This originally appeared at the National Observer
On Nov. 17, 2017, a worker at the Recochem plant in Milton,...
ED ARVELIN DROVE 848 KILOMETERS TO WALK THE LINE. All the way from Dryden, Ontario to Regina Saskatchewan. It’s what union solidarity means to the OPSEU (Ontario Public Service Employees Union) Region 7 vice-president of. He’s not alone.
VANCOUVER COULD USE A LITTLE JIMMY McMILLAN. Jimmy ran for mayor of New York City in 2005 and 2009 as the founder and leader of the Rent Is Too Damn High Party. He didn’t win, but the passion and outrage of his message then captures the way most renters in Vancouver feel now.
THE OLD MAN WAS HURTING, HUNGRY AND MAROONED IN THE ER. No one wanted it that way. But that’s how it often is at the Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville, NS. That’s why three ER doctors at the hospital are set to walk away.
THERE ARE TWO “INVISIBLE HANDS” AT WORK IN OUR DAILY LIVES. One is mythical and one is very real. The mythical one excites Bay Street. The real one lives in places like Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia.
MARVIN MILLER FINALLY GOT HIS HOME RUN. The man who brought unions into baseball was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on December 9. No thanks to the powers that be inside baseball, or the baseball union Miller founded.