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National Strike 2016: Conservancy Workers Strike Work; Protest at Ripon Buildings

Conservancy workers, employed by Corporation of Chennai, struck work on September 2nd in solidarity with the National Strike and also placing important demands to the Corporation of Chennai. Over 300 workers assembled at the gates of Ripon Buildings (Chennai Corporation … Continue reading

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Updates from the Sept 2nd Strike

Thozhilalar Koodam will periodically post updates from across Tamilnadu and India: Update from Redhills (8:00 PM): DTUC held a public meeting in Redhills to discuss the attack on fundamental rights of the working class and the intense state repression held … Continue reading

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உழைக்கும் வர்க்கப் போராட்டத்தில் பொது வேலை நிறுத்தங்களின் தாக்கம் – கடந்த வேலை நிறுத்தங்களை பற்றிய பார்வை

‘முதலாளித்துவ சமுதாயத்தில் இயற்கையாகவே வெளிப்படும் வேலை நிறுத்தப் போராட்டங்கள், சமூகக் கட்டமைப்பிற்கு எதிரான தொழிலாளர் வர்க்கப் போராட்டத்தின் அறிகுறியாகும்’ – லெனின் முன்னுரை இந்தியாவில் 1991ல் தாராளமயக் கொள்கைகள் புகுத்தபட்ட பின்னர் நடைபெற்ற தேசிய வேலை நிறுத்தப் போராட்டங்கள் குறித்து இந்த கட்டுரையில் ஆய்வு செய்ய முற்பட்டுள்ளோம். இந்த காலகட்டத்தில் உழைக்கும் வர்க்க இயக்கங்கள் 16 … Continue reading

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General strikes : A survey of recent strikes and what they mean for the working class movement

“However, strikes, which arise out of the very nature of capitalist society, signify the beginning of the working-class struggle against that system of society. ” –Lenin Introduction In this article, we analyse the nature of the national strikes in India … Continue reading

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Looking Back to Look Ahead: Reflections from the All India General Strike of Sept 2015 in Tamil Nadu

It has been barely two months since the general strike by Central Trade Unions on September 2nd. The state and the media have already restarted the rhetoric on labour reforms. An innocuous article by Live Mint headlines it, ‘Latest labour law … Continue reading

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Thousands Strike work and join protests across Chennai

Across the city of Chennai, thousands of workers from public sector companies as well as private industries and informal workers struck work today condemning the proposed changes to labour rights and regulations and demanding that the government shift its anti … Continue reading

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