2018-1 Spring

Aug 30, 2018



FEATURES

17 WOMEN ACTIVISTS ON THE FIGHT FOR $15 AND FAIRNESS

Navi Aujla's experiences with exploitative temp agencies were what motivated her to join the Fight for $15 and Fairness movement.
BY MELISSA KEITH

27 NI UNA MENOS AND THE WOMEN'S STRIKE IN ARGENTINA

What can we learn from powerful internationalist actions like the women's strike in Argentina?
BY CHIARA PADOVANI & BRUNO DOBRUSIN

33 WORK | ACTIVISM | PARENTING
* HOW DO FAMILY AND POLITICS MIX?

They mix whether we want them to or not, but too many women are prevented from practising politics.
BY SUSAN LEBLANC

* "YOU CAN'T HAVE IT ALL"

I was pregnant, my contract, after nearly four years of service, was threatened by mass job cuts, and I was faced with serious health issues.
BY MOJDEH COX

* BABY REVOLUTIONARY

My son, Thando, was born at the end of August 2017. His arrival changed everything.
BY EMILY DAVIDSON

DEPARTMENTS

6 NOTES

National Anti-Black Racism Strategy Needed * Joey Hartman on Retiring * Remembering Ginger Goodwin 100 Years On * SFU Labour Studies

CLIMATE/JUSTICE
9 WATER & WHOLE-WORKER ORGANIZING

Unions would do well to study and embrace the strategies and tools of the environmental movement.
BY JAMES HUTT

11 OUR TIMES TALLY

Chance that an act of sexual harassment in the workplace in Canada is never reported: 4 in 5
BY SEAN CAIN

WEBWORK (PLUS!)
12 DONUTS & A DIGITAL POST-MORTEM

Given the extent to which the organizing of the Tim Hortons actions happened online it's worth taking a peek at how it developed.
BY DEREK BLACKADDER

WORKING FOR A LIVING
42 CELEBRATING MY STUDENTS

I've walked the picket line, forged amazing bonds with students and co-workers, and watched remarkable young people cross the stage clad in graduation caps and gowns.
BY CHELSEA

44 POETRY
BY EL JONES

REVIEW
47 SHREWED: A WRY AND CLOSELY OBSERVED LOOK AT THE LIVES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS

Elizabeth Renzetti is a terrifically keen observer of culture and an empathic writer. Her capacity for self-reflection without wallow is great.
BY ANDREA ADDARIO

COMMENTARY
48 TRUDEAU TRIPS THROUGH INDIA

And why did Team Trudeau never venture to South India, where lies the beating heart of Indian technology, innovation and cyber-capitalism?
BY ARCHANA RAMPURE

 

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