Hancox’s feminist interventions into Canadian socialist organizing
Edith Hancox was a high-profile feminist involved in the Communist Party in Winnipeg as both an organizer and a writer.
The political evolution of Edith Hancox
In last month’s “A people’s history of Winnipeg” column, I introduced Edith Hancox, a socialist and feminist organizer involved in the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike and activism throughout the 1920s.
Introducing Edith Hancox, socialist feminist
In early September 1919, thousands of Women’s Labour League meeting attendees resolved to march to Manitoba’s provincial legislature and demand that jailed strike leaders be released from prison.
Does Manitoba have a dirty hydro problem?
By now, everyone has seen the images coming out of anti-fracking protests led by the Elsipogtog First Nation near Rexton, New Brunswick. The protester’s blockade is just one in a long line of movements by indigenous communities in the past several decades to push back against resource exploitation on their lands. It is also a symbol of a fight for what kind of Canada we and future generations will live in.
Winnipeg’s inner city needs more solidarity, not charity
Growing up in suburban North Kildonan, any time my family drove into downtown Winnipeg my parents immediately locked the car doors.
International News Briefs
Pakistan continues to face issues with flooding; Internet restrictions lifted in Burma; Role of NATO in Libya hailed as a success; Tensions grow on Afghan-Iranian border; Malnourishment strikes North Korea’s army