Diversity through social mapping: Radio Labour Canada Report for February 15 - 21, 2019

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RadioLabour's Canada Report for February 15 to 21, 2019 reports on how the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) discovered the full diversity of its members by implementing a 'social mapping' project. An interview with OPSEU President Smokey Thomas.

Also in this week’s Report:

  • What can be done to stop the growth of authoritarian populism? A global movement of unionized teachers may be the key. An interview with the General Secretary of Education International, David Edwards.
  • In January 50,000 garment workers in Bangladesh went on strike and won small increases on their $2 a day wages. Now the employers are firing thousands of workers.
  • And singing: “Every Stitch” by the Low Tide Drifters. Used by permission.

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