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Asia Pacific Currents

International solidarity at the LabourStart Conference

May 23, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and report-back on the Global Picketline concept and the LabourStart Conference.
Length: 29:26 minutes (13.47 MB)

Regional distribution of benefits highlights inequity in EI system

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At the moment, "a few miles" will cost a worker more than a month in employment insurance benefits in Saskatchewan.

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No left turn for London's new mayor

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Everyone on the left is bound to welcome Sadiq Khan's clear victory over Tory Zac Goldsmith to become London's new mayor in succession to Boris Johnson. Khan took 44 per cent of the vote to Goldsmith's 35 per cent, ending eight years of Tory rule at city hall.

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Image: Marina Djurdjevic
| May 17, 2016
Asia Pacific Currents

Workers take on electronics company in the Philippines

May 17, 2016
| Labour updates on workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and the strike by Filipino electronics workers.
Length: 29:26 minutes (13.48 MB)

Unequal access to extended EI benefits sows confusion in snubbed regions

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall

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Thomas Mulcair at the 2016 NDP Convention in Edmonton
| May 9, 2016
Asia Pacific Currents

The fight for health and safety at Samsung in South Korea

April 29, 2016
| Labour updates of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Dr. Kong on the fight to have safe workplaces at Samsung.
Length: 29:51 minutes (13.67 MB)
| April 29, 2016
Asia Pacific Currents

Palestine: A one-state solution to the present impasse?

April 22, 2016
| Labour struggles from the Asia Pacific region and interview on the Palestinian issue.
Length: 31:01 minutes (14.2 MB)
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