Canada

Protest in support of 'locked out' Ontario workers

Over 10,000 people come out to support 'locked out' engineers in Canada. Their employers (Caterpillar) are reporting record profits yet are aiming to impose a 50% pay cut with immediate effect. If workers refuse the offer, Caterpillar are planning to shift all production to the United States.

Jailed anarchist statement to the court

The transcript of the statement made in court by Canadian Anarchist Mandy Hiscocks. She made the statement prior to being sentenced to sixteen months in jail on 'Mickey Mouse' charges that relate to a G20 protest in Toronto last June.

Stories from the CUPW Lock Out: or how to create a story that can reshape who we are and how we act

This story by our friend Bruce is reprinted from Linchpin, the publication of our comrades at Common Cause, about the CUPW lock out.

Class War on the Work Floor – Audio Recording

We’re pleased to repost this from our comrades at Common Cause.

Reasonable accommodation

Our friend and comrade Invisible Man has contributed stories before about life on the job. In this piece he provides an analysis of race and policy and movements in Quebec. In a time of crisis and with a potential for rising right-wing movements, his points are relevant to people around the world.

Impressions of the North American anarchist movement

An interview with Andrew Flood about the impressions of the North American anarchist movement he formed during his 2007/2008 44 city tour of the US and Canada. The interviews ends with questions about the comparison of the movement in Ireland with that in Britian and the promotion of anarchism via the internet. This was submitted and published in Black Flag.

On Contracts

An article by Phinneas Gage dealing with collective bargaining agreements between a small shop and the Canadian postal workers union.

The shoe nazi

This is a story about race, class, and poverty, from a friend who writes a blog anonymously as Invisible Man.

SORWUC [the Service, Office and Retail Workers' Union of Canada] - Frances Rooney

A 1978 article on SORWUC, a union formed with the intent to organize in industries traditionally female and avoid the top-down structure of the already existing unions.

Occupy Wall Street: Noooo, Canada! - Aalya Ahmad

An article addressing the often jaded response from the radical left on the Occupy Wall Street movement.