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Meet the frontline activists facing down the global mining industry

11 December 2017 - 12:15pm

Leaders from the frontlines of mining struggles in the Philippines, Colombia and Uganda travelled to the UK this November to expose the true costs of the UK’s extensive ties to the global mining industry and oppose the Mines and Money Conference in London - a global hub of mining finance and power. 

By Tatiana Garavito, Sebastian Ordoñez and Hannibal Rhoades, originally published on Red Pepper.

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The McStrike demonstrates why the right to collective bargaining is a fundamental human right

10 December 2017 - 12:15am

10 December 2017 - On Human Rights Day,  War on Want's Economic Justice campaigner Owen Espley explains why Workers Rights are Human Rights. 

This article originally appeared on the TUC Blog 

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