2017-1 Spring

Aug 18, 2017



FEATURES
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KEEP ON MARCHING
FIRST BREATHE, THEN PUSH

Now is the time to come together with empathy, with compassion, with love and respect.
By Nrinder N.K. Nann

WHY SHOWING UP MATTERS

Millions of us claimed the streets on January 21. Why did we do it? And what did it mean?
By Andrea Addario
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COVER STORY
GETTING DOWN TO WORK WITH A WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT COLLECTIVE

Inside Times Change — a Toronto collective that's been alive and thriving for over 35 years.
By Hillary Di Menna

THE ELEPHANT IN LABOUR'S ROOM

Making the case for applying a labour rights model to sex work in Canada.
By Mark Brown

BUTTERFLY VOICES

Migrant sex workers share their stories, their dreams, and their wishes in their own words.
By Alvis Choi and Elene Lam

STANDING UP FOR ECONOMIC EQUALITY

Precarity deepens the gender pay gap: women make up 70 per cent of part-time workers.
By Jan Borowy and Fay Faraday

A RADICAL CELEBRATION OF LABOUR

The Nova Scotian workforce is ever-evolving and the Mayworks Halifax Festival is evolving along with it.
By Melissa Keith

DEPARTMENTS

NOTES

Women's Work Union Video * 4 Directions Arts Festival Fight For $15 & Fairness * Retail Action Network

WEBWORK
FAB PODCASTS & FAKE CAMPAIGNS

You don't think fake campaigns exist in our trade union world? Think again.
By Derek Blackadder

OUR TIMES TALLY

Additional income attained by Canadian women each week from working in a unionized workplace: $574 million
By Sean Cain

CLIMATE/JUSTICE
DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL

Sanctuary cities can offer safety and security for those who may be forced to migrate due to catastrophic climate change.
By James Hutt

POETRY
By Barb Thomas

WORKING FOR A LIVING
WHAT'S IN A NAME

Usually the question "Were you comfortable with that?" comes after the fact.
By Vivien Endicott-Douglas

HAVE YOUR SAY
STEPPING BACK TO CREATE SPACE

I've lived half a century and only now am I getting a true understanding of how to step back to create space for others.
By Stephen Elliott-Buckley

REVIEW
NO SHORTCUTS: ORGANIZING FOR POWER

Labour has been losing in recent years, argues Jane McAlevey, due to a failed theory of change.
By James Hutt

COMMENTARY
BORDERS CANNOT STEAL OUR SPIRITS

We walk each other to the bus and give each other rides. We feed each other meals and resilience.
By Amal Rana

 

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