Workers Party of Belgium: ‘The strikers are more determined than ever to make the government withdraw’
Antwerp, Belgium – On Nov. 24 a regional general strike was organized in four Belgian provinces by the trade unions. This is part of a broader strike movement, to culminate in a national general strike on Dec. 15. The protest movement is directed against the harsh austerity measures imposed on the workers by the rightist government of Prime Minister Charles Michel and the leader of the Flemish nationalist party Bart De Wever, who is also mayor of Antwerp.
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Workers Party of Belgium (PTB).With one stroke, Ford closes its automobile factory in Genk (Belgium)The PTB demands the seizure of Ford's assets in Belgium
Fight Back News Service has translated and is circulating the following article from the Workers Party of Belgium’s (PTB) press service on the recent election in Belgium. The rightist, reactionary New Flemish Alliance (N-VA), which advocates the breakup of Belgium, scored major gains in this election.