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A clarification

UnionBook is a space for trade unionists to post their own content, and we do not censor.  

In all the years UnionBook has been around, we've deleted no content nor banned anyone from posting anything.  No topic is off-limits. 

Anyone who spends more than a minute on the site will realize this.

Participants in UnionBook are free to post what they want.

However, earlier this week one participant posted an unprovoked and deeply personal attack which we felt was inappropriate.  

That person was temporarily suspended from membership in UnionBook.  We are currently in discussions with him about how to restore his membership.  

Nothing which he posted over the last few years has been deleted and he is free to express his views, as are all of us.

If you have any questions at all about what has happened, please email Eric Lee.  

Thanks for understanding.  

Eric Lee

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Industrial Workers of the World

The working class and the employing class have nothing in common. There can be no peace so long as hunger and want are found among millions of the working people and the few, who make up the employing class, have all the good things of life.
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Trade Union Educators

An open group to share thoughts, materials and resources for trade union activist education
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Public Services International

Public Services International (PSI) is a global trade union federation representing some 20 million women and men working in public services around the world
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New Unionism

Organizing for workplace democracy.
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Solidarity with the people of Egypt

A place for trade unionists to discuss what we can do to help our brothers and sisters in Egypt in their historic struggle for democracy.
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Labor-lore and Working Class Culture

This is a group for anyone interested in the folklore and cultural expression of workers. If you're into work songs, labor movement art, shop-floor lingo, occupational folklore, or any related topic, then this is the group for you.See More
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Orsan Senalp posted a status
"Suspended my self from @Unionbook and @LabourStart until we have a clarification on how Zionism-Statism and Global Solidarity goes tohether!"
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Nick Rudikoff liked Eric Lee's status
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Nick Rudikoff commented on Kim Scipes's blog post I support Peter Waterman and his battle against arbitrary suspension by Eric Lee
"How is it right that one man controls a social network for trade unions. I say if this isn't resolved and quickly we all take off and find another social network to connect on. Can anyone think of one? :) I know FB will advertise at us but…"
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Ian Manborde liked Kim Scipes's blog post I support Peter Waterman and his battle against arbitrary suspension by Eric Lee
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Kim Scipes posted a blog post

I support Peter Waterman and his battle against arbitrary suspension by Eric Lee

Friends--For some reason--as far as I know unstated, but I can guess--Eric has suspended Peter from Union Book.I am appalled at Eric's actions:  Eric himself would be up in arms if someone had treated him the way he has treated Peter.I have no problem with Eric disagreeing with Peter--as Peter will attest, he and I have "gone around" on numerous occasions.  But suspending Peter is beyond acceptance:  if nothing else, it violates the democracy on which most if not all of us would argue MUST be…See More
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Open Letter from Peter Waterman Asking Eric Lee of Labour Start the Reason Why He is Suspended and Banned from Unionbook | 24.07.14

I have received the below open letter from someone who is very well-known by devoting his life time efforts to international and global solidarity and social emancipation: Peter Waterman. Peter, though, did put a stress on labour internationalism of which he saw that the solidarity between unions is only one and a small part in the broad picture. Coming from a Jewish family himslef he, has been openly critical of Zionism and Israel’s ever-expanding a barbaric occupation on Palestinian…See More
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Orsan Senalp commented on Peter HJ's group New Unionism
"I have received the below open letter from someone who is very well-known by devoting his life time efforts to international and global solidarity and social emancipation: Peter Waterman. Yet he did put a stress on labour internationalism,…"
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