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Justice for Abdirahman Abdi
Rallies across Canada call for justice for Abdirahman Abdi
On July 24, Abdirahman Abdi, a Black Muslim Somali man living with autism and mental illness, was beaten to death...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Trudeau Liberals fail to defend civil liberties
Stop Secret Trials in Canada
Liberals continue Tory attack on civil liberties
In May, a Federal Court Justice ruled the National Security Certificate against Mahmoud Jaballah to be unreasonable, almost 20 years...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Solidarity grows at the World Social Forum
The World Social Forum built solidarity across Canada, Quebec and the world
The World Social Forum (WSF) brought thousands of activists to Montreal in early August. The event started in Porto Allegre,...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The ABCs of Socialism is a good start
The ABCs of socialism
The ABCs of Socialism is a good introduction to some questions but leaves out others
Book review: The ABCs of Socialism , Edited by Bhaskar Sunkara, Illustrated by Phil Wrigglesworth, Verso Books, 2016 The ABCs...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Canada’s Lost Promise
Children of the Broken Treaty
A book inspired by the short but remarkable life of Shannen Koostachin in Attawapiskat
Review of Children of the Broken Treaty: Canada’s Lost Promise and One Girl’s Dream by Charlie Angus. University of Regina...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Eyewitness to the DNC: spectacle and revolt
Occupy DNC - photo by Kevin Taghabon
Dissent and marches at the DNC were not shown on TV.
Held in the Wells Fargo Centre in downtown Philadelphia, the Democratic National Convention peaked with the foreseen coronation of their...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Private college instructors battle corporate greed
ETEA local 11 instructors and supporters in New Westminster
Vancouver area instructors fight for a living wage
Instructors at two Vancouver area colleges are battling corporate greed in a fight for fair wages, and control over their...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Condo development on sacred Algonquin land
Trudeau claims to support a nation-to-nation relationship, but he is letting a Canadian corporation develop on unceded Alngonquin land
On May 10, 2016 Liberal Minister of Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett announced that Canada would adopt the United Nations Declaration...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Turkey: were there two coups?
A military coup and an authoritarian elected government are not the same thing
Turkey is an interesting country. In a place that, together with the 15 July coup attempt, has experienced five serious...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Black Lives Matter: Abdirahman Abdi mattered
Hundreds joined the vigil for Abdirahman Abdi after the police executed him in the streets
Those were the words written on a restaurant chalkboard in the Ottawa neighbourhood of Hintonburg on the evening of Tuesday...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Live boldly, unless you’re disabled?
Disabled people have better stories to tell than stereotypes portrayed by non-disabled people
Members of the disability community are outraged at the creation of the movie “Me Before You” released in May, many...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The community has its say
The challenge to anti-Black racism is growing, from Pride to the Anti-Racist Secretariat
The United Steelworkers along with many other unions organizes a float in the Pride Parade in Toronto. Labour has had...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Learning the history of Indigenous peoples
There's a growing campaign to bring truth and reconciliation to the education curriculum spoke with teachers in three provinces about the state of Indigenous history in the curriculum, and the growing campaign...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Ghostbusters: popular culture, misogyny and racism
There's been a backlash against the women leading the film, especially the Black actor Leslie Jones
You wouldn’t think a reboot of a popular but anodyne film of 32 years ago, Ivan Reitman’s Ghostbusters, written by...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Turkey: No to the coup! Fight for democracy!
Erdogan's restrictions on democracy are no justification for a military coup
We have been living through an attempted coup for the past few hours. A group within the army have been...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
After Chilcot Report: let US Iraq war resisters stay
The Chilcot report vindicates the anti-war movement, but the Canadian government still refuses to support war resisters
The Chilcot Report, released on July 6 after seven years and various delays, vindicated many of the arguments the anti-war...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
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 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>)


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