David Bush

David Bush is a community and labour activist based primarily on the East Coast. Currently he is finishing his Master's in Labour Studies at McMaster University. His blog will be exploring the theoretical and strategic debates facing left-wing activists who are trying to build a better world.

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Jan 6, 2018

Workers are under attack: Where is the ONDP?

David Bush
Kathleen Wynne has been defending workers' rights during the recent backlash against minimum wage increases. By contrast, Andrea Horwath's NDP have only meekly supported the issue.
Blog
Feb 19, 2016

The politics of petitioning

David Bush
What is a petition and what is its role in organizing for people aiming to make radical political and economic change?
Blog
Jul 22, 2015

What can the Canadian left learn from the Greek crisis?

Doug Nesbitt
David Bush
The left, unions, and social movements should keep pushing their agenda even if the NDP is elected. An electoral party should serve the people and movements that elect it, not the other way around.
Blog
Aug 6, 2014

Hamas and the left

David Bush
Those who seek to reduce the Palestinian struggle in Gaza to the desires of Hamas make the same basic mistake of those who try to separate the good Palestinian civilians from the Hamas terrorists.
Blog
Aug 1, 2014
photo credit: Mohammed Saber/EPA

Defending the right to resist

David Bush
Those of us who are standing in solidarity with the Palestinian people shouldn't shirk the responsibility of defending the right of the Palestinian people to resist the occupation.

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