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Will You Do Your Part Or Nothing At All As Evil Triumphs?

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Chris McCaffity
March 17, 2013

I started looking into why America’s fisheries are being so grossly mismanaged about three years ago. What I found shattered my blissful ignorance and view of cap
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This is a project by Leicester and District Trades Union Council.

We have suspended production of our print version of Leicester Worker and are exploring ways of developing an online presence.


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Our First Event – The Dangers of Disposed Weapons / Gaza

Our First Event – The Dangers of Disposed Weapons / Gaza | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Gaza / Operation Protective Edge 2014 Our first event will be held today in Gaza. The event aims to teach the children and their families...
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Brazil Police, Housing Activists in Violent Clash

Brazil Police, Housing Activists in Violent Clash | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Police and housing activists in Brazil's biggest city clashed violently on Tuesday after authorities evicted about 200 families who had illegally occupied an empty hotel in downtown Sao Paulo. Protesters hurled rocks and pieces of wood at some of the 250 police troops who showed up to evict...
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Test your knowledge of elections and public opinion

Test your knowledge of elections and public opinion | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
The Elections, Public Opinion and Parties specialist group of the Political Studies Association had our annual conference this weekend: 100+ electi
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Shipwreck survivors say traffickers "laughed" as hundreds drowned

Survivors of the most deadly migrant shipwreck in years have described the horrifying moment traffickers capsized their boat and left them to drown, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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In fight against pollution, nurses union on the front lines

In fight against pollution, nurses union on the front lines | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Nurses have individually become increasingly aware of the role of environment in health, and over the past two years the National Nurses United labor union has
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Scottish independence: thousands of activists to mobilise voters on big day

Scottish independence: thousands of activists to mobilise voters on big day | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Both sides to take to streets during Thursday's referendum in Scotland's largest ever get-out-the-vote operation
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Dental nurse who went on racist rant struck off

Dental nurse who went on racist rant struck off | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Emma West was arrested after she was filmed on a tram hurling racist abuse at passengers, telling them to "get back to your own f***ing countries".
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Ebola could drain billions of dollars from African economies: World Bank

Ebola could drain billions of dollars from African economies: World Bank | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in West Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the World Bank said in
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Jadavpur University molestation case: 35 students arrested after protesting on campus

Thirty-five students from the Jadavpur University have been arrested after they held massive protests on campus on Tuesday night over the alleged molestation of a female student two weeks ago. The students surrounded the Vice Chancellor of the university alleging that the internal probe being conducted by the university on the case was unfair.
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Scottish independence: David Cameron confirms he will not resign as Prime Minister if Scotland votes Yes

Scottish independence: David Cameron confirms he will not resign as Prime Minister if Scotland votes Yes | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
David Cameron has insisted he will not resign if Scotland votes Yes tomorrow, saying his future will be decided soon enough at May’s general election.
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Scottish police chairman condemns no campaign for exaggerating aggression

Scottish police chairman condemns no campaign for exaggerating aggression | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Brian Docherty says Scotland is not 'on verge of social disintegration' as media and some activists have said
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Fast Food Franchise Owners Ask Congress For Help To Stop Worker Campaign For Wages, Union

Fast Food Franchise Owners Ask Congress For Help To Stop Worker Campaign For Wages, Union | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
The trade group for franchise owners is lobbying Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to help in their fight to preserve a business model that squeezes workers.
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Cuts 'mean 3,000 valleys jobs to go'

Cuts 'mean 3,000 valleys jobs to go' | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it

The knock-on effect of welfare cuts could lead to the loss of 3,000 jobs in the south Wales valleys, a report says.

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Scottish independence: Ed Miliband forced to abandon Edinburgh walkabout by angry Yes campaigners

Scottish independence: Ed Miliband forced to abandon Edinburgh walkabout by angry Yes campaigners | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Ed Miliband was branded a “f*****g liar” and a “traitor” by angry Yes campaigners in chaotic scenes in Edinburgh yesterday.
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Mugabe's nephew, Zhuawo, raises alarm over 'palace coup' within Zanu PF

Mugabe's nephew, Zhuawo, raises alarm over 'palace coup' within Zanu PF | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
President Robert Mugabe's nephew, Patrick Zhuwao has raised alarm over a possible palace coup within Zanu-PF if the party's factional fights are not put in check. The 47-year-old Zhuwao claimed in ...
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George Galloway receives alleged death threat at Houses of Parliament

George Galloway receives alleged death threat at Houses of Parliament | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Scotland Yard called in after Respect MP sent mystery substance in threat apparently linked to his views on Israel
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Ukraine to vet one million officials

Ukraine to vet one million officials | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it

Ukraine will screen about one million civil servants to root out corrupt practices from the past, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said.

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Is the ‘Yes’ campaign winning converts – or preaching to the choir?

Is the ‘Yes’ campaign winning converts – or preaching to the choir? | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
In Glasgow, it's difficult not to conclude that the 'Yes' camp has the momentum in these final few days. There are 'No' badges, posters and flags around the city, but…
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Cambodia deploys troops as garment workers stage renewed rallies to demand higher wages

Cambodia deploys troops as garment workers stage renewed rallies to demand higher wages | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia deployed armed troops in its capital on Wednesday as garment workers held rallies to revive a campaign for higher wages that had helped to stoke a year-long political crisis.
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Staff at Croydon leisure centres prepare for 48-hour walkout as row over pay and conditions escalates

Staff at Croydon leisure centres prepare for 48-hour walkout as row over pay and conditions escalates | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
LEISURE centres in Croydon could close on Thursday and Friday as staff escalate strike action in a dispute over pay and conditions, unions have warned. The 48-hour walkout is being staged against...
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Labour To Cancel Party Conference If Scotland Votes 'Yes'

Labour To Cancel Party Conference If Scotland Votes 'Yes' | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
The Labour Party is preparing to cancel the bulk of its party conference next week in the event of a Yes vote in the Scottish independence referendum, the Huffington Post UK has learned.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, senior Labour sources co...
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The all-new "Twitter Government and Elections Handbook"

The all-new "Twitter Government and Elections Handbook" | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
A new handbook for governments and campaigns of all sizes, featuring effective content strategies, tools and Twitter basics.
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Scottish independence: Sun pushes back Page 3 for Yes ad

Scottish independence: Sun pushes back Page 3 for Yes ad | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Media Monkey: Is the paper’s double-page ad for the Yes campaign a subtle way for owner Rupert Murdoch to back the nationalists?
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Council says 6,000 jobs to go

Council says 6,000 jobs to go | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it

A further 6,000 jobs will be cut at Birmingham City Council in the next four years, the authority's leader has said, making the workforce about a third of the size it was in 2010.

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Which MEPs voted against EU-Ukraine association?

Basically extreme-left and extreme-right MEPs voted against the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, according to the monitoring by Vote Watch Europe.

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