Unusual Sources continues its series on migrant workers with an interview of Larry Hubich, President of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour, who discusses the abuses of the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP).
Unusual Sources interviews Stan Raper from the UFCW. Stan describes the conditions faced by migrant agricultural workers in Ontario. Each year, Ontario's fruit and vegetable farms use thousands of migrant workers from Mexico and the Caribbean.
Mother Agnes-Mariam risks her life daily, negotiating between two warring sides in Syria. Now, you can learn about the latest developments in the resolution of the conflict in Syria as we reach Mother Agnes-Mariam on her second tour of the U.S.
Professor Iyman Chehade teaches a popular Columbia College course about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. A few complaints about bias, after he planned to screen an acclaimed film about the Palestinian situation, led to the elimination of his class.
Jacob Leibovitch describes an important victory concerning the new Toronto Taxi License for drivers, and accessibility improvements. The end of the two-tier system translates into more power for the drivers who are owner-operators, and shift drivers.
Anyone can put on a Guy Fawkes mask and say they are 'fighting the man.' But what if some protestors are fighting 'for the man?' The 99% have representatives in government too, and you can bet they don't get a fair hearing from our 1% media.
Not all riots are created equal. Sometimes, movements are violently repressed by the state. At other times, isolated rioters attack the police and government, in an effort to provoke destabilizing violence. Guess which is happening in Venezuela?