posts categorized asGlobal Affairs

The Days of Action: The Character of Class Struggle in 1990s Ontario

by on November 15, 2014

Illustrated by Orion Keresztesi, written by Doug Nesbitt and Sean Carleton, and augmented by an introduction by David Camfield, The Days of Action comic book examines the popular uprisings that occurred across Ontario during the 1990s known as “The Days of Action,” and explains the lessons they hold for oppositional organizing today.

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New Delhi, India Conference: Labour History – A Return to Politics?

by on February 11, 2014

Why is a consideration of a political turn important today? Since the end of the 1970s there have been massive changes in the structure and form of labour. These changes were marked by the marginalization of organized industry, a shift of manufacturing industries from the West to the East; expansions in the service sector, especially in the information industry.

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1913 Dublin Lockout Centenary Conference

by on July 29, 2013

October 19, 2013. A day conference to commemorate the Dublin Lockout in 1913. During this epic struggle an estimated 100,000 people, one third of the capital’s inhabitants, faced starvation for five months in a battle for workers’ rights. At Old Fire Station, Crescent, Salford.

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