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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 […]

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 […]