This is our weekly update of union news stories from around the world. This week we look at how Iceland’s economy recovered by ignoring IMF advice, austerity in Spain leading people to embrace radical alternatives, fall out from the Marikana massacre i …

Walton Pantland

This is our weekly update of union news stories from around the world. This week we look at how Iceland’s economy recovered by ignoring IMF advice, austerity in Spain leading people to embrace radical alternatives, fall out from the Marikana massacre in South Africa, women trade union leaders and everyday sexism, and the students movements in Chile and Quebec.

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Walton Pantland

South African trade unionist living in Glasgow. Loves whisky, wine, running and the great outdoors. Walton did an MA in Industrial Relations at Ruskin, Oxford, and is interested in how trade unions use new technology to organise.

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