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These universities are failing to defend workers’ rights

A recent campaign launched by students in the People & Planet network has shown that universities in the North East and Midlands are falling behind when it comes to ethical…
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Activists demand #PeacocksPayUp in global call of action

On 11 August, Oh So Ethical and No Sweat embarked on a global call of action on social media against Peacocks as part of the #PayUp campaign, which demands brands…
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With culture in crisis, workers like me are paying the price

Last month, executives at Southbank Centre told me and my colleagues that at least 365 jobs - including my own - were at risk of redundancy. After weeks of uncertainty…
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Green Parties

Interview with Matthew Hull and Paul Valentine – Trade union liaison officer candidates for GPEx

Throughout August, members of the Green Party for England & Wales will be voting to elect members of the next Green Party Executive (GPEx). This year will see people elected…
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Labour Movement

Tower Hamlets council staff to start second wave of strike action

UNISON members working across all departments of Tower Hamlets Council will be taking three days of strike action from 15-17 July as part of the long running contract dispute known…
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The Green Party’s future is to the left of Labour

Image credit: YouTube screengrab For many of us in the Green Party, the Corbyn leadership of the Labour Party presented a moral quandary. He was the most radical leader the…
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Electronics and extractivism during the COVID-19 pandemic

A landmark report was published in June 2020 highlighting the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on communities affected by mining. The report - Voices From the Ground:…
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What does Keir Starmer’s leadership mean for the Greens?

Image credit: Chatham House - Creative Commons There’s been a fairly mixed reaction to Keir Starmer’s recent election as leader of the Labour Party - pro-European Labour supporters are relieved…
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