[Imc-unity] Fwd: Re: [general] indymedia-trade unions?

Sheri sheri@indymedia.org
Fri, 5 Apr 2002 13:36:59 -0800


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>Peter, it is my understnading that it would be against IMC Principles for
>an IMC to affiliate with a trade union. The IMCs are at this time expected
>to not take a political stance or affiliation, as tradeunions often
>endorse candidates, this would likely seem as a default recognition of
>their candidate. however, as labor movements around the world are often
>ignored by the mainstream media, you may often see indymedia reporting on
>these activiites as our stated goal is to democratize the media and report
>on the issues at hand that the corporate media conglomerates refuse to
>discuss.
>
>in solidarity.
>sharpie
>imc volunteer
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>p.s. if you have other questiosn feel free to respond!
>
>>  Hi
>>  I am a swedish journalist, doing some research on behalf the 
>>swedish confederation of trade unions
>>  (LO). I have, for now, one simple question for you.
>>  Do you know of any IMC-group, in any country, that has or has had 
>>any form of cooperation with or
>>  connection to any trade unions?
>>  Even if the answeer is negative, I would like you to reply.
>>  Sincerely
>>
>>  Petter Larsson
>>  provo@algonet.se
>>  + 46-040-66967553
>>  +46-070-6965720
>>
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