Matt Leighninger, Resilience
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This article focuses on the U.S., but the ideas could be applied in Canada. A broad, democratic mobilization for a Red-Green New Deal would dovetail with this concept nicely.

          -- Gene McGuckin

Apr. 28, 2022

Robert R. Raymond
Sutter Health nurses and health care workers hold signs as they participate in a one day strike outside of the California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness Campus on April 18, 2022, in San Francisco, California. JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES

People in Los Angeles are launching a “municipalist movement” on May 1 with the aim of democratizing U.S. cities.

Apr. 30, 2022

s we continue to watch federal and state governments fail us on issue after issue — from climate change to voting rights to even the most basic of human rights, such as the right to an abortion — a growing movement of change-makers are beginning to look closer to home for ways to exercise political agency and to reshape their world.

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Vancouver Tenants Union

Apr. 27, 2022

Vancouver Tenants Union's Ben Ger speaks with Stephen Quinn about how a big court battle win for American renters could spark new negotiation rules for landlords and tenants here in Vancouver.

Jordan House and Paul Christopher Gray

Apr. 18, 2022

Dan Darrah
One of the main barriers to fixing the housing market is the fact that, for many people, ownership of property is the only insurance against destitution. (Getty Images)

Apr. 17, 2022

Homeownership is out of reach for millions in Canada and the US. One well-meaning response to this crisis has been to call for more affordable housing. But we should be demanding more social housing instead.

wnership affordability.” This is the conceptual lodestar for the stories we tell ourselves about the housing crisis at the family dinner table, in news media, and in legislatures. The noble losers in this tale are the people who did all the right things — those would-be homeowners born at the wrong time.

Tori Bedford
Starbucks baristas Kylah Clay, Tyler Daguerre, Ash O'Neill and others celebrate the first union victories at Starbucks locations in Massachusetts, Monday, April 11, 2022.

Apr. 11, 2022

Two Starbucks stores in the Boston area won union elections Monday, becoming the first unionized locations in the state.

Joined by union organizers and supporters from around the state, baristas from Starbucks locations in Coolidge Corner and Allston erupted in cheers and embraced one another as election results were announced by an official from the National Labor Relations Board: 14-0 in Brookline and 16-0 in Allston.


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