Additional Resources

Books, Articles and Theses:

Gillian Andersen, "Feminist Resistance in the GTA: Stories of Feminist Struggle, Resistance and Success During the Harris Years (1995-2001)." (PhD diss., McMaster University, 2014).

Julie-Anne Boudreau, The Megacity Saga: Democracy and Citizenship in this Global Age, (Montreal: Black Rose Books, 2000).

David Camfield, “Assessing Resistance in Harris’s Ontario, 1995-1999,” in Mike Burke, Colin Mooers, and John Shields eds., Restructuring and Resistance: Canadian Public Policy in an Age of Global Capitalism (Halifax: Fernwood, 2000), 306-317.

Paul Kellogg, “Workers Versus Austerity: The Origins of Ontario’s 1995-1998 ‘Days of Action’,” Socialist Studies 7 (Spring/Fall 2011), 116-140.

Bryan Palmer and Gaétan Héroux, Toronto's Poor, a Rebellious History (Toronto: Between the Lines, 2016).

Doug Nesbitt, Sean Carlton and Orion Keresztesi, "The Days of Action: The Character of Class Struggle in 1990s Ontario" in Graphic History Collective, ed. Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle (Toronto: Between the Lines, 2016). For preview, see here.

Doug Nesbitt, "Days of Action: Ontario's extra-parliamentary opposition to the Common-Sense Revolution, 1995-1998," (PhD diss., Queen's University, 2018).

Diana Ralph, André Régimbald and Néré St-Amand, Open for Business, Closed to People: Mike Harris's Ontario. (Halifax: Fernwood, 1997).

David Rapaport, No Justice, No Peace: The 1996 OPSEU Strike Against the Harris Government in Ontario (Montreal: McGill-Queen's UP, 1999).

Jeff Shantz, Living Anarchy: Theory and Practice in Anarchist Movements (Palo Alto: Academica Press, 2009).

Linda Torney, "The Metro Toronto Days of Action: How We Organized," Canadian Dimension 31:1 (January-February 1997).

Online Resources:

Graeme Bacque, "Toronto Days of Action," The Anarchives (22 October 1996). Available at A-Infos Hyper-Archive.

Dan La Botz, "Ontario's 'Days of Action' - A Citywide Political Strike Offers A Potential Example for Madison," Labor Notes, 09 March 2011.

Douglas Nesbitt, Days of Action: Documenting Ontario's Protest Movement Against Austerity in the 1990s. (Blog.)

Marsha Niemeijer, "The Ontario Days of Action: The Beginning of a Redefinition of the Labour Movement's Political Strategy?" Presentation for ‘Fourth International Working Conference of the Transnationals Information Exchange (TIE), March 16-19, 2000, Cologne: “The Building of a Labour Movement for Radical Change.”

Jeff Shantz, "Fighting to Win! Anarchists and the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty," Northeastern Anarchist 4 (Spring 2002). Available at Common Struggle / Lucha Común.

John Steele, "Toronto Days of Action Protest Government Austerity," The Militant, 60:40 (11 November 1996).

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