Health and safety as a strategic organising tool

Unions in South East Asia met last month to discuss how to use occupational health and safety (OHS) as a strategy to organise workers and build strong unions, protecting workers from a hazardous working environment….


Tesla reportedly signs US$5 billion Indonesian nickel deal

Tesla, Inc. has signed US$5 billion worth of deals to buy nickel products from Indonesia. According to Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s coordinating minister for maritime affairs and investment, Tesla has signed a five-year contract with…

Indonesian villagers resist Chinese-backed nickel mining

China Dialogue reported in December 2019 that Indonesian island villagers on Wawonii are fighting for their rights and way of life as the Indonesian government seeks to increase Chinese-backed nickel mining on the island. Villagers…