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  1. Against the Current
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1986
    Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
  2. Ah-Hah! 
    A New Approach to Popular Education

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    AH-HAH seminars are designed to organize groups of comman interests, especially workers, to come to a common understanding.
  3. All the Livelong Day
    The Meaning and Demeaning of Routine Work, Revised and Updated Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
  4. Already in Hell: Labor After Communism
    Against The Current vol. 118

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    Factory workers in the former Soviet Union have a saying: “Things can’t get any worse, we are already in hell.” David Mandel’s book Labour After Communism documents the realities of working-class life in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus: factories with no central heating, where workers to maintain body heat build fires in metal drums or large metal toolboxes, the smoke of these fires rising up through holes in the roof.
  5. The American Socialist Movement: 1897-1912
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1952
    A history of the American Socialist Party, which at its height had over 150,000 dues-paying members, published hundreds of newspapers, and won almost a million votes for its presidential candidate.
  6. The American Working Class in Historical Persepctive 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1973
    A review of Jeremy Brecher's Strike! (See CX6590)
  7. Angels of the Workplace
    Women and the Construction of Gender Relations in the Canadian Clothing Industry, 1890-1940

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
    Examines how the intricate weaving together of the meanings of class, gender, ethnicity, family, and the workplace created a job ghetto for women. Detailing the disparities between men and women in terms of wages and representation, this book is the definitive history of discrimination against women in Canada's clothing industry.
  8. At the Lenin Shipyards
    Poland and the Rise of the Solidarity Trade Union

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1981
    A first-hand account of the rise of the Solidarity trade union in Poland.
  9. The burden of slavery
    New Internationalist August 2001 - #337

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2001
    Discusses a brief history of slavery in different parts of the world, and its existence in the presence. Outlines ways for people and the government can contribute to end slavery.
  10. Cambodia: Labor and the Coup
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    IN THE FACE of a repressive and dangerous environment, workers are on the move in Cambodia. Though Americans heard little about it, the emergence of an independent labor movement was one of the most promising developments in Cambodia since the UN imposed democratic institutions “from above” on a society with no prior democratic experience.
  11. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 5 - January 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1977
  12. Chinese Workers' Resistance
    Against The Current vol. 111

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    Norm Diamond interviews Tim Pringle, who lives in Hong Kong, where he participates as an observer and also as a member of the editorial board of the Chinese-language magazine Globalization Monitor.
  13. Cleaners' Action Newsletter
    Periodical profile published 1979

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1979
    Cleaner's Action is a monthly newspaper published in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
  14. Coal in Our Blood
    200 Years of coal mining in Nova Scotia's Pictou County

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
    An account of the coal mining community of Pictou County, Nova Scotia.
  15. Combatting Racism in the Workplace
    A Course for Workers

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
  16. Common Sense for Hard Times 
    The Power of the Powerless to Cope with Everyday life and Transform Society in The Nineteen Seventies

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1976
    Presents a vision of society as it is and as it could be. Putting the problems of contemporary daily life in historical perspective, it reveals that they have their roots in the way our society is organized, and thereby enables us to re-examine our own situation and experience.
  17. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 4 - November 1981 - Unorganized Workers/Travailleurs Non-Organises

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1981
  18. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 2 - May 1982 - Canada-Latin America/Le Canada-L'Amerique Latine

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1982
  19. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1989
  20. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1992
  21. Connexions Library: Labour and Unions Focus 
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on labour and unions.
  22. Connexions Library: Work Focus Page
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on work.
  23. Cooperation at Work
    The Mondragon Experience

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    A guide to work co-operatives, based on the experience of the Mondragon group of co-operatives in Spain.
  24. The Corrosion of Character
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2000
    Richard Sennett explores the myth of efficiency in the new business order. This is a book about people who went through being downsized in their work. This is the New Capitalism- All Human Character has been abondoned and in its place an owner and demographer who downsize the workers of companies.
  25. Cultures of Solidarity
    Consciousness, Action, and Contemporary American Workers

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    In three vivid case studies Fantasia explores the complicated, multi-faceted dynamics of American working-class consciousness and collective action.
  26. Down To Earth People
    Beyond Class Reductionism and Postmodernism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
    Working class women and men offer their analysis of the world today and its multi-dimensional inequalities.
  27. The East York Workers' Association
    A Response to the Great Depression

