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Iron and Earth: oil sands workers demand climate jobs
Workers fired by tar sands corporations are asking for training in renewables
Since spring of this year a small band of oil sands workers have come together to fight against the growing...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
April 14-15: international days of action in the Fight for $15
The Fight for 15 is going global, raising wages by building working class unity
April 14 and 15, 2016 marked a new high point in the Fight for $15 movement in North America and...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Conference highlights movements for real change
Annual conference discussed historical lessons and current struggles
The International Socialists’ annual Marxism conference tackled some big issues and saw attendance from socialists and other activists from across...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Remembering Prince’s life and politics
Prince challenged gender norms, the power of record labels, and anti-Black racism
In reaction to Prince’s passing many mainstream press focused on how many records he sold, but for his fans it...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Ideas for Real Change: Marxism 2016
Join the annual conference of the International Socialists
Join the annual conference of the International Socialists(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
‘Clean growth’ vs climate jobs
While Trudeau is pushing "clean growth" to keep expanding tar sands, we need a real transition to climate jobs
The 2016 federal budget climate change programs are included in a section titled “A Clean Growth Economy.” In amongst the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Solidarity with Attawapiskat
The suicide crisis in Attawapiskat and the inaction by government are both symptoms of ongoing colonialism
On April 9, Attawapiskat First Nation declared a state of emergency. There had been reports of eleven suicide attempts in...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Oppose the BC Liberals’ Massey megabridge
BC Liberals want to waste $3.5 billion to expand tankers, traffic and tolls instead of public transit
Soon after returning from the Paris Climate talks, BC Premier Christy Clark announced that her government was planning a big...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
50 years since the Black Panther Party
The Black Panthers build a revolutionary organization against racism
Fifty years ago, in West Oakland, two college classmates took action against the poverty, inequality and police brutality that they...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Life, death, dignity, and the state
Debates on physician-assisted death must also challenge the oppression of people with disabilities
The right to choose when and how we die, on its surface, may seem like something the government has no...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Ten years of Québec solidaire
Rather than run a provincial NDP, people should support the existing left-wing alternative in Quebec
Ten years ago, people in Quebec who want a better world—to eradicate poverty, environmental destruction, sexism, racism, homophobia, the oppression...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Egypt's dictator is under pressure
Economic crisis and cracks in the state have opened the door for the return of protest
In Egypt something very important has been changing in the last few months. And the pace of change is accelerating...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Clara Zetkin and women's liberation
Clara Zetkin fused women's liberation with worker's struggles
Clara Zetkin was a prominent feminist revolutionary leader, closely linked to the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) in the late...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Panama papers, Canadian connections
Canada has created tax havens for the 1% while denying a haven for refugees
The leak of the Panama Papers have not only exposed specific greedy individuals, but the general way in which capitalism...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
NDP: join the leap!
The NDP can rebuild itself and support the movements by embracing the Leap Manifesto
In the lead up to the party’s convention, April 8-10 in Edmonton, more than a dozen riding associations have sent...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Saskatchewan election: stop Brad Wall
Brad Wall is continuing Harper's agenda, but will the provincial NDP repeat the federal NDP's campaign mistakes?
While Harper is gone, his provincial equivalent continues to rule Saskatchewan. With Saskatchewan’s provincial election on April 4, Brad Wall...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Black Lives Matter-Toronto confront Wynne and Tory
Activists hosted a vigil outside the Premier's home, and went to City Hall and the mayor's office
After nearly two weeks of an unprecedented tent city occupation outside Toronto police headquarters, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Mohamed Harkat: Let him stay
Tell the Trudeau government to stop Harper's policies of deporting people to torture
UN Convention refugee Mohamed Harkat, one of the Secret Trial Five arrested under Canada’s unjust Security Certificate process, continues to...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Justice for Berta Cáceres
Berta Cáceres in 2015
Indigenous activists are being murdered in Honduras to gain access to their land
Berta Cáceres a founding member of National Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) and Nelson Garcia another...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Is Trump fascist?
Trump is a bigoted billionaire running for a mainstream capitalist party, not organizing paramilitary street fighters
Is Donald Trump a fascist? This is a question I’ve heard quite frequently lately. As he continues to cruise towards...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Aftermath of Quebec’s Common Front
The Common Front showed the potential of workers action, even if all the gains weren't realized
The Common Front of half a million Quebec public sector workers that coordinated negotiations and general strikes between health, education...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The Easter Rising and the politics of James Connolly
James Connolly fused national liberation, women's liberation and workers' struggles
The Easter Rising of 1916 fused together national liberation, women’s liberation and workers’ struggles, as can be seen from the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The real budget deficits
By refusing to tax corporations, Trudeau is using an artificial deficit to falsely claim he is spending lavishly on First Nations and the environment
While the Conservatives and corporate press is trying to create anxiety about the federal government’s financial deficit, the much bigger...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Colonial courts kick Indigenous people off their land, while Trudeau does nothing
Hunger strikers and supporters defending Treaty 8 Nation lands
The BC Supreme Court issued an injunction to allow BC Hydro to remove protesters from the Site C construction site.
Despite appeals to Prime Minister Trudeau and to BC Premier Christy Clark to respect Indigenous rights and the needs of...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Support Black Lives Matter-Toronto tent city
The tent city continues to challenge police killings and the city's cutting of Afrofest
On March 21, Toronto police turned the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on its head, violently attacking...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)

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