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‘ARGENTINA STOPPED’: Unions Hold Second General Strike Over Milei Austerity

“It is a day of resistance and demand,” said trade groups that organized the action “in defense of democracy, labor rights, and the living wage.”   By JESSICA CORBETT May 10, 2024   Argentina’s primary trade union federation on Thursday held another nationwide general strike, the second called since President Javier Milei, a far-right economist, took office in December […]

‘My father didn’t die of cardiac arrest, he was institutionally murdered’ — Mukhtar Ansari’s son spills the beans

Even before his death, Mukhtar’s family has been alleging that he was being fed with “slow poison”. The deceased had also petitioned in a trial court in Barabanki through his counsel, alleging the same.    Groundxero | April 5, 2024 By Anwar ST   Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh): Former MLA Mukhtar Ansari, who represented eastern Uttar Pradesh’s Mau […]

‘Autocratic Rule’ of Erdogan Cracks as Secular Left Wins Big in Turkey Elections

“You opened the door to the rise of democracy, equality, and freedom,” Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoğlu said following his re-election. “You ignited hope at the ballot box.”   By Brett Wilkins Apr 01, 2024   Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party suffered its worst-ever defeat Sunday when the country’s main opposition party […]

Arrest of Arvind Kejriwal, an act of political vendetta: PUCL

It is no coincidence that 95% of the political leaders targeted by the ED under the Modi government are from the opposition.   Groundxero | March 22, 2024   People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has condemned the arrest of Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) calling it an example of […]

Immigrants, ‘Legal’ or Otherwise, Make America

Most people living off Social Security, and especially most people who will in the near future, don’t know that they owe a good deal of their check to the very “illegal” immigrants they call “invaders,” rapists, and murderers.   PIERRE TRISTAM Mar 14, 2024   There were plenty of alarming debt and deficit numbers when […]

In Life As In Death: Let Them See That Many Remember

In the days leading up to Navalny’s funeral, the Kremlin had warned “unauthorized gatherings” would violate the law, and across the country they arrested hundreds of people for laying flowers at makeshift memorials. Still, at Friday’s ceremony, up to 10,000 people braved the threats and cold to join what became Russia’s largest opposition gathering in decades.   By ABBY […]

Uttrakhand Women’s groups reject UCC Bill criminalising constitutional behaviour and introducing moral policing

The Uttarakhand women’s groups and representatives reject the UCC Bill passed by the State Assembly in toto, saying that the Bill criminalises constitutional behaviour, and introduces moral policing.   Groundxero | 7th February, 2024   The Uttarakhand State Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed the Uniform Civil Code, Uttarakhand, 2024 Bill, becoming the first State in the […]

Delhi Withholds Rs 7,000 Crore for Paddy Procurement as West Bengal Fails to Display PM Modi’s Photos at Ration Shops

Blocking subsidies meant for the poor and the marginalized to exact political revenge is unethical and reveals the Union government’s anti-working-class and anti-farmer position.   Groundxero Report | 22 Jan 2024   The Narendra Modi-led Union government has decided to withhold the release of Rs 7,000 crore earmarked for the state government in West Bengal […]

Terror unleashed against people of Nigeria 

Murderous State’s drone attack killed at least 88 persons in Tudun Biri village, Kaduna, Nigeria, on 3 December.   By Harsh Thakor   At least 88 people have been reportedly killed in a mistaken army drone attack” on a religious gathering, during the Mawlid al-Nabi (the birthday of Prophet Muhammad), in the northwest of Nigeria. […]

Coerced Gram Sabhas in Sijimali: A Grave Travesty of Justice

By Groundxero | 10 Dec, 2023   Peasant unions, Adivasi organizations, Trade Unions and social activists in Odisha have issued a joint statement condemning the farce of Gram Sabhas carried out by the Odisha Government in the Sijimali region to hasten the process of bauxite mining for Vedanta Limited.    They have expressed outrage and concern over […]

UK Union Workers Blockade Plants Arming Israel

“We stand here ashamed that the weapons used in the ongoing ethnic cleansing of Palestine are partly made on our own doorstep,” one participating doctor said.   By OLIVIA ROSANE Dec 07, 2023   More than 1,000 union members with Workers for a Free Palestine blockaded four weapons factories in the United Kingdom Thursday that make components […]