Tag: activism

Voice.

I remember the voice coming out of my kitchen radio sometime back in 2003 or 04 – before I moved to the Sunshine Coast – when I still lived above Turks, on the Drive. It caught me, that voice and the poetry it was… Continue Reading “Voice.”

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Web morning.

A few links of interest to me this morning: I don’t care what the Canadian government says about the decline in paramilitarism in Colombia – it just ain’t the truth. The violence against displaced people and trade unionists there continues unabated and you should… Continue Reading “Web morning.”

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Reacting to the news.

I want to do a comprehensive update with some ranting about recent world events but I find myself without time this morning before our meetings start here at the bargaining table. In the meantime: I am livid about this. Concerned about the timing of… Continue Reading “Reacting to the news.”

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No turning back, is there?

Just came in from a day of bargaining for a new collective agreement. I really wish I could write more here about what it is that makes up my collective bargaining days but unfortunately we have this thing called discretion that we are to… Continue Reading “No turning back, is there?”

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The power of protest – revisited.

“….If you were here with me now you would see that all of our struggles have meaning and are relevant not only to our world, but to the sound and humane progress of our planet. This country… is the future of a violent and… Continue Reading “The power of protest – revisited.”

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