Tunisian workers went on strike Thursday demanding higher pay in a standoff with government struggling to reduce unemployment, poverty and social tensions.
Socialism and Labor articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section deals with articles relating to democracy, socialism and labor. Reckoning with the important relationship between democracy and labor is essential in a democratic government. The theory of socialism, as opposed to capitalism, is characterized by social ownership of the means of production and co-operative management of the economy. Also see our articles on Anarchism, Capitalism, and Libertarianism. Also, there are many socialist parties in the US that you can find information on at our Third Party Central including Senator Bernie Sanders, a major election reform supporter.
A U.S. supplier of T-shirts and other team apparel to college bookstores cut its ties with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment camp.
Doctors in Zimbabwe call off 40 day strike and the government says the strike resulted in patients “unnecessarily” suffering and some dying.
I have been very fortunate to make part of my life’s journey with people who like mom. Thus as I turn 75 this week I find it not only proper but just, to honor the memory of people close to me who have in many ways made my life richer.
The increasing political polarization, a problem of the entire western world, is based on misconceptions to which today’s politicians find themselves without an ideological solution. They are as trustworthy as a runaway train!
The revolutionary Patrick Henry who voiced this opinion in 1775 was the biggest slaveholder in the New World. He wanted freedom and liberty for himself but not for the slaves who made him his fortune.
China detained well-known Marxist student activist at a top university on Wednesday for attempting to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Mao Zedong.
The country’s health minister Obediah Moyo announced on Christmas eve that none of the strikers will receive their December salaries.
The Zimbabwean government suspense 500 striking doctors, saying that the 24-day industrial action was illegal as determined by the Labor Court on Saturday.
Chinese authorities have carried a massive crackdown, disappearing students activist in five cities in the country after UN review on human right situation.