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Global solidarity

Greece after the referendum

07 Jul 2015, By

I was pleased to be able to sponsor and speak at the Greece Solidarity Campaign/Jubilee Debt Campaign rally in solidarity with Greece at Congress House last night. Here’s what I said: Greece is the cradle of democracy. It is where a simple, yet profoundly powerful, idea took hold. That not kings, not bankers, not bureaucrats – but…

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Tolpuddle in Tuscany: talking Brexit & Grexit

04 Jul 2015, By

Last night I was sat in a tent for a couple of hours on top of a hill in Tuscany, alongside the current and future Presidents of the European Trade Union Confederation (Ignacio Toxo from Spain’s CCOO and Rudy de Leeuw of the Belgian FGTB respectively) and the leader of Italy’s largest trade union movement the…

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Solidarity with Greek workers

01 Jul 2015, By

On Monday evening, I addressed a rally in Trafalgar Square in solidarity with the people of Greece. Here’s what I said. I am proud to be here tonight to bring you best wishes on behalf of the TUC and our six million members Proud to be here with so many people, to stand up for…

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