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Bill C-15: UNDRIP as cover for ongoing colonialism
Trudeau's bill is a smokescreen
Last February an unprecedented movement of Indigenous land defenders, along with Indigenous and settler allies, blocked rails, ports and roadways...more)
Teacher solidarity fighting for a safe school reopening
From the front lines: Elementary teacher speaks out!
Jen Reid is a Grade 3 teacher in the Halton District School Board and a member of the Elementary Teachers...more)
Paid Sick Days Now!
The Tories took away paid sick days but workers are fighting back.
Most manufacturing plants in Ontario do not have paid sick days and workplace spread of Covid 19 is growing significantly...more)
NDP Heading Down A Precarious Path
Call to ban Proud Boys just puts more repressive tools in the hands of a racist state
Socialist Worker spoke to Sid Ryan, Former President of the Ontario Federation of Labour about the NDP's move to ban...more)
It's capitalism, not overpopulation, that's driving ecological destruction
Arguments about overpopulation are building racist and right wing ideas
An article in the Guardian on January 13th called attention to a new report titled, "Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding...more)
Community and workers join to fight toxic racism in construction
Inside the campaign for racial justice after nooses found on construction sites
On June 10th, a noose was found attached to the equipment of a worker of African descent on the Michael...more)
Jan 6, 2021: The roots behind the rage
The roots of Trumpists rage
As of 2016, more than 20 million Americans lived in so-called mobile homes. (The comparable number of Canadians is around...more)
Don’t count on Dems to confront threat of far-right
US Capitol chaos a result of capitalist crisis
The storming of the US Capitol building by Trump inspired right-wing mobs was a predictable outcome of a political polarization...more)
Tories turn their backs on Long Term Care
"Not one home has been fined, not one license has been revoked; there are no consequences!”
“What we are seeing is worse than anything I have ever seen in the homes,” said Natalie Mehra of the...more)
Review: Bruce Springsteen’s - Letter to you
Springsteen's latest album a lament for loss and a call for a better world
“I’m in the middle of a 45-year conversation with these men and women I’m surrounded by and with some of...more)
2020: Trump and the aliens among us
Hidden amidst the gloom and doom stories from 2020–certainly the gloomiest and doomiest year of my existence–was one glorious, bright...more)
Liberals' false Climate Plan
Far from a clean energy transition, plan locks us in to rmost carbon intensive fossil fuels on the planet
The Liberal Climate Plan released in November to much fanfare from sections of the mainstream media sets forward a plan...more)
Leo Panitch 1945-2020
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The working class and the left is poorer with the loss of this fighter and thinker
On Sunday December 20 th , the left and working class in Canada and globally lost a fighter and thinker...more)
Ontario government COVID incompetence in their own words.
Doug Ford and Charles McVety - spot the bigot
On December 14, just before their press conference, Dr. Barbara Yaffe (Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health) and Dr. David...more)
“The farmers already know the solutions” – Solidarity with Indian Farmers
Challenging Modi's corporate takeover of agriculture
Mathew Edassery is a Social Worker from the South Indian state, Kerala; and now resides in Canada. As part of...more)
Liberals try to make the poor pay
Rich corporations got billions but working people are being forced to pay back much needed funds
In the lead-up to Christmas, in the midst of a second-wave COVID-19 lockdown, the federal Liberal government is attacking workers...more)
Turning the Neoliberal Tide in Latin America
Victory to the resistance
A recent series of popular struggles has begun to turn the neoliberal tide in Latin America. The two most important...more)
Police attempt to intimidate anti-pipeline activists
Cops arrest and fine XR spokespeople
On Monday, CN Police arrested Extinction Rebellion Vancouver spokesperson, Zain Haq, for alleged criminal contempt of court relating to an...more)
Report from the front lines: Ontario Educational Assistant speaks
I’m an Educational Assistant with the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board, and I’d prefer not to give my name because...more)
Philip Murton: 1950-2020
It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Philip Murton this morning, at age 70. Philip...more)
COVID and Capitalism: Vaccines and debt
Rich countries are buying up most of the vaccines and the debt crisis in Africa will make the sitation even harder.
As the scramble for vaccines heats up, many countries in the global south are being left behind. A recent study...more)
COVID and capitalism: vaccines and magic bullets
News that various suppliers are nearing release of COVID-19 vaccines is more than welcome. There is no escaping stringent isolation...more)
Support Workers United Local 1305 at Owens Corning in Guelph
Owens Corning uses Trudeau wage subsidy to force a strike in Guelph.
Workers at Owens Corning have been pushed into a strike by the profitable multinational Owens Corning at its Guelph Filament...more)
Poland: Women against fascism
Polish women lead the way againt the right wing government
The mass protests in Poland against attempts to restrict abortion access shocked the right wing Law and Justice government. In...more)
COVID and capitalism: vaccine nationalism and trade deals
Trudeau's capacity problem was manufactured by Liberal and Conservative trade deals.
“One of the things to remember is Canada no longer has any domestic production capacity for vaccines. Countries like the...more)

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