Liberalism

No Nos Callarán (We Will Not Be Silenced)

Submitted by admin on Fri, 09/02/2016 - 05:36

 

 

Dear Friends,

Today, as dawn breaks, over a hundred million - perhaps as many as 150 million - Indian workers will be on strike. What is this strike about? It is for workplace democracy and against the neo-liberal policy slate which is eviscerating their ability to live. This is a joint trade union strike, part of a wave that began in 2008. The message to the Indian bosses is loud and clear: workers are not subordinate, prone to the policies of the Washington Consensus.

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