote and, perhaps equally important, ensures that companies can't stop a union from forming by denying a first contract.
The Chief of the General Staff of Syrian Army and Armed Forces, Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub said following the Russian airstrikes against the »Islamic State« (IS) and other terrorist organizations, which have reduced the combat capabilities of the terrorists, the Syrian armed forces have taken the reins of military operations and formed well-armed and equipped human forces, mainly the »4 th Corps Storming«.
In a statement on Thursday, Gen. Ayoub announced that the Syrian armed forces started today a large-scale assault aimed at uprooting the gatherings of terrorists and expelling them from the areas and towns which have been suffering of the woes and crimes of terrorism.
Archbishop Jacques Behnan Hindo. Screenshot: Youtube»US Senator John McCain protested saying that the Russians are not bombing the positions of the Islamic State, but rather the anti-Assad rebels trained by the CIA. I find these words are disturbing. They represent a blatant admission that behind the war against Assad there is also the CIA.« This is what Syrian Archbishop Jacques Behnan Hindo says to Agenzia Fides with regards to recent developments in the Syrian conflict, marked by the direct intervention of Russian military forces against the positions of the jihadi militias.
Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) in Lisbon
CDU salutes the thousands of candidates, activists and militants of PCP, PEV, ID and independent citizens, the CDU youth, who with their generous dedication and their irreplaceable intervention helped to explain, mobilise and increase a solid confidence that a better and more dignified life is possible.
Destroyed hospital in Kunduz. Screenshot: BBC/MSFIn Kunduz, at 2:10 am local time on Saturday October 3, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) Trauma center was hit several times during sustained bombing and was very badly damaged. The organization confirms so far the death of nine MSF staff members during the bombing. Latest casualty figures report 37 people seriously wounded, of whom 19 are MSF staff. Some of the most critically injured are being transferred for stabilization to a hospital in Puli Khumri, two hours’ drive away. There are many patients and staff who remain unaccounted for. The numbers may grow as a clearer picture develops of the aftermath of this horrific bombing.
PAME denounces the Italian Authorities attempts to ban trade union activity and workers struggles in Italy.
The last weeks a series of trade union actions called by USB Italy, WFTU Affiliate, were banned, by the Italian Authorities. Last example was the ban of the demonstration called by USB for Friday October 2 against the plans of Rome’s Municipality to privatize its services. This tactic is followed by the Italian Authorities escalating the attack of the Renzi Government against workers’ struggles.