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International Summer School 2016: online archive now available!


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: 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


  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 […]