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AN INTERVIEW WITH UNION ORGANIZER TANYA FERGUSON

By Melissa Keith
"A lot of times with union organizing, it's completely underground," says Tanya Ferguson, "so people have to know all the risks involved and do all the groundwork."
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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.
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THE PROBLEM WITH THE MIDDLE CLASS

By Frank Saptel
Middle-class people not only don't identify with working-class values, they also don't understand them. I believe you can be a bank manager and still be a working-class person. It's about understanding the issues — working people's issues.
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