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Pandemics past and present

  • Esyllt Jones

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On the Line: Love and Rage and Pandemics

    By Esyllt Jones

    One of my unfinished pandemic-era tasks has been to write a short biographical piece on Helen Jury Armstrong, the organizer of working class women, and the embodiment of love and fire in the Winnipeg General Strike. Here, I explore how the influenza pandemic highlighted her unique brand of labour activism.