Feature Stories

Vol. | Issue | Summer 2016
I CAN'T WORK IF I CAN'T BREATHE
By Mark Brown
Today, the Black Lives Matter movement is the largest anti-racism struggle in North America. Canada's labour movement needs to get on board. Here's why.

Vol. | Issue | SUMMER 2016
CLIMATE/JUSTICE
By James Hutt
A national climate strategy holds incredible potential for the labour movement. That's why the Canadian Labour Congress teamed up with a number of environmental organizations and First Nations to deliver a proposal called "One Million Climate Jobs" to the prime minister.

Vol. | Issue | SPRING 2016
CROSSING A DIGITAL PICKET LINE
By Melissa Keith
While they remain on the picket line outside the Chronicle Herald building, experienced Herald journalists and editors like Frank Campbell are still practising their craft, but they're contributing their work to the online news site, Local Xpress, instead.

Vol. | Issue | SPRING 2016
IF I HAD MY WAY
By Winnie Ng
lt is not uncommon in labour education settings that, when race and gender are being discussed, someone will raise the issue of class as a corrective, or as a way to reinsert their own voice as the centre of attention. The implication here is that class war is universal, but race, gender, abilities, faith and sexuality are only identity politics.

Vol. 34 | Issue 4 | WINTER 2015/16
BUILDING COMMUNITY, DEFYING EXPECTATIONS
By Ishani Weera
Ramon Antipan came from Chile to Edmonton as a refugee in the late 1970s. In restaurant kitchens, on construction sites and, ultimately at the Edmonton mail depot for Canada Post, he discovered quickly that racialized im/migrant workers are rarely seen as assets, as leaders who bring with them their own histories of fighting injustice.

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