Vol. 34 | Issue 3 | FALL 2015
WEBWORK: Esmail Abdi & The Threshold
By Derek Blackadder
On his way to the Education International World Congress in Ottawa in July, Iranian teachers' union leader Esmail Abdi was arrested. Thoughts on the Canadian campaign to have him freed.

Vol. | Issue | FALL 2015
BEYOND THE ELECTION
By Chris Ramsaroop
Forget Duffygate. Let's talk about the Harper regime being responsible for the biggest mass deportation of human beings in Canadian history.

Vol. | Issue | FALL 2015
JUSTICE FOR MIGRANT WORKERS
By Chris Ramsaroop
Earlier this year, a frost destroyed many of Ontario's apple and grape crops. There is a silent crisis that has not been addressed by government officials, farmers or the media: the frost's impact on thousands of farm workers employed in agricultural industries.

Vol. 34 | Issue 2 | Summer 2015
WEBWORK: Big Data & Branded Buzz
By Derek Blackadder
If you're relying on Buzzfeed to get your word out and your word is a union word, start working on Plan B.

Vol. 34 | Issue 2 | Summer 2015
POWER TO THE PEOPLE
By Fred Hahn
Working together in our communities, with strong opposition, we can keep Hydro One public. Here's why we should fight to keep the power grid in public hands.

Vol. 34 | Issue 2 | May/June 2015
HALIFAX WATER WORKERS DEFEND PENSIONS
By Melissa Keith
Haligonians know that Halifax Water workers are on 10 picket lines around the city, but Heather Corkum, president of Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1431, wonders if residents know the whole truth about the situation.

Vol. 34 | Issue 1 | 2015
WOMEN OF LABOUR AND THE ARTS
By Haseena Manek
The 30th annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts was held from May 1 to 14 in the Greater Toronto Area, and from April 30 to May 16 in Halifax. Visual arts exhibits, a walking tour, a film screening, theatre performances, concerts, and interactive community workshops were all part of the offerings. "Art is the best way to engage people," says Faith Nolan, one of six women recognized earlier this year by Mayworks for their outstanding contributions to the arts and the labour movement.

Vol. 34 | Issue 2 | 2015
PAIN AND PREJUDICE
By Steve Mantis
Karen Messing has spent almost 40 years doing research to protect workers' health. And she has done so by working directly with those affected: workers themselves. We have a lot to learn from her experiences.

Vol. 33 | Issue 5 | 2014
SHOULDER TO SHOULDER
By Claire Mummé, Chris Ramsaroop and Melisa LaRue
There are few reported instances of alliances between migrant workers and Canadian workers, and of thinking about how the two groups could come together. In June of 2014, an opportunity arose to do just that in the Windsor-Essex region of Ontario.

Vol. 33 | Issue 3/4 | 2014
WEBWORK: Hashtag Hijinks & Facebook's Fast One
By Derek Blackadder
Hashtag hijacking, tweeting under a trending hashtag to serve your own agenda, is an underused tactic. There is some productive fun to be had for those who are a dab hand on the tweet button.

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