Live Working or Die Fighting – Interview with Paul Mason

Haymarket author and BBC Newsnight’s Economics Editor Paul Mason appeared Friday morning, September 24, on Democracy Now! (http://www.democracynow.org/).

Mason on Live Working or Die Fighting: How the Working Class Went Global

The Census Bureau latest report shows that the numbers of Americans living in poverty and without health insurance have skyrocketed. 43.6 million people-about one in seven-lived below the poverty level of $22,000 for a family of four in 2009, pushing the national poverty rate to a fifteen-year high of 14.3 percent. We speak with British journalist Paul Mason about his new book, Live Working or Die Fighting: How the Working Class Went Global.

http://www.democracynow.org/2010/9/24/paul_mason_on__live_working

Mason is the author of:

Live Working or Die Fighting
How the Working Class Went Global
Paul Mason
Haymarket Books
Published: 07/01/2010
978-1-60846-070-0 | $17.00 | Trade Paper
http://www.haymarketbooks.org/pb/Live-Working-or-Die-Fighting

Re-Animate on Charitable Giving – Zizek

In this short RSA Animate, philosopher Slavoj Zizek investigates the surprising ethical implications of charitable giving.

Public Sector Workers’ Strike in South Africa – Photos, Rees

Rob Rees

Pictures: Friday, 1 June 2007, first day of Public Service workers’ strike, Johannesburg (Gauteng) march

Photo by Rob Rees, 072 225 7899, robrees2002@yahoo.co.uk

Public sector wage strike (PowerPoint) 13 June 2007, Johannesburg, Part 2

Public sector wage strike (PowerPoint) 13 June 2007, Johannesburg, Part 1

Public sector wage strike (PowerPoint) 1 June 2007, Johannesburg

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If you use any of Rob Rees’s images, please credit him and give contacts:

Rob Rees, 072 225 7899, robrees2002@yahoo.co.uk

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Reinventing, Reimagining, Rebuilding – Labour Internationalism

ReinventingLabour is for people who organize, struggle, analyze, critique and strategize within and around the international labour movement. It is for people who seek a space to share ideas and resources regarding challenges and potentials to strengthen a vibrant, critical, plural and emancipatory movement of all kinds of working people everywhere – a movement intimately related to the new ‘global justice and solidarity movement’ (aka the anti- or alter-globalisation movement). Continue reading