ILWU International Secretary Treasurer Ed Ferris returns to the show. Dan and Ed talk about climate change, the upcoming U.S. elections, and ILWU Young Workers.
ILWU International President Willie Adams returns to the show to talk about COVID-19, and how the ILWU is adapting. We also get a few general updates on some ILWU issues and discuss political action and the importance of the upcoming U.S. elections. Brother Willie shares some thoughts he has for the rank and file in this strange time.
Dan is joined by ITF Maritime Coordinator Jacqueline Smith to discuss the affect COVID-19 is having on the maritime industry around the world.
Dan talks with Christy Slusarenko, Vice President of MoveUp. Christy talks about how she got involved in the union movement, and how the current COVID-19 situation is affecting the workers she represents.
Dan is joined by Stephen von Sychowski, President of the Vancouver and District Labour Council. Dan and Stephen talk about the VDLC, its function, affiliates, and the work they are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dan is joined by Joe DeManuelle-Hall from Labor Notes. They discuss the organizing tools and education Labor Notes provides as well as what it’s like to be a New Yorker during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Neal Adolph from the United Way of the Lower Mainland joins Dan to talk about the United Way, building community power and discussing what the new reality might be after COVID-19.
ILWU Canada Organizer Genevieve Lorenzo talks with us about organizing in the strange times we are currently in.