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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

Thatcher is gone but her legacy lives

‘The Wicked Witch is dead’ but although he’s celebrating, Alan Hughes urges us to fight on against everything she stood for.

Filed in: Politics Trade Unions United Kingdom

Why won’t Adidas pay-up in Indonesia?

The sportswear giant has lost contracts worth over $10 million because of its refusal to settle a $1.8-million debt to workers.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indonesia Trade Unions United Kingdom

Direct action for a future that works

Britain’s anti-austerity fight increasingly prefers to-the-point tactics over marches as people run out of things to lose, says Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Activism Trade Unions United Kingdom

‘Mockery’ made of London cleaners’ living wage

Union says working-hour cuts will keep Société Générale cleaners in poverty. Michael Pooler reports.

Filed in: Activism Trade Unions United Kingdom

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