Our next book, new campaign, donations, and more


Work is being done on our book on migrant labour which we hope to launch in Toronto. We have a cover and the inside pages are nearly done.


I’ve asked the KCTU and HKCTU for permission to close down the Korea and China campaigns, both of which have been running for a long time.
A new campaign in support of Turkish union GIDA-IS is about to go live.
The campaign submission page has a new field for videos so these can be incorporated into future campaigns.
I did the monthly review of translations into our major languages and identified some problems, especially with German campaigns.


Weekly mailings to all correspondents continue. One focussed on the use of states and regions in news stories; the other encouraged the 90% who’ve been inactive to get active.


We received a large donation from a branch of Unite the Union in the UK. The Education International and UNI have also made substantial donations to us.


Mahesh pointed out a problem with tweeting a news story with a apostrophe in the title.


I have submitted weekly programmes to WINS on the terrorist attacks in Brussels and the new crackdown on independent unions in Egypt.


On Thursday, I’ll be speaking on a panel with a leader of Unite the Union and Amnesty International’s Shane Enright on corporate campaigning, in London.

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