Thursday, March 19, 2009

Massive French Protests and Ontario Factory Occupation

Yesterday, March 19, three million French workers demonstrated across France against lay-offs, government cut-backs and attempts to make working people pay for the bosses crisis. Three of five labour federations, SUD, Force Ouvrier and the syndicalist CNT-F, called for a general strike. See

See http://www.humanite.fr/La-preuve-par-trois-millions

As well, workers in Windsor Ontario at the Aradco auto parts plant engaged in a two day occupation and hopefully won at least a partial victory. See http://www.marxist.com/canadian-workers-occupy-auto-factory.htm

1 Comments:

Blogger Renegade Eye said...

A year ago, if anyone said you'd have a post like this, you wouldn't have believed them.

Occupations and general strikes, weren't on the agenda.

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