Rabble is doing a series if interviews with some of the women speaking a the Women’s Worlds conference in Ottawa July 3rd-7th. The latest interview is with Samhita Mukhopadhyay who is a writer and journalist. You might know her as the Executive Editor of Feministing. If you are interested in attending the conference the registration fee is $450 or $150 for students, people with low incomes or under the age of 26, and for women’s groupd with an annual budget under $350,000. Registration is free for those willing to put in 12 volunteer hours.
Rabble has another series on the Canadian left and progressive visions for Canada’s future. This article examines public engagement, the obstacles to getting people there, and how to overcome them.
NDP are dragging out the debate on the back-to-work legislation aimed at postal workers. Unfortunately, when it is simply a matter of time until it passes, Canada Post has little reason to negotiate fairly with CUPW – the legislation includes constraint on workers pay and other measures that clearly sign with the corporation over the workers.