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Police beat up workers during May Day protests in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
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Report paints a bleak picture of workers’ rights worldwide

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Confederation of trade unions notes that democratic space is shrinking and corporate greed is on the rise by The Dawn News / June 23, 2018 A recent report released by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) based on a survey of working conditions in 142 countries reveals that democratic space […]

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FIFA World Cup, Brought to You by Big Business
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FIFA World Cup, Brought to You by Big Business

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It was back in 1974 that big companies started paying FIFA to get advertising rights for the World Cup — now the mega-event is dependent on them. Image Coutesy: The Guardian by Subodh Varma/ Source: Newsclick/ The Dawn News/ June 19, 2018 With the FIFA World Cup getting underway on June 14 […]

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BDS movement achieves breakthroughs in India, Spain, Germany
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BDS movement achieves breakthroughs in India, Spain, Germany

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The 4-million strong Students Federation of India will boycott HP for its links with the Israeli military The Dawn News / June 15, 2018 Close on the heels of the Argentinian football team opting out of a match in Israel, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has made more […]

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Unwillingness to confront private interest in the struggle against Non-Communicable Diseases: Discussions on NCDs at the 71st World Health Assembly
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Unwillingness to confront private interest in the struggle against Non-Communicable Diseases: Discussions on NCDs at the 71st World Health Assembly

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Most countries’ delegates were eager to speak on NCDs, underlining that they make up a significant part of the global burden of disease. The article below is part of the ‘WHO-Watch’ program which is an effort of the People’s Health MovementWHO-Watch program. The program works towardsdemocratising global governance for healthand involving […]

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The Bayer-Monsanto Behemoth Spells Doom For Agriculture
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The Bayer-Monsanto Behemoth Spells Doom For Agriculture

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The deal between the agribusiness giants will strengthen monopolies and deal a severe blow to regular farmers Image Coutesy: Natural News Pavan Kulkarni/ The Dawn News/ 05 Jun 2018 In the aftermath of the US department of Justice approving the takeover of agribusiness giant Monsanto by its competitor, the Germany-based Bayer, the […]

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