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“Disruptive technologies”: lessons from Wapping

The idea that new technologies will replace the need for human labour is not a new one. However, it is currently receiving a lot of attention, following a recent… 699 more words



Inciting racial riots is not going to achieve anything except hatred and discontent. There is only one solution to the plight of Syrian and other nations refugees and that is to destroy the source of Genocide that cause them to flee their country of origin. 110 more words

Australian Workers Unite

Union Membership Boosts Children's Advancement

The following was reported last month in The New York Times:

It is well established that unions provide benefits to workers — that they raise wages for their…

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White House Summit on Worker Voice

I’m heading to D.C. tonight to participate in a panel at tomorrow’s White House Summit on Worker Voice.  The panel (which includes Mark Barenberg… 375 more words

On Labor

Unions March Against Austerity in Montreal

An estimated 150,000 people marched through downtown Montreal on Saturday afternoon to denounce Quebec’s Liberal government and its austerity agenda.

The event was organized by a self-described “common front” of union organizations, including the Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) and the Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ). 275 more words

Concordia Journalism

Union Membership in a Community Boosts the Life Chances of Children

The New York Times reported a new study showing the value of union membership in boosting academic achievement.

Not only does union membership raise the wages of working people, which means a better standard of living for children, but it leads to policies that help schools and children. 307 more words