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The United Nations climate conference in Madrid on December 2-15, 2019 was supposed to have governments agree on plans to confront the climate crisis. When unionists and other civil society activists objected to the lack of action they were ejected. An interview with Dave Bleakney, second vice-president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

Also in RadioLabour’s Canada Report December 13-20,  2019:     

• The Alberta Federation of Labour fights cuts to child care

• The LabourStart report about union events

• And singing: “You Knew Grandpa, You Knew”

Image: UNclimatechange/Flickr

Music: By the Victorian Trade Union Choir. Used by permission.

 

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