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Striking back
Locked-out NRI workers with Scabby the Rat
The best way to shape the outcome of the federal election is by flexing the muscle of workplace and mass action
With Labour Day and a federal election around the corner it is worth looking at the state of the Union...more)
Return to school: "A lot of questions and lots of anxiety"
Protest with banner saying "Safer schools"
Interview with Nigel Barriffe, executive officer of ETFO
Despite rising COVID cases, Ontario introduced a plan for a full reopening of public school for September, including full day...more)
Energy workers call for just transition
Fossil fuel workers must be part of the fight against climate change
There is an image often presented of workers in fossil fuel extraction and processing industries as diehard supporters of these...more)
Big pharma and vaccines: “one of the most lethal cases of profiteering in history”
According to The People’s Vaccine Alliance, multinational drug companies Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca have rewarded shareholders with $26...more)
Alberta: Welcome to your 4th Wave
So there you have it: the embattled Alberta UCP government of Jason Kenney is so desperate to shore up its...more)
COVID: too soon to relax
Re-opening plans are about profit - not people's health
The COVID-19 virus is constantly adapting. The speed at which multi-celulars organisms evolve and mutate is slow. But viruses move...more)
Support striking Iranian oil workers. Sign the petition here
Read about the history of Iranian oil workers protests and how you can help.
Iranian oil workers have been on strike for weeks and they need your solidarity. Please consider signing the petition below...more)
End all evictions. Housing is a human right!
Capitalism won't solve the housing crisis.
The vicious attacks by Toronto police on the encampments in city parks - with the support of a city council...more)
Letter: Eyewitness from Lamport encampment attack
Attack proves the need to defund the police
I was a witness outside the gate at Lamport stadium today. I arrived at about 12pm, and the violence I...more)
Billions for pipelines while the world burns
The climate crisis is not in the future; it is here and now and all around us.
Shattering heat records in the BC interior, part of waves of scorching temperatures all down through the US states of...more)
Steelworkers solidarity picket for NRI workers shuts down Tomlinson Systems in Ancaster
Dozens of Steelworkers from locals in Toronto and Hamilton chanting “one day longer one day stronger” set up a solidarity...more)
Charge BC Premier Horgan with murder
Wildfires and heat waves are the consequence of burning fossil fuels
Stop him before he kills again
Over 175 years ago, Friedrich Engels wrote about social murder. He described how the ruling class in England at the...more)
Investigating genocide
Reconciliation cannot proceed without the truth
Of the 94 TRC calls to action, 6 have to do with missing children and unmarked burials – none of...more)
As universities reopen in fall, we must fight for worker safety
University workers and students must unite
Across Ontario, virtually all universities have announced their decision to return to onsite education starting fall semester. However, in most...more)
Battle of the Austerity Allstars!
Tory Premiers are axing social program funding and spending billions to make the rich richer
Alberta and Ontario are in a pissing contest to determine which Conservative regime will take the mantle of “Worst Provincial...more)
On false charges: What the world needs to know about India’s political prisoners
The Modi regime is jailing and killing opponents that are calling for a better world.
Fr. Stan Swamy, an 84-year-old political and social activist, died while in captivity of Narendra Modi’s Indian state. For decades,...more)
Muslim women, punk rock, and liberation
We Are Lady Parts
We Are Lady Parts investigates punk and precarity
There is a new phenomenon of what feminist theorist Rebecca Wanzo has called the “precarious-girl comedy” where the intimate problems...more)
Support locked out Steelworkers!
Join the picket line!
On July 2nd at 12.01am members of United Steelworkers Local 3950 were locked out by NRI Industries in Toronto. At...more)
Climate chaos, pandemic and genocide. It is past time for real change
We need system change
Last week a tornado killed one person and destroyed 50 homes just outside of Montreal. This week 134 people in...more)
No pride in genocide
Beginning the day he took office Doug Ford has treated Indigenous people to one slap in the face after another.
Doug Ford canceled Canada Day festivities at Queen’s Park. He did it in 2019, because he said attendance at the...more)
Rexplas strike ends in victory
Workers held the line and won: a short report from the vote at Rexplas
Members of USW Local 8300 voted on Sunday, June 27 to end their strike against Rexplas. They had walked out...more)
Cancel Canada Day ... and while we're at it Cancel Canada
Canada day is a celebration of genocide
Warning: this article contains details that may trigger trauma for survivors of the residential "schools" and others. For those that...more)
Interview: Benoit Renaud on the public sector fight in Quebec
Socialist Worker spoke with Benoit Renaud, a teaching advisor for public schools in Gatineau, Quebec. He is a member of...more)
Decolonization is not a metaphor
Empty gestures and symbolic victories don't mean justice
Across Turtle Island, photos of honouring, solidarity, resistance, resurgence, rematriation, courage, power. Can struggle and integrity in the face of...more)
Vile Sun column denies Islamophobia
Tarek Fatah claims Islamophobia doesn't exist
Bottom-feeding Sun Media columnist Tarek Fatah is at it again. In the wake of the terrorist murder of the Afzaal...more)

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