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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

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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

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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)
Asia Pacific Currents

Organizing workers in East Timor

July 14, 2015
| Regional labour updates and an interview with Elmurio Vila Nova, General Secretary of the General Workers Union of East Timor.
Length: 29:06 minutes (13.33 MB)

This week in labour: The big stories are back

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Get ready folks, it's the last rabble.ca labour round up of the season, and coincidentally, many of the stories that have been covered through the year at rabble.ca (and rarely anywhere else in the media) are back in the news. So if you were wondering just what happened with... well read on, there are new developments.

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After 22 months on strike, a tentative deal for Crown Holdings workers

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A very long and highly publicized strike at Crown Holdings may soon come to an end, if Crown workers vote to accept a tentative agreement reached late Wednesday night. 

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In the new media age, #JournalismIs... more important than ever

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There's a new advertising campaign adorning pages in Canada's national dailies this summer and it's got journalists talking

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March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate over 10,000 strong

Photo: Jane Fonda and Melina Laboucan-Massimo (Photo by Megan Devlin)

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The March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate filled the streets of downtown Toronto today, demanding a justice-based transition to a green-energy economy.

A press release sent after the Toronto march pegged the number of marchers at over 10,000 including celebrities Jane Fonda and David Suzuki.

The thousands in Toronto were not the only people to take part this weekend. Events for jobs, justice and the climate were held in cities and towns across Canada.

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