Feature Stories

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.

Vol. 34 | Issue 3 | FALL 2015
MOVING OUR PEOPLE FORWARD
By Haseena Manek
Labour activist Janice Gairey reflects on the past, present and future of the labour movement.

Vol. 34 | Issue 3 | FALL 2015
GROWING OLDER, GROWING BOLDER
By Carole Pearson
Alison Acker has been to jail for justice. The 87-year-old Victoria, BC, social activist spent three weeks in prison in 1993 after being arrested at an anti-logging protest at BC's Clayoquot Sound. Today, seniors like Acker continue to fight for social and political causes on behalf of us all.

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