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Speak White: Robert LePage remembers Quebec
The solo play about Quebec's Quiet Revolution is now available as a book
Je me souviens. The Quebec license plate is the backdrop to renowned theatre-maker Robert LePage’s study of memory, “887.” We...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Carillion crash
The crash is yet another failure of neoliberal gospel, and capitalist practice
In October 2014 the business press reported: “Carillion Canada fined $900,000 for not properly clearing QEW during two storms.” What...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The rise and pathetic fall of Patrick Brown
His inner circle knew, his caucus knew and the Queen’s Park press corps knew, but all kept it quiet
Oh Patrick Brown, we hardly knew ye. Well, in fact we know more than enough. Two young women have brought...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
National Day of Action brings mass support to Tim Hortons workers
From coast to coast people are saying "Roll up the Min to Win"
On Friday, January 19 the Fight For $15 and Fairness and labour movement allies launched actions at 50 Tim Hortons...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Québec solidaire and the NDP
The NDP decision to run candidates in the Quebec election undermines the success and solidarity of Quebec solidaire
For nearly 20 years, progressives, social democrats and anti-capitalists have struggled to build a viable electoral left in Quebec. In...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Why does the NDP keep betraying Indigenous peoples?
As a social democratic party aspiring to lead a colonial capitalist state, raising and dashing hopes is built into the NDP
“I am not the first person to stand before you and disappoint indigenous people.” This was how BC Premier Horgan...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Unifor-CLC split demands unity from below
Workers need unity from below, not splits from above
“We hadn’t set up a new organization in order to be cannibals in the Canadian labour movement.”
— Bob White, first...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Tim Hortons: Canadian capitalism, ‘small business’ and resistance
The Fight for $15 and fairness is exposing Canadian capitalism, driving a wedge into the business community and supporting workers
When the heirs to billionaire Tim Hortons founders cut paid breaks and benefits for the minimum wage employees at their...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Province-wide actions support Tim Hortons workers against abusive bosses
Solidarity rally at Tim Hortons in Cobourg
The second week of Ontario’s minimum wage hike brought with it large pickets against Tim Hortons bosses and owners across...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Solidarity with Tim Hortons Workers
Since the introduction of the new $14 minimum wage on January 1st, workers across the province have been subjected to...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Workers are under attack: Where is the ONDP?
The Liberals are able to opportunistically present themselves as defending workers because the ONDP have ceded the ground
On January 1, Ontario's workers saw the minimum wage jump from $11.60 to $14 an hour. For the province's low-wage...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
#MeToo and the fight against Trump
The toppling of Weinstein and challenge to Trump is part of the broader fight against women's oppression and the system that breeds it
This month is the one year anniversary of two earth-shaking events: the inauguration of US president Donald Trump – the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Ontario college faculty: organize/strike/win
The arbitration ruling reaffirms the victory of the strike, despite the Liberals undermining it
After a five-week strike, an arbitrator has awarded Ontario college faculty gains on every demand put forward in bargaining, despite...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Review: The 9 Hour Movement: How civil disobedience made unions legal
Unions were not granted by benevolent governments, but won by workers in struggle
"Our power does not come from what is written in law, but from our ability to bring our collective power...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
2017: a year of struggle
The year Trump became president was also a year of struggles against everything he represents
The following is a brief overview of some of the major struggles of the past year, seen through articles on...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
In 2018 keep fighting for $15 and fairness
2018 will be a year of defending and extending $15 and fairness in the streets, workplaces, campuses and at the ballot box
This New Year’s workers across Ontario can celebrate the passing of Bill 148, which will give 1.7 million workers a...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Interview: the ongoing struggle in Catalonia
Despite severe repression against Catalonia’s October referendum in favour of independence, pro-independence parties won a majority of seats in regional...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Net neutrality repealed
Telecom giants are trying to restrict information, but this won't stop movements
Since its inception the internet has been touted as a tool with radical democratic potential. As with most technology, utopian...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Toronto protest challenges Islamophobes
Labour and community activists confronted Islamophobe speaker Pamela Geller
On a dark night in December, trade unionists from the rapid response team of the Toronto and York Region Labour...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
How the truckers won: socialists in 1934 Minneapolis
The lesson of socialist organization in fostering rank-and-file worker militancy is more relevant than ever
The spectre of socialism is haunting the ruling class. The last year, while filled with much to despair about, has...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Tories double down on double talk
With a majority of people opposing them, Tories are reconceptualizing their policies to make their bigotry more appealing
I sincerely regret to report that Jason Kenney has won a seat in the Alberta legislature. Kenney, former Igor to...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Toronto talks climate reform, walks austerity
The "balanced budget" refuses to fund the climate plan
Immediate action is needed to make sure the City of Toronto implements its climate action plan to reduce greenhouse gas...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Hondurans won’t give up their democracy
After the 2009 coup, the US and its allies are undermining this year's election to preserve an economy of extraction and inequality
Hondurans are suffering with what looks a lot like another attack on their democracy and independence. Juan Orlando Hernández, who...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Trump: year one
Trump personifies capitalist reaction, and its vulnerability to mass movements
Making sense of the Trump presidency is impossible without a systematic understanding of the forces of reaction and capitalism which...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
No deportations to torture: let Harkat stay
Trudeau is continuing Harper's secret trials and threat to deport Mohamed Harkat to torture
On December 8, protesters outside Parliament Hill and speakers inside the Hill media room marked 15 years since the unjust...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)

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