Dave Bleakney is a member of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the national union representative for education (Anglophone). On matters of anti-capitalism, the dude abides.
Movement or paralysis?
Labour movements were created by the collective dignity and expression of human beings who took risks and action against capital.
Does the labour movement encourage resistance, or contain it?
Has the labour movement become comfortable in a reactive, and even survivalist, mode of operating? What would a labour movement that strengthened and encouraged resistance and militancy, rather than managed it, look like?