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.
News
Health-care worker. Image credit: Pathumporn Thongking/UN Women Asia and the Pacific/Flickr
Chelsea Nash | Front-line workers have been hailed as heroes over the course of this pandemic, but who gets to decide who is and isn't a front-line worker?
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Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: An interview with CLC secretary-treasurer Marie Clarke Walker, and a message of support to Unifor members.
Podcast
Image: Used with permission of the Halifax Workers Action Centre.
Scott Neigh | Sakura Saunders and Lisa Cameron talk about the Halifax Workers Action Centre and the fight for the rights of low-wage and precarious workers.
Podcast
Workers in Taiwan. Image: Malcolm Koo/Wikimedia Commons
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Labor Notes is a U.S.-based labour organization. In August it held a regional conference in Taiwan bringing together workers from around the region.
Podcast
Image: Wikimedia - General Strike KTCU in Seoul
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | This year has seen an upsurge of strikes, demonstrations and protests by South Korean workers. The issues relate to pay and working conditions.
Podcast
Image: Wikipedia - Iranian Revolution Anniversary 2017
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The recent threats by the U.S. against Iran have to be seen in the context of the changes brought about by the Arab Spring uprisings.
Podcast
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
Voting slip for the Presidential elections. Image: Wikimedia - Voting slip for the Presidential elections
Piergiorgio Moro | Indonesia is one of the world's biggest democracies and elections are closely watched especially now when many neighbouring countries are becoming more autocratic.
Columnists
May Day rally for immigrant and workers' rights, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2015. Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | In 2019, the labour movement around the world prepares its demonstrations of hope, solidarity, and support for collective action at a time of major worker distress and unrest.
Podcast
Indian workers fighting back
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The upcoming general elections in India are allowing workers to put forward their own demands against the far right BJP government of President Modi.