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1975
    An account of the activity of relief recipients in the township of East York, an eastern suburb of Toronto, in the 1930s.
  28. The Export of Philippine Women
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    Principles of social justice are clearly not served by applauding a system that prides itself in an increased GNP at the same time that it farms out its women to be servants of the world.
  29. False Promises 
    The Shaping of American Working Class Consciousness

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
  30. From the workers: a practical critique of bourgeois sociology
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1971
  31. General Strike France 1968 
    A factory-by-factory account

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1969
    Andre Hoyles analyses the development, organisation and end of the mass strike in France, 1968, with reference to case studies of particular factories.
  32. Get Up, Stand Up 
    Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    Levine offers insights into the epidemic of political passivity in America and analyzes how major U.S. institutions have created helplessness and fatalism. He proposes ways of recovering dignity, energy, and unity in order to wrest power away from the corporatocracy.
  33. Getting There
    Producing Photostories With Immigrant Women

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    Photostories about immigrant women surviving in and adapting to a new culture.
  34. The Ghost of Anarcho-Syndicalism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1992
    The danger of modern anarchists of falling into the trap of anarcho-syndicalism.
  35. Glaberman, Martin - Writings - Index
    Resource Type: Article
    Writings of Martin Glaberman (1918-2001).
  36. Global Labor: Socialist Register 2001
    Review published in Against The Current Vol. 95

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    For all intents and purposes, I discovered the Socialist Register during the early '90s. When I say "discovered" I, of course, do not mean that I was the first to come across it. Rather, having heard of it for years, I actually read it.
  37. The Greater Toronto Workers Assembly: A Hopeful Experiment
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    We are living in a kind of transitional era, where the old forms of working class organization and politics are sorely in need of a replacement, and the theoretical and practical bases of those replacements are still in the process of being born. The Greater Toronto Workers Assembly is one attempt to create a working class institution that tries to address this crisis within the class and on the left on the level of a city, in this case, Toronto.
  38. The Hand That Feeds
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2015
    A documentary portraying 12 undocumented immigrants who face an uphill battle and the threat of deportation when they take on the popular restaurant in New York City where they work.
  39. HERstory: Jeritan
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    A story of Indonesian female migrant workers who left their homes to work as domestic helpers in Macao, China, a community consisting of mainly Chinese as well as a city of casinos and entertainment parlours.
  40. The Hidden Injuries of Class
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1966   Published: 1972
    Sennett and Cobb look at human relations between people of different classes and analyze everyday life and ordinary situations to identify class signals that make people feel inadequate.
  41. How the Unions Killed the Working Class Movement
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    An analysis of how the vertical integration of unions disempowers workers and forces them to use captilist systems such as courts instead of relying on friendship and solidarity.
  42. Immigrant Workers in the United States (Part 1)
    Against The Current vol. 127

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    The rise of mass immigration in much of the developed world began its acceleration with the global economic crisis of the 1970s. A deepening crisis of profitability; the collapse of the Bretton Woods currency system; and the recession of 1974-75 encouraged an acceleration of foreign direct investment, the rise of multinational corporations, and the subsequent increase in trade.
  43. The Informal Work Group
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1973
    Stan Weir on some of his life experiences at work and what he saw as the "the only organizational form opposed to formal bureaucracies which cannot be captured by them", the informal work group.
  44. Invisible Force: Women Workers in Pakistan
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2007
    Millions of women workers in Pakistan remain unaccounted for in official figures. Even those who are in the formal workforce face problems like lower wages for the same work as men and sexual harrasment.
  45. Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
  46. Israel's Arab Women Workers Need Not Apply
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Israel's private sector is almost entirely closed to Arab women because of discriminatory practices by employers.
  47. Just a Matter of Gloves
    Resource Type: Article
    An account of a work stoppage over the issue of gloves being supplied in a factory.
  48. Just Another Car Factory?
    Lean Production and Its Discontents

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
  49. Just Around the Corner
    The Paradox of the Jobless Recovery

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2005
    Aronowitz details how U.S. capitalism has achieved higher profits at the expense of the quality and quantity of jobs, and contradicts the ideological justifications that seek to justify deteriorating jobs, showing how they are neither a mark of efficiency nor a merely temporary problem.
  50. Keep Out: The case for open borders
    New Internationalist October 2002 - #350

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2002
    A look at refugees and the challenges they face. Discussion of how the refugee experience differs in different parts of the world.
  51. The "Labor Aristocracy" and Working-Class Struggles: Consciousness in Flux, Part 2
    Against The Current vol. 124

