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A Grander Vision

My Life in the Labour Movement

Sid Ryan

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A stirring, heartfelt manifesto written by a man who fervently believes in what workers with their civil society allies can achieve for the good of all.

Sid Ryan, one of Canada’s most courageous and progressive union leaders, draws on the experience of his varied and colourful life to show what is right with the labour movement, what is wrong, and what has to change if it is to avoid becoming irrelevant.

In A Grander Vision, Ryan calls for the adoption of social movement unionism, in which labour forges an alliance with other progressive elements in civil society, taking up the cause of young people, precarious workers, and immigrants. Ryan asserts that a renewed commitment to the NDP — the party that was built by unions — is necessary and that the Leap Manifesto should become the pillar of the movement in Canada.

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CUPE, Common Front, Northern Ireland, FTAA, OFL, CLC, Social justice, Cuba, Battle in Seattle, Palestine, immigrant, Quebec City, Human rights, Social Contract, strategic, Social Unionism, Dublin, NDP, labour movement, rabble rouser, Leap Manifesto, Union leader, Bob Rae, Free trade, equity, Israel