Workers all over America are striking, walking off the job, protesting, and organizing "sick-outs" during the coronavirus pandemic. A general strike could be big, and it might already be starting.
France's massive transport strike is mostly over, but some members of a Paris union are not going quietly.
A modern protest would likely need specific demands and backing from major employers.
Women from all over the country skipped work or school and went on strike to oppose the complete ban on abortion.
Major Greek unions have called a 24-hour strike and demonstrations in protest at austerity measures agreed by Syriza in exchange for fresh bailout funds. And the Syriza government is right behind them.
Quebec's most militant student group has voted to throw out all six of its executive committee after they brought up the possibility of delaying strikes.
Juan was born in Madrid and has spent most of his life fighting on its streets—usually over soccer, sometimes over social issues he deems significant. Juan is not his real name.