Danny Glover delivers a blockbuster message about fairness at Nissan

by Eric Lee

Danny Glover, the star of Lethal Weapon and other Hollywood blockbusters, delivered a message to the LabourStart conference which opened yesterday in Sydney, Australia.

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Mexican Workers Fight Repression with Global Solidarity

Mexico was the focus of the Saturday July 10 luncheon session at the LabourStart Global Solidarity Conference. The two speakers were uniquely qualified to address the growing repression of union under the government of Felipe Calderón.

Benedicto Martinez Orozco is a Co-president of the Frente Auténtico del Trabajois. Translating is Robin Alexander, International Affairs Director of the UE. (We will post Alexander’s remarks later in the week.)

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Eric Lee: LabourStart and the fight for a new labor internationalism

Eric Lee, founding editor of LabourStart, told last weekend’s Global Solidarity conference that unions are using the structures and approaches of the 19th and 2oth century to fight 21st century  globalized capitalism.  Using new communication tools to promote a consistent labor internationalism is the special mission of LabourStart.

Here’s a video of Lee’s talk to the opening plenary of the conference.