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Global Left Midweek - September 9, 2020

Portside
Three from Vijay Prashad, international labor challenges G20, mutual aid in Puerto Rico, and more news and analysis from the international left

Petition: No to Nuclear Weapons

International Trade Union Confederation
On 24 April, the ITUC, with strong support from RENGO Japan, will present in New York a petition with 6,295,853 individual signatures to call for a world free of nuclear weapons.

Bangladesh: Business as Usual as Garment Brands Stall Progress

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
International and European trade union bodies are calling on the European Union to bolster action on workers’ rights and safety in Bangladesh’s garment industry. The Bangladesh government has failed to implement vital labour law reforms, and a compensation fund for victims of the Rana Plaza disaster still remains US$ 9 million short of the target.
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