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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

Turkish authorities target trade unions

Protesters have taken to the streets of Istanbul after dozens are imprisoned during a major police crackdown on union activists.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Trade Unions Turkey

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

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