The purpose of this blog is to provide analytical commentary on formal and informal labour organisations and their attempts to resist ever more brutal forms of exploitation in today’s neo-liberal, global capitalism.
the EU referendum in June 2016, Britain has tumbled from one extreme to
another. Positions have hardened. Any compromise solution has become
increasingly unlikely. The move by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend
Parliament is only the most recent development in a string of drastic events.
While legal in itself, the clear attempt to side-line Parliament in a decision
of national importance goes completely against long-held democratic conventions,
intensifying further the deep division across British society. A world turned
During the Spring
semester 2019, students on the module Globalisation and Resistance in the
School of Politics and International Relations at the University of
Nottingham-UK carried out independent research projects. In addition to writing
a 4000 word essay, they also composed shorter blog posts about their research
projects for a wider audience. This post provides a brief introduction to the
various posts, which are published on the blog Globalisation and Resistance.