Myanmar Workers Face Down a Military Dictatorship

Members of the Federation of General Workers Myanmar share their stories of resistance following the coup d’etat of February 1.

Maximillian Alvarez

Demonstrators gather in Yangon, Myanmar, to protest the overthrow of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi. Getty Images AsiaPac

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In this important episode, we interview worker-organizers with the Federation of General Workers Myanmar about the brutal military coup that has been unfolding in their country since February 1 of this year, and we talk about working people’s brave and dangerous efforts to stand up and fight back. Please help us spread the word, and stand in solidarity with the working people of Myanmar.

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Maximillian Alvarez is editor-in-chief at the Real News Network and host of the podcast Working People, available at InThe​se​Times​.com. He is also the author of The Work of Living: Working People Talk About Their Lives and the Year the World Broke.

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