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On International Workers Day 2021 members across Scotland were out talking to their neighbours, in the streets defending their public services, building community land & speaking at Kill the Bill solidarity. As we look back at workers struggles here and internationally, we know that these struggles also exist in our homes and our communities. Following on from this history, we know that we are stronger when we come together & demand the future we deserve. Living Rent is your local union, fighting to create safe, secure, affordable homes & communities. Join today, livingrent.org/join ... See more
ACORN Canada had a big win recently with the Budget 2021, which focused on their fight against predatory loans. To find out more about their win -- and read their analysis of the Budget -- check out their article here: https://acorncanada.org/budget-2021-hits-misses ... See more
- Great first step in Stopping Predatory Lending by agreeing to do a consultation on lowering the federal interest rate. This has the potential of lowering the NSF fee.
One of ACORN Canada’s long-standing and hard-fought campaigns against predatory lending got a huge boost recently upon the release of the 2021 Budget. The government has agreed to a consultat…
As New Delhi prepares for another lockdown, street vendors and informal works are often the ones who pay the highest price. Dharmendra Kumar, member of the Delhi chapter of Hawkers’ Joint Action Co… ... See more
As New Delhi prepares for another lockdown, street vendors and informal works are often the ones who pay the highest price. Dharmendra Kumar, member of the Delhi chapter of Hawkers’ Joint Action Committee, an ACORN affiliate, recently spoke about the lack of adequate medical supplies: "This shortage is across the city and predictably the marginalised groups are the most affected. As far as street vendors are concerned, with most of them being migrants, there are not many people here whom they can approach for assistance – especially in today’s time when even the well-off groups are finding themselves helpless,” Kumar was also quoted as urging the Modi government to provide a one-time cash assistance to workers who are hardest hit by the pandemic. To support the Hawker's Joint Action Committee, check out the link below to donate 👇 ... See more
Today we mark International Workers' Memorial Day, and we remember all those who have lost their lives because of a workplace injury or illness. Together we can build a society that is safe and secure for those who keep it running - the working class. #IWMD2021 ... See more