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Defending Korea’s peace island

South Korean villagers are campaigning to keep a military base off the pristine Jeju island, reports Chloe Simons.

Filed in: Korea, South Peace Trade Unions

The unpalatable reality of working for Apple

A fresh wave of reports unveiling exploitation in the iPad empire are forcing Apple to clean up up its act, reports Mark Engler.

Filed in: China Human Rights Trade Unions Wealth Work

Strike!

On Wednesday, Britain saw its biggest strikes for 85 years, sounding a note of challenge to the government’s austerity drive, reports Michael Pooler.

Filed in: Activism Debt Trade Unions

Student protests: the return to the streets

Despite relatively low numbers on Wednesday, the push for a truly public university system is by no means dead in the water, says Michael Pooler.

Filed in: Activism Education Politics Trade Unions

Pay your interns!

As a campaign is launched to stop the exploitation of interns, office manager Anna Weston explains the paid internship programme at New Internationalist.

Filed in: Co-operatives Trade Unions Work Youth

The future of the #Occupy movement: solidarity and escalation

How to strengthen the #Occupy movement is of much greater concern than Democrats jumping on the bandwagon, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Equality Ethical Consumerism Human Rights Social Change Society Trade Unions

Palm trees in the snow

There are no palm trees in Wisconsin – but there’s a red-faced newsreader at Fox News.

Filed in: Trade Unions United States

Whose miracle?

An epic migration to the cities has been responsible for China’s turbocharged economic performance. But, as Richard Swift explains, the cost for many workers has been too great and they refuse to be quiet any longer.

Filed in: China Trade Unions Work

A rosier Valentine's for Ugandan flower workers

Trade unions improve conditions for African flower workers

Filed in: Agriculture Trade Unions Trade Unions Uganda

Working together

A common vision has joined two major players in the labour and co-op movements. Erbin Crowell considers the implications.

Filed in: Co-operatives Trade Unions

Made in China

A peek at who’s bankrolling the boom.

Filed in: China Fair Trade Health Hong Kong Trade Trade Unions

  • April 1, 2006
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