The media did a commendable job of commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, yet in the plethora of reporting, no mention was made of the responsibilities of the ship owners to its numerous employees and others on the doomed ship.
The Titanic sank after midnight April 14, 1912. The White . . . → Read More: Canadian Dimension Feed: The Titanic and Justice Denied
Some things never change. Another summer is upon us, and children are enjoying their break from school; the baseball season is well under way; and the Conservative government is continuing its attack on working people. Last summer, as you may recall, the then newly-elected Conservative government responded with a heavy-hand to three labour disputes: one . . . → Read More: Canadian Dimension Feed: Does the Right to Strike Still Exist?
In the window factory we had two routers, the machines that bored holes into the window frames for the moving parts and for the pieces that secured the glass in place. Routering was a simple process for the operator. All the operator had to do was insert one corner of the frame into an opening . . . → Read More: Canadian Dimension Feed: Tommy and the Division of Labour
There has been substantial debate, and much virtual ink spilt, over the Homeless Hotspot program in Austin, Texas. The program is relatively straightforward from the title: 13 homeless men and one woman with mobile wireless internet hotspots in their pockets hawking internet access on street corners. Launched at SXSW, the premier gathering of hip indie . . . → Read More: Canadian Dimension Feed: Homeless Hotspot