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Black Lives Matter-Toronto is right
Black Lives Matter has challenged anti-Black racism, and now the press, police and mayor are on the attack
Black Lives Matter-Toronto have shown inspiring leadership in confronting anti-Black racism and encouraging a broader radicalization. Now the corporate press,...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Historic breakthrough for the Left in Ireland
The ruling parties are losing their hold and the left is gaining on the Labour party
The recent elections in both the Republic of Ireland and North Ireland produced incredible results for the radical left and...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Seven myths about Canada Post
Canada Post is scapegoating postal workers so it can privatize mail delivery
With another lockout or strike looming at Canada Post, management is once again relying on huge amounts of public misinformation...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
City of Mississauga driving part-time workers into poverty
After a 96% strike vote, Mississauga Library workers strike to defend part time workers
Socialist.ca spoke with Kunwal Farooqui, a striking library worker, who has worked in the Mississauga library system for 13 years:...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Mississauga library workers vote overwhelmingly to strike
Library workers are fighting for fairness and respect
The members of CUPE Local 1989, Mississauga Library Workers Union , voted overwhelmingly to strike. Amid massive turnout in three...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
15 plus: Quebec's fight for $15 an hour
A strike for the $15 minimum wage shut down Montreal's old port
The fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage, which has spread to hundreds of cities across North America, was...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
100 years since the slaughter on the Somme
Troops of the British Empire at the battle of the Somme, July 1916
On July 1st 1916, the battle of the Somme began and the pointless slaughter of the First World War reached a new intensity.
One hundred years ago on July 1 the army of the British Empire suffered its largest one day losses ever...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Anti-PEGIDA rally: refugees welcome, no to Islamophobia
On short notice 70 community members marched against the hate group
Bloor West Village community members marched to welcome refugees and say no to hate on Saturday June 25, following a...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Liberal gun runners
Trudeau has maintained Harper's arms deal, and added secrecy
Thanks largely to the sale of tanks to Saudi Arabia, begun under Harper but receiving the blessing of the Trudeau...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Grassy Narrows mercury poisoning is an emergency! Wynne: clean the river now!
"Toxic" spill at Queen's Park
Rapid response to fake toxic sludge at Queen's park exposes decades of environmental racism
The double standard at the heart of Canadian policy towards First Nations was on display last Thursday at Queen's Park...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Review: Free State of Jones
Unlike the history from above in movies about Lincoln, this tells history from below: of united struggle against slavery
This new movie about the Civil War and the institution of slavery is a very different take than Steven Spielberg’s...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Djingo Unchained: the rise of Trump
Trump lacks support from corporate America, so he is using racism to mobilize the vote
Perhaps it was a mistake for Donald Trump to go heavily into the golf business. In 2014 he bought Scotland’s...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
140 years ago: victory at the Battle of Little Bighorn
Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse led a land defence against the colonial troops of George Custer
Today is the 140th anniversary of one of the greatest battles of Indigenous resistance, the Battle of Greasy Grass/Little Bighorn—where...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
After EU vote and Cameron goes: unite to shape revolt against establishment
The crisis can polarize to the right but also to the left
David Cameron has resigned, and the Leave vote in the EU referendum has hurled the Tory party, and the British...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Saskatoon’s TPP consultation
After a rigged pro-TPP "consultation," a demonstration provided real public input against the corporate TPP
On April 20 the Standing Committee on International Trade hosted a public consultation in Saskatoon around the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Orlando, homophobia/transphobia and Islamophobia
We must act in solidarity, and we must break these chains of oppression together.
Not even a week ago, the world was shocked by what is being called the deadliest mass-shooting in American history...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Woman on the Edge of Time, 40 years later
Marge Piercy's utopian story about liberation provides ongoing inspiration
This year 2016 is the 40th anniversary of the publication of Woman on the Edge of Time, a futuristic novel...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Inquest says police murdered Jermaine Carby
The inquest acknowledged the racist killing but does not provide structural change
On the same day that Toronto Police executed search and seizures on medical marijuana dispensaries across the city in headline-grabbing...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Mohamed Ali: the people’s champion
Mohamed Ali inspired people to fight racism and imperialism
The mainstream tributes for Muhammed Ali are insults in the form of faint praise. Why if I didn’t know better,...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Migrant Workers rally in Toronto and across Canada
Rallies across the Canada challenged the exploitation of migrant workers
On May 30, Migrant Workers Alliance for Change organized a rally in downtown Toronto as part of the Status Now...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Unpacking our racist baggage
From General Cornwallis to the ongoing approval of pipelines without consent, Canada has plenty of colonial baggage
During a winter trip to the US, Justin Trudeau told a group of students that Canada was suited to peacekeeping...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Saskatoon mobilizes around People’s Climate Plan
An overflow meeting built momentum for the People's Climate Plan and challenged the climate denier Brad Wall
Climate Justice Saskatoon organized a Peoples Climate Plan Town Hall on May 25 in order to address Canada’s plan for...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Guaranteed income’s dangerous outcome
GAI have a history of coming from right-wing governments to perpetuate inequality
The Ontario Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne is talking about a guaranteed basic income for all residents. It sounds great;...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
France: resistance rises
Students and workers are pushing back the austerity agenda of the "Socialist" government
The so called “Socialist” government in France is under siege, though you would never know it with the limited press...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Brazil's new right wing government faces opposition in the streets
The right-wing's removal of Rousseff hasn't stopped opposition to austerity
In its first days in office, Brazil’s new government led by president Michel Temer has already faced spirited opposition. Some...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)

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