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Apartheid, Militarism and the U.S. Southeast
Seidman, Ann
Book
1990
This is an easy to understand economic report on the joint relation between U.S. policies in Africa and jobs, income and investment in the U. S. Southeast. Seidman examines how the daily realities of ...
Challenging Kim Moody: Against The Current vol. 130
Friedman, Michael
Article
2007
Two reports challenge Kim Moody’s assertion (“Immigrant Workers in the United States,”Part 1, ATC 127) that “[t]he claim is raised by some that the rapid growth of immigrant Latinos in the workforce h...
Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life
Jacobs, Jane
Book
1984
Jacobs argues that virtually all economic life, no matter how geographically remote from cities, depends on cities to maintain it or change it.
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on labour and unions.
Connexions Other Voices - August 27, 2017: Official Enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Why and how do some countries become 'enemies'? How and why do governments and media work in tandem to demonize official enemies? Who are the people who live in those countries, what are their lives l...
Dagong Diary, Part 1: Job Hunting
chuang
Article
2015
Part 1 of a seven-part series recording a short excursion into the lives of dagongzai and dagongmei at the beginning of China’s working year.
Dagong Diary, Part 2: Proper Hiring Begins
chuang
Article
2015
The following is part 2 of a seven part series recording a short excursion into the lives of dagongzai and dagongmei at the beginning of China’s working year.
Dark Age Ahead
Jacobs, Jane
Book
2004
A dark age is a culture's dead end. Jacobs argues that our society is facing the coming of a dark age.
Democracy's Oxygen: How Corporations Control the News
Winter, James
Book
1997
Winter shows that far from providing "democracy's oxygen," the news media legitimize a fundamentally undemocratic system. Instead of keeping the public informated, news organizations manufacture publi...
False Promises of Higher Education: More Graduates, Fewer Jobs: Against The Current vol. 82
Brill, Harry
Article
1999
Through a continual dose of propaganda from the establishment and its allies, the American people have been persuaded that obtaining at least a college education is not only necessary, but also provid...
The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism
Orchard, David
Book
1993
In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "Tha...
Five Challenges for Ecosocialists in 2008
Angus, Ian
Article
2007
Ecosocialism is not separate from the existing left and green movements, and it is not a structured movement on its own. Rather, it is a current of thought within existing socialist and green-left mov...
Getting Serious About Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground Means Getting Serious About a Just Transition
Young, Patrick
Article
2016
If the climate movement is going to get serious about keeping fossil fuels in the ground, the movement needs to get serious about cultivating a real vision for a just transition. If we’re going to se...
Getting There: Producing Photostories With Immigrant Women
Barndt, Deborah, Cristall, Ferne, Marino, Dian
Book
1983
Photostories about immigrant women surviving in and adapting to a new culture.
Goodbye Welfare, Hello Workfare
Clark, Warren
Article
2012
The world’s richest countries are coercing their citizens to ‘donate’ their labour to big businesses and other organizations in return for welfare payments.
How to Promote a Just Transition and Break out of the jobs vs. environment trap: A Superfund for Workers
Brecher, Jeremy
Article
2015
A strategy has been emerging to protect workers and communities whose livelihoods may be threatened by climate protection policies. Protecting those who lose their jobs due to necessary environmental ...
The Junk Food Economy
Gill, A. Paul
Article
1992
Young people entering the workforce face a junk food economy.
Just Around the Corner: The Paradox of the Jobless Recovery
Aronowitz, Stanley
Book
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 ...
Keystone XL opponents need a jobs program
Smith, Brendan; Brecher, Jeremy
Article
2015
The victorious Keystone campaign also exposed the perennial Achilles' heel of those who are fighting against climate change: We are often painted by our opponents and perceived by the public as caring...
Making Green Jobs Good Jobs: Unions organize the clean energy sector
Aronoff, Kate
Article
2016
Jobs versus the environment -- it's an old dilemma that pits unions seeking work for their members against activists rallying against projects like the Keystone XL. An expanding renewable energy secto...
Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
S.W.A.T. Jobs (Social Worker Action Team)
Website
Job listing and support service for the not-for-profit social service field.
Unions and Free Trade: Solidarity vs. Competition
Moody, Kim; McGuinn, Mary
Book
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 studi...
Worker Co-operatives: Working Papers Vol. 2 No. 6
Jordan, John E.; Quarter, Jack
Book
1984
An introduction to the principles and practical considerations of forming worker co-operatives.
Worker Cooperatives in America
Jackall, Robert; Levin, Henry M. (ed.)
Book
1984
A historical background of worker cooperatives as well as a contemporary discussion of small and large co-ops.

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Good Work Canada
Lists job, volunteer and other opportunities related to peace, the enivronment and sustainability. Daily updates newsletter available.
Labor Network for Sustainability
Labor Network for Sustainability is dedicated to engaging trade unions, workers and their allies to support economic, social, and environmental sustainability. From our perspective, efforts to engage...

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International Forum on Globalization
An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity and public education in response to economic globalization.

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Sources Jobs
2012
Jobs and internships for journalists, writers (including freelancers), media professionals, marketing, public relations professionals, students.

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The Toronto Full Employment Coalition
Organization profile published 1978
Organization
1978