Author: Sam Gindin
Toward A New Politics? After the CAW-NDP Divorce
On April 21, 2006, the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) broke with a tradition that extended over half a century and voted to leave the New Democratic Party (NDP). A few … Keep reading »
Rewriting History: The CAW Turn
In response to criticism of the concessions made by the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) at General Motors’s Oshawa facility this winter, the union has made four counter-arguments. First, no concessions … Keep reading »
Concessions in Oshawa: The End of an Era?
In the early 1980s General Motors workers in Canada refused to follow their American parent (UAW) in opening their collective agreement. The ensuing conflict eventually led to the Canadians breaking … Keep reading »
The CAW’s Direction: Some Questions
A number of questions about the CAW’s general political and more specific electoral orientation are being asked both inside and outside the union. These are questions of importance to the … Keep reading »
Challenging the Corporate Struggle to Rule Our System Hugh Armstrong, et al. Most Canadians reject a private health care system that is driven by the accumulation of profit, that limits people’s access … Keep reading »
The GM Layoffs and the Logic of Neoliberalism
The perverse logic of neoliberalism took even more twisted turns on 21 November 2005. General Motors, the largest manufacturing company in the world, had just months ago been promised $450-million in government money to create jobs in Canada. Keep reading »
GM, the Delphi Concessions and North American Workers: Round Two?
It is important to recall that until the 1970s, collective bargaining in the United States and Canada was largely about workers demanding improvements from their employers. But a new era … Keep reading »
The Auto Industry
Concretizing Working Class Solidarity: Internationalism beyond Slogans by Sam Gindin. Keep reading »« Previous Page 1 … 8 9 10