Canada: Activists Face the Future
Against The Current vol. 91

Moorsom, Toby
http://www.solidarity-us.org/node/1508

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/03/2001
Year Published:  2001  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12977

Electoral politics present challenging problems for labor movements all over the world. In the absence of strong working class parties, labor activists are often compelled to support parties that implement anti-worker legislation simply because they represent a lesser evil. While reforms are certainly necessary, the investment of activist energy and resources into the electoral process can often distract union and social justice organizations, preventing them from undertaking the important task of generating solidarity within more impoverished segments of the working class.

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