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11 Feb 2009, By

Last week, in spite of the snow, we ran the third lights, camera, action course which has been hugely popular amongst trade union organisers and campaigns teams wanting the knowledge and skills to make short films for youtube.  On the afternoon of the first day participants went ‘on-location’ shooting to take their (snowy) footage,  this…

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Jail guitar doors

28 Nov 2008, By

Jail guitar doors Last night I attended a private screening of ‘Jail guitar doors’ a documentary produced to highlight the independent initiative set up by Billy Bragg called Jail Guitar doors which aims to provide musical instruments for the use of inmates serving time in Her Majesty’s prisons. It takes its name from the b-side…

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Don’t throw it all away

12 Nov 2008, By

Don’t throw it all away Today I was in a meeting with the women’s network at the TUC where we were given a presentation on the role of women in trade union history. It was fascinating to find out how much of labour history excluded women’s voices and yet, how vital a role, women played…

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Using online video for organising & campaigning

31 Oct 2008, By

I was interested to read in the paper this week that Obama owns the internet when it comes to winning the election campaign. It seems that the use of this medium was due to the hostility of the US media to the centre left and hence the use of the internet in the US as…

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Get on the bus to the G20 with the TUC activist academy

31 Jan 2008, By

To support the G20 mobilisation taking place in London on Saturday March 28th, 2009, the TUC Activist Academy will be running a weekend school for young trade union activists (those under 27 years of age) on Saturday February 28th and Sunday March 1st at Ruskin College Trade Union Education centre, Oxford. The aims of the…

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