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By , 8 December 2012

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The failure of land reform in South Africa

By Iqra Qalam and Joshua Lumet, 6 December 2012

The failure of the agrarian reform policies of the African National Congress has exposed the bourgeois nationalist liberation movement’s inability to resolve the land question.

Striking bus drivers in Singapore face arrest and deportation

By a correspondent, 5 December 2012

Bus drivers recruited from China struck against Singapore’s second largest transport operator, prompting arrest and repression by government authorities.

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South African farm workers’ strike spreads

By Joshua Lumet and Iqra Qalam, 21 November 2012

The three-week-long strike by farm workers in the fertile farmlands of the Boland in South Africa has now spread to 24 different areas and has led to further violent clashes with police.

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India’s Kingfisher Airlines workers demand unpaid salaries

By Sathish Simon and Kranti Kumara, 19 October 2012

Several hundred employees at privately-owned Kingfisher Airlines in India have engaged in strikes and other job actions over the past month to demand back wages owed to them since March.

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By , 19 October 2012

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South Africa’s miners and the fear of “contagion”

By Bill Van Auken, 5 September 2012

The miners’ struggles have evoked a “fear of contagion” in ruling circles, as the issues confronting this oppressed layer of workers resonate not only in South Africa, but internationally.

South Africa after the Marikana massacre

By Chris Marsden, 1 September 2012

The police massacre of striking miners at Marikana is a watershed for post-apartheid South Africa.

Brazil’s public workers end strike

By Bill Van Auken, 31 August 2012

The majority of Brazil’s federal unions have called off a nearly four-month strike that pitted some 350,000 workers against the Workers Party government of President Dilma Rousseff.

More join South African strike as autopsies show miners were shot in the back

By Julie Hyland, 29 August 2012

Many more have joined the strike at South Africa’s Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, scene of the brutal police massacre of 34 workers on August 16.

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Tensions deepen as Brazil federal strike grows

By Bill Van Auken, 10 August 2012

Tensions between the government of Workers Party President Dilma Rousseff and hundreds of thousands of striking federal workers deepened as federal police and other sectors of the public workforce joined the walkout.

Indian ruling elite fears impact of altercation at Maruti Suzuki plant

By Arun Kumar, 10 August 2012

The Indian ruling elite fears that the incident at the MSI Manesar plant may weaken the pro-investor image of India and further impact the country’s already declining economic growth rate.

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Indian workers, youth, rural poor join bandh against fuel price hikes

By Arun Kumar, 2 June 2012

On Thursday, workers, youth and rural poor throughout India joined the nationwide shutdown and protests against fuel price hikes imposed by the UPA government.

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Kazakhstan: Eleven workers, one officer sentenced following police massacre

By Clara Weiss, 30 May 2012

Following a ferocious police intervention ending in the deaths of 16 striking oil workers in the city of Zhanaozen on December 16, a court has sentenced 11 workers in Kazakhstan.

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By , 19 May 2012

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India: Striking NLC contract workers must expand struggle—industrially and politically

By Arun Kumar and Moses Rajkumar, 15 May 2012

On strike since April 21, the 14,000 contract workers at the Indian government-owned Neyveli Lignite Corporation are challenging a cheap-labour and repressive work-regime that has become the norm in both India’s public and private sectors.

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By , 31 March 2012

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Three workers killed in Peru mining protests

By Armando Cruz and Luis Arce, 29 March 2012

On March 15, three workers were shot dead in protests against Peruvian government decrees penalizing those involved in “informal mining.”

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Indian workers must adopt socialist strategy to oppose UPA-led big business offensive

By the WSWS Editorial Board, 28 February 2012

Tens of millions of Indian workers will join a one-day countrywide general strike today, Tuesday, February 28, to protest soaring prices, the spread of contract-labor, privatization, and the appalling conditions under which 90 percent of the workers employed in the so-called informal sector toil.

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Indian town under police occupation after killing of union leader

By Arun Kumar, 2 February 2012

The tiny enclave of Yanam in Puducherry is under police occupation after a clash between police and locked out Regency Ceramics workers left the local union leader dead and more than a dozen other workers critically injured.

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