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The Metaverse is workplace and a labour issue

By VALERIO DE STEFANO, ANTONIO ALOISI and NICOLA COUNTOURIS First published at https://socialeurope.eu on 1st February 2022 The Metaverse has been talked about only in terms of gee-whiz technologies – but it raises very serious labour concerns. In mid-January, the … Continue reading

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Lula seeks to bring Left back to power in Brazil as Bolsonaro’s presidency crumbles

By Tim Young, Brazil Solidarity Initiative. As Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s domestic and international status continues to decline sharply, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is stepping up his campaign to win the presidential election that will take … Continue reading

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Chile: Another Good-Sized Nail In Neoliberalism’s Coffin

The Chilean Presidential Election Explained. By Francisco Dominguez Men [and women] make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted from … Continue reading

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Interview: TUC’s Frances O’Grady On Omicron, Furlough, Wages, Pay & Internationalism

This is a long read – but we are am sure that for many readers the issues under discussion are of sufficient interest to warrant the length. When I spoke this week to Frances O’Grady, the leader of the Trades … Continue reading

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George Jerrom: Former GPMU National Officer

By Peta Steel George Jerrom, former National Officer of the National Graphical Association and its successor the Graphical, Paper & Media Union was a leading communist working in the print and in print unions. A long time member of the … Continue reading

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Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on the current situation in Cuba

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign calls on the US government to suspend the blockade of Cuba to allow emergency medical and humanitarian aid into the country in order to ease the economic and health crisis the island is experiencing. The current … Continue reading

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Unite Statement On The Union’s Birmingham Hotel, Conference & Education Centre

Responding to the piece broadcast by Sky News in relation to the Birmingham hotel, conference and education facility built for Unite the union, the union said: “Unfortunately, Sky News has let itself and it viewers down by producing and broadcasting … Continue reading

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Unite slams ‘abysmal’ removal of black bus driver from Labour’s London campaign

London’s biggest trade union, Unite, has slammed  the ‘abysmal’ decision to remove the only male Afro-Caribbean candidate from the Labour party list of candidates for elections across the capital this May. The union says that the removal of Preston Tabois, a bus driver and Tottenham Labour councillor, reveals the … Continue reading

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McCluskey To Government: Publish Impact Of Bad Bosses Threat To UK Workers

Len McCluskey of Unite, is demanding that the government discloses the full impact of any roll-back of workers’ rights on the country’s millions of women, vulnerable and minority workers. Unite general secretary, Len McCluskey has written to Kwasi Kwarteng, the minister … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO: Workers Five Priorities For 2021

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