nicole marie burton is a comic artist and children’s book illustrator living in Ottawa, Ontario. Her published works include The Boy Who Walked Backwards, The Beast: Making a Living on a Dying Planet, Enemy Alien: A True Story of Life Behind Barbed Wire, and Coal Mountain, part of the comics anthology Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working Class Struggle. She is a founding member of the Ad Astra Comix publishing collective.
Kassandra Luciuk is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. Her work explores how changing notions of Canadian citizenship interacted with ethnic identity during the Cold War. In a broader sense, her research interests include Canada, migration/ethnicity, state formation, and nationalism.
Dr. Suzanne Evans holds a PhD in Religious Studies. After working, studying, and living in China, Indonesia, India, and Vietnam, she now lives and writes in Ottawa. She is the author of Mothers of Heroes, Mothers of Martyrs: World War I and the Politics of Grief. Her writing, which has appeared in academic and literary journals, newspapers, magazines, and books, has a strong focus on women and war.
Ian Radforth is a Canadian social historian who taught for more than three decades in the department of history at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Bushworkers and Bosses: Logging in Northern Ontario, 1900–1980 and Royal Spectacle: The 1860 Visit of the Prince of Wales to Canada and the United States.
Salim Valley is Professor and Director of CERT, Faculty of Education, at the University of Johannesburg and the National Research Foundation – South African Research Initiative’s Chair in Community, Adult and Workers Education. He is co-editor of Education, Economoy and Society and Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History’s Schools.
Aziz Choudry is Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Social Movement Learning and Knowledge Production in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill Univeristy, and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation (CERT), University of Johannesburg. He is editor of Activists and the Surveillance State and co-editor of Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today.
Silvia Federici is a feminist activist and scholar whose writing and political activities have contributed enormously to the broad Autonomist tradition. Known for her intellectual generosity, sharp, nonconformist thought, and searing critiques of capitalist society, Federici’s work has inspired the generation of social activists associated with the rise of the alter-globalization movement.
Dr. Jason Russell holds a PhD in history from York University and is an associate professor at SUNY Empire State College in Buffalo, New York. He is the author of Our Union: UAW/CAW Local 27 from 1950 to 1990 and Making Managers in Canada, 1945–1995: Companies, Community Colleges, and Universities. He is currently working on several forthcoming books on North American labour history.