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Here’s why the unions are mobilising for climate action this Sunday


Sharan Burrow: We demand sustainable jobs for workers everywhere

President Obama's broken promise on undocumented migrants

President Obama’s broken promise on undocumented migrants


The US spends more on immigration enforcement than all other law enforcement programmes combined

 “The world must carry the voice of Maryam”

“The world must carry the voice of Maryam”


Ahmed Ali: Time and time again, the Bahrain regime has demonstrated its intolerance for any dissent

Closing the gap on inequality

Closing the gap on inequality


Victor Báez Mosqueira & Yasmin Fahimi: Too often economic growth is decoupled from the material prosperity of the majority of the population

Chinese construction companies in Africa: a challenge for trade unions

Chinese construction companies in Africa: a challenge for trade unions


Eddie Cottle: The issue of poor labour standards has been one of the most controversial aspects of Chinese investments in Africa

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Are laws and certification enough to stop illegal deforestation?


Enforcement is critical to ensure the laws do reduce illegal timber trade. And so is evidence.

Turkey: growing tension erupts in sporadic violence against Syrian refugees

Turkey: growing tension erupts in sporadic violence against Syrian refugees


“There’s high tension now and it’s going to get worse”

IKEA accused of social dumping and exploitation

IKEA accused of social dumping and exploitation


The Swedish company, through its subcontractors, is using low paid drivers from Eastern Europe living in very precarious conditions

How humanitarian aid weakened post-earthquake Haiti

How humanitarian aid weakened post-earthquake Haiti


“All of Haiti’s problems are linked to imperialism”

Egyptian labour movement faces new challenges

Egyptian labour movement faces new challenges


There is nothing new about the gap between the size of the workers’ movement and its modest victories. It has pushed the revolutionary process, but without lasting positive change in the balance of power