- 1 year ago
The Chronicle Herald's unionized staff has been on strike for 176 days.
These are people who have spent their careers providing news for Atlantic
This is a recording with Paul Schneidereit and Louise Le Pierres, who have
put in decades at the Herald. It really breaks my heart that people have
put in years they will never get back to keep what is quickly degenerating
into absolute garbage, and there's nothing they can do but stand outside
their place of work and protest. And it's hard, hard work.
If you liked the Herald, if you want journalism, you should be reading the
Local Xpress. Stay up to date on the strike with @HTU_official.
If you're still reading the Herald, you're reading the work of replacement
workers. Everyone has their reasons for choosing to cross the picket lines,
but there's no denying that the quality of the paper has declined. Examples
such the fear-mongering article published in April which claimed that
Syrian children were bullying the