Re: [OPE] International unionism

From: Dave Zachariah (
Date: Wed Jul 02 2008 - 15:29:05 EDT

on 2008-07-02 19:46 Paul Cockshott wrote:
> Have your heard the news! BBC just anounced that the British union
> UNITE and the US United Steelworkers have merged to form an internationl union.
> The leaders were on the BBC saying their ambition was to create a world union 
> for workers in all countries including India and China. Derek Simpson said
> he was going to be meeting unions in India with a view to this next month.
> This is the best news I have heard in years.
> Paul Cockshott
> Dept of Computing Science
> University of Glasgow
> +44 141 330 1629

This is fantastic news! I hope this is the starting point for a revived 
working-class internationalism.

//Dave Z
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