Category Archives: Trade Unions

International unionism in a globalized economy
 by Ken Neumann

SEFTON WILLIAMS LECTURE Given by Ken Neumann, former Canadian National Director of the United Steelworkers (USW) It is truly an honour to be here, receiving the Sefton Williams award and presenting this lecture. I want to thank the University of … Continue reading

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MESSAGE FROM SHARON GRAHAM: For Peace & Solidarity In Ukraine – Trade Union Appeal

Dear Colleagues, As the military aggression against an independent country unfolds at an alarming pace there is overwhelming support being expressed throughout Unite to support the people of Ukraine. It is not only the struggle for democracy that concerns us … Continue reading

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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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Speech at London Rally – Sheikh Jarrah Palestine January 22nd

Comrades and friends Tony Burke, Labour & Palestine and Unite I am here to express on behalf of Labour Palestine and Unite our solidarity with the Palestine and the people of Sheikh Jarrah. We stand shoulder to shoulder with the … 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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Morning Star Xmas Publishing Schedule

The Morning Star publishing schedule over the Xmas holidays is as follows: 24th December Published edition 25th December NO EDITION 26th December NO EDITION 27th December NO EDITION 28th December Published edition 29th December Published edition 30st December Published edition … 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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Italian neo-fascists & anti vaxers attack union headquarters

Italian police used water cannon and tear gas on Saturday to push back hundreds of people, including neo-fascist activists, demonstrating in Rome against a government drive to make the COVID-19 “Green Pass” mandatory for all workers. One group of protesters … Continue reading

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Tony Burke : Speech at VSC AGM October 9th

It’s been six years or so since the United States first imposed sanctions on Venezuela, absurdly declaringVenezuela “an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States”.   Under Trump those sanctions – which are illegal under … Continue reading

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