Fall 2019

Features

  • 17

    NO SIGN OF HARDSHIP OR HURT

    STEVEN HIGH

    As gentrification accelerates in Montreal’s Point Saint-Charles neighbourhood, community groups are pivoting away from its poorest residents.

  • 25 COVER STORY

    BEHIND THE MAGIC

    JANET NICOL

    Working conditions have created a powder keg inside dozens of Vancouver’s animation studios.

Departments

  • 6

    UPFRONT

    Global Climate Strike • Reconciliation Book Club • Westray Author Wins Award • Uber Drivers United

  • 11 Climate/Justice

    GREEN JOBS OSHAWA & A GREEN NEW DEAL

    JAMES HUTT

    Like climate change, the threatened closure of the Oshawa plant is a crisis. But it is also an opportunity.

  • 13 WebWork

    RAINY DAYS & ONLINE ORGANIZING TOOLS

    DEREK BLACKADDER

    What’s a far more secure alternative to WhatsApp? Let’s talk Telegram.

  • 15 Poetry

    THE WATER IS RISING

    BILL MARLES

  • 34 Union exchange

    ROOTED IN UNITY

    CHRISTOPHER WILSON

    “In Unity, Strength” is the foundational belief of the labour movement. But what does unity look like?

  • 36

    THANK YOU TO OUR DONORS

  • 38 Have Your Say

    COMBATTING BURNOUT IN THE HELPING FIELDS

    CHELSEA

    When giving so much of ourselves turns into a habit, we become unsure of what we can and can’t say no to.

  • 40 Working for a Living

    POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCK OPERATORS

    GLEN HARPER

    hey moved forcefully around the floor, slipping into trailers, putting away pallets, all in one smooth motion.

  • 42 Excerpt

    WESTRAY: MY JOURNEY FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

    VERNON THERIAULT

    It was difficult to comprehend that the mine I had been working in just eleven hours ago had blown up.

  • 45 Review

    CRACKING LABOUR’S GLASS CEILING: TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH WOMEN’S UNION EDUCATION

    Review by CHERYL STADNICHUK

    A fascinating look at five education programs created in Canada and the U.S. to promote women’s leadership.

  • 47 Commentary

    THE CRISIS OF OUR TIME

    ARCHANA RAMPURE

    We can either proclaim with absurdity that everyone must sacrifice in order to fight climate change, or we can address the differential conditions of peoples’ lives.