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30 November – It was a beautiful day
30 November - It was a beautiful day

I leave home as usual in the morning to work. It’s sunny and a clear blue sky is above me. On my way to office, I walk pass a hospital. The workers are on the picket-line with their flags and banners. I reach out my hand to get a copy of their leaflet. I say [...]

Shout! Support the Egyptian people
Shout! Support the Egyptian people

I joined the “Emergency Demonstration – Support the Egyptian People” that Stop the War Coalition organised today in London. Perhaps 1,000 people took part. It is funny that I only visit a place like May Fair on a protest march like this. On 8 February, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) will be calling upon [...]

International demo in Bangkok against privatisation
International demo in Bangkok against privatisation

It was November 2004. We held an international conference for railway workers. 170 delegates from 42 countries took part. It was the first time that we organised this major event in Asia/Pacific but our staff in the region were experienced and preparation went smoothly. A young local staff also joined our team, just some months [...]

River of pacifism
River of pacifism

It was a freezing cold that day in January 2009 as I joined the protest march that the Stop the War Coalition organised in London against the escalation of violence by the Israeli forces in Gaza. Our placards said “Stop the massacre”. The turn-out was huge despite the below-zero temperature weather and occasional flaky snow. [...]

When you join a demo in Mexico City…..
When you join a demo in Mexico City.....

We held our quadrennial congress in Mexico City this August. On the last day, we organised a demonstration in the city centre, through Avenida Madero to the Zócalo square in support of Mexican workers’ rights. Many international delegates marched  with workers from the mine, electricity and public transport sectors. I’ve been to quite few places [...]

Books to read

Read the book review by Ingemar Lindberg on Global Restructuring, Labour and the challenges for Transnational Solidarity (Routhledge 2010)

Now published. The Rise and Fall of the Welfare State by Asbjørn Wahl from Pluto Press

Radical East London Walks
*Radical Jewish East End
*Anti-Fascist Footprints
*Spark of Rebellion in Bow and Mile End
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