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Asia Pacific Currents

Japanese people get organised against nuclear industry and militarism

September 4, 2015
| Labour updates including world's biggest strike in India and the growing movement in Japan against war and militarism
Length: 29:22 minutes (13.45 MB)
| September 1, 2015
Asia Pacific Currents

Workers organizing in the Asia Pacific region

August 21, 2015
| This episode features stories on the Tianjin warehouse disaster in China, Sri Lankan labour solidarity in Australia, and upcoming democracy demonstrations in Malaysia.
Length: 29:30 minutes (13.51 MB)

Stop the cuts: an overview of Harper Conservative cuts to the public services in Canada

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) had created an information series on the the Conservative governments cuts to public services, and is framed to provide information on the cuts to services and as a tool to mobilize Canadians to 'stop the cuts'.  The series focuses on the following pubilc services: 

- Border security

- Environmental protection

- Veterans' Affairs

- Employment insurances


Asia Pacific Currents

The fight for refugee rights in Australia -- the Tamil situation

August 10, 2015
| Labour updates from the Asia Pacific and anti-deportation actions in Australia.
Length: 29:59 minutes (13.73 MB)
Image: Flickr/Premier of Ontario
| August 7, 2015

Chinese workers staging thousands of wildcat strikes a year

July 24, 2015
| Labour organizing in China looks different than it does in the West but the issues are the same: wages, benefits and pensions. Eli Friedman is an expert on labour politics in postsocialist China.
Length: 15:49 minutes (14.49 MB)

Today: CUPW's 'Stop Harper' tour begins

Photo: CUPW
CUPW is hitting the road to tell Canadians they should tell Harper to hit the road in the next election.

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CUPW launches national 'Stop Harper' caravan tour today

Photo: CUPW

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Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is hitting the road to tell Canadians they should tell Harper to hit the road in the next election.

CUPW is kicking off their national Save Canada Post caravan tour in St. John's, Newfoundland today. 



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Asia Pacific Currents

Far-right and fascist movements in the Asia Pacific region

July 14, 2015
| Discussion about far-right and fascist movements in the Asia Pacific region and its significance to labour movements.
Length: 29:44 minutes (13.61 MB)
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