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peter waterman commented on Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian's blog post Pakistan Labour Federation Solidarity support with the General Federation of Syrian Trade Unions – FGTU! for their heroic resistance and the struggle of the Syrian people!
"Actually, Eric, there is a broader point at issue here. Haji's union is affiliated to the World Federation of Trade Unions. This is a Communist organisation that both before and after the workers and people of the Communist bloc overthrew their…"
Friday
Eric Lee commented on Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian's blog post Pakistan Labour Federation Solidarity support with the General Federation of Syrian Trade Unions – FGTU! for their heroic resistance and the struggle of the Syrian people!
""We are not supporting the Assad government" doesn't fit well with "the elected government of Bashar AL-Assad that, in his sovereign positions and his haughty solidarity with the Palestinian people, is undoubtedly the mainstay of…"
Friday
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian posted a blog post

Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) demand appropriate wages

Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) demand appropriate wages Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) demanded appropriate wages for the Workers commensurate with spiraling inflation in the country. A meting of the Executive Board of (PLF) was organized by the Pakistan Labours Federation (PLF) at the Sukkur where (PLF) Central President Asaf F Vardag, Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General, Mrs. Atia Saleem Chairperson, and other members addressed the Workers. They demanded good working…See More
Friday
peter waterman commented on Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian's blog post Pakistan Labour Federation Solidarity support with the General Federation of Syrian Trade Unions – FGTU! for their heroic resistance and the struggle of the Syrian people!
"Well, Eric, is this not a case of the pot calling the kettle black? Of course the Haji is identifying himself with the state-controlled trade unions of a dictatorial and sectarian and racist regime. But, as we know from the history of British…"
Thursday
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian commented on Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian's blog post Pakistan Labour Federation Solidarity support with the General Federation of Syrian Trade Unions – FGTU! for their heroic resistance and the struggle of the Syrian people!
"Dear Comrade Eric Lee we are supporting the Innocent workers and peoples of Syria and supporting the Trade Union of Syria we are not supporting the Assad Government your comments are very discouraging us because as a Trade Unionist it is our duty to…"
Thursday
Andre Kersey is now a member of UnionBook
Thursday
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian posted a blog post

Pakistan Labour Federation Solidarity support with the General Federation of Syrian Trade Unions – FGTU! for their heroic resistance and the struggle of the Syrian people!

Pakistan Labour Federation Solidarity support with the General Federation of Syrian Trade Unions – FGTU! for their heroic resistance and the struggle of the Syrian people! The Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) condemns the Brazilian Government to cost their vote in favor of the UN Security Council resolution presented by the United States that undermines the sovereignty of Syria. The (PLF) has always condemned the predatory wars, division attempts and people domination to control territory and…See More
Thursday
Roger Etkind is now a member of UnionBook
Jul 28
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian posted blog posts
Jul 26
peter waterman posted a blog post

Palestinian Unions Call for International Union Boycott of Israel's Histadrut

Peter sez:I do not know whether the PGFTU, in Gaza, is or is not affiliated to the ITUC. But it is calling for international unions to boycott the Israeli Histadrut for its complicity with Israeli state policies of repeated aggression against and long-standing occupation of Palestinian territory.It is my opinion that such unions as the South African Cosatu, the Brazilian CUT, and many other national trade unions with anti-imperialist pretensions, should make the ITUC choose between its…See More
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 replied to Peter Moore's discussion Union Media in the group Industrial Workers of the World
"Industrial Worker - Issue #1776, July/August 2015 Headlines: Incarcerated Workers’ Uprising In Nebraska Kansas City IWW Member Released From Prison Syndicalists Organize And Win In Berlin! Features: Building Workers’ Power in the…"
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 posted a status
"The Canadian government has launched another "legal" salvo at the labour movement."
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 posted a status
"Safer now…"
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 posted a status
"Ottawa: Black, Middle Eastern people street checked more.…"
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 posted a status
"Donation campaign to support the Bill C-51 charter challenge has met its $25,000 target in just 3 days. http://www.gofundme.com/C51onTrial"
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 posted a status
"Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression go after Bill C-51 with a Charter challenge."
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 posted a status
"UN raises concerns about Canada's Bill C-51…"
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 commented on General Defense Committee Local6's photo
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"On Tuesday July 21, IWW member Jason was cleared of all the phony charges dating from an arrest in November 2013. Jason was falsely charged with assaulting a cop, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after Cambridge and Harvard Police attacked an…"
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 posted photos
Jul 25
General Defense Committee Local6 posted a status
"Handcuffing obese man killed him…"
Jul 25
 
 
 

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