Category Archives: International Trade Unions

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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VSC STATEMENT ON VENEZUELA’S 2021 ELECTIONS

The Venezuela Solidarity Campaign congratulates Venezuela on the successful completion of its regional and elections on November 21st.  Venezuelans voted on Sunday to choose representatives for 3,082 elected positions: state governors, mayors, regional legislators and local councillors. Over 70,000 candidates from … Continue reading

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Tribute to Richard Trumka

By Liz Shuler Acting President and Secretary-Treasurer AFL-CIO I’m heartbroken to inform you that our brother and leader, Rich Trumka, passed away this week at the age of 72. He was doing what he loved: spending time with his family. Rich … Continue reading

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Hands Off Cuba – Stop The Blockade

THURSDAY 29TH JULY – 7:00PM : ONLINE PUBLIC MEETING The right wing media, including the Guardian and BBC, are stepping up the onslaught on Cuba and hiding any mention of the 60 year US blockade and the 243 additional sanctions imposed … 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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The OECD At The Crossroads

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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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