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Bangladesh workers torch factory

Many times when we hear about militant strikes happening they’re situated in places like France and other European countries.  This, amongst other things, has led some to think of class struggle as a “European thing.”  This is absolutely wrong.  The class struggle is a world struggle of workers from all nations and ethnicities against those who seek to suck their life away in the pursuit of profit.

Check out this article about workers in Bangladesh fighting back against the effects of the economic crisis.

“About 20,000 workers, some armed with sticks and stones, were protesting on the streets of Ashulia, 30 kilometres (19 miles) outside Dhaka, when some set fire to a factory, assistant police commissioner Nur Ahmed told AFP.”

Full Article here