USAID Grants $3 Million to Solidarity Center’s Bogotá Office–Unionists Want to Know Why
by James Jordan (Alliance for Global Justice)…
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A crying scandal. But I don't think it necessarily applies to Amnesty International or other Non-US Human Rights bodies. I have a vague memory of AI publishing an expose on labour rights precisely in the USA. The other question is why this has to be raised 2012 by a journalist rather than the US unions over the last two-three decades.
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(PLF) has strongly condemned the Arrest of Trade Union Leaders in Turkey
On behalf of the Executive Board of Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) we are strongly condemned the Government of Turkey’s to raided on the Trade Unions on 25th June and 71 Trade Union members and Leaders were arrested. This is clear cut violation of Fundamental Rights and ILO Conventions.
We are strongly protested against the misuse of Turkey’s…Continue
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Workers of the World - International Journal of Strikes and Social Conflict is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the English language, for which manuscripts may be submitted in Spanish, French, English, Italian and Portuguese. Workers of the World publishes original articles, interviews and book reviews in the field of labour history and social conflicts in an interdisciplinary, global, long term historical and non Eurocentric perspective.
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In the MFL Palestinians and foreigners are not people
I don't know sometimes why we bother. The Palestine resolution hit the floor with concurrence and BDS included. Only one person spoke against with the false premise that "Israel is the only middle eastern country with free trade unionism"...after a few interventions in support of the committee recommendation someone moved to refer back to committee because "this was controversial" and the "press will attack us".…
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On the one hand there is the image of a normal Israel, as a Middle Eastern version of a Liberal-Democratic state, on the other there is something being born, an Israel which is talks about the one-percent and the 99-percent.
Is this what Real Democracy is beginning to look like?
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by James Jordan (Alliance for Global Justice)…
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Here in Australia we have Earthworker Cooperative which seeks to be worker controlled and run transition from coal/fossil fuel pollutants to renewable clean energy systems. see http://earthworkercooperative.com/
There is also a food cooperative in Goulburn valley that seeks to take over a closed former Heinz tomato sauce etc processing plant to make local food preserved for distribution.
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Eric Lee, creator of UnionBook, LabourStart and TULIP (Trade Unions Linking Israel and Palestine), just posted a link to this item from TULIP. I thought it should be given a little more prominence.
Although I am no specialist on the Zionist history of Histadrut, I am quite impressed by the manner in which this pamphlet 1) manages to mention 'BDS' but once and 'Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions' not at all, and…Continue
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Representatives of governments from all the world will be present at the Rio+20 U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development, June 2012. What can we expect from this so-called “Earth Summit” from a social and ecological perspective? Nothing! Or, to be charitable, very little. This is not only due to the narrow-mindedness, greed, corruption, ignorance and selfishness of most of those…Continue
Added by peter waterman on June 21, 2012 at 11:09 — No Comments
National Nurses United(NNU) took up the cause of Robin Hood at Chicago’s downtown J.P. Morgan Chase building on June 19. With its merry band of tax reforming nurses, the NNU held a lunch hour rally to press for a financial transactions tax (FTT) or as it is more commonly called, a “Robin Hood Tax”. Chicago was among 15 cities where similar rallies were held.
Easily recognized by their red scrubs along with their Robin Hood hats and masks, NNU members described the Robin Hood tax in…Continue
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(PLF) Solidarity Support USB ITALY Strike
on behalf of the Executive Board of Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) we are fully supporting the USB…Continue
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