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iran_new 2Summary: In the face of the Rouhani government’s austerity policies and continued repression, worker protests and strikes have increased in Iran in recent weeks, including in the petroleum and other large industries — Editors

Iran: A New Chapter in Workers’ Protests

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Dale-UAWSummary: Strong rank-and-file mobilization in the auto industry leads to a contract that limits two-tier pay scales, improving the initial one negotiated by the “business unionists” of the United Auto Workers Union (UAW), while UAW Kohler workers in Wisconsin end up with a less favorable contract — Editors

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imho-20151218Summary: Mahmoud Beheshti Langroodi, a member of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association in Tehran, has gone on hunger strike after being sentenced to nine years in prison for his union activities — Editors

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Mendez-msm-photoSummary: University of California, Santa Barbara experiences one of the nation’s largest turnouts for the November 12 nationwide Million Student March, where student-worker solidarity came to the fore — Editors

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2015-11-29_14-38-15Summary: Discusses Peter Hudis’s Frantz Fanon: Philosopher of the Barricades in terms of Fanon’s rejection of an ontology of Blackness; his dialectic of race, class, and colonialism; and Fanon in relation to contemporary postcolonial thought. Bhattacharya’s comments were delivered at a meeting at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, where Selim Nadi, Hudis, and she spoke on the book. Sponsored by the Decolonising Our Minds student group, it was attended by nearly 400. These remarks first appeared on the Pluto Press blog, HERE  — Editors

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