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North Africa – from a democratic uprising to revolution
On the streets of Algiers
Mass protests can build into socialist revolution
The massive protests that have gripped Algeria in recent weeks are inspiring. They have forced president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to announce...more)
A very Canadian scandal
Former cabinet ministers Wilson-Raybould and Philpott
SNC Lavalin scandal exposes the low bar of Canadian politics
The fallout from the SNC Lavalin scandal, coursing through the Canadian body politic, runs the gamut from corporate crime to...more)
We Are Fearless – International Women's Day march in Toronto
International Women's Day  in Toronto. Photo by Judy Vashti Persad
This year's IWD projected an anti-racist, class perspective.
Millions marched around the world to mark International Women’s Day. From Pakistan, to Spain, to Latin America to India, and...more)
Students strike for the climate!
Students from Ontario and Québec converge on Parliament to fight for their future
Students in 123 countries joined the climate strike
More than a million students struck and protested across the globe on Friday calling for immediate action on climate change...more)
Statement from Love Aotearoa Hate Racism
Love Aotearoa Hate Racism
Love Aotearoa Hate Racism calls for organization against the racist right.
After a beautiful day in which thousands of young people across Aotearoa marched for a better future, a chill has...more)
Fascists shut down again in Vancouver
White supremacists forced to cancel their event
Community organizing in Vancouver shut down the “Free Speech” club and their white supremacist speakers, twice.
Some energetic grassroots organizing was all it took to force white supremacists to reschedule their speaking event, not once but...more)
Organize against fascism in Vancouver
Shut down Fascism
Join UBC students to oppose two white supremacists, virulent Islamophobes, and conspiracy theorists who are speaking in Vancouver on Friday March 15.
UPDATE: We won! The event has been cancelled. Please see Fascists shut down again in Vancouver , for details. Students...more)
The radical history of International Women’s Day
Cover of the magazine The Woman Worker
Nearly 100 years ago, one of the leaders of the Russian Revolution, Alexandra Kollontai wrote about the importance of International Women’s day for the liberation of women and the overthrow of capitalism.
For more than a century International Women's Day has intertwined women's liberation and the fight against capitalism. Writing in 1920...more)
Strike for the climate
March 15 will be an international student strike for the climate. Thousands of students have already struck around the world, and the March demonstrations are expected to be huge.
Students are in revolt. They are marching against cuts in Ontario. They are organizing to stop tuition increases in BC...more)
Ford’s Tories trying to put the freeze on kids with autism
Protest against Ford's cuts to support for autistic children
Ontario Tories plan to end funding for many families with autistic children
On a bright but cold winter morning, families, therapists and support worker from across the province assembled outside the Ontario...more)
“Capitalist dinosaurs, tremble, the world will change”
Gilets jaunes in the place de la République in Paris, Photo CC by Thomon
The Yellow Vest movement in France arose to take on tax increases; they are increasingly moving against capitalism.
The Yellow Vests (Gilets jaunes) movement in France has been raging for four months now, since November of last year...more)
Build the stewards’ assembly
A stewards’ assembly is taking place on March 25th called by the Toronto and York Region Labour Council. Over 1,000...more)
Québec students vote for unlimited general strike
AFEA general assembly, photo  by Éloi Halloran
More than 30,000 students in 6 regions of Québec have voted to strike later this month
Québec post-secondary students, who launched the largest and longest student strike in Canadian history in 2012, are now gearing up...more)
Imperialism and resistance in Haiti
Haitians protest the coup that toppled Jean Bertrand Aristide
The people of Haiti are in revolt. The immediate reason for the uprisings is the pilfering of billions of dollars...more)
Ontario students in revolt
Students protest Ford's cuts to education
Students all over Ontario are marching against the Ford government’s cuts. spoke with student organizer Mohammad Ali about the...more)
Tuition Freeze Now, cross campus solidarity, and keeping the fight alive
Burn the Palaces brought together students and workers from several campuses
The Tuition Freeze Now movement is building a stronger student movement
It is not often that you can find a room full of activists from at least three different campuses and...more)
49 years of cuts at snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ - Langara College
Students at snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ - Langara College protest 49 years of cuts
College administrators have presided over 49 years of declining living standards for students and workers at snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ - Langara.
This year snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ - Langara College is celebrating it’s 49th anniversary. The choice of an odd year to celebrate...more)
Activists shut down bigots in Toronto
Community members protest hate in Toronto
Two far-right rallies fizzle in face of anti-racist mobilization
The sun was shining on Saturday February 23rd in Toronto, but that wasn't the only reason to smile in the...more)
Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan close to war over Kashmir
Kashmiri students in Dehradun protest after hostel managers forced some of them from their lodgings just as far right mobs hunted them
The governments of India and Pakistan have no genuine interest in the lives of ordinary people in their countries, and neither do their backers in Beijing and Washington.
India and Pakistan are once more on the brink of terrible conflict. And again the disputed and divided region of...more)
Capharnaüm, a film of chaos and miracles
Still image from the film Capharnaüm showing two young children
In her film, Capharnaüm, Nadine Labaki lets Beirut’s poor tell their own story in their own words.
The film Capharnaüm , nominated for an Academy Award for best foreign-language film, tells the story of undocumented refugees and...more)
Yellow vests, brown shirts: convoy runs out of fuel
Counter-protest calls for just transition and respect for Indigenous sovereignty. Photo: Council of Canadians
Racists drowned out by counter-protest
They called it “United We Roll”. In fact it was more like “United We’re Trolls”. After weeks of hype, with...more)
PowerShift activists debate a Green New Deal for the Canadian state
Panel discussion at PowerShift
Proposal can challenge the logic of capitalist system
PowerShift, a convergence for climate justice that began in the US 10 years ago, continued in Ottawa this year with...more)
SNC Lavalin corruption roots run deep
SNC Lavalin headquarters in Montreal
Trudeau has made it easier to be a corporate crook in Canada
As the pressure on his government from the latest SNC Lavalin scandal mounted, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the press:...more)
"They can’t pollute our spirits the way they pollute our rivers”
Manon Massé speaks at Powershift conference
Powershift panel looks at cross-movement solidarities, from the frontlines to the streets
Hundreds of people attended a keynote presentation at the Powershift: Young and Rising conference in Ottawa February 15 th ...more)
Why we need a revolutionary party
An organized revolutionary party is necessary for workers to build their own power to overthrow capitalism.
If you want to change the world you run into some common questions. Why can’t mass movements simply overtake the...more)


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