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Bankrupticies & Bailouts

Recession? Depression? Market adjustment? Billion-dollar bailouts? Just what is happening to the economy? Like the rest of the industrialized world, Canada is in the midst of an economic crisis … ; 168 View
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Bent out of Shape

Shame, Solidarity, and Women's Bodies at Work

Award-winning ergonomist Karen Messing is talking with women—women who wire circuit boards, sew clothes, clean toilets, drive forklifts, care for children, serve food, run labs. What she … 276 View

If You’re In My Way, I’m Walking

The Assault on Working People Since 1970

“If you’re in my way I’m walking.” This arrogant statement by former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien on the occasion of his physical altercation with a protester in … 160 View
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Shift Change

Scenes from a Post-industrial Revolution

Hamilton’s industrial age is over. In the steel capital of Canada, there are no more skies lit red by foundries at sunset, no more traffic jams at shift change. Instead, an urban … 252 View
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The Fire and the Ashes

Rekindling Democratic Socialism

In The Fire and the Ashes, long-time union economist and policy analyst Andrew Jackson looks back on a fascinating career in the labour movement, the NDP, and left politics, combining keen … 180 View
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A Life on the Left

From: The Fire and the Ashes

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In the opening chapter, Jackson describes his book as "part personal memoir, part historical analysis, and part political manifesto." He also discusses how the labour movement has been … 12 $1.20 Add
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Introduction

From: Boom, Bust and Crisis

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Preface

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Tectonic Shift

From: Shift Change

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This chapter describes Hamilton as it once was: foundries belching iron oxide into the atmosphere, traffic jams driven by shift changes at factories, and workers toiling at all hours of the day … 25 $2.50 Add
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The Economic Crisis

Class Warfare from Reagan to Obama

From: Bankrupticies & Bailouts

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The Neoliberal Rollback in Historical Perspective

From: If You're In My Way, I'm Walking

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Boom, Bust, and a Double-Sided Bohemian Renaissance

From: Shift Change

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This chapter surveys some of the attempts to develop and revitalize Hamilton’s downtown core. Although the initial efforts were unsuccessful, a few optimists valiantly plotted … 48 $4.80 Add