Category: Workers’ rights

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: ‘A global race to the bottom’

The TPP is “the largest—and worst—trade deal you’ve never heard of,” says a campaign on moveon.org. In other words, “Nafta on steroids”. You may not have heard of it because the negotiations are all being done in secret. Perhaps even over a round of golf?

Incidentally, Robert Reich in the video above is “an American political economist, professor, author, and political commentator. He served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and was Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997″ (Wikipedia). (more…)

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Live – Anti-GST Workers’ Day rally in Butterworth

A Workers’ Day gathering is scheduled to begin at 10.00am in Butterworth. Workers are expected to register their opposition to the impending Goods and Services Tax. I hope to bring you some live updates.


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Solemn farewell for Karpal Singh’s loyal assistant Michael Cornelius

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Over 200 people turned up to bid farewell to the late Karpal Singh’s personal assistant, Michael Cornelius Jayakrishnan, who perished in the road accident along with his employer. (more…)

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Tribute to Irene Fernandez

Irene Fernandez passed away today from heart failure at the age of 67. Details of the wake and funeral service below.

Irene Fernandez

In James 5:4, it is written: “Can you hear crying out against you the wages which you kept back from the labourers mowing your fields? The cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord Sabaoth.” (more…)

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