All posts tagged unions

In Between Priests and Units: A Manifesto for Education as Labour

Originally posted on 22 October 2013 by Re.framing Activism Maïa Pal explores the lessons that we can learn from Occupy Sussex for the 3 union-led strike day in HE on 31 October 2013. Have educators sold out? Why should we […]

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On the path to a service economy: made in post-China™

Ashok Kumar and Alex Gawenda look at the implications of China’s rise for the organisation of global production and the labour force

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Where now after the Unite general secretary election?

Jerry Hicks post-election national meeting  After the terrific 80,000 strong vote for his campaign in the unions, supporters of Jerry Hicks will meet in London this Saturday. The vote for Jerry Hicks shows that many UNITE members have an appetite […]

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Savar factory collapse is another corporate tragedy

A global system of production headed by corporate brands lies behind the latest tragedy in the garment industry, argues Ashok Kumar By early Thursday the toll had hit more than 1000 injured and 194 killed in Bangladesh’s latest garment factory disaster.  The […]

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Video: Jerry Hicks – action not words will beat cuts

Anticapitalist Initiative talk to Jerry Hicks about his election campaign

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Occupy Sussex: a new wind blowing through student politics?

Maïa Pal discusses the history and wider implications of the current occupation at Sussex University.

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The potential of a People’s Assembly

Is the Peoples Assembly a gamechanger? asks Mark Booth

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Some critical comments on Unite the Resistance

Dan Jeffrey discusses his experience of the Unite the Resistance steering committee in 2012 Since the crisis hit in 2008 I have been involved with various anti-cuts initiatives and trade union campaigns, from the National Shop Stewards Network, to the […]

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