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Could Israeli Histadrut be Transformed from Inside? (Israeli Communist Party via Yoshie Furhashi, USA)

Peter sez:

I have cut this piece to what relates to Histadrut. I am assuming that the background piece on Histadrut was appended to her piece by Yoshie Furuhashi. Otherwise I have the same question posed by her relating to the significance of any Left list within this organisation. Can anyone enlighten us?

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Added by peter waterman on April 4, 2012 at 7:53 — No Comments

Authority and Power within Anonymous

Authority and Power within Anonymous | P2P Foundation

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Added by Orsan Senalp on April 3, 2012 at 17:37 — No Comments

May Day on May First community radio 3CR broadcast

3CR will celebrate May Day 2012 with a special broadcast on Tuesday 1 May from 7am - 12 noon. Each year on 1 May people from around the world join in celebrations to mark the achievements of workers while recognising the fight for equity in the workplace is far from over. There'll be news and views from local and international workers as well as all the details on events happening on the day and analysis of recent achievements through union activism.…

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Added by Viola Wilkins on April 3, 2012 at 8:52 — No Comments

Blitz the Boss

Blitz The Boss - By Sean Carleton, X364847

This song is part punk rock anthem and part John Brill’s 1916 IWW classic “Dump the Bosses Off Your Back.” It is inspired by the fight of Jimmy John’s workers for sick pay and dignity in the workplace. The first verse can be changed to any issue and the rest of the song still holds together and speaks, loudly, to the need for a “lighting war” against the boss.



Tune: “Blitzkrieg Bop” by The …

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Resisting Financial Dictatorship – Reclaiming Democracy and Social Rights ! Political declaration & coordinated actions – JSC 2012

Resisting Financial Dictatorship –

Reclaiming Democracy and Social Rights !

Political declaration & coordinated actions – JSC 2012

Where we come from

1. Last year, the JSC fixed its diagnosis of the crisis. It highlighted the systemic nature of it:

financial, economic, social, ecological and political. This crisis shows the failure of a development

model and of two decades of neoliberalism. The JSC also denounced the neoliberal character of

the…

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Added by Orsan Senalp on April 2, 2012 at 20:45 — No Comments

Workshop – Trade unions, free trade and the problem of transnational solidarity (via Andres Bieler, UK/Germany)

Workshop – Trade unions, free trade and the problem of transnational solidarity.

Resistance against free trade agreements has increased since the demonstrations at the WTO ministerial conference in Seattle in…

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Added by peter waterman on April 2, 2012 at 18:41 — No Comments

General Strike in Spain: A Turning Point?

Spain: Huge general strike could mark turning of tide

Sunday, April 1, 2012
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Added by peter waterman on April 1, 2012 at 20:28 — No Comments

Message from Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) on the Occasion of The 100th Anniversary of Comrade Kim II Sung

Message from Pakistan Labour Federation (PLF) on the Occasion of The 100th Anniversary of Comrade Kim II Sung 

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Added by Haji Muhammad Saeed Arian on April 1, 2012 at 15:38 — No Comments

Single Mother's Strike Poland May 2008

Mothers' Strike

Documentary film on a single mothers' hunger strike in Wałbrzych, Poland, in May 2008.

After the closure of local companies and the slashing of 25,000 jobs a Free Trade Zone was established in Wałbrzych in the year 2000. The workers are hired through temporary agencies and…

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Added by Viola Wilkins on April 1, 2012 at 0:40 — No Comments

Trade unions; the next generation

Bernadette Hyland interviews 2 young trade unionists in Manchester. UK

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Added by Michael Herbert on March 31, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

2 Reviews of Wisconsin Uprising Books (c/o Yoshie Furahashi + Debate List)

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Wisconsin: Making Sense of the Uprising



C. Estelle Clark reviews It Started in Wisconsin.



Ellen La Luzerne reviews Wisconsin Uprising: Labor Fights Back



Harry Richardson reviews We Are Wisconsin



by C. Estelle Clark



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Added by peter waterman on March 30, 2012 at 22:30 — No Comments

"Trabajadores de España, tu lucha es mi lucha" corean trabajadores de Perú

Cgtp con la huelga general en España: "Trabajadores de España, tu lucha es mi lucha"

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Added by Carlos Mejia A. on March 29, 2012 at 19:44 — No Comments

Does Massive Casualisation of Labour Reveal the Irrelevance of Cosatu? (Fazila Farouk and Ighsan Schroeder, South Africa)

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Labour Brokers Bad for SA Workers,

but Trade Unions Not Much Better

 

Fazila Farouk of the South African Civil Society Information Service interviews Ighsaan Schroeder of the Casual Workers Advice Office,…

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Added by peter waterman on March 29, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments

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