A Marxist analysis, by Hocine Bellaloufi.
‘ … an alarmingly increase during the quarantine period’.
‘People are saying that the role of the Movement is, now, to face the pandemic.’
‘It is hard to remember that, only a week ago, central Algiers was thronged with people’
Below is a translation of El Watan’s 5 November report on various trade unions’ work-stoppages over the last week. On the development of the strike wave, see al-M’s translation, ‘Algeria’s Autonomous Unions — Striking When, for What?‘. The following translation was originally published on 9 November 2019. –– The social front is on boil. Over the […]
“The labour unions that have for several months overlooked social demands have awoken”
‘… a new phase of the illegitimate pouvoir’s strategy’
‘We therefore urge the military establishment to push towards a democratic transition and organise presidential elections as soon as possible.’
‘Our aim was to call out to students at other universities, to organise towards the formation of a student network.’
‘… there will be no recognition of a legitimate representative or transitional program without democratic approval by the base’