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  • International Summer School 2015

    Click video above to watch the ISS15 short film! After an exhausting but thoroughly inspiring week of plenary sessions, group discussions, workshops, film screenings, an anarchist castle tour and a book launch, this year’s GLI International Summer School 2015 has come to an end. You can catch up with videos, blog posts, presentations and further […]

  • Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

    Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) has published a new working paper, “Power to the People: Toward Democratic Control of Electricity Generation“, which aims to show how “another energy is possible, and absolutely necessary”. The paper, published by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office, examines the actual and potential content behind the term energy democracy […]

  • Videos, blogs and articles from ISS 2014

    The event to debate and question what are, and what should be, the politics of the international trade union movement. Last year’s hugely successful GLI International Summer School took place from Monday 7th – Friday 11th July 2014. The School saw over 80 labour movement delegates from 28 countries descend upon Northern College in Barnsley, […]

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Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED): Facing up to the Failure of Carbon Markets


  Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) has published a new working paper, “Carbon Markets After Paris: Trading in Trouble”, which takes a critical look at carbon markets and emissions trading schemes (ETSs), and concludes that these neoliberal policies have “failed both workers and climate”. The policy of “putting a price on carbon” has been […]