How One Modestly-Sized Union Took On A Global Giant – And Won

In this fourth Unions21 bite-size masterclass, Garry Elliott from Nautilus International talks about organising across national borders, and how this modestly-sized union secured a global deal with multinational giant Shell. There is expert analysis from Becky Wright, SPERI’s Tom Hunt, and me.We welcome the support of the University of Sheffield's Political Economy Research Institute, known … Continue reading How One Modestly-Sized Union Took On A Global Giant – And Won

From Martin Luther King to Fortnite: Social Movements, Gaming And Unions

In this third Unions21 bite-size masterclass podcast,  we range from Martin Luther King to Fortnite, exploring how social movements and gaming technologies can be best harnessed in support of  labour movement organising and education.  Dr Peter Bloom, from the Open University Business Schooltakes us across the “mobile divide” and explains why it is so important.  There is … Continue reading From Martin Luther King to Fortnite: Social Movements, Gaming And Unions

NEW Bite-Size Masterclasses – The Secret Lives Of Trade Unions!

(Or Everything You Really Wanted to Know But Didn’t Dare Ask!) Looking back on what is now two complete series of the Unions21 podcast, both Becky Wright and I have been struck by the number of times we’ve wanted to shout “Stop!’ at particular points in our discussions, because we wanted to hang on to a … Continue reading NEW Bite-Size Masterclasses – The Secret Lives Of Trade Unions!