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Private Journals – Colombia.

Private Journal – Colombia July 2006 (pdf) Defending Public Services: From Canada to Colombia (July 2006) I am making my private journal from Colombia available here for a few days, for those of you who are interested. When I returned in July, I typed… Continue Reading “Private Journals – Colombia.”

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wins and losses in the class struggle

it looks like the teachers are going to come off the picket lines today following an announcement that both sides are willing to accept ready’s arbitration recommendations – which doesn’t mean they have an agreement yet, but that there is a framework within which… Continue Reading “wins and losses in the class struggle”

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lawbreakers!

my friend richard wrote this letter – the point about who the real lawbreakers are here being pretty obvious. “We can disagree on the laws that are passed, and we often do, but the foundation of our society is that once a law is… Continue Reading “lawbreakers!”

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can't you come up with a better argument than that?

it’s disingenuous for education minister shirley bond to suggest that because the teacher strike vote (of 90.5% in favour of defying bill 12 and staying out on strike) was only cast by 50% of the members, the result is not legitimate (and thus scabbing… Continue Reading “can't you come up with a better argument than that?”

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general strike blues

after work yesterday, i took a stroll down to the trade and convention centre (which houses the liberal cabinet offices) and took part in a support demonstration for the bc teachers on strike. for those of you not up on bc politics – the… Continue Reading “general strike blues”

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