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Bangladeshi workers are particularly vulnerable to climate change

Global labour’s challenge to climate change

This blog post is 5 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.I originally published this on The Guardian and am republishing it here. At the end November 2013, Philip Jennings, the general secretary for the global union federation UNI Global Union spoke at a climate conference in Toronto. His message was simple: …

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Is this the future of unions?

This blog post is 6 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.There is a tide starting to rise in the world of progressive activism, and unions in Australia and globally may get caught in it. The tide is comprised of decentralised, leaderless, temporary movements, empowered by online organising platforms like MoveOn, …

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The new WorkChoices ads

This blog post is 10 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.The ACTU Organisers Conference saw the launch of the election year advertisements from Australia’s labour movement. I’ll be writing up some highlights of the Organisers Conference (you can see some of the tweets using the #powerup hashtag) later, including some …

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Media beat up, part I

This blog post is 10 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.I recently had a debate with a friend about new media versus old media. One of the points I made was that journalists at major newspapers and TV stations are just as likely as PR spin doctors and politicians to …

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