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Report Launch: Understanding Kampala’s Paratransit Market Structure

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The launch of the GLI’s new report Kampala Bus Rapid Transit Report: Understanding Kampala’s Paratransit Market Structure will take place on Tuesday 7th July 2020. Participation by Invitation Only. This report attempts to provide a detailed assessment of the market struture of the paratransit industry in Kampala, including both minibus (“taxi”) and motorcycle taxi (“boda-boda”) […]

Global Trade Union Assembly: Pandemic & Beyond: Workers Organizing for a Public Future

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Pandemic and Beyond: Workers Organizing for a Public Future A Series of Virtual Meetings during July, August and September 2020 In response to the ongoing public health and economic crises, more than 30 trade union bodies from 18 countries have come together to convene a global assembly. Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) has been […]

Urgent Appeal for Practical International Union Solidarity in COVID19 Crisis

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This is an urgent appeal from the Greater Manchester Social Action Branch (NW389) of Unite the Union on behalf of the Amalgamated Transport & General Workers Union (ATGWU) in Uganda to raise funds for the protection of union members and activists during the current coronavirus crisis which is sweeping through Africa. Branch members work closely […]

TUED Bulletin 98: “Weaponizing the Numbers”: The Hidden Agenda behind Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform

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Sean Sweeney from Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) has written an article titled “‘Weaponizing the Numbers’: The Hidden Agenda behind Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform”. Originally written for the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies’ journal, New Labor Forum, the article unpacks the differences between producer and consumer subsidies, digs into the numbers behind […]