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Climate Emergency, Energy Democracy and the Labour Movement – A Discussion for Activists


Labour movement activists are invited to participate in an open discussion on Climate Emergency, Energy Democracy and the Labour Movement in the evening of 10th July 2019, at the Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DD. Free Admission. This discussion will follow a meeting between UK labour movement representatives and international allies in Manchester […]

ITF Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit Report


GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that the Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit Report is now available to view and download. This report of research has been commissioned for GLI Manchester by the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) as a contribution to the ITF Our Public Transport (OPT) programme. This report assesses the potential impact of the introduction of Bus Rapid Transit […]

Joe Holly

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Joe Holly, co-founder and co-Director of GLI Manchester, passed away on 28 November 2018 after a long illness with motor neuron disease. Joe was a life-long socialist, trade unionist and internationalist, dedicated to the international workers’ education and labour movement. He will be sorely missed by friends and comrades throughout the world. Dave Spooner

Global Labour University Online Academy


The new Global Labour University Online Academy website is now online at: The GLU Academy website shows all available GLU Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at one glance, including the new course on “Fair Wage Strategies in a Global Economy” which will start in October 2017. The GLU Academy website aims to be a “virtual campus” […]