Chan Davis, died last month at 96, faced down McCarthyite blacklists and imprisonment to pursue a brilliant academic career. Davis knew how to change and learn from political experience, but he always remained loyal to his socialist principles.
Canada’s Starbucks organizing wave is moving eastward from British Columbia, with a store in Alberta going union earlier this month. Poetically, the Starbucks union win is on anti-labor Alberta premier Jason Kenney’s home turf.
When is a lockout a strike? When corporate media says so. The corporate media will always defer to corporate interests because those are the interests that pay its bill. As a result, labour concerns are usually either downplayed or ignored.
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