Are Workers of the World Finally Uniting? The International Confederation of Labor Hopes So

Within their home borders, workers in many countries have fought and achieved modest successes. However, workers internationally have had a difficult time organizing across nation-states. Workers fighting against each other in world wars is a sad example. But last month workers in sixteen countries formed an International Confederation of Labor. Their intention is to move beyond paper resolutions of solidarity. They want to focus on sharing resources and information – especially among workers who work for the same corporations in different countries. They also suggest that workers from wealthier nations could help fund the strikes of workers in poorer nations.
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