SIGTUR joined forces with the Chris Hani Institute for the second futures commission meeting
Democratic trade unionism and progressive civil society movements are severely impacted by the hegemony of free market ideology imposing its cruel logic on a global basis. An aspect of this predicament is the assertion of the architects that there is no alternative to this market rule.
An alternative union perspective is the domination of free market thinking and policies is a social and political constructive. Neoliberal intellectuals such as Hayeck and Freidman had to engage in an intense struggle to realize this dominance.
The leaders of our movements have to engage in this battle for ideas as a first step towards a deep social, economic and political transformation in the defence of society through the assertion of an alternative to neoliberalism.
Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity has brought together communities affected by corporate violations, social movements, civil society organizations
Historic call from Ecuador and numerous Nation States for the United Nations to implement binding regulations on Transnational Corporations
Over 100 social movements and civil society organizations representing hundreds of thousands workers, peasants, community and indigenous peoples have welcomed the historic call by nine countries together with the African and Arab Groups for binding obligations on Transnational corporations.
The historic petition led by the Ecuadorian government at the United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday, September 13th, marks a departure from reliance on voluntary mechanisms that have marked the corporate social responsibility debate and which have facilitated systematic corporate impunity.