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Esperanto-tradukgrupo posted a blog post

Kolombio : la minejoj plu danĝeraj

Tradukinto: neniammilito@free.frLa 13an de majo, 15 ministoj mortis post blokado en inundita orminejo en Riosucio, Kolombio. Post eksplodo en orminejo aŭ elektro-interrompo, pumpiloj ĉesis funkcii kaj la minejo estis inundita. La proprietulo de la minejo, Leonardo Mejía, diris ke 15 el la 80 ministoj kiuj laboris en la minejo mortis.*IndustriALL Global Union <…See More
3 hours ago
peter waterman commented on peter waterman's blog post South Africa: Untold Story of Marikana Strike Leader
"Ira: I take the liberty of commenting IN CAPS between the lines of your piece. Comment by Ira Wechsler 9 hours ago Delete Comment Let's stop being diplomatic with the ANC. I care not what films are made lionizing Mandela. No matter his…"
4 hours ago
Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian posted a blog post

(PLF) Demanded Release the Cra Julia Amparu Lotan

(PLF) Demanded Release the Cra Julia Amparu Lotan Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) demanded to immediately release Comrade Cra Julia Amparu Lotan who has been illegality detained by the Guatemalan authorities.. We fully  solidarity support, and assure our full cooperation (Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian)Founder/Secretary GeneralPakistan Labour Federation (PLF) Affiliated withWorld Federation Of Trade Unions (WFTU) See More
8 hours ago
Ira Wechsler commented on peter waterman's blog post South Africa: Untold Story of Marikana Strike Leader
"Let's stop being diplomatic with the ANC. I care not what films are made lionizing Mandela. No matter his personal sacrifice, his politics were anything but revolutionary, and he and the ANC ultimately betrayed the revolution in South Africa.…"
13 hours ago
peter waterman posted a blog post

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
21 hours ago
Erik Larsson is now friends with Syl and Global Labour Journal
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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Jamie McMechan posted a video

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…"
May 17
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
May 17

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