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    Student Activism in a Union Town

    The automotive capital of Canada was once a site of militant labour organizing. Today, it’s humming with a renewed sense of activism, this time led by students.

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    Capitalist Production vs. The Earth

    Environmentalists have challenged the perceived opposition between labour and the environment, but do we need to democratize our mode of economic production to truly address the climate crisis?

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    What’s at Stake in the Fight for $15?

    As the fight for a $15/hour minimum wage heats up in Canada, what lessons can low-wage workers learn from the successes of the movement in the U.S.?

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    Who Wants a Universal Basic Income?

    Universal Basic Income is having a moment in the spotlight, but it’s not a straightforward win for workers.

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    Visions of a Radical Labour Movement

    For the labour movement to become a truly liberatory force, it must be grounded in our shared social struggles.

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    Making a Living on the Trapline

    With the support of a new government program, trappers are reviving the traditional economy in the Northwest Territories.

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    Reporting on the Class Struggle

    An interview with RankandFile.ca’s Doug Nesbitt and David Bush.

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    To Be in a Tough Crunch

    Labour never builds alone.

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    In Search of Solidarity for Sessional Instructors

    Addressing systemic exploitation among academic instructors requires more than lip service.

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    Higher Education’s Silent Killer

    Audit culture makes academics more compliant and steers them away from social engagement. University faculty have a duty to resist, and doing so will require breaking some of their own habits.

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    A Woman Construction Worker on the Slab

    What’s it like to be the only woman worker on a construction site?

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    The gendered labour of social movements

    The actual work of social movement building is always disproportionately borne by women and queer people.

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    Quebec’s Movement for Economic and Environmental Justice

    Quebec’s social movements are working to wed anti-austerity politics with climate justice.

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    Forget Andrew Coyne, Alberta still needs to raise the minimum wage

    The struggle for a higher minimum wage isn’t just about poverty reduction – it’s about building worker power.

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    Reflecting on injury and stolen wages at work

    Non-union construction work involves calculations no one should have to make.

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    A note to Alberta’s grassroots about NDP governments

    Alberta’s grassroots must carve out critical distance from the NDP.

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    Exploitation at First Nations University of Canada

    Sessional instructors at FNUniv, a federated college of the University of Regina, are paid less than other sessionals at the U of R.

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    Father, Son, and the Alberta Housing Boom

    Critical reflections on life and labour in the home building trades.

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    Inside and Outside of Labour

    A left without militant organized labour is all protest with no real leverage.

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    “How Do I Get to Work There Too?”

    Most of what Canadians read and hear about the temporary foreign worker program (TFWP) originates in Canada and comes from politicians, employers, and professional commentators. Alex Felipe offers a view from the Philippines and calls for a new internationalism.