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The origin of the world

A vignette about a Spanish anarchist and worker after the revolution's demise.

An anarchist bricklayer in Plymouth

Dave Chapple, Bridgwater, talks with Graham Short about his involvement in the movement...

Australia: Construction workers strike over exploitation of foreign colleagues

Workers walk off a constructions site in the Perth CDB

Workers at a construction site in the centre of Perth, Western Australia, walked off in protest on Monday over the working conditions of workers on 457 migration visas.

Garment and construction workers strikes in Cambodia

Striking employees of the Sun Lu Fong garment factory in Meanchey district.

In the past few days, a garment workers' strike has found itself in conflict with bosses, local authorities and union officials while last week, construction workers struck in solidarity with sacked workmates.

Ukrainian firm Aerobud cheats workers, hires strikebreakers

A group of construction workers downed tools this week after company fails to pay them or provide them with contracts.

Panama: strikes and protests force climbdown on anti-strike laws

A ten-day strike by banana plantation workers in Panama has come to an end after the government agreed an package of concessions that included the suspension of its anti-strike legislation, Law 30.

Chinese construction workers stranded in Warsaw again

A group of 21 Chinese construction workers have ended up camped outside the Chinese Embassy in Warsaw. They have no money to return home and are waiting for help.

A Regal struggle in Chengdu, China

chengdu construction workers demanding back pay from xinda

About 50 construction workers assembled outside the gate of the “Manhatten” office building in Chengdu, on behalf of over a thousand workers, demanding 30 million yuan in back pay from Chengdu Xinda Real Estate Development Co. (成都鑫达房地产开发有限公司) for 12 months work building the five-star Regal Master Hotel (成都富豪首座酒店), from July 2006 to July 2007.

Chinese workers unpaid and stranded in Warsaw face deportation

About 50 Chinese workers are camped out in front of the Chinese Embassy in Warsaw. They did not receive any pay for three months, eventually went on strike and were fired.

Nationwide strike at South African World Cup building sites

Some 70,000 construction workers in South Africa have gone on strike, halting work on stadiums being built for the 2010 World Cup.