Video: National Protest Day in Support of Maruti Suzuki Workers (Delhi), Feb 5

Two Films on Antonio Gramsci

GRAMSCI: EVERYTHING THAT CONCERNS PEOPLE (1987)

The film Gramsci: Everything that Concerns People (1987) is now available on YouTube. The film was made for Channel 4 (Scotland) by Mike Alexander and Douglas Eadie, with Tom Nairn and Hamish Henderson as consultants.

 

Giorgio Baratta’s NEW YORK AND THE MYSTERY OF NAPLES: A JOURNEY THROUGH GRAMSCI’S WORLD

Video: Union Maids (1976)

Courtesy: LibCom.org

Video: 9th December 2012 – Automobile Workers’ Convention

Seminar: Challenges facing the labour movement in India (Oct 20, 2012)

Seminar organised by various workers organisations in New Delhi (Oct 20, 2012) to assess the challenge before the workers movement in India in the context of the Maruti Struggle.

Maruti Suzuki: Workers’ Side of the Story

Workers of the Maruti Suzuki Manesar plant speak up about the events of 18th July 2012, and the repression that they have been facing since then. These workers were amongst the 500 permanent workers who were terminated in the aftermath of the fire.

The workers addressed a convention on 7th September organised by AICCTU and AISA.

Possibilities beyond the Maruti Struggle: Nationalisation and Workers Control – Alok, KYS

Alok Kumar, leader of Krantikari Yuva Sangathan addressing a gathering at the Maruti Suzuki Headquarters on August 27, 2012.

August 9: In solidarity with Maruti Suzuki Workers

A joint demonstration was organized at the Labour Ministry headquarters of the Indian government in Delhi by over 20 organizations on August 9, 2012 to protest the repression and arrest of Maruti Suzuki workers of Manesar plant (Haryana), and against the violent work regime that exists in the industrial sector in the country which do not even grant minimum labour rights allowed under the existing labour laws. Around 60 activists were forcibly detained at the Parliament Street Police Station, where they organised a meeting (see the videos below):

Com Alok (Krantikari Yuva Sangathan)

Com Sanjay (Inquilabi Mazdoor Kendra)

Cultural Activists

On the significance of the Maruti Suzuki struggle – Pothik Ghosh


Pothik Ghosh, Editor, Radical Notes speaking at the July 21st Demonstration

On the Struggle at Maruti Suzuki and the 18th July event – A Conversation with Shyambir


Bhumika Chauhan talks to Shyambir, an activist with Inquilabi Mazdoor Kendra, Gurgaon