Labour and Unions

Video: Las semillas de la discordia

Spanish
Collection: 
Manos Fuera de la Tierra
Suites: 
Justicia Agraria
Subtitle: 
Acaparamiento de tierras en Mozambique
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Multi-media
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Comentario de Philip Seufert, de FIAN International... Read more

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El acaparamiento global de tierras
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Seeds of discontent

English
Collection: 
Hands Off The Land
Suites: 
Agrarian Justice
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Multi-media
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In the northern province of Niassa, Mozambique, one company, Chikweti, set up with investments by Swedish and Norwegian churches and the Dutch pension fund, ABP is establishing large tree plantations. Chikweti not only promised their investors a large financial return, but also claimed it would deliver jobs, environmental protection and community development to the region. It seemed a win-win... Read more

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Liberar la creatividad de la fuerza de trabajo

Collection: 
Democratización
Spanish
Suites: 
Alternativas en el Sector Público
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Article
Translators: 
Christine Lewis Carroll
revisado por Caty R.
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Algo interesante ocurre en la ciudad de Stuttgart, una de las historias regionales de éxito del sistema alemán de Mitbestimmung o «participación» en el que los trabajadores tienen un papel en la gestión de las compañías.... Read more

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Unleashing the creativity of labour

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Collection: 
Democratisation
Suites: 
Public Sector Alternatives
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Article
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Something interesting is going on in the city of Stuttgart, one of the regional success stories of the German system of Mitbestimmung, or ‘co-determination’, where workers have a role in the management of companies. The dominant trend in Germany is of co‐determination becoming ‘crisis corporatism’, in which the unions concede low wages and increases in hours, ostensibly to save jobs. But in... Read more

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