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Trade Unions

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Trade unions are feminism’s forgotten ally

We should learn from and link to the unions, says Rebecca Winson: solidarity works!

Filed in: Activism Feminism Trade Unions Work

Unions celebrate victory as up to a million workers strike in Britain

Natasha Turner reports on the ‘biggest public-sector walkout since 1926’. 

Filed in: Trade Unions United Kingdom Work

Cambodia’s garment workers fight poor working conditions

Alice Cuddy reports on the government crackdown against protesters and trade unions.

Filed in: Activism Cambodia Trade Unions Work

Don’t underestimate working people’s solidarity

Don Flynn remembers when ordinary people refused to be divided into nationalistic tribes.

Filed in: Class Migration Nationalism Trade Unions

Labour rights boost for Egypt

The inclusion of a union leader in the new cabinet bodes well, reports Public Services International.

Filed in: Egypt Politics Trade Unions Work

Miliband’s mistake: or how not to win the next election

Labour’s approach to trade unionists is all wrong, says John Millington.

Filed in: England Politics Trade Unions

Stuff your austerity! We want something different

Is this the turning point, when British people find the courage, power and unity to say ‘no’? Vanessa Baird on the People’s Assembly.

Filed in: Activism Politics Trade Unions United Kingdom

Caroline Lucas: ‘The People’s Assembly offers hope’

Mischa Wilmers speaks to the Green Party MP about the public response to the anti-austerity coalition and her optimism on what it can achieve.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Politics Trade Unions United Kingdom

Why I won’t be boycotting Primark

After the factory deaths in Bangladesh, Ilana Winterstein says consumer pressure is what’s needed to make brands listen to workers.

Filed in: Bangladesh Ethical Consumerism Human Rights Trade Unions Work

Forget about winning, Lefties

Shimri Zameret on why he thinks national struggles for social justice are failing to bring true international solidarity among workers.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Trade Unions Work

Bring workers’ rights back into fashion

Angered by the avoidable tragic factory collapse at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at how we’ve regressed on employment.

Filed in: Bangladesh Corporations Human Rights India Politics Trade Unions Work

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