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June-July 2011

Features

  • 14

    THANK YOU TO 2010 DONORS!

  • 16

    WORKING FOR A LIVING: LETTER FROM A LETTER CARRIER

    By Bruce Sparks

    The “Modern Post,” the name Canada Post has given its grand plan for transformation, has engendered more anger than I have ever seen in postal workers.

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    VALE AND THE ROIL REPORT

    By Armine Yalnizyan

    We want our governments and our citizens to act responsibly, and be accountable to one another. We can expect it of our corporate citizens as well.

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    COVER STORY: WHAT IF MICHELANGELO WAS A TELEMARKETER?

    By Susan Paczek

    Halifax-based artist Susan Paczek takes a fanciful look, through her illustrated storybook, about what Michelangelo’s experience would have been as a telemarketer.

Departments

  • 5

    LETTERS

    Regarding Gun Control * Walk4Justice Corrections

  • 10

    WEBWORK: RADIO LABOUR & KILLER JEANS

    By Derek Blackadder

    Another great grab bag of online resources for union activists.

  • 11

    POETRY

    By Joanne Arnott

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    TALKING ABOUT ORGANIZING: WAREHOUSE WORKERS

    By Glen Harper

    Our favourite warehouse worker Glen Harper returns with an expose about how his management reacted when he and his co-workers tried to unionize.

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    REVIEW: EVEN THE RAIN

    Review by Rachel E. Beattie

    Iciar Bollain’s new film Even the Rain (Tambien la Lluvia) isn’t a perfect film, but it offers a good introduction to both historical colonization and current globalization issues.

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    COMMENTARY: THE 10% SHIFT

    By Stephen Elliott-Buckley

    The goal of CUPE BC’s “Ten Percent Shift” campaign is to encourage us to shift 10 per cent of our household purchases to local producers and providers.