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Spring 2018

Features

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    WOMEN ACTIVISTS ON THE FIGHT FOR $15 AND FAIRNESS

    MELISSA KEITH

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

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    NI UNA MENOS AND THE WOMEN’S STRIKE IN ARGENTINA

    CHIARA PADOVANI & BRUNO DOBRUSIN

    What can we learn from powerful internationalist actions like the women’s strike in Argentina?

  • 33 WORK | ACTIVISM | PARENTING

    HOW DO FAMILY AND POLITICS MIX?

    SUSAN LEBLANC

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

  • 33 WORK | ACTIVISM | PARENTING

    “YOU CAN’T HAVE IT ALL”

    MOJDEH COX

    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.

  • 33 WORK | ACTIVISM | PARENTING

    BABY REVOLUTIONARY

    EMILY DAVIDSON

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

Departments

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    NOTES

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

  • 9 CLIMATE/JUSTICE

    WATER & WHOLE-WORKER ORGANIZING

    JAMES HUTT

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

  • 11

    OUR TIMES TALLY

    SEAN CAIN

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

  • 12 WEBWORK (PLUS!)

    DONUTS & A DIGITAL POST-MORTEM

    DEREK BLACKADDER

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

  • 42 WORKING FOR A LIVING

    CELEBRATING MY STUDENTS

    CHELSEA

    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.

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    POETRY

    EL JONES

  • 47 REVIEW

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

    Review by ANDREA ADDARIO

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

  • 48 COMMENTARY

    TRUDEAU TRIPS THROUGH INDIA

    ARCHANA RAMPURE

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