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What's New: Toronto Rally for a $14 Minimum Wage
| February 18, 2014
On Family Day weekend, community members and labour activists brought a vibrant rally to the heart of Toronto's retail sector to call on Premier Kathleen Wynne to raise the minimum wage to $14 and ensure decent work for Ontario families.
What's New: Tennessee Car Sick Blues
by Nicole Aschoff | February 18, 2014
Volkswagen and the UAW go way back. Volkswagen's Westmoreland, Pa. Rabbit plant was the first foreign car plant built in the US after the 1920s. The UAW, at the peak of its power in 1978, wanted to unionize the plant. It reached out to IG Metall for help and, unlike Friday's secret ballot election at VW's Chattanooga, Tenn. plant, it won handily.
by Ignasi Jorro | February 17, 2014
Hamburg City Council has disclosed ambitious plans to divert most cars away from its main thoroughfares in twenty years. In order to do so, local authorities are to connect pedestrian and cycle lanes in what is expected to become a large green network. In all, the Grünes Netz (Green Web) plan envisages "eliminating the need for automoviles" within two decades.
Bullet #937: The Contradictions of Localism
by Greg Sharzer | February 17, 2014
First I'd like to quickly define some terms. 'Local' is a space distinct from larger regional, national and international spaces. But it's also relational, a moment in the global capital circuit. It's amorphous, changing depending on what you're measuring: political, social, economic, and so on.
LeftStreamed: The Turkish Summer
February 16, 2014
Insights and Lessons from the Gezi Park Resistance. This forum features a wide-ranging discussion of insights, lessons and strategizing in terms of both the Turkish and international left. Recorded in Toronto, 31 January 2014.
| February 15, 2014
On 2 February, Salvadorans came out in numbers to participate in elections to choose their next President and Vice-President. Their preferred choice by a considerable margin was the incumbent FMLN ticket of Peace Accords signatory, school teacher, and former guerrilla commander, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, and the popular Mayor of Santa Tecla, Óscar Ortiz.
What's New: Political Situation Today in India
by Prabhat Patnaik | February 15, 2014
Prabhat Patnaik (Professor Emeritus, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) speaking at the inaugural session of the 18th Delhi State Conference of the Students' Federation of India.
How the Rise of Women in Labor Could Save the Movement March 8, 2014
We're starting to win March 7, 2014
Russia is indispensable March 6, 2014
The clash in Crimea is the fruit of western expansion March 6, 2014
Ontario NDP losing its voice on minimum wage March 6, 2014
CETA will erode our traditional rights March 6, 2014
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