Forces of Revolution

Haitian Workers Brutally Attacked. ACT NOW.


Editor’s note: The following appeal for messages of support for a multi-city garment workers’ strike was sent to us by Rapid Response Network.

Port Au Prince, Haiti – Tuesday 5/23/17 – Garment workers on strike since Friday, 5/19/17 continue their fight for an increased minimum wage!

They are under fierce attack and need our solidarity now.

The strike and mobilizations have spread country-wide, thanks to the efforts of PLASIT-BO, a federation of textile trade unions affiliated with Batay Ouvriye (Workers Fight), an independent workers movement.

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H&H Workers in Haiti Go Back to Work on Their Terms

April 20, 2017 by  


Editor’s note: We are pleased to announce that the garment workers whose story we published in February have won their strike. This is their press release, posted here. See the end of the page for how to donate to the workers’ May Day strike fund. — MHI

After more than two weeks of striking, workers and union members of SOTA at H&H Textiles factory returned to work this morning. Read More

South African Movement Battles ANC for Housing, Land, Freedom to Protest


Bhambayi Protests – The Rule of Lies Continues to Tear Apart Our Hopes for a Better Future

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement


The anger of the poor can go in many directions.

In the local government elections those who led the war against our movement, a war that claimed the lives of a number of our members, were defeated. The Nigel Gumede administration, an administration that we described as an alliance of gangsters, was removed from power. After the election the new administration approached us to acknowledge the repression that we have suffered, to offer their apologies for that repression and to promise to work with us in a respectful and dignified manner. Many promises were made. Read More