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    :: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 ::

    Independent unions: the way forward for US labour - By Malik Miah and Caroline Lund, AxisofLogic
    Labour activists in all unions, nationally and perhaps internationally, need to take a new look at the possibility of decertification of moribund unions and the formation of new, democratic unions. The pressures and problems of big business attacks will be the same, but new unions will begin with a much smaller bureaucracy, more attuned to the rank and file. The members will have more space to move forward and develop new leaders.
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