Is one big networked union possible or necessary?
Recent experiences in the US, Europe and else where like general strikes in Span, Greece, UK, Oakland, US West Coast, May 1st, Walmart strikes, 14N European general strike, IWW Occupy collaborations, factory and work…
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OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress has sent a strongly-worded letter to the Prime Minister regarding legislation that will harass unions, invade the personal privacy of…Continue
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New Delhi, 3 June. The three-member fact-finding team comprising media persons and social activists which enquired into the incident of firing on factory workers on 3rd May in Gorakhpur city of Uttar Pradesh has raised questions on the role of the local administration and police while demanding a high-level enquiry in the incidents.
The fact-finding team which visited Gorakhpur from 19 to 21 May released its report in New Delhi today. The…
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Factory owners buckle under pressure - Locked out
mills to start from June 3
New Delhi, June 2. Workers in Gorakhpur achieved a major victory in their struggle…Continue
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Gorakhpur 31 of May. Workers in Gorakhpur have occupied a locked out yarn mill since Monday to press for their demands. Workers in Gorakhpur have been agitating for several weeks on their demands. The struggle intensified after May 3 when hired criminals called by the owners of a factory fired on them injuring 19…Continue
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No trace of women workers, a labour leader and a girl student taken into custody…Continue
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Joint Social Conference
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The below is the text excerpted from the wiki page of GAIA, the first ever transnational social network union. Join GAIA, and discussion on the Charter, modify the text, and participate with others to the collective process. Spread the word!
Australia Asia Worker…
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Global Labour Journal is pleased to announce that the latest issue of the Journal (GLJ 2.1, January 2011) is now available for free download online:
In this issue:
**Special Issue: Making Public Sociology, guest-edited by Michael…Continue
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For those interested in the WSF process, in which the inter/national trade unions are taking increasing part, the Detroit Forum may be of some interest. On the one hand this was a forum oriented toward the poor and the marginalised, on the other this discussion suggests the presence or even awareness of labour was marginal.
Now read on...
Learning from the US Social…Continue
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Bearing in mind this was apparently written three years ago
it does suggest the value of critical and committed analysis, rather
than waiting for any Wikileaks, Post-Facto BBC analyses, etc. Note
the passing references to unions, which suggests to me that up to
now these have been either regime-dominated or marginalised…
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Barack Obama is another stock character in the cyclical…
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DECLARATION OF THE DEMOCRATIC LEFT FRONTContinue
ADOPTED BY THE FIRST NATIONAL CONFERENCE
20-23 January 2011
Post-apartheid capitalism is leaving a trail of hunger, poverty, anger
and misery. The wealthy elite, the bosses and their hangers on refuse to
concede a single inch to the urgent needs of the majority. They label
even the most modest reforms as the thin edge of the wedge of communism.
And as always the government shakes and concedes…
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