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USA: Solidarity Unionism Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below, 2nd Edition

PM Press was founded in 2007 as an independent publisher with a veteran staff boasting awealth of experience in print and online publishing. We seek to create radical and stimulatingfiction and non-fiction books, pamphlets, T-shirts, and visual and audio materials to entertain,educate, and inspire you.SUBJECT CATEGORYLabor Studies/PoliticsPRICE$14.95ISBN978-1-62963-096-0PAGE COUNT128SIZE8 x 5FORMATPaperbackPUBLICATION DATE04/15DISTRIBUTED BYIndependent Publishers Group(312) 337-0747…See More
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Erik Larsson is now friends with Syl and Global Labour Journal
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Orsan Senalp posted a blog post

UPDATE! Worker to worker exchanges between shop-floors, cities and countries Module 1 * Social media skillshares starts August 1

Starting Date August 1 - Başangıç 1 Ağustos: Course Link / Kursun LinkiSocial media and online networking guide for shop stewards, union trainers, organisers, and workers (7 week x 2 hours)  / Sendikacılar, işyeri temsilcileri ve işçiler için sosyal medya ve çevrimiçi ağlar üzerinden örgütlenme  (7 hafta x 2 saat)Introduction / GirişStronger ties with online networking / Sosyal ağlar ile daha…See More
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Fuel Security Australia - BP Crew Speaks

Fuel Security Australia - BP British Loyalty Crew Speaks - This week oil giant BP removed their Aussie-crewed oil tanker British Loyalty from Australian coas...
Global Labour Journal joined Keith Barger's group

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.
Global Labour Journal updated their profile
Global Labour Journal commented on Trish Lavelle's group Trade Union Educators
"Interview with Sam Gindin"
Global Labour Journal joined Trish Lavelle's group

Trade Union Educators

An open group to share thoughts, materials and resources for trade union activist education
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Global Labour Journal is now friends with Hyundai Rajavelu and Henry Evans-Tenbrinke
Global Labour Journal posted a blog post

Interview with Sam Gindin

In the latest edition of the Global Labour Journal, Sam Gindin argued for the necessity to "bring class back in" (full article: https://escarpmentpress.org/globallabour/article/view/2465/2355). We asked him a few questions with regard to the influence of the current crisis and how he envisions an adequate strategy for labour nowadays. Here are his…See More
peter waterman posted a blog post

South Africa: Untold Story of Marikana Strike Leader

Marikana massacre: the untold story of the strike leader who died for workers’ rightsIn 2012 a strike at the Marikana platinum mine in South Africa ended when police opened fire, killing 34 miners. Investigations have revealed one rebel leader died trying to broker a peaceful solution. Nick Davies uncovers his storyMgcineni Noki, with the striking platinum miners on…See More
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian posted blog posts
Ira Wechsler commented on Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian's blog post PLF) Urge to Prime Minister taking notice of the Unemployment Crisis in Pakistan
"Yes we have degenerated to the point where we have to beg ploiticians to do what we as apowerful, united working class should be doing for ourselves. Let the capitalists system burn. You guys are the phony l"leaders" of the workers. You…"
peter waterman posted a blog post

Canada-US-Mexico Solidarity: Exiled Mexican Union Leader Speaks

 Workers’ Struggles Against the Corporate OffensiveInboxxLeftStreamed via gmail.com 4:53 AM (3 hours ago)to pwatermaLeftStreamed — Recorded in Vancouver, 28 April 2015Workers’ Struggles Against the Corporate Offensive:Continental PerspectivesA Panel discussion of Continental Crucible with Napoleón Gómez Urrutia, Jim Sinclair and…See More
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian posted a blog post

PLF) Urge to Prime Minister taking notice of the Unemployment Crisis in Pakistan

(PLF) Urge to Prime Minister taking notice of the Unemployment Crisis in Pakistan Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General, Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson Mr Asaf F Vardag President and Mrs Shumalia Sadiq  Secretary Women wing Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF)  Draw kind attention of Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan towards unemployment, which is one of the biggest problems in Pakistan. And the Resources are wasted and people’s incomes are depressed during such periods…See More
Ira Wechsler commented on Freedom Socialist Party's blog post 46th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots
"With a sample size in the hundreds or tens of thousands? Verifiable data?"
Peter Moore commented on Freedom Socialist Party's blog post 46th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots
"I guess we would have to ask your gay co-workers to know for sure. On the national level, the Williams Institute at UCLA did a study in 2012: see http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Sears-Mallory-Discrimination-July-20111.pdf"
Ira Wechsler commented on Freedom Socialist Party's blog post 46th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots
"I doubt that very much. My own experience tells me otherwise. In my hospital that I had worked in for 30 years til I retired 2 years ago, many supervisors and mid level managers were lesbians. I believe that some of them want to prove they are more…"
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