“Everybody Look What’s Going Down”: The Sunset Strip Riots
In 1966, tired of being harassed by the police for their counterculture ways, the teens of Sunset Boulevard fought back through protests and music.
Was There a Conspiracy to Kill a Canadian Labor Activist?
While conspiracy theories about Ginger Goodwin’s death may interest some, these complicated explanations deflect our attention from real issues.
The Working Class Roots of Canadian Feminism
The increased participation of women in labor helped create the Canadian feminist movement.
The Global History of Labor and Race: Foundations and Key Concepts
How have workers around the world sought to change their conditions, and how have racial divisions affected their efforts?
Ye Olde Morality-Enforcement Brigades
The charivari (or shivaree) was a ritual in which people on the lower rungs of a community called out neighbors who violated social and sexual norms.
Who Were the Beothuk, the Lost People of Newfoundland?
The remains of two of the very last of the Beothuk are finally being repatriated to Canada. Why has it taken almost 200 years?
How the Internet Makes Women’s Work Visible
When I left my fancy corporate job so that I’d have the flexibility to support my autistic son, I was afraid I’d disappear.
Remembering Pierre Trudeau, Father of Canada’s New Prime Minister
Canada's new Prime Minister is the son of Pierre Trudeau, the most famous Canadian politician of the late 20th century.