Tag: companies

Mexican boycott of French products
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Mexican boycott of French products

Following the release of Florence Cassez, a social network in Mexico calls for the boycott of products from French companies which sell food, cosmetics and clothes, among other products.   With three votes in favour and two against, and causing much controversy, the judgement was made in room one of […]

Workfare policies
Struggles Workers

Workfare policies

A series of protests are set to take place at various locations across the country from the 16th to the 24th March in order to protest against the government’s latest decisions on this matter.   The workfare system, introduced by the British government in order to allow companies to employ […]

Pharmaceuticals: the truth exposed
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Pharmaceuticals: the truth exposed

“Fire in the Blood” premieres in London on the 22nd February at the Prince Charles Cinema. The documentary shows how pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline along with the US government, have prevented sending generic HIV anti-retroviral drugs to developing countries. More than ten million people have died as a […]

Workfare: work for free?
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Workfare: work for free?

The scheme aims to get the unemployed back into work, but it has been criticised by many organisations that show how unpaid work is only benefitting the companies who exploit it.  Events taking a stand against Workfare are being planned across the UK. . Work for a business without getting […]

Latin America is invisible in British universities
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Latin America is invisible in British universities

Paz Concha estimates that every year, educational institutions in the UK attract nearly 160,000 students from all over the world. Non-European students pay double or triple the amount of their European colleagues to attend university. Ramón Alabau They say that the British education system is characterized by its rigor, seriousness, […]