New Internationalist

Trade Unions

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It's heating up: 'Unions can play a vital role in the battle for climate justice'

Danny Chivers talks to Anabella Rosemberg of the International Trade Union Confederation about putting climate change on the labour movement’s agenda.

Filed in: Climate Change Trade Unions Work

Take profit out of education – and put teaching back in

Kath Holder looks at the state of schooling in Britain, and argues for a stronger trade union response.

Filed in: Education Health Trade Unions United Kingdom

‘Politics is the battle of remembering over forgetting’

Comedian and activist Mark Thomas talks socialist sheds, working-class stories and the importance of sticking together.

Filed in: England Society Trade Unions Work

‘Acts of solidarity are what make us human’

Though facing overwhelming struggles of their own, teachers at the NUT conference in Brighton have been showing a true spirit of internationalism, writes Jo Lateu.

Filed in: Activism Education Trade Unions

‘We need social ownership and democratic control of energy’

Tabby Spence explores the role of trade unionists in the climate-justice movement.

Filed in: Climate Change Trade Unions Work

Myth 8: Organized labour is regressive

David Ransom argues that the opposite is actually true.

Filed in: Economics Trade Unions

A social uprising for energy democracy

Leading Filipino trade unionist Josua Mata tells Danny Chivers about their success in linking labour struggles with climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Philippines Trade Unions Work

Blacklisted author on trial – no justice

Construction industry leaders get off scot-free while conspiracy against workers continues, writes Dan Raymond-Barker.

Filed in: Trade Unions Work

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

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