Open Letter from Hong Kong Federaton of Trade Unions
The Hong Kong dockworkers’ strike enters its thirteen days today (April 9), and public donation reached 3.5 million HK$. Meanwhile according to the CTU, the strike now is supported by 65 dockworkers’ unions around the world.
The management continues to refuse talking to the union.
Responding to direct racist threats from the nazi party Golden Dawn against one of the founding members of CADTM Greece Moisis Litsis, the international CADTM network wishes to highlight how serious a danger the rise of fascism is, a development that is the direct consequence of the deterioration of social conditions imposed by creditors claiming that paying public debts is more important than fundamental human rights.
Since January 1, 2013 in Tallinn, capital of Estonia, a city of 419,830 inhabitants, residents can take the bus, trolleybus or tram for free. Non-residents must still pay for public transport; they just have to obtain, for the price of 2 euros, a special green card, which tourists must recharge when paying, or else buy a ticket from the driver.