=OpinionsRSSFlux RSS Opinion

1945 and 2014: different battles, same magnitude


Mary Robinson: The physical world faces potential catastrophe because of climate change and we are running out of time to take the necessary corrective action

Malawi's new govt must ensure the people – not MNCs – benefit from its mineral wealth

Malawi’s new govt must ensure the people – not MNCs – benefit from its mineral wealth


Jimmy Kainja: Like elsewhere in Africa, mining corporations are not in Malawi to develop the country; they are there to make a profit

Bridging the gap between formal and informal economy

Bridging the gap between formal and informal economy


Jay Naidoo: From waste pickers to fisher communities, the formal economy is in-formalising

Mexico: the war that really interests Peña Nieto

Mexico: the war that really interests Peña Nieto


Víctor Manuel Quintana Silveyra: The interest of Peña Nieto and his allies is to strengthen and increase the power of money

The right to strike is a fundamental workers' right

The right to strike is a fundamental workers’ right


Jeff Vogt: There is no basis for excluding the right of a trade union to organise or support industrial action

=In depthRSSFlux RSS In Depth

Africa’s Great Lakes region and the forthcoming elections


Ambiguity surrounding the intentions of the three heads of state in Africa’s Great Lakes region is fuelling political tensions

South Korea: Striking Samsung workers prevail despite climate of repression

South Korea: Striking Samsung workers prevail despite climate of repression


The end of the Samsung dispute is a rare bit of good news for unions in South Korea where attacks against organised labour are intensifying

Resisting neoliberalism: a lesson from Uruguay

Resisting neoliberalism: a lesson from Uruguay


From Uruguay, we have seen the rebuttal of the classic economic mantra “growth first, distribution later”

Egypt: “The prisons are full of free people”

Egypt: “The prisons are full of free people”


As international condemnation clings to Egypt’s sentencing of three Al-Jazeera journalists, a collection of letters gives voice to the thousands of people detained since last summer’s coup

The secret life of Pakistan's LGBTI community

The secret life of Pakistan’s LGBTI community


“We continue to be physically and psychologically tortured”