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Global Left Midweek - August 7, 2019

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Homage to OSPAAAL, Sudan CP Says Military Must Go, Aijaz Ahmad on India, Fighting for Repro Rights in El Salvador, More on Hong Kong Fight, Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike, Ben Turok Speaks, Canada's Coalition of Courage

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The Soul of a Union Man

Leo Gerard Daily Kos
I learned two important lessons when young. One was that the company would do nothing for the workers unless forced by collective action. The other was that labor unions were instruments of both economic and social justice.

Trump’s NAFTA Replacement Needs to Have Its Tires Kicked

Harley Shaiken Los Angeles Times
We need a new trade agreement but one that will protect U.S. workers and families. The best way to do this is ensuring the rights of Mexican workers. Under the “new NAFTA” — the reality for both Mexican and U.S. workers would not be much changed.

9 Reasons Why You Should Care About Trade

Ethan Earle The Nation
Elites make trade boring for a reason. Here's how to fight back. These agreements don't just set tariffs and other trade restrictions. They may end up governing the quality of your water. They're about the price of your medications....

Global Left Midweek - May 8, 2019

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Sudan: Women Lead, Turks Attack in Rojava, China's New Left, Win in Honduras, Nepal's Future, RCMP vs a First Nation, Ireland: Murder of a Journalist, Italy: CGIL Leader Interviewed, Israel's Desolate Left

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Why No Labor Party Here?

Meredith Schafer Against the Current
Canada and the United States are similar enough culturally, but in class relations for some 70 years the two stand markedly apart. The book under review helps to explain the multifaceted reasons why.

Global Left Midweek - March 27, 2019

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EU for the many, Fixing Brexit, Venezuela stands firm, Brazil's unions, Canadian students on climate strike, Cuba to the rescue, Kerala elections, Fury in Costa Rica

Global Left Midweek - March 6, 2019

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Montréal Urban Left, Eastern Europeans on Venezuela Crisis, France: Police vs. Yellow Vests, Algeria's Mass Protest Movement, El Salvador’s Backslide, Swaziland Youth Congress, Class Struggle in Iran
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