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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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Global Labour University (GLU) offers online course on “Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy” & Masters’ Programmes open for application


Online Course on “Workers´ Rights in a Global Economy” Starting on 3 March 2016, The Global Labour University will be offering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy” (watch trailer above). This online course connects union members and labour activists from around the world on the interactive platform iversity […]

VIDEO: “Unleash the hope!” Jeremy Corbyn & Naomi Klein address trade unionists & allies at COP21


Video by Reel News. (this is an edited video of the event – we hope to make the full length recording available in the near future) On Monday 7th December, over 700 trade unionists and other social movement activists packed out an auditorium in Paris to hear the writer and activist Naomi Klein, UK Labour […]

GLI International Summer School 2016 – dates confirmed!


We’re very pleased to announce that the fifth GLI International Summer School will take place from the 4th – 8th July 2016 at Northern College, Yorkshire, UK. Summer School participants are generally nominated by their unions or global union federations so if you’re interested in participating, please contact your union. Alternatively, get in contact with […]