The Ontario education workers’ strike showed the tremendous power of the working class and the failure to use that power to advance workers’ demands. Understanding what happened is essential to unite the labor movement and win the class war.
Book Review: Class Struggle Unionism is based on the understanding that workers create all social wealth, and a system that allows a few to obtain billions in riches while the producers of wealth live in misery is an illegitimate system. Once we accept that reality and act as a class, victory will be ours.
The battle to remake society has begun. To remake it for the common good, workers must transform their unions into ones that fight for the common good. That means refusing to collaborate with capitalists and their police and orienting instead to the larger working class.