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  • International Summer School 2016

    Video produced by the ISS16 Summer School Commission  The fifth GLI International Summer School took place from 4th – 8th July, 2016, at Northern College in Barnsley, UK. The School brought together trade union activists from across the world to address the broad question “what are, and what should be the politics of the international […]

  • 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 […]

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International Summer School 2016: online archive now available!

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Video produced by the ISS16 Summer School Commission  We’re very pleased to announce that you can now access videos, presentations, blog posts and further reading from the 2016 Summer School at our dedicated ISS 2016 online archive page here: global-labour.org/iss16 The 2016 Summer School culminated in a discussion of the GLI International Summer School “Living […]

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

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  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 […]