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    Whatever the theoretical and empirical problems with the economics of the labor aristocracy thesis, its defenders still claim that well paid workers have generally been more reformist and conservative in their politics than lower paid workers. They point to the example of mostly white New York City construction workers ("hardhats") attacking antiwar demonstrators in the Spring of 1970; and contrast them with the militancy and progressive politics of some of the recent "Justice for Janitors" campaigns.
  52. The Labor Wars
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973   Published: 1974
    A survey of landmark events in the U.S. labour movement.
  53. Life After Death for Labor?
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    A review of Stanley Aronowitz's book "The Death and Life of American Labor: Toward a New Workers’ Movement."
  54. Live Working or Die Fighting 
    How the Working Class Went Global

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2010
    Mason realtes a series of struggles for worker and human rights over the past two hundred years and compares them to current struggles.
  55. Locked Out! One Wife's Story of the Staley Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
  56. Marx and the Working Class
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    Francis Wheen's 1999 biography of Marx, from which this is extracted, painted a warts-and-all portrait which shatters all the romantic and orthodox-Marxist idealisations of the founder of modern communism, while leaving intact and perhaps clearer than ever, Marx’s essential humanist and critical insights into the trajectory of modernity.
  57. A Marxist History of the World part 77 World Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    In the five years after the First World War, revolutionary contagion spread around the world. It showed the extraordinary possibilities that arise when the masses become active in making their own history.
  58. Marxists Internet Archive 
    Resource Type: Website
    Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
  59. The Maximum Wage
    A Common-Sense Prescription for Revitalizing America---by Taxing the Very Rich

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
    The author traces the history of attempts to limit incomes and proposes the adoption of a maximum wage to revitalize American economy.
  60. Migration
    Changing the World

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    The author discusses the increasing trend of migration in the modern world, its causes and effects, and peoples and governments responses.
  61. Militant as Hell on the Waterfront
    The Political Thought of Stan Weir

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    New Beginnings looks at the life of workplace militant and writer, Stan Weir.
  62. Miners and Steelworkers
    Labour in Cape Breton

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1976
  63. Monographs on the Portuguese
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1975
    A collection of analytical essays on the Portugese immigrant community in Toronto.
  64. The New Left in Canada
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1970
    A book of essays on the 1960s New Left in Canada, by members of the New Left.
  65. New York's Latino Workers Center
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
    By organizing around both "labor" and "social" issues-and seeking to transcend this distinction-workers' centers can integrate a variety of unifying issues into their efforts to build an organization that can fight for their members' varied social, political and economic interests.
  66. The Newsletter
    Periodical profile

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1973   Published: 1974
    Inactive/Defunct Periodical
    Newsletter published in 1973 and 1974 by the New Tendency, a loose collaboration of indepedent leftists primarily based in Toronto, Windsor, Winnipeg, and Kitchener-Waterloo. Articles dealt with workplace issues, labour unions, workers autonomy and related topics. A total of five-and-a-half issues were published. Copies of the newsletters are available in the Connexions Archive.
  67. The Newsletter #2
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1973
  68. The Newsletter #3
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1973
  69. The Newsletter #4
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1974
  70. Nickel and Dimed
    On (Not) Getting By In America

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2001
    Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty-level wages. Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them, inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that any job equals a better life. But how can anyone survive, let alone prosper, on six to seven dollars an hour?
  71. Notes from a Revolution Dying
    Against The Current vol. 134

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    In June 1922, five years on from the Russian Revolution, a group of Moscow communists gathered to discuss a letter by Vladimir Petrzhek, an auto worker, tendering his resignation from the communist (or Bolshevik) party. Petrzhek was one of the worker communists who swelled the party’s ranks during the civil war of 1918-19, when the communist “Reds” had defended the revolution from the western-supported “White” generals.
  72. On Unions and the Class Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1969   Published: 1973
    Written during the wave of workers' struggles known as the Italian hot autumn of 1969, when the autonomous struggles of the working class reached an unprecedented level, laying bare the character and function of the unions.
  73. On workplace organisation
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    A look at the exchange between Stan Weir and Sam Friedman on workplace organisation.
  74. Organizing Unions
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
    How to form or build a union. Shows how to strength organizing drives by responding to the concerns of all workers, including women, immigrant workers, people of colour, workers with disabilities, lebians and gay men, and part-time and casual workers.
  75. Out of Africa: A Migrant's Story
    New Internationalist June 2005 - #379

