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France: What now? Don’t give up!

The following article was first published as the editorial of workplace bulletins distributed by members of L’Etincelle (The Spark) faction in France. (more…)

By |June 23rd, 2016|France|Comments Off

The Orlando Tragedy – Product of a Violent Society

The following article was first published on the Speak Out Now! site. (more…)

By |June 20th, 2016|LGBTQ, North America|Comments Off

France: Work Law, competitiveness agreements, reorganizations: Reversing the balance of power between workers and employers, yes we can!

The following article was first published as the editorial of workplace bulletins distributed by members of L’Etincelle (The Spark) faction in France. (more…)

By |June 10th, 2016|France|Comments Off

Iran: Seventeen Agh Darreh Gold Miners Flogged!

Seventeen gold miners were flogged in north-western Iran after protesting against mass sackings.

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By |June 6th, 2016|Campaigns, Iran, Workers' Struggles|Comments Off

France: Mobilization against the Work law: A new impulse

The following article was first published as the editorial of workplace bulletins distributed by members of L’Etincelle (The Spark) faction in France. (more…)

By |June 2nd, 2016|France|Comments Off

Alborz Province action in solidarity with Jafar Azimzadeh and Afshin Sohrabzadeh

On Monday May 23rd activists of the Workers’ Action Committee in Alborz Province showed their solidarity and support for Jafar Azimzadeh and Afshin Sohrabzadeh by distributing two posters in various neighbourhoods.

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By |June 1st, 2016|Campaigns, Iran|Comments Off

France: Where are we now with the fight against the “labour law”

The following article was first published as the editorial of workplace bulletins distributed by members of L’Etincelle (The Spark) faction in France. (more…)

By |May 30th, 2016|France|Comments Off

Jafar Azimzadeh’s message to the ILO Conference

Jafar Azimzadeh, a prominent labour activist who has been on hunger strike since April 29th, has sent a message to the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference, opening on May 30th. A number of Iranian labour activists and organisations have recently sent messages and open letters to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) drawing its attention – yet again! – to the plight of workers in Iran and pointing out that the so-called workers’ delegates attending the Conference are regime lackeys and not workers’ genuine representatives.

By |May 29th, 2016|Campaigns, Iran|Comments Off

Defend Jafar Azimzadeh – on hunger strike for over three weeks!

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By |May 20th, 2016|Campaigns, Iran|Comments Off

The Sykes-Picot agreement and the roots of imperialist domination of the Middle East

The following article was first published in 2006, on the ninetieth anniversary of the Sykes-Picot Agreement. On the centenary of this infamous treaty between British and French imperialism, when there are a number of reactionary forces questioning it (including ISIS), it is important to reiterate the revolutionary alternative to this division of workers and the poor in the Middle East.
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