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Haiti: Sandy's forgotten victims
"Natural disasters" disproportionately hit nations like Haiti, already bled dry to satisfy corporate profits.
While North American eyes were fixed on the damage done to New York City by hurricane Sandy, the already devastated...more)
United in action to overcome HIV/AIDS
AIDS Action Now!
In anticipation of World AIDS Day, a review of a documentary film on the history of ACT UP and panel discussion on the history of local AIDS activism as part of an event hosted by AIDS Action Now!
In the lead-up to World AIDS Day and a Day With(out) Art on December 1 there will be numerous events...more)
How workers can win
Workers can not only fight austerity, but win.
We have recently witnessed mass strikes across Europe protesting the austerity agenda having a devastating effect on workers and the...more)
Getting Egypt's second revolution
Sameh Naguib, from Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists, addresses strategy and tactics of the next phase of the revolution
Great revolutions in the modern era take years to ebb and flow. They usually begin with temporary and superficial unity...more)
Radical Independence Conference: another Scotland is possible
Quebec solidaire's Benoit Renaud reports back from Scotland's Radical Independence Conference
On November 24, in Glasgow, 800 progressive activists from across Scotland came together under the slogan « Another Scotland is...more)
Syrian opposition makes gains
The Syrian opposition is making military gains and political alliances, but remains under threat from NATO intervention and currents that want to contain the revolution
The opposition to the dictatorship in Syria is continuing to make military gains against the regime's army, and has united...more)
Chicago teachers and Quebec Students: winning strikes and union renewal
Building rank-and-file organization and confidence is the key to rebuilding unions capable of fighting austerity
In the midst of mounting austerity attacks in North America, the Quebec students and Chicago teachers strike victories contradict the...more)
Quebec budget: very-very-slightly-lesser-evil-ism
The PQ has brought in a budget that suits their values: neoliberal.
Pauline Marois’ PQ government, only a few months old, has already exposed its allegiance to neoliberalism in its budget, released...more)
Imperialism, Palestinian resistance and the Arab Spring
We need to take inspiration from Palestine, Egypt and Greece, and build working class resistance to austerity–combining the political radicalization against Israel with economic resistance against its imperial masters.
For decades, Western imperialism has used Israeli Apartheid and Arab dictatorships to control the oil-rich region. But the heroic Palestinian...more)
After the cease-fire: end the siege on Gaza, and Harper’s complicity
To support the Arab Spring, and the Palestinian liberation at its core, we need to stop Harper’s complicity with Israel.
The mainstream media claim the cease-fire has allowed life to return to normal in Palestine and Israel. But “normal” life...more)
Statement by Egypt’s Revolutionary Socialists in response to president Morsi’s constitutional declaration
Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists respond to Morsi's power grab
No to dictatorship, no to trading on the revolution and the martyrs Today all the masks fell from Mohamed Morsi...more)
Toronto conference lays basis for tar sands pipeline challenge
The unexpectedly large turn-out showed there is a strong basis to begin organizing broadened education and collective action to stop Line 9.
The November 17 conference, “The Tar Sands Come to Ontario: No Line 9,” was a big success. Three hundred people...more)
Ford removed, the fight against austerity continues
Ford's departure is the result of pressure from below and splits from above, and should give confidence to the fight against austerity.
Today Torontonians celebrate Rob Ford’s imminent removal from office, after he was found guilty of conflict of interest. This is...more)
Corporate parties can't get it right in BC
Despite a split to the right, the corporate parties in BC can't increase their popularity.
Around the world people are moving to the left. In BC this has lead to the governing Liberals sinking in...more)
Poverty and violence should not be synonyms for "disability"
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities we need to commit to ending poverty, violence and disability oppression
Under the theme: “Removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all”, this December 3, 2012, the world...more)
Justice for Hassan Diab
The campaign to defend Hassan Diab continues
In yet another travesty of justice for communities of Muslim and Arabic origin in Canada, Dr. Hassan Diab, an Ottawa...more)
Down the rabbit hole - into a pipeline
Media and government collude to greenwash the Tar Sands
A few weeks ago Michael Harris at the iPolitics news web reported on the case of Jill Winzoski, freelance reporter...more)
First Wave Feminism: Indigenous Inspirations
Examination of how indigenous matriarchal social relations inspired early women's rights advocates in the US
Socialist feminism owes a deep debt to indigenous societies. This is where the idea originates that women could be, and...more)
South Africa: miners spark challenge to post-Apartheid capitalism
Miners' strike for better wages grows into movement against neo-liberalism and austerity.
On August 9, platinum miners at South Africa’s Marikana mine (owned by Lonmin, a London-based multinational) went on strike demanding...more)
Walmart actions reflect anger of US working class
On “Black Friday” Walmart workers and supporters staged over 1000 walkouts or protests, in more than 100 cities
Walmart is the second biggest employer in the US, and the number one employer of African-Americans. Walmart’s slogan is “Save...more)
A brief history of AIDS activism in Canada
AIDS Action Now co-founder Tim McCaskell reviews the history of AIDS activism
In the early 1980s, the nightmare of AIDS broke like a tsunami over gay communities in Canada’s major cities. Young,...more)
The Coup: still putting the Boots to the ruling class
The Coup
The Coup's latest rap album reminds us that revolution is, among other things, a festival
Sorry To Bother You , The Coup (ANTI- , 2012) Music review by John Bell Thanks to Boots Riley, revolutionary...more)
Saudi Arabia: ongoing protests against Western-backed oppression
Despite these attempts to subdue the population, public protests have been occurring regularly against the Western-backed regime in Saudi Arabia.
In an effort to avoid the revolutionary zeal that has spread across North Africa and the Middle East, Saudi Arabia...more)
Europe rocked by general strikes in Portugal, Italy, Spain, Greece
A look at the generals strikes of November 14 in Spain, Greece, Portugal and Belgium.
On November 14, general strikes spread across Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece as well as parts of Belgium. In Spain...more)
G.E. uranium processing out of our neighbourhood
Nuclear power is not safe and not green
Residents of Lansdowne-Davenport, on the west side of Toronto, were surprised to learn a few weeks ago that we have...more)

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