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Early Archives

I started this blog in December 2013. Below are links to some earlier written pieces.

Hey teachers: Stephen McNeil won’t save you (Halifax Media Co-op, October 3, 2013)

Strengthening Connections, Connecting Communities: Nova Scotia Alternative Provincial Budget 2013 (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia, March 25, 2013 (P-12 Education section) (PDF for download))

Racism: whose problem? (The Coast, March 14, 2013)

Centring the Black Nova Scotian Experience (book review) (Halifax Media Co-op, February 10, 2013)

Understanding the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children (Halifax Media Co-op, January 19, 2013)

CFIB study misleads on public-sector sick days, union says (Halifax Media Co-op, December 10, 2012)

Mi’kmaq to Obstruct Traffic to Fight Oil and Gas Exploration at Lake Ainslie (Halifax Media Co-op, September 13, 2012)

Unions need to get to school, and soon: Students are not being taught the relevance of unions in their classes (Briarpatch, October 1, 2012)

Elizabeth Fry workers say strike is a case of “lead by example” (Halifax Media Co-op, July 19, 2012)

Community rallies to save Kitpu youth programs (Halifax Media Co-op, June 20, 2012)

Class size matters (Halifax Media Co-op, May 31, 2012)

The case for permanent free public transit (Halifax Media Co-op, March 14, 2012)

Yesterday’s news still matters (Aviso, Winter 2012 (PDF))

When in doubt, blame unions (Halifax Media Co-op, November 9, 2011)

Chaudhrys finally allowed to call Halifax home (Halifax Media Co-op, October 4, 2011)

This is about facing, not defacing history (Chronicle-Herald, June 29, 2011 (PDF auto-download))

Freelancers aren’t free: Herald columnists out of a contract (Halifax Media Co-op, May 15, 2011)

Small Town Power: A community with energy to spare (The Dominion, May 13, 2011)

Good work its own reward? Report finds high turnover, low pay, and educated workforce in non-profit sector (Halifax Media Co-op, October 24, 2010)

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation: A myopic watchdog (Halifax Media Co-op, August 13, 2010)

Men (and boys) at work: An interview with David Hatfield (Halifax Media Co-op, May 8, 2009)

“I’ve come to help”: can tourism and altruism mix? (Briarpatch, November 2006)

City lights not so bright (The Dominion, June 29, 2006)

Lettricity: “The rhythm thing” (book review) (Hour, October 7, 2004)

Zapatistas 10 years later: A decade of dissent (Hour, February 5, 2004)

Zapatistas and supporters celebrate 10 years of colourful resistance (The Dominion, February 3, 2004)

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