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South Africa: Terry Bell Reports the UNI Congress in Cape Town

Peter sez:

This is the most substantial report I am so far aware of on the conference of Union Network International in Cape Town recently. Written by the redoubtable South African labour journalist, Terry Bell, it reveals to me rather the weakness than the strength of this member of the Eurocentred and Eurocentric Global Unions.

Bell himself points out the failure of the General Secretary of the UNI to make the connections between…

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Added by peter waterman on December 20, 2014 at 9:03 — No Comments

New article on labor theory published

Folks--

I just published a new article that I think you and your readers might find of interest.  Details below.  Please feel free to share widely—and apologies in advance for any cross-postings you may get.
Hope you and your’s have a good holiday season!
Best—
Kim
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Added by Kim Scipes on December 19, 2014 at 18:05 — 1 Comment

(PLF) condemned the killing 126 innocent people in Peshawar

(PLF) condemned the killing 126 innocent people in Peshawar

Haji Muhammad saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General,Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson, Mrs. Shumalia Sadiq Secretary Women wing and Mr Asaf F Vardag President Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) strongly contemned the killings of 126 Innocent peoples and declared this the worst attack to hit the country in years They said that this was the horrific attack, carried out by a relatively small number of militants. And trying to overthrow…

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Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on December 16, 2014 at 16:14 — No Comments

The People's Summit on Climate Change Calls For Energy Democracy Public health workers are fighting for the climate crisis to be treated as a public health crisis, and say their demands along with l…

The People's Summit on Climate Change Calls For Energy Democracy



Public health workers are fighting for the climate crisis to be treated as a public health crisis, and say their demands along with labor are not being addressed at COP20, says Jean Ross of the National Nurses United Council of Presidents. -  …
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Added by peter waterman on December 14, 2014 at 17:13 — No Comments

USA/Peru: The Civil Society, Including Union, Presence at the COP, Lima, Peru.

The People's Summit on Climate Change Calls For Energy Democracy



Public health workers are fighting for the climate crisis to be treated as a public health crisis, and say their demands along with labor are not being addressed at COP20, says Jean Ross of the National Nurses United Council of Presidents. -  …
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Added by peter waterman on December 14, 2014 at 17:13 — No Comments

USA: A Labour History of Queer America (or Vice Versa)

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Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer…

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Added by peter waterman on December 14, 2014 at 10:02 — No Comments

All Human Beings are Born Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights”.

All Human Beings are…
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Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on December 14, 2014 at 3:38 — No Comments

USA: A Union Created by Workers the Union Could not Aford to Unionise

Is this…
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Added by peter waterman on December 13, 2014 at 16:08 — No Comments

(PLF) Urge to Prime Minister taking notice of the Financial Crisis in the PTDC

(PLF) Urge to Prime Minister taking notice of the Financial Crisis in the PTDC

Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian Founder/Secretary General, Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson Mr Asaf F Vardag President…

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Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on December 12, 2014 at 20:22 — No Comments

(PLF) Demanded For the Implementation of Women Protection Law

(PLF) Demanded For the Implementation of Women Protection Law 

 

Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian, Founder/Secretary General,Mrs Atia Saleem Chairperson, Mrs.…

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Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on December 11, 2014 at 14:51 — No Comments

USA: Walmart, Smiley-Faced, Self-Congratulatory Corporate Criminal

Sid Shniad /span>shniad@gmail.com>

10:57 PM (9 hours ago)…
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Added by peter waterman on December 11, 2014 at 8:41 — No Comments

USA: Student-Worker Union Votes Overwhelmingly for BDS

 
 
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Added by peter waterman on December 11, 2014 at 8:35 — No Comments

Teacher union worried about Hong Kong students in face of police violence

Fung Wai-Wah the HKPTU President

The Hong Kong Professional Teachers ' Union has issued an urgent appeal hours before Hong Kong police clear one of the last remaning #OccupyHK protest…

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Added by Andrew Casey on December 10, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Ursula Huws new book: Labor in the Global Digital Economy

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Added by peter waterman on December 9, 2014 at 20:22 — No Comments

South Africa: What the UNI Conference in Capte Town didn't take seriously

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Added by peter waterman on December 9, 2014 at 11:59 — No Comments

Palestine/Israel: BDS is Winning Worldwide

Peter sez:

Well, Omar Barghouti, is not being triumphalist about the spread of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, but he is suggesting that it is reach its 'South Africa Moment'. He also argues that Zionism, which, in the past, had been smart, is today becoming dumber. I share this understanding in so far as I recall, way back in the mid-1950s, trying to argue with Arab nationalist student leaders the difference between Israel and the Jewish…

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Added by peter waterman on December 9, 2014 at 11:02 — No Comments

Algeria/UK, Israel/Palestine: Labour Movement Delegation Presents Gaza Demand to Foreign Office

Peter sez:

I'm having some problem posting this complete item here. But anyone wishing to support, or get more information, can approach Mikey Calvert. The additional material I wanted to post (and which I will now try to paste below) shows very considerable support, including that of a number of MPs.

Now read on...

UGTA-PT Appeal on Gaza Blockade delegation…

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Added by peter waterman on December 9, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments

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