Over the past few months, we have seen mass protests in Canada and the US against racism, Doug Ford, and against pipelines being built in… Continue Reading Strength from the Past: Continuing Activism in a 2020 World
Howard A. Doughty, Local 560 The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how ill-prepared the world has been to handle this outbreak. It demonstrated how unwilling… Continue Reading Labour Reads: ‘The Tragedy of Social Democracy’ by Sirvan Karimi
The OPSEU inSolidarity Committee would love to showcase your work. We are currently accepting any written work from OPSEU members! You can submit an article… Continue Reading OPSEU – inSol wants to hear from you!
Quilt Designed and Created by Diane Gallupe, Past President of Locals 669 & 633 Submission Written by Arlene Phillips, Current President of Local 669. Within… Continue Reading North Bay OPSEU Quilt Sparks Region 6 Memories
Darryl Bedford, President Local 110 This year was an election year for our Local and we thought we had it all worked out. We completed… Continue Reading Using ElectionBuddy for the First Time
When you hear the words “systemic racism,” what comes to your mind? For many, it’s been an afterthought, because they have never had to experience… Continue Reading Systemic racism: trying to make sense of it all
Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. – Henry Ford By the above definition, corrections can be a… Continue Reading An Open letter to correctional workers
Joe Grogan, OPSEU retiree Introductory comments As I write these comments, America is once again in turmoil. George Floyd, a middle-aged Black American, was killed… Continue Reading On being Black and another senseless death
By Joe Grogan/Retired Member As we all try to deal with the terrible results of the COVID-19 pandemic, we should not let a troubling trend… Continue Reading How the Pandemic increases social control for corporations and governments in 2020
By Joe Grogan/Retired OPSEU Member Instead of accepting what the politicians and their corporate backers are promoting, let us dedicate ourselves to a more humanistic… Continue Reading A Socialist New World Order – My Manifesto
Michael Hamilton, inSolidarity February has always been known as Black History Month. Every year we celebrate leaders within the black community who strive to inspire… Continue Reading A Celebration of black history in OPSEU: Fred Upshaw
By Glen Archer, inSolidarity Regina police took an almost unprecedented action at the Unifor 594 lockout when they arrested National Unifor President Jerry Dias as… Continue Reading Regina 2020 bargaining – when police take sides!