The Red Review Podcast

The Red Review, brought to you by Socialist Action Canada, covers the monthly happenings in Canada from a socialist perspective.

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30 Minutes to a General Strike with OPSEU SEFPO Executive Board Member Julius Arscott The Red Review

All the people who work on The Red Review live and work on stolen Indigenous lands across Turtle Island. There can be no reconciliation without restitution, which includes Land Back, RCMP off Indigenous land, and seizing the assets of the major resource corporations and returning them to the commons.We were 30 minutes away from a call for a general strike. 30 minutes. RankandFile leaked it, and militants with exec positions in large unions confirmed — at 10 a.m. on Monday, November the 7th, multiple large unions with the backing of the Ontario Federation of Labour and the Canadian Labour Congress were going to announce a general strike. This is the story of how we got to that point.Hosts Emily and Daniel recount that events that led this labour movement to precipice of historic mass job action — the OSBCU strike, Bill 28, and OPSEU solidarity wildcat actions. They are joined by Julius Arscott, a three-term OPSEU SEFPO Executive Board Member and 2021 candidate for President of the Canadian Labour Congress, who shares what happened behind the scenes and why a general strike is closer than in a very long time. You can reach us at redreview[at]protonmail.com and click here to join our new Discord server! If you enjoy our work and would like to support us financially, check out our Ko-Fi page, where you can tip us or set up a monthly donation!You can find Socialist Action on Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter, or visit our website for more information.  Socialist Action also plays a leading role in the Worker's Action Movement and the NDP Socialist Caucus.Websites:Canadian Civil Liberties Association on Bill 28Videos:JP Hornick Speech on Monday, Nov. 7.Support the show
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