September 2016

15
Sep
2016
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An A-Z of Green Capitalism

Our guide to Green Capitalism, explaining the dangers of this new manifestation of capitalism and exploring the real ecological alternatives.


15
Sep
2016
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Immigration Detention Centres factsheet

It can be hard to keep track of the shadowy world of the Home Office's immigration detention centres. Recently announced changes include the closures of Cedars and Dungavel, the expansion of Brook and Tinsley houses, and two major contracts up for re-tender. This factsheet gives an overview of the main sites and companies involved at the current time.


13
Sep
2016
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Home Office quietly advertises £80 million privatisation of Calais border security

by Calais Research Network. While the UK’s plans for the “Great Wall of Calais” hit headlines, an even bigger Calais security deal has gone quietly unnoticed: an £80 million privatisation of much of the border security in Northern France.


09
Sep
2016
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Three companies, three pay rises: talking tactics with a courier union

Mags Dewhurst from the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) Couriers and Logistics branch tells Corporate Watch how they have won better pay from London's biggest courier companies and discusses the future of the industry.

So far IWGB couriers from three different companies have organised and have won the London Living Wage. Why do you think the union has been successful?