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Uber and Lyft drivers deserve a better strike

This week, labor news was dominated by the story of the Uber / Lyft strike. On Wednesday, rideshare drivers were…

Saskatoon Co-op Strike Ends with Two-Tier Contract

After a six-month strike that saw workers walking picket lines in extremely cold temperatures, UFCW Local 1400 has reached an…

How West Virginia teachers defied the state—and their unions

Michael M describes his experience helping organize the West Virginia teacher strikes in 2018 and 2019, as a member of…

Leadership is not going to help us: Film review of Memory and Muscle (1995)

On the surface, this is a review of a classic documentary about a massive, illegal 1965 strike by Canadian postal…

The Women’s Strike, Reconsidered

Marianne Garneau reviews Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto. In a new book, Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto (Verso, 2019), Cinzia…

What are strikes really about? A reply to Dionne Pohler

Nick Walter and Marianne Garneau respond to an editorial in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix about the strike at the Saskatoon…

“It’s Up To Us”: A reflection on the LAUSD strike and contract with teacher Tammy Matz

Tammy Matz has been an LAUSD public school teacher for almost eighteen years and currently teachers third grade at Melrose…

Movie Review: Harlan County, USA (1976)

The author, who worked as a coal miner as a teenager, reviews this classic documentary about a miners’ strike in…

Grocery workers refuse a two-tier wage system

The Saskatoon Co-op is a consumer cooperative grocery with multiple locations in and around Saskatoon, SK. Workers are represented by…

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