kate klein and griffin epstein on challenging the labour movement to take the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and disability justice seriously, and on alternative modes of labour organizing when traditional forms fall short.
Emma Bainbridge speaks with Norman Nawrocki about his new book Red Squared Montreal, a fictional chronicle of the 2012 student strike.
Brian McDougall on the contradictions and lessons of the 2023 PSAC general strike, the largest strike by a single union in Canadian history.
John Clarke on the need to move beyond the demobilizing compromise between capital and organized labour that developed in the post-war period, with its rules of engagement that no longer serve the working class.
The pandemic has reinforced capitalist governments’ belief that they can get away with absolutely anything. But Ontario education workers’ defiance of strikebreaking legislation is demonstrating how even the state’s vast power has limits – when workers unite.
Elizabeth So and Karen Jutzi on how members of the Elementary Teachers of Toronto fought to transform their union local’s executive – and won.
Mostafa Henaway on Amazon’s insidious labour model, its continuities and ruptures with shop-floor dynamics of earlier decades, and how to fight it.
Moe Alqasem and Hassan Husseini on the need for the Canadian labour movement to escalate beyond performative, symbolic solidarity in its support of Palestinian liberation struggle.
Christine H. Tran on cultural work, labour organizing under digital capitalism, and collective alternatives to the entrepreneurial ethos of “do what you love.”
Tara Olivetree (Ehrcke) on the critical role of the labour movement in the fight for climate justice, and how labour and climate activists can convince workers to take on that struggle.