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2005
    An issue on the story of a nurse's return back to Kenya and the reason why she has worked so far away from home. Also, a discussion on a widespread crisis in international healthcare and the human costs of our global free-market economy.
  76. Out of the Driver's Seat
    Marxism in North America Today

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1974
    Outlines the political perspective of the Windsor-based Labour Centre in the wake of divisions in the Centre in 1974. Issues explored include the nature of the working class, women in the working class, gay rights, and students rights.
  77. The Politics of Urban Liberation
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1978
    A broad-ranging study which covers the political economy of the urban question and the importance of the city in the history of social revolution. Schechter's evaluation of libertarian insurgency highlights the importance of movements from below dealing with housing, transportation and other issues of daily life.
  78. Portugal: The Impossible Revolution?
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1977
    The story of what happened in Portugal between April 25, 1974 and November 25, 1975, as seen and felt by a deeply committed participant.
  79. Poverty in Wealth
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1976
    A critique of existing poverty research in Canada.
  80. Rank and File Networks: A Way to Fight Concessions
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1983
    Suggests rank and file networks to fight workplace closings and to circumvent the official unions.
  81. Rank and File 
    Personal Histories of Working Class Organizers

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973   Published: 1974
    A collection of stories and recollections from labour movement organizers.
  82. The Red Menace 
    A libertarian socialist newsletter

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1975   Published: 1980
    Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, and terrorism.
  83. Red Menace #4
    Volume 3, Number 1 - Winter 1979

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1979
    A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter
  84. Rediscovering Two Labor Intellectuals
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    Steve Early reviews collections of writings by Martin Glaberman and Stain Weir.
  85. Report from Dubai
    Against The Current vol. 131

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Dubai — This gulf emirate is shaping up into a key tourist destination. For golf, luxury hotels and high-end shopping, it is firmly established as a key player in the Middle East region. Dubai’s geographical location means it can position itself as a meeting point between east and west, a global business hub for the 21st century.
  86. Resistance in China Today
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Cases of Resistance in China continue to grow. Protests both large and small are extremely frequent. These range from workers’ protests against unpaid wages and demands for labor rights to protests against corrupt officials and environmental abuses. While these struggles have often been brought to a swift end through repression, they have also frequently led to protestors being granted concessions.
  87. The Role of the Individual and the Group in the Creation of Work Cultures
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1980
    Stan Weir compares wildcat strikes in Poland and San Diego and their basis in the 'informal work group'.
  88. Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation, and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1981   Published: 1982
    Part I - Rosa Luxemburg as Theoretician, as Activist, as Internationalist. Part II - The Women's Liberation Movement as Revolutionary Force and Reason. Part III - Karl Marx: From Critic of Hegel to Author of Capital and Theorist of "Revolution in Permanence."
  89. 6 Floors to Hell
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2008
    On the outskirts of Tel Aviv, in an underground world, live hundreds of Palestinian workers sleep in this hell in order to find a day's work in Israel and bring money home to their families in the West Bank.
  90. Slavery still shackles Mauritania, 31 years after its abolition
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Rigid caste system and ruling elite have enabled a centuries-old practice to continue into the 21st century.
  91. Socialism and Revolution 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1967   Published: 1973
    Representative democracy in every industrially advanced country is in a state of profound crisis. But we have been accustomed for so long to accept democracy in the form of its outward appearances and parliamentary institutions that its decay often does not become apparent to us until those institutions have been either brushed aside or reduced to a purely decorative role.
  92. The Socialist Register 1975
    Volume 12: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1975
  93. Socialist Register 1991
    Volume 27: Communist Regimes the Aftermath

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1991
  94. Spanish Dock Workers Build Union Without Bureaucrats
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1989
    Containerization has devastated port labor throughout the world. Spanish struggles over containerization have been unique becausea "socialist" government has spearheaded port reorganization and it has met stiff resistance from the revolutionary union of longshoremen, La Coordinadora.
  95. Spontaneity and Organization: Some Comments
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1973
    A contribution to a symposium on Jeremy Brecher's book Strike!
  96. Strike! 
    The True History of Mass Insurgence from 1877 to the Present

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972   Published: 1997
    A history-from-below that brings to light strikes as authentic revolutionary movements against the establishments of state, capital, and trade unionism.
  97. Strikes, List of
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    The following is a list of deliberate absence from work related to specific working conditions (strikes) or due to general unhappiness with the political order (general strikes).
  98. A Tale of Two Offices
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1977
    Daily life and offices politics viewed through the experience of working in two libraries with very different management styles.
  99. Towards a Canadian Economy
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1986   Published: 1995
  100. Traces of Magma 
    An Annotated Bibliography of Left Literature

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    An annotated bibliography of left wing novels which deal with the lives of working people during the twentieth century.
  101. A Troublemaker's Handbook 
    How to Fight Back Where You Work -- And Win!

