FIGHT TO WIN: Poor People's Unions and Class Struggle in Canada

This book discusses contemporary organizing and direct action in neoliberal Canada. It offers a critical analysis of anti-capitalist strategies and tactics rooted in, often inspiring, real world practices.

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Table of Contents...
  • FIGHTING TO WIN: THE ONTARIO COALITION AGAINST POVERTY — 9
    Days Of Action
    Direct Action
    Safe Park
    June 15, 2000: Fight To Win
    Common Front
    Boring Process Stuff
    Anti-capitalism
    Do-it-ourself Housing
    Catholic World Youth Day
    The Launch
    The Building
    City Hall
    Pope Squat As Free Space?
    Community Participation
    Only A Beginning
    Reference
  • PAY THE RENT AND FEED THE KIDS?: HEALTH , POVERTY AND THE CAMPAIGN
    FOR THE SPECIAL DIET ALLOWANCE — 31
    References
  • WORKERS’ AUTONOMY: FLYING SQUADS AND RANK-AND-FILE RESISTANCE — 41
    Rank-and-file Groups
    Bureaucracy Against The Flying Squads
    Leninist Reformism: Flying Squads As Left Opposition
    Notes On The Bureaucracy
    Conckusion: Rank-and-file Autonomy
    References
  • BUILDING BRIDGES: ANTI-POVERTY ACTIVISM AND STRUGGLES
    OVER BORDERS — 55
    Politics Beyond The State
    Borders And Exploitation
    Fighting Racist Immigration Practices In Canada Since September 11
    Flying Squads And Labour Unity
    A New Underground Railroad?
    Beginning To Build Bridges Towards De-colonization: Confronting State Repression At
    Akwesasne
    Conclusion
    Notes
    References
  • BUSINESS UNIONISM BY ANY OTHER NAME: THE LIMITS OF SOCIAL UNIONISM
    IN CANADA — 89
    Roots In Barren Soil: Canadian Social Unionism And The Legacy Of Reutherism
    “Dialogue Is The Mechanism”: Social Unions Seek A Seat At The Electoral Table
    What The Leadership Giveth: Bargaining For Social Change
    Business Unionism Plus Charity
    Conclusion
    References