Developing a Political Fightback

Toronto — 19 February 2011. The fightback against Mike Harris and Mel Lastman consisted of community mobilizations, large strikes and impressive Days of Action. How were they successful and how did they fail? Moderated by Élise Thorburn. Panelists: Michaela Murphy was a rank-n-file union activist during the Harris years in Ontario and currently a member … Watch video »

Toronto — 19 February 2011.

The fightback against Mike Harris and Mel Lastman consisted of community mobilizations, large strikes and impressive Days of Action. How were they successful and how did they fail?

Moderated by Élise Thorburn. Panelists:

  • Michaela Murphy was a rank-n-file union activist during the Harris years in Ontario and currently a member of ETFO.
  • John Clarke is an anti-poverty organizer since 1983 with the London Union of Unemployed Workers and an organizer with OCAP since 1990.
  • Herman Rosenfeld is a member of the GTWA Coordinating Committee and former CAW staff member.

Recorded at the 6th general assembly meeting of the Greater Toronto Workers’ Assembly (GTWA).