February 2013

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Should we boycott Amazon?

This article appears today in Solidarity. Recently, I co-authored a book on online campaigning for trade unions and self-published it using a print-on-demand service called CreateSpace. CreateSpace is a subsidiary of Amazon, the giant online…

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Clicktivism and the Unions

This article appears in Equal Times, the global news, opinion and campaign website about work, politics, the economy, development and the environment. Equal Times is supported by the 175 million-member International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)….

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Django, Lincoln and the Most Revolutionary Idea

This article appears today in Solidarity. “The emancipation of the working class must be the act of the workers themselves” – that’s a phrase which will be familiar to most Marxists and originates in the…