Podcast
Musician with banjo. Image credit: Ryan Mcguire/Pixabay
Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | Country music used to be about the experiences of working people. Has it now become a tool for the right wing? Plus more labour news.
News
Worker cleans street in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood. Image credit: Josh Berson/BC Labour Heritage Centre
Chelsea Nash | "COVID Chronicles" is preserving workers' experiences for future historians.
Blog
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Erika Shaker | Ed Finn was a historian, an activist, an adviser, a colleague, a shop steward, a mentor, a pun-master, and a surrogate great-uncle. Erika Shaker pays tribute to an extraordinary man.
Podcast
Image: Wikimedia - The "Hunger March" in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, December 1932, McDermid Studio
Scott Neigh | Alvin Finkel talks about the grassroots historical work of the Alberta Labour History Institute and about his new book, "Compassion: A Global History of Social Policy."
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Victoria Fenner | Michael Welch of the Global Research News Hour talks about what it accomplished with labour historian Julia Guard and anti-poverty activists Harold Dyck and John Clarke.
Podcast
Operation Solidarity rally 1983
Victoria Fenner | "You can't just put people in white hats and black hats. There's always a dimension to them that, as you get to know them, is good to know." - Rod Mickleburgh
Columnists
Retiree Matters, Sonja Alton | A political junkie is defined as "one who is obsessed by all things political and votes in every election." Sonja Alton reflects on a life defined by political engagement.
Columnists
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Grace Lee Boggs died this week at the age of 100. She was not only a grassroots organizer, but a philosopher, a teacher and a revolutionary.
Blog
The Road to Ballantyne, Vancouver 1935
Rod Mickleburgh | The Battle of Ballantyne Pier and the Second Narrows bridge disaster in Vancouver are touchstones of B.C.'s and Canada's labour history. Read on and see if you think they are worthy of learning about.
Columnists
Retiree Matters, Larry Wark | In the 1980s, the Canadian Auto Workers made their first attempt to organize Michelin workers in Nova Scotia. Larry Wark looks back at long days and nights travelling rural roads.
Blog
Photo: Crowd gathered outside old City Hall, during the Winnipeg General Strike.
Brent Patterson | Council of Canadians activists gathered in Winnipeg this weekend are dismayed to hear that the Canadian Museum of History has removed its exhibit on the Winnipeg General Strike.
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Scott Neigh | Joey Hartman, a labour activist and a proponent of movement-based grassroots history, talks about the history of women in the labour movement.