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hungary / romania / anarchist movement / other libertarian press Thursday May 30, 2013 - 00:41 byBarricade Collective 1 image
Barricade Collective has got a new website. ... read full story / add a comment
hungría / rumania / community struggles / non-anarchist press Tuesday January 17, 2012 - 20:00 byEduardo Salceda 1 image
Miles de rumanos salieron a las calles en todo el país por cuarto día consecutivo para pedir la dimisión del Gobierno y elecciones anticipadas.
Los rumanos están descontentos con el gobierno por sus drásticos recortes sociales, salariales y la subida de los impuestos, parte de sus compromisos de austeridad con el Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI).
En los últimos tres años, el gobierno rumano ha reducido en un 25% los salarios públicos, recortado buena parte de las ayudas sociales e incrementado los impuestos.
Rumanía es junto a Bulgaria el país más pobre de la Unión Europea y los manifestantes critican que la factura de la crisis ha caído sobre ellos.
A continuación, un artículo de Eduardo Salceda ofreciendo algunas claves para entender lo que está pasando en el país centroeuropeo. ... read full story / add a comment
hungary / romania / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Wednesday September 24, 2008 - 19:54 byAna Cosel
In January 2007 the BBC reported on a strike involving 400 Chinese female textile workers of the Wear Company in Bacau in Eastern Romania. During the strike, Sorin Nicolescu, director of the firm, was physically attacked by about 100 angry women. “Instead of working, they threw themselves at me with forks and spoons. I called the police and security. It’s just not acceptable to be attacked in my own country, in my factory, by female workers, to whom I have made every concession!” said Nicolescu in a statement to the press at the time. After the strike, through which the workers aimed to impose higher wages and better working conditions, significant numbers of women handed in their notice and returned to China. (1)
Beset by the shortage of labour-power in Romania, Wear Company has again hired labour-power from Asia, this time 500 contract-workers from Bangladesh.
The following report is based on personal conversations with some workers. ... read full story / add a comment
hungary / romania / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Thursday September 04, 2008 - 19:20 byAna Cosel
Like many other companies in the Romanian textile and construction sectors, textiles firm Mondostar has had to struggle with a persistent labour shortage for several years. Amongst the local workers hardly anyone is willing to work for the low wages paid in the textile industries. Since three months ago Mondostar has employed 95 women from the Philippines in order to counteract the shrinking supply of labour. Hoping for a good job in Europe, the workers from the Philippines borrowed money while still in their home country. They needed the money in order to be able to pay the high fees of the recruitment agency in Manila. The agency recruited them for Mondostar, signing a contract which entitled the workers to a basicwage of US-Dollar 400 and 100 per cent extra for overtime. In fact the women were never paid this wage. The following report is based on conversations with some of the Filipina workers.
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hungary / romania / anarchist movement / other libertarian press Friday November 16, 2007 - 01:28 byavant-garde
since about 3 months, a new anarcho-communist blog appeared on the web. it focuses on class war issues, including wildcat and general strikes, riots, wider uprisings and of course the organizational forms the struggle takes. though we constantly try to do our best to serve the hungarian speaking public a commented flow of international news, we might not get enough from infos and analyses by libertarian communist points of view. therefore, we ask for help. please post your news, essays or pamphlets regarding class war to:
avant-garde (at) mailbox.hu !
(you can visit the blog at http://avant-garde.blog.hu, unfortunately it's all in hungarian.)
thank you very much... in solidarity: avant-garde ... read full story / add a comment
Ουγγαρία / Ρουμανία / Αναρχική Ιστορία / Λοιπός Ελευθεριακός Τύπος Friday April 27, 2007 - 18:51 byΝΙΚΟΣ ΤΖ. ΣΕΡΓΗΣ 3 comments (last - friday april 27, 2007 - 18:56)
Ο πλήρης τίτλος είναι "Ο Ervin Szabo και η πνευματική πορεία του Gyorgy Lukacs - ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΠΑΤΡΟΤΗΤΑ ΤΗΣ ΟΥΓΓΡΙΚΗΣ ΕΠΑΝΑΣΤΑΣΗΣ ΤΩΝ ΣΥΜΒΟΥΛΊΩΝ" ... read full story / add a comment