The Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights (CFLR) is a national voice devoted to promoting labour rights as an important means to strengthening democracy, equality, and economic justice here in Canada and internationally. CFLR was established and is sponsored by the National Union of Public and General Employees and the United Food and Commercial Workers – Canada.
The Graphic History Collective is made up of activists, artists, writers, and researchers passionate about comics, history, and social change. They produce alternative histories—people’s histories—in an accessible format to help people understand the historical roots of contemporary social issues.
GRAIN is an international non-profit organization that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.
Their support takes the form of independent research and analysis, networking at local, regional, and international levels, and fostering new forms of cooperation and alliance-building. Most of GRAIN’s work is oriented towards, and carried out in, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Our Editorial Committee includes BTL founders, BTL staff past and present, academics, and community activists:
Tola Ajao, Barâa Arar, Jonathan Barker, David Bush, Devin Clancy, Amanda Crocker, Julie Devaney, Doreen Fumia, Steve Izma, Mike Ma, David Molenhuis, Karina Palmitesta, Chris Samuel, Aparna Sundar, Jamie Swift, Richard Swift, Julie Tomiak, Melissa Vincent
Zelda Abramson is an associate professor of sociology at Acadia University. Her areas of teaching and research include methodology, health, and family. As a public sociologist, she strives to combine academic research with social activism. Zelda grew up in Montreal as a child of Holocaust survivors.