Browsing All posts tagged under »patriotism«

Unions: potential bulwarks of democracy

January 18, 2015


The founding principles of the labour movement are liberty and equality on a global scale, and although some areas the movement have become corrupted, all too often infused with the poison of nationalism, they remain potential bulwarks of democracy.

Patriotism is no answer to a flawed system

October 8, 2011


Patriotism in whatever form is no answer to the current global crisis. Yet it continues to be clung to by both sides of the labour market coin — employers and employees, although both have different definitions of precisely what they mean.