Vol. | Issue | WINTER 2016
PASSING THE TORCH: Dinah Greenberg (1959 - 2016)
By Lorraine Endicott
"Don't worry about it. We can fix it." These were words Our Times' beloved long-time art director, Dinah Greenberg, lived by. She is gone now, but her joyous and creative spirit lives on in our hearts, and in the pages of Our Times—a magazine that continues on very much because of Dinah's decades of commitment to this labour of love. Thank you, Dinah.

Vol. | Issue | FALL 2016
CLIMATE/JUSTICE: Testing Trudeau's Climate Rhetoric
By James Hutt
A year ago Trudeau promised a 180-degree shift on most of the Harper government's policies, especially on climate change. Yet, one year later, his lofty promises have little substance to show for them. His government is in bed with the oil and gas industry, just as cozily as Harper's was. It's time Trudeau turned his rhetoric into reality.

Vol. | Issue | SUMMER 2016
WEBWORK: Quidi Vidi & Virtual Organizing
By Derek Blackadder
In which I speak of muck, walking tours, the changing structure of work, and working-class insurgency — all from Port Union, Newfoundland, the only union-built town in the country.

Vol. | Issue | SUMMER 2016
GOODWIN'S WAY
By Lorene Oikawa
Labour organizer and martyr Ginger Goodwin was a persuasive speaker who practised by talking to tree stumps in the woods. In Neil Vokey's film Goodwin's Way, Goodwin's legacy lives on in the streets of Cumberland, BC.

Vol. | Issue | SPRING 2016
WEBWORK: Tweets and Twobbies
By Derek Blackadder
Some of you, way too many of you, are still clustering your tweets. You know who you are.

Vol. | Issue | SPRING 2016
CLIMATE/JUSTICE: Recharging a Dying Province
By James Hutt
Every year, Nova Scotia suffers a net loss of 1,300 people under the age of 30, and the province's population has been in decline since 2011. What's needed now is the implementation of a bold new vision that's already been mapped out.

Vol. 34 | Issue 4 | WINTER 2015/16
WEBWORK: Lessons from a Virtual Lawyer
By Derek Blackadder
Immerse yourself in how the Labour Rights Law Office does its good work. How they do what they do is how your union could be offering services to members in many, many places — and how you could be building the union by bridging gaps that no longer need to be there.

Vol. 34 | Issue 4 | WINTER 2015/16
CANADA'S BRICK WALL OF RACISM
By Rachel E. Beattie
February 11, 2016, marks the 47th anniversary of a day that was profoundly important to the struggle for civil rights and the anti-racism movement in Canada. But why does the Sir George Williams affair seem to be missing from our history? A ground-breaking new film aims to change that.

Vol. 34 | Issue 4 | WINTER 2015
OUT OF THE WORKPLACE, INTO COMMUNITY
By Jennifer Huang
If the Canadian labour movement is to survive and grow, organizing efforts should focus on a community model rather than a workplace approach. The Chinese Workers' Network does just that.

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.

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