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991   Published: 2005
    An organizing manual for workers dealing with both major issues and everyday problems in the workplace.
  102. A Troublemaker's Handbook 2 
    Resource Type: Book
    A manual for workers who want to take control over their lives at work. In hundreds of first-person accounts, workers tell in their own words how they organized and struggled to do that.
  103. Two Miners
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1971
  104. Unions and Free Trade
    Solidarity vs. Competition

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
    This handbook details the effects of free trade on workers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. It argues that solidarity, not competition, is the only long-term strategy for unions. It includes case studies of unions that are creating cross-border ties.
  105. Unions with Leaders Who Stay on the Job (a.k.a. Class War Lessons)
    Resource Type: Article
    Stan Weir writes about direct action and on-the-job union leadership as a merchant marine in the 1940s.
  106. Vincenzo Pietropaolo: Witness to the Harvest Pilgrims
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    Vincenzo Pietropaolo has documented the story of Mexican migrant workers over a number of years. This is a brief look into that story.
  107. Voices of Experience
    Five Tales of Community Economic Development in Toronto

    Resource Type: Book
  108. The War after the War
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1918   Published: 1973
  109. We Are Wisconsin
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    When a Republican Governor’s bill threatens to wipe away worker rights and lock out public debate, six (extra)ordinary citizens join the growing protest at the Wisconsin State Capitol, and spend the next twenty-six days building a movement that not only challenges the bill, but the soul of a nation.
  110. Wildcat Strikes in China
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
  111. Women at Work - Ontario, 1850- 1930
    Resource Type: Book
  112. Worker activism is now the new normal as strikes and protests erupt across China
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    China Labour Bulletin’s Strike Map logged record numbers of strikes and worker protests in the first quarter of 2015.
  113. Worker-Student Action Committees France May '68 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1969
    An account of the May-June 1968 events in Paris. The authors state that "our intention is not to 'clarify' the sequence of events which took place in France in order to make possible a ritual repetition of these events, but rather to contrast the limited views we had of the events at the time we were engaged in them, with the views we have gained from further action in different contexts."
  114. Workers in Industrial America
    Essays on the Twentieth Century Struggle

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
  115. A Workers' Inquiry
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1880
  116. The Workers' Party and Political Crisis in Brazil: Lula at a Crossroads?
    Against The Current vol. 123

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    In June 2005, the first allegations of a rogue politician in a rightwing party in coalition with Brazil's governing Workers' Party (PT) seemed spurious enough. The politician himself, Roberto Jefferson, had a long history of allegations of corruption, and of narrowly escaping indictment in Brazil's last corruption crisis in 1993. According to celebrity magazines, he had had a makeover, including plastic surgery, before coming forward with the allegations of a "payment for votes" scheme in congress in which the ruling PT doled out a monthly allowance for sympathetic politicians in congress.
  117. Workers Profiles: Below the Minimum Wage
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    An endless supply of alcohol, good music, pool tables, and friendly strangers -- these elements seem like a recipe for a fun time. For those of us who frequent bars and pubs, this kind of environment is exactly what we look forward to at the end of a long day or work week. Imagine working at a bar. It seems natural that bartenders would enjoy their upbeat surroundings at work as much as their customers. Now, imagine being the only worker at a bar. You alone are responsible for cleaning the bar, controlling drunk customers, serving food, buying supplies -- everything all alone during an overnight shift.
  118. Working -- and Not-Working -- at the Post Office
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1974
    An essay written by a young postal worker in Toronto, Canada.
  119. Working-Class History
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

    Resource Type: Article
    The story of the changing conditions and actions of all working people.
  120. Working in a supermarket
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1979
    Observations on working as a carry-out in a supermarket.
  121. Working in an office -- for a while
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1978
    The first thing that strikes one about working in this particular office is how little actual work ever gets done.
  122. Working in Steel
    The Early Years in Canada, 1883-1935

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1988
    Examines the huge steel plants that were built at the turn of the twentieth century in Sydney and New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and Trenton, Hamilton, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Emphasizes the importance of changes in the work world for the larger patterns of working-class life.

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