Category: Labour Beat

The Janus Decision

“The right wing has weaponized the word ‘freedom’ so that people think the only way they have freedom is to do something alone, that the solidarity and unity of doing something together, which is how working people really have...

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Make Your Vote Count

. “What people want to know is,’ do I have a better opportunity to have my views reflected in the legislature with the system today or with a different system?’” John Horgan Premier of BC   Canadians value fairness yet we...

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Affordable Housing is Possible

  Two representatives of the BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU) recently made a presentation to the Labour Council about a project BCGEU has undertaken called “Building an Affordable B.C.” which examines causes of the...

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Makuk – A New Exchange is Needed

“For the dead are not powerless” Chief Seattle There are so many wrongs to be undone, so much history that has to be relearned, that the whole idea of true reconciliation with our indigenous Brothers and Sisters seems like it...

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In the Pocket of ‘Big Labour’

  One of the myths perpetuated by corporate media is that the NDP, or any progressive social democratic political party for that matter, is in the pocket of Big Labour. This is not surprising considering that the corporate...

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Remembering Ginger 100 Years On

Every new grave brings a thousand brothers, And every new grave brings a thousand sisters To the union in that union burying ground.’ Woody Guthrie ‘Union Burying Ground’   On July 27th, 1918 Albert ‘Ginger’...

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