E-NEWS BULLETIN
Friday 6 November 2015
Labour news you cannot afford to miss !

 

SOUTH AFRICA: Reform, reformism and revolution
"Already in 1994 the writing was on the wall. Despite reforms to rid us of the worst features of apartheid, the policies of the government almost from the beginning were in support of capitalism."
read more...
http://www.dai

 

MIDDLE EAST: Palestinians who work on the Jewish side of Jerusalem fear blowback
"His commute was only a 10-minute walk from his impoverished neighborhood on the city’s Palestinian side. He was friendly with his Israeli boss."
read more..https://www.was

 

SOUTH AFRICA: Does Motlanthe still think the tripartite alliance is dead?
"Cosatu insists it had a constructive meeting with the former president following his scathing comments about the expulsion of Vavi and Numsa."
read more..http://mg.co

 

TURKEY: ISIS Is Said to Have Killed 2 Activists in Turkey
"Two Syrian activists who used video and social media to expose human rights abuses committed by the Islamic State were tracked down by jihadists and killed in their home in a southern Turkish city, according to their colleagues."

read more..http://www.nyt

 

MIDDLE EAST: How Zionism’s brutality reaches from Gaza’s beaches to US academia
"Read one way, Steven Salaita’s new book is about lies and children. There are the persistent lies about Israel’s continued attacks on Palestinians, and in particular its lies about how it kills children."

read more..https://ele

SOUTH AFRICA: Students succeed where unions have failed
"University students have made remarkable progress in the past week in a long-running battle against outsourcing, one with which organised labour has grappled for years."
read more...
http://www.bdl

 

MIDDLE EAST: Things to know about the Middle East
"Are you confused by the Middle East? Here are some things you should know. (But you’ll probably still be confused.) "
read more...http://www.cou

 

USA:  Steven Hill on Airbnb, Uber and Whether the Gig Economy Is Tearing Apart Our Cities  
"With the flick of fingers across a phone, people can now summon a driver, rent an apartment for the night or hire a handyman.  The companies that make this possible–behind, say, the ride-hailing app Uber or the short-term rental app Airbnb–are some of the most valuable startups in the U.S."
read more...http://www.nyt

 

TURKEY: Terrorism and Crackdowns in Turkey: An Interview With Gürkan Ozturan
"Turkey is experiencing increasingly tumultuous times. A string of terrorist bombings have targeted rallies organized by left-wing and peace groups throughout the country. ."
read more..http://www.tru

 

USA: Socialist Politics to Stay: Seattle Re-Elects Kshama Sawant 
"Seattle voted for working-class politics by re-electing socialist incumbent Kshama Sawant to City Council with a five point lead over her challenger."
read more...http://www.tel

SOUTH AFRICA: Tripartite alliance doesn't exist: Kgalema Motlanthe
"Former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe says the tripartite alliance between the African National Congress, South African Communist Party and the Congress of South African Trade Unions doesn't exist."
click here to watch...https://www.you

 

MIDDLE EAST: Palestinians who work on the Jewish side of Jerusalem fear blowback
"His commute was only a 10-minute walk from his impoverished neighborhood on the city’s Palestinian side. He was friendly with his Israeli boss."
read more..https://www.was

 

SWAZILAND:  Greedy King demands Coca-Cola shares
"King Mswati has demanded that the Coca-cola Company in Swaziland should give him a 10% stake in the company for free."
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http://swa

 

TURKEY:  Turkey and the Purification of Dictatorships

"Turkey will have an election tomorrow. Its ruling party, the Justice and Development Party (AKP), has been busy destroying all its opponents – even those who had allied with it since 2001."
read more..http://www.cou

 

BRITAIN: Hands off workers' rights
"Thousands of workers descended on Parliament yesterday to pile pressure on MPs to oppose the “nasty, unjust, anti-worker, pro-blacklisting” Trade Union Bill. "
read more..http://www.mor

 
 
 

 

 

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