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Doug Ford is not the answer to working class anger
With Ford appealing to anger at the Liberals, we need to campaign on the issues to push him back
On March 22 there was an op ed in the New York Times which asked the question, “Will Canada elect...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Indigenous-led protests will stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion
From mass protests to legal challenges, the Indigenous led climate justice movement will stop Trudeau's pipeline
Nearly 200 people have been arrested for blocking the entrance of the Kinder Morgan facility in Burnaby, in some cases...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Capitalist restructuring and working class resistance
Kim Moody's book is an antidote to pessimism and an inspiration for struggle
Kim Moody’s latest book On New Terrain: How Capital is reshaping the battleground of class war is a refreshing and...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Why we strike: CUPE 3903 and the fight for dignity, equity, and job security in the neoliberal university
"York works because we do."
Following a wave of labour revolts in recent weeks by teachers and university workers in the Western world – from...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Interview: Avi Lewis and the leap for climate justice
Leap Manifesto co-author Avi Lewis discusses low carbon jobs and transformative change
Following his electrifying keynote at the Fight for $15 and Fairness Provincial Strategy Meeting and with just 10 minutes to...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Doug Ford the drug dealer: breathing life into the mythologies of race, class and crime
Attacking Ford over drugs reinforces the very system he upholds
I oppose the politics of Doug Ford. I oppose his hostility to a $15 minimum wage, the sex-ed curriculum, and...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Fight for $15 strategizes road to the Ontario election and beyond
The campaign will push all candidates to reflect workers demands, and continue regardless of who is elected
On March 23-24, 2018, the Fight for $15 and Fairness movement organized their third annual provincial strategy meeting to look...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Interview: Soaring Eagle’s Camp Toronto
Camps across the country are demanding justice for Indigenous peoples
On a Sunday afternoon, March 4, a group of Indigenous youth and allies set up the Soaring Eagle’s camp in...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Carleton University workers striking to protect their pensions
The strike and growing solidarity to defend pensions has pushed the administration back to the bargaining table
Around 850 administrative, technical and library workers at Carleton University began picketing at campus entrances on March 5 as they...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Movie review: the Death of Stalin
The film shows the absurd scapegoating under Stalin, but doesn't explain the counter-revolution that created it
There can hardly be a less likely subject for a comedy than the death of Stalin and the power struggle...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
World history meets my lungs
Change is in the air, with a divided working class and a new generation breathing life into struggle
Human beings are cooperative, sharing and caring beings. It is our nature to work together, to solve problems and share...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Unite to stop hate
Join events on March 21 to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
I had the opportunity to take part in a conference in London put on by Stand Up to Racism, an...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Review: Black Panther
When Hollywood meets afro-futurism, the results are a mix of liberation politics and mass consumption
As the excitement of Black Panther begins to dissipate, it becomes increasingly important to dissect the film with sober minds...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
1968 and the Japanese Student Movement
Through protests and occupations, students challenged capitalist education, police brutality and imperialism
Behind the barricades, 1968 was a time when the actual and the impossible were indiscernible. From late 1950s to 1970,...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Interview: Hassan Diab’s fight for justice
The falsely-accused and extradited Carlton professor finally won justice, and is fighting for others
Hassan Diab is a former Carleton University professor of sociology. In 2014, Canada fulfilled France’s extradition request and sent Professor...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Resistance returns to Iran
While Western right-wing forces try to co-opt opposition, the people themselves have the power to change
In the last days of 2017, the western media showed pictures of protests in Iran. Hundreds took to the streets...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Automation: will robots take our jobs?
Fears of automation are used to discipline workers, but its our labour that creates everything including technology
Automation is coming. The punditocracy, academics and headline writers all agree: society will be upended by mass automation. Increasing the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Dehors Barrette: Quebec health workers fight austerity
Petitions and protests, encouraged by left party Quebec solidaire, are challenging healthcare austerity
On January 29, at 8am, a young nurse in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, Emilie Ricard, published a Facebook photo of herself...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Video interviews: Sid Ryan at the NDP convention
Sid Ryan discusses his history in the labour movement, the NDP convention and the Leap Manifesto
At the recent NDP convention in Ottawa, socialist.ca spoke with labour activist Sid Ryan about the trade union movement, the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Taking on Tim Horton’s
Supporting Tim Hortons workers is part of putting pressure on political parties and empowering workers
On Tuesday February 13, a day before Valentine’s Day, people from across Ontario showed their love for Tim Horton’s workers...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Justice for Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine
Trudeau offers platitudes while denying Indigenous sovereignty
By now we are all familiar with the double tragedy surrounding 22-year old Colten Boushie, a member of the Red...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The spirit of Attica
A generation later, the prison rebellion is still a source of inspiration
America in 1971 was a country in the midst of massive social uprisings. The Civil Rights and Black Nationalist movements,...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
How precarious are we?
Despite claims of capital mobility, workers still have collective power in their workplaces
New Capitalism? The Transformation of Work, by Kevin Doogan Reviewed by Peter Hogarth In a recent Rabble Podcast, former NDP...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
International left movements meet to spark bold change in Canada
Courage to Leap panel
Over 500 people gather at Courage to Leap forum to tackle the question of how the left can win with bold demands
Radical ideas are the life raft of the modern left. A 2016 Harvard University survey published in the Washington Post...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Courage to LEAP
The Leap Manifesto organizers are bringing the lessons of Corbyn and Sanders to Canada
The LEAP Manifesto was developed through a participatory process in which over 60 activists including a significant number of Indigenous...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)

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