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El Salvador’s win against the US mining company Pacific Rim: a very nuanced victory


Karen Hudlet: The negative consequences will continue to have an impact, regardless of the ruling

The Trump lesson

The Trump lesson


Bryan Carter: This is not a moment to be afraid of Trump or let his prejudiced ideas suddenly become acceptable just because he’s president

A global Trade in Services Agreement would put workers and consumers at risk

A global Trade in Services Agreement would put workers and consumers at risk


Yorgos Altintzis: The banks that are too-big-to-fail will become even bigger under TiSA

“Haiti needs new narratives” – and the Haitian people deserve our support

“Haiti needs new narratives” – and the Haitian people deserve our support


Mark Schuller: Haitian-led initiatives, properly resourced, can make a difference

Here's what China's teachers bring to the labour movement

Here’s what China’s teachers bring to the labour movement


Keegan Elmer: “Compared to other workers, teachers are highly organised and capable of persistent campaigns to address long-standing grievances”

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A step by step guide for the outsider to what is going on in Spain


The financial and economic crisis, youth unemployment, cuts in social spending, political deadlock and the territorial crisis are some of the keys to understanding Spain’s political and socio-economic climate

South Africa's student protests: where the past is ever-present

South Africa’s student protests: where the past is ever-present


“In South Africa, our history is a nightmare from which we are still trying to awake”

When Volkswagen handed its staff over to Brazil's military junta

When Volkswagen handed its staff over to Brazil’s military junta


During the Brazilian dictatorship of 1964-1985 “companies and the dictatorial regime worked hand in hand, within and outside the factories, to prevent workers from organising and defending their rights”

US: Mexican communities brace themselves for a Trump administration

US: Mexican communities brace themselves for a Trump administration


“People here have to remember the power they’ve built on a local level and use it, even in the face of a national defeat”

Is the New Urban Agenda “doomed to fail” workers?

Is the New Urban Agenda “doomed to fail” workers?


“Workers are the engines of the cities and it is our future that is at stake here”