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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>)
Rallies across the country tell Trudeau to stop the war
March 19 was an international day of action against war and racism
On Saturday March 19th, approximately 100 people joined a picket on the sidewalk outside Liberal MP Christia Freeland's office near...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
El Salvador: the economic roots of violence
The media blame gangs to distract from capitalist policies that fuel violence
We drove out of San Salvador admiring the beauty of the sun rising over the mountains. The driver, Ponce, and...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Uber-capitalist
Uber shines on light on how capitalism thrives, and how it provokes opposition
If Bill Gates and Ayn Rand had a baby they would have named it Uber. I think Uber is the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The return of Liberal imperialism
The Liberals are a party of war
The Canadian media are enamored with the new Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan. He has been variously described as a “badass”...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
People’s Climate Assembly, Vancouver
While Trudeau met to discuss a climate strategy, activists called for real change
On March 3, Prime Minister Trudeau met with provincial and territorial leaders at the Vancouver Convention Centre to begin to...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Trade Unionists for Bernie
The surge in support for Sanders shows a desire for an alternative
It has been fascinating watching the Sanders phenomenon in the United States. Hillary Clinton took 75 per cent of the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Tell Liberals: support US Iraq War resisters
A majority of people across Canada support war resisters, it's time for the government to let them stay
When mass demonstrations across Canada against the invasion of Iraq in 2003 kept Canada from participating in the illegal conflict,...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Liberal sleight of hand
Trudeau uses progressive rhetoric to continue conservative policies
The Liberal Party of Canada is adept at sleight of hand. Two recent announcements from Canada’s government cut that into...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
No consent, no pipelines
Trudeau can't keep his promise to respect First Nations and control global warming while promoting tar sands and Bill C-51
There is a contradiction at the heart of the Trudeau government. It has launched the long-overdue inquiry into missing and...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Quebec’s fight against austerity: what’s next?
Despite the contradictions in the Common Front, it has organized workers against austerity and helped community resistance
Over the past few months, Socialist.ca has covered the incredible standoff between every major public sector union in Quebec and...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Contract faculty day of action
February 11 was a day of action to support contract faculty across Ontario
February 11 marked the first joint action of Ontario college union locals, part of OPSEU, and university faculty associations to...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Dublin 1916: women and the Irish rising
This is the centenary of a rising that intertwined national liberation, women's liberation and workers struggles
“The Irish Republic is entitled to, and hereby claims, the allegiance of every Irishman and Irishwoman. The Republic guarantees religious...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Zika virus and reproductive rights
Latin American governments are telling women to avoid pregnancy while refusing to provide abortion
The recent outbreak of the Zika virus in South America has brought to light conflicting policies around reproductive health, where...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Women’s history: Franco-Ontario’s “Hatpin Girls”
This is the centenary of the battle to defend francophone education in Ontario
On February 22, Premier Kathleen Wynne issued a formal apology to the Franco-Ontarian community for a rule that virtually banned...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)

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