The Honda Manesar factory (de-) occupation in India

A new longer text on the Honda Manesar occupation, by comrades of Faridabad Majdoor Samachar (Faridabad Workers News). For more background information we suggest reading following article we wrote about the previous wave of occupations: https://libcom.org/blog/struggles-‘make-india’-–-series-factory-riots-occupations-wildcat-strikes-delhi’s-industria —————- New Axis, New Terrain, New Milieu – Activities of workers hired through contractor companies in Honda two wheeler factory […]

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Bakkavor Factory Newsletter no.6

  In Gujurati: bakkavor_issue_6 WHERE’S OUR PAY RISE? – VOTE NO TO 16p/44p! After almost one year, we still don’t have our pay rise. Why not?! Most union members voted to reject the company’s bad pay offers. That’s good, BUT what else did we do, apart from vote? What pressure did we really put on […]

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FACTORY OCCUPATION! Temporary and permanent Honda workers in Manesar, India

The global undercurrents of class struggle are not always immediately visible. We see waves of protests erupting in Chile, Honduras, Iraq and Lebanon, which don’t refer to each other in any obvious ways. While there might not be any conscious mass communication between these movements (yet), we can reasonably assume that they are more than […]

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Those who came before us – ‘Solidarity’ on the ‘Injection Moulders’ and ‘Punfield and Barstow’ strikes in 1968/69

As a result of the 1968 revolt, decent revolutionary organisations sprung up in west-London’s working class areas, such as Big Flame and Solidarity. At the time, the more general political scene was dominated by dogmatic and opportunistic political dinosaurs like the Communist Party or the Labour party. We are excited to have found some copies […]

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