STOP Violence against Women, Justice for Pinky Mosiane Campaign
PRESS STATEMENT (Embargoed until Thursday 8 August, 2013 – 10.30)
Several civil society organisations, including NGO’s, CBO’s and trade unions have come together because of our concern about the inaction on the part of Anglo-platinum, the Department of Labour, the Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, the Department of Mineral Resources and the Human Rights Commission and the Chamber of Mines around the case of Ms Pinky Mosiane who was brutally raped and murdered underground and while at work at an Anglo Platinum Operation in Rustenburg on 6 February 2012.
E-News Bulletin 6 December 2013
2014 - UN Year of Solidarity with Palestine
The United Nations has declared the year 2014 as a “Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People”, after the resolution passed by 110 votes with seven countries opposing and 54 abstaining.
Black Friday WalMart Strike & Wage Protests Lead to Over 100 Arrests
With the family and feasting of Thanksgiving, comes the shopping and hysteria of Black Friday. Retailers across the US drum up excitement in hopes of getting out of the red and into the black ...
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Walmart Now Possesses Info On An Estimated 145 Million Americans Analysis
Walmart has amassed a trove of personal data on 60 percent of adult Americans -- possibly over 145 million people -- according to estimates from a report released Tuesday...
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Woman Kills Three For Last X-Box at Chicago Wal-Mart
A woman was arrested today for stabbing to death three shoppers at a Chicago-area Wal-Mart in order to secure the store’s last X-Box One...
Lessons from South Africa's FIFA World Cup, Brazil and its Legacy for Labour
The 2008 report of the Competition Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on the construction sector found that "[u]nfortunately the construction industry has tended to suffer from cartel activity, ...
The Exploited Laborers Of The Liberal Media
For years, VICE used part-time unpaid interns—a practice that we recently halted. We currently pay interns $10 an hour and limit them to 20 hours a week during the school year and 25 hours a week during the summer...
Unions Fight to Implement Bangladesh Accord
The global union federations IndustriALL and UNI have got 116 international gament retailers to sign the Bangladesh Fire and Safety Accord. Now the challenge is to have the Accord implemented in the country's 5,000 garment factories...
City Council Socialism
The election of Kshama Sawant, an economics professor and member of the Trotskyist group Socialist Alternative, to the Seattle City Council has drawn significant headlines recently. But in Minneapolis, another Socialist Alternative city council candidate, Ty Moore, also came close to victory.
How Corporations & Spy Agencies Use "Security" to Defend Profiteering & Crush Activism
Extensive evidence showing how some of the world's largest corporations have partnered with private intelligence firms and government intelligence agencies to spy on activist and nonprofit groups...
Inside China's Version of Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs, Investors Rub Elbows in Beijing's Zhongguancun District
On the outside, China's answer to Silicon Valley doesn't look the part: It's a crowded mass of electronics malls, fast-food joints and office buildings in northwest Beijing, bisected by congested highways...
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