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  • Trump and NAFTA “modernization”


    16 August 2017

    The ensuing trade deficits and manufacturing job losses cast a shadow over this trade deal and led all three major candidates for the U.S. presidency in 2016 to reject the TPP and promise to “fix” NAFTA. Trump is following through on his promise, but that is not the whole story.

  • Charlottesville: AFSCME condemns "Nazi white nationalists"


    16 August 2017
    Photo: Rodney Dunning/Flickr/CC

    PSI's affiliate, which has been on the front lines of civil rights and racial justice struggles for decades, has condemned the hateful acts displayed at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, August 12.

  • 12 August - International Youth Day 2017


    10 August 2017

    This year, the day is dedicated to celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace. The current generation of youth is the largest in history and young people often comprise the majority in countries marked by armed conflict or unrest.

  • Senate of the Philippines ratifies ILO Convention 151


    07 August 2017
    Photo: Camilo Rubiano

    The Philippines is about to become the first Asian country to ratify the so called "Labour Relations Public Service Convention (1978)", which deals with the protection of the right to organise and procedures for determining conditions of employment in the Public Service. This victory comes after 7 years of work led by PSI affiliates and other public sector unions in the country.

  • Sign On Now: Letter to Lagos Governor - Don't privatize public water!


    03 August 2017
    Photo: Sani Baba

    PSI along with Corporate Accountability International and other partners is circulating a letter in support of the Our Water Our Right coalition in Lagos - to show global support for their opposition to a NEW and IMMINENT privatization threat. PSI has been fighting water privatization in Lagos for several years.

  • Privatisation puts Liberian education system at risk : New Report


    02 August 2017

    Unions and civil society organisations have warned about the devastating effects of the privatisation of education on both students and teachers during the launch of a new study on Liberia’s PSL project.

  • PSI and CSO allies call on investors to cease support for Bridge International Academies


    01 August 2017

    Over 170 unions and civil society organisations from around the world have released a statement calling on investors to cease support for Bridge International Academies, a company running over 500 commercial private schools in the Global South with the support of international donors and investors.