Labour

Podcast
Jun 16, 2010
Redeye

High end hotels chronically understaffed

Redeye
Workers at many luxury hotels have seen their workloads increase dramatically at the same time as hotels are posting millions of dollar in profits.
Podcast
Jun 12, 2010

Chinese Honda workers strike

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour news and updates from the Asia Pacific region. Interview with Geoffrey Crothall, Communications Director China Labour Bulletin, on the recent Honda strikes in China.
News
Jun 15, 2010

Ten reasons not to talk -- or listen -- to CSIS

People's Commission Network
In the run-up to the G8/G20 Summits, reports have multiplied of Canadian Security Intelligence Service visits to the homes and even workplaces of people working for social justice.
Podcast
Jun 7, 2010
Redeye

75th anniversary of On to Ottawa Trek

Redeye
In June 1935, a thousand young men jumped on railroad boxcars in Vancouver, heading for Ottawa. Labour historian Joey Hartman tells the story of the trek and what it accomplished.
Forum topic

The Soviet Union Versus Socialism by Noam Chomsky

http://www.chomsky.info/articles/1986----.htm

 

I'd like to know some thoughts that people have on this article by famous anarchist/linguist/activist Noam Comsky.

 

"The Soviet leadership thus portrays itself as socialist to protect its right to wield the club, and Western ideologists adopt the same pretense in order to forestall the threat of a more free and just society. This joint attack on socialism has been highly effective in undermining it in the modern period."

 

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