Tunis Community Groups Get Creative

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CN09162019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsTunis      One of the treats of this Organizers’ Forum is getting to meet some of the organizers and members of El Comita, which is essentially ACORN Tunisia, the affiliate of ACORN International in this country.  There are now several hundred members in five groups that have …

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The Quiet Before the Election

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CN09152019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsTunis        Saturday before the election in Tunisia, another huge test of the fragile democracy forged during the Arab Spring, there was quiet.  The election rules had ended debates and public campaigning the day before the election.  In fact, the Organizers’ Forum had to reschedule one of …

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No Easy Roads for Unions in Tunisi

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/cn09142019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsTunis    There are some difficult paradoxes involved in understanding the situation for labor unions, and for that matter, workers, in Tunisia.  It is fair to say that the large labor federation UGTT is the only union anywhere in the world to get a slice of a Nobel …

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