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Karl Marx reflects on the Subject of Confederation


Deep in the archives of the Society for the History of Anarchism and Marxism, (SHAM) I discovered a hitherto unknown letter from Karl Marx to Friedrich Engels. Dated 21 July 1867, the bulk of the letter is a reaction to the confederation of Canada, which had been proclaimed twenty days earlier.
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To Praise Ginger Goodwin Is to Revere a Radical


Albert "Ginger" Goodwin was active in the coal mining unions of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and Vancouver Island. Blacklisted from the Island mines after the strike of 1912-14, Goodwin went to Trail to organize smelter workers at Cominco into Mine-Mill. When conscripted for military service in World War I, he took to the bush on Vancouver Island, where on July 27, 1918,
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To Praise Ginger Goodwin Is to Revere a Radical


Feisty miner reminds that comfortable compromisers are easily forgotten.

The broad outline of Ginger Goodwin's story is well known to many of The Tyee's readers. Albert "Ginger" Goodwin was active in the coal mining unions of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and Vancouver Island. 


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