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Day of action tells Ford: hands off our $15 minimum wage
Oct 15 rally for $15/hour and fairness takes on Ford
Rallies across Ontario to defend $15 and fairness take on Ford
On October 15, actions across the province mobilized to defend $15 and Fairness for Ontario workers. Doug Ford’s Conservative government...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Examining Toronto mayoral candidates responses to violence in Toronto
Mayoralty candidates debate in Toronto
Only Saron Gebresellassi calls for real change, with more jobs and less cops
In recent debates, Toronto mayoral candidates have been asked the question “How will you deal with criminal activity in the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Munk debate exposes “free speech” farce
Granting a platform for unrepentant white-supremacist hate speech will strengthen the far-right and normalize racism and fascism behind banal words like 'populism'.
Almost 100 years ago W B Yeats wrote a poem called The Second Coming that seems to capture the essence...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Kavanaugh protests challenge supreme court injustice
The mass protests show that real change comes from below
The recent spectacle of the confirmation of Republican Brett Kavanagh's nomination to the Supreme Court in the US is yet...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The CAQ: Back to the future
Opposition is growing to the new Quebec government's divide and conquer policies
The Quebec election brought one surprise: the election of 10 new members of a young left party, Quebec solidaire, on...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Resistance is happening: fight to win $15 and Fairness
A victory for $15 and Fairness would inspire all other struggles
Over 40,000 students with the support of teachers walked out of their schools across Ontario demanding that the provincial government...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Breakthrough for Quebec Solidaire
Left party triples seat count and gets ready to fight the right
The two parties that have traded power in Quebec for generations, the Liberals and the Parti Quebecois, were both kicked...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Partial victory for renters, more to come
Rally against the rent hikes organized by the Vancouver Tenants Union
Organizing in Vancouver reduces rent hikes
September 24, 2018 marks a small but important victory for renters throughout British Columbia. Despite this partial victory, battle for...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Saron Gebresellassi for Mayor of Toronto
From Black Lives Matter to $15 and Fairness, she has supported movements for social justice
Unique among Toronto mayoralty candidates with a platform, Saron Gebresellassi has proven credentials supporting ordinary workers, including workers of colour...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Ford’s campus speech crusade is an attack on education and community freedoms
Ford is trying to use "free speech" to promote bigotry and privatization, but campus organizing can push back
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is demanding that universities and colleges across the province adopt so-called “free speech” policies, or risk...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Report on Business: their morals and ours
From infections to hurricanes, capitalists know how to squeeze out a profit
High on High prices A US pharmaceutical company just raised the price of an essential antibiotic from $474 per bottle...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Movie review: Michael Moore exposes the roots of Trumpism
The documentary shows the greed of corporate America and the hope for a better future
Michael Moore's new documentary "Fahrenheit 11/9" asks the seemingly simple question "How the fuck did this happen?" By "this", of...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Thousands take to the streets to demand action to tackle climate change during Quebec Election
Quebec solidaire is amplifying the climate justice movement's demands for change
On Saturday, a large demonstration took place in Montreal where thousands of people showed up to demand protection of the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Ford and the fight for $15 and fairness
The same organizing strategy that won partial victory on $15 and fairness can defend and extend the gains
The situation looks dire. On Sept 7 the Chamber of Commerce called the immediate repeal of all of 148. On...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Quebec election watch: mid-campaign, the tide turns
CAQ is trying to whip up racism to promote austerity, but QS is rising in the polls as a left alternative
Coverage of the Quebec election campaign in English Canada has focused on the big issue of contention thrown into the...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Solidarity with Serena Williams
She's exposing the racist and sexist double standards in sports
As a life-long tennis fan, I’ve seen Serena Williams dominate the sport for the last twenty years, from a 19-year-old...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Support free and accessible transit in Ottawa and across Canada
An alliance of riders and drivers is pushing for free mass transit to address the climate crisis
At $3.50, fares for Ottawa’s public transit service OC Transpo are the most expensive of any major city in Canada...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
The August job numbers: Beyond the big business spin
The 1% want to kill bill 148 by falsely claiming it hurts workers
The August job numbers are out and on the face of it they look grim for the workers of Ontario...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Kaepernick and Nike: it’s the message not the merch
That Nike sided with the sidelined quarterback rather than the NFL shows the broad support for his anti-racist actions
Last week, after over a year in NFL wilderness, Colin Kaepernick, the former Super Bowl starting quarterback for the San...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Quebec solidaire on Labour Day : 15$ is possible
By Chantal Sundaram Labour Day is not an important political day in Quebec. Quebec unions march on May 1st, historically...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Sex ed curriculum: teachers resist Ford’s bullying
Teachers ar resisting "retraining" in an old non-inclusive curriculum
In response to the ill-informed fears of his socially conservative base, Doug Ford’s reactionary Conservative government has “repealed” the 2015...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Ten reasons why you should volunteer for Jean Swanson’s ‘City We Need’ campaign
Join a grassroots campaign connected to movements for a better world
In Vancouver this fall, there’s an inspiring campaign happening. A group of activists running for city council on the COPE...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Impeachment won’t save you
Switching from Trump to Pence is no solution, only movements bring real change
With the walls closing in ever quicker on President Donald Trump, many well-meaning people feel a sense of incoming relief...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Québec solidaire campaigns for a “transition énergétique”
QS supports movements against austerity and for climate justice
The Québec election campaign officially kicked off August 23, with polls on October 1. Only Québec solidaire (QS) is campaigning...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)
Bernier’s goal: drag the country to the right
He might disunite the right, but he will give more confidence to racists
In the space of a few short summer weeks, Maxime Bernier has gone from grousing about how the government protects...(<span style="color: #CC0000">more</span>)

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