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Bulletin 27, May 28, 2015
Special Announcement:

Award winning documentary Miners Shot Down is now available on line.


Read director Rehad Desai's message to TUED and unions everywhere
 
About the documentary: Miners Shot Down is a 73 minute film that deserves to be seen and discussed by trade unions everywhere. It provides an account of the events before, during, and after the 2012 Marikana massacre in South Africa. Watch the full movie here

Commentary and Analysis

Climate Protection is Today's Labor Solidarity Jeremy Brecher (Labor Network for Sustainability-United States )

Important events and publications

International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) says Climate deal on the line as Governments review climate commitments


ITUC's Unions4Climate Action publication: Frontlines Briefing, May 2015 describes what unions are doing in the run-up to COP 21 in Paris

Global union climate conference in Paris, September 2015. Details hereGlobal Climate Jobs Facebook page is here

Miners Shot Down director Rehad Desai sends a message to the international trade union movement about the killing of 34 striking miners and the wounding of 78 others.

The events around Marikana has led to a major political crisis in the South African labor movement.  The movie is available on line here
. The trailer is here
 
Climate Protection is Today's Labor Solidarity

Jeremy Brecher (Labor Network for Sustainability-United States) 
explains why trade union climate activism is increasing the the US. From The NationMay 6, 2015
ITUC will convene a climate jobs conference, Sept 14-15 in Paris.  Register now!
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