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LabourStart photo of the day.Across the USA workers and their unions were organizing resistance to the far right movements encouraged by President Trump. Prominent in all the rallies, marches and demonstrations have been the Industrial Workers of the World or 'Wobblies'. Heather Heyer, the woman killed when a white supremacist drove his car in a crowd, was a Wobblie activist. (Photo: J. Brusky) Click here to read more union news from the USA.
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Iran Labor Activist Forced to Stay Behind Bars Until December 2018 Despite Completing Sentence [ICHRI] 19-08-2017

Spain / Europe Barcelona and Cambrils attacks: ETUC solidarity and condolences [ETUC] 18-08-2017

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Canada When Hate Goes Public: Unionists Stand Up and Speak Out [Our Times] 18-08-2017

Belarus Global unions call to support independent union movement in Belarus [IndustriALL Global Union]  ActNOW!  17-08-2017

Israel High Court signals end of right to strike at state-owned enterprises [IndustriALL Global Union] 17-08-2017

USA AFL-CIO's Trumka quits White House manufacturing initiative [Politico] 16-08-2017

Morocco Left-Wing Coalition Calls for National March on August 27 to Demand Release of Rif Detainees [Morocco World News] 16-08-2017

South Africa Five years on, #Marikana wounds are still raw [The Independent] 16-08-2017

Romania / UK Must viewing: Hidden camera shows British boss shouting abuse at workers [The Sun] 15-08-2017

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