Pragoti commemorates May Day 2009 with a request to readers to share their thoughts on the political significance of May Day this year in the current global conjuncture of imperialism in crisis.
With Israel's military assault on Gaza in December, the call internationally for Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions (BDS) to isolate Israel has intensified with appeals from various Palestinian Trade Unions. Around 50 Palestinian Trade Unions had earlier called on the International Labour Movement for a comprehensive boycott of Israel.
The Palestinian movement has long been a beacon of the national liberation struggle. It is an international commitment to strive to make the Palestinians free,writes professor Kamal Mitra Chenoy of JNU.
List of protests and mobilisations around the world for the Week against the Apartheid Wall