Nepal event discusses Cuban Revolution, way forward for workers

Vol. 83/ No. 32 - September 2, 2019
Top, July 29 meeting platform, Bhaktapur, Nepal. From left, Janet Roth, Communist League, New Zealand; Baskaran Appu, Communist League, Australia; Annalucia Vermunt, CL New Zealand; Martín Koppel, Socialist Workers Party; Saroj Gosai, Nepal Professors’ Society; Srijana Sainju, deputy in provincial government for Nepal Workers and Peasants Party; Samir Hazboun, SWP; and Surendra Gosai, president of Cuba Solidarity Committee Nepal. Below, audience.

BHAKTAPUR, Nepal — July 29 was a packed day of political and cultural activities in this historic city for a group of delegates who had just participated in a regional Cuba solidarity conference in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital. Highlights of the…


New Zealand workers who care for disabled strike for contract

Vol. 83/No. 26 - July 22, 2019

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — More than a dozen IDEA Services workers picketed the South Auckland regional office here June 23, part of a 24-hour nationwide strike against the division of IHC. IDEA (Intellectual Disability Empowerment in Action) Services contracts to…


Protesters in New Zealand defend Maori land

Vol. 83/No. 18 - May 6, 2019

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — In a campaign that has gathered national backing, hundreds of supporters of the fight to protect Maori land rights rallied April 9 at Ihumatao. Protesters presented a petition with 20,000 signatures to Auckland Mayor Phil Goff,…