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Review: Our Revolution, A Future To Believe in
While you might feel the Bern reading his political issues, it cools off in the second half policy discussion
When I share with others that I’ve read Our Revolution: A Future To Believe In by Bernie Sanders, I can...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Beyond $15: An interview with Jonathan Rosenblum
Fight for $15 campaigner and author shares lessons from the struggle
Kevin Brice-Lall interviewed Jonathan Rosenblum, author of Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists and the Revival of the Labor Movement...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Senator Beyak and government racism
Beyak epitomizes Tory racism, but Trudeau is better only in rhetoric
In April 2017 we reported on Tory Senator Lynn Beyak’s remarks in the Senate where she claimed that residential schools...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Solidarity with Colin Kaepernick
Kaepernick struggle is part of a larger fight happening in the United States around police violence and racism
Last year, in the midst of Black Lives Matter protests against police officers killing African American youth and facing no...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Monumental mistakes
Challenging colonial statues does not erase history, it illuminates the past so we can build a better future
The old saying that history is written by the victors is made evident in the monuments that adorn—or rather, that...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Hurricanes, fossil fuels and capitalism
The latest 'natural disasters' show the urgency of system change to stop climate change
In the Florida Keys town of Marathon, as the sea drained away from the bay, a woman screamed from her...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
'We're opposing Trump's drive to war', say South Korean socialists
Anti-imperialist, anti-capitalist working class struggles are the only solutions to nuclear sabre-rattling
Members of Workers' Solidarity, Socialist Worker's sister newspaper in South Korea, spoke about what's behind the nuclear tensions—and how the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Workers’ Comp is a Right!
Injured workers are demanding dignity, respect and compensation for their injuries
For years now, injured workers and frontline advocates have been sounding the alarm that Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Fighting racism and Islamophobia through the struggle for $15 and Fairness
The strike, and the support from students, helped Muslim workers challenge workplace racism
Alia Karim interviewed Malka Paracha, a Muslim worker and trade union activist at York University, about overcoming Islamophobia in her...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Beyond Bill 148: to beat the Big Business lobby we need to make the Fight $15 and Fairness an election issue
With a business backlash and a vacillating government, the $15 for $15 needs a concerted push forward
Since Bill 148, the Fair Wages, Better Workplaces Act , was first announced in May, there has been an intense...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Asylum for Haitian refugees, not Confederates
Canada welcomed Civil War racists but is blocking Haitians
On August 15, in the aftermath of the Charlottesville protests over the removal of the monument to Confederate general Robert...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Review: Wind River
The film draws attention to missing and murdered Indigenous women, but doesn't let them tell their own stories
First the good things about Taylor Sheridan's new movie "Wind River", which he directs and for which he wrote the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
NAFTA: no sugarcoating a bad deal
With Trudeau joining Trump to continue NAFTA, it is up to workers solidarity across borders to defend labour and environmental standards
Canada, Mexico and the US are doing mutual back patting as the new North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Interview: Joel Harden on running for ONDP nomination in Ottawa-Centre
Joel Harden
Joel Harden hopes to bring social movements into the ONDP
Joel Harden is a long time economic, labour, and social justice activist, as well as a former member of the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Interview: Guy Caron on running for NDP leader
Guy Caron is running for leader of the NDP
NDP leadership candidate in a wide ranging interview on building the fight against the Liberals
Guy Caron is an NDP member of Parliament representing Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques in southeastern Quebec. Caron is currently running to be...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Teamsters Local 419: On strike for AT LEAST $15 and Fairness
Teamsters local 419 fight for $15 an hour
Toronto airport workers need solidarity to defeat diabolical employer
On August 23, the more than 700 members of Teamsters Local 419 voted over 98% to reject the latest contract...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Fossil Capital and the roots of the climate crisis
Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming
Malm’s analysis proves that the roots of the fossil fuel economy leading to today’s climate crisis undoubtedly lie in the reorganization of labour for capitalist interests.
A review of Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming (Verso, 2015) by Andreas...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Join the Toronto Disability Pride March
Toronto Disability Pride March
All out for the Toronto Disability Pride March on Saturday September 23
It’s that time of year again, disabled and mad folks are taking to the streets of Toronto to remind the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The organized working class can beat the bigots
 Reverend William Barber addresses a United Steelworkers convention
Organized labour is joining the fight against racism
Charlottesville had made the decision to remove a Confederate statue and brought on the wrath of the white supremacist movement...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
People's journalist
Sarah Jaffe at the People's Summit in Chicago
Sarah Jaffe talks about the need for political journalism
Sarah Jaffe is a fellow at the Nation Institute and a journalist reporting on labour and political movements in the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Red all over
A Redder Shade of Green by Ian Angus
A great book on the need to make the fight for climate justice a fight for socialism
A Redder Shade of Green: Intersection of Science and Socialism By Ian Angus Review by Valerie Lannon At 179 pages,...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Victory in Vancouver against the Nazis
Over 5000 at Vancouver City Hall
Thousands rally to stop anti-muslim, anti-immigrant groups in Vancouver
Faced with the threat of a Nazi rally in Vancouver, faith groups, Indigenous activists, cultural groups, and trade unions brought...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Berlin counter-protesters stop Nazi march
Despite police efforts, anti-fascist protesters stopped the Nazis from marching
At 11am on Saturday, August 19, 500 Neo-Nazis and 1500 counter protesters gathered outside the Spandau train Station in Berlin,...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
BC NDP’s crawl to $15
Mobilize for $15/hour now!
Rebuild the BC Fight for $15 campaign to get to $15/hour immediately!
On Tuesday the new BC NDP government announced it was raising the province’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Commemorating the Christie Pits riot: what does interfaith have to do with it?
Like the Jews and Italians who fought side by side in 1933 against the fascists, we are stronger together
On the night of Wednesday August 16, 1933, two local softball teams, St. Peter’s and Harbord Playground, met to play...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)

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