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  • 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 […]

  • International Summer School 2015

    #ISS15 The GLI International Summer School 2015 will take place at Northern College, Barnsley from 6-10 July 2015. You can download the DRAFT programme for ISS15 here: ISS15 Draft Programme. Please note that all speakers/contributors are to be confirmed. All places for this year’s Summer School have now been filled. However, we will be streaming […]

  • 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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Registration open for 2016 Labor Notes Conference (US)


 ”Get in touch with the labor movement’s fighting spirit—meet us in Chicago!” Labor Notes will be holding its next conference in Chicago, US, in April 2016. The conference will bring together thousands of trade union activists, mostly from the US but including international participants, for a series of workshops and meetings covering topics such as […]

The global trade union movement: Stepping up to the plate?


Celia Mather’s article,  The global trade union movement: Stepping up to the plate?, has been published on the Red Pepper online blog. You can read it by clicking the link above. Celia’s brilliant article provides a snapshot of 2015 GLI International Summer School, drawing attention to how the School is organised, the questions posed and […]

Global Labour University (GLU) invites trade unionists and labour activists to apply to its Masters degrees


The Global Labour University (GLU) invites trade unionists and labour activists to apply to its Masters in “Labour and Development ” at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa and “Social Economy and Labour ” at the University of Campinas, Brazil. The programmes focus on global governance including international labour standards, economics, trade, […]