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Call centre capitalism
This science fiction exposes the reality of capitalism and racism
Boots Riley is an American rapper, producer, screenwriter and film director. He was born into a family of radical organizers...more)
The Brexit debate two years on
The shakeup of capitalist institutions opens up space for political struggle
It has been just over two years since Great Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU). With the final...more)
Vancouver labour council has the wrong vision for the fall election
Incuding Vision in the list of "left" parties builds illusions in capitalist parties and ignores the housing crisis
As a rank and file trade union member and a socialist, I am very focused on reforms that I think...more)
Scrap Ford, not sex ed
The teachers' union is speaking out strongly against Ford's attack on women and LGBTQ people
When Rehtaeh Parsons’s father Glen Canning spoke out after reading the revised sex ed curriculum in Ontario, he said: “I...more)
Taking on the Ford agenda
Ford wants to roll back our gains, but he can be stopped
The election of a majority PC government led by Ford in Ontario will unleash a new wave of attacks on...more)
Interview: Sandy Hudson on the fight against Ford
Black Lives Matter-Toronto co-founder Sandy Hudson discusses the fight for change
On June 16 thousands of Ontarians took to the streets to demand that decent work be protected. This includes the...more)
TV capitalist has a hate on for environmentalists
This corporate philanthropist profits off climate chaos
W. Brett Wilson, one of the money men who populated the CBC’s inexplicably popular Dragon’s Den (he left in 2011),...more)
Vancouverites will have the chance to vote for the city we need
COPE candidates want to build an activist council to help build a movement to stop the housing crisis
A rent freeze, although only one aspect of the City We Need platform, is at the heart of a movement...more)
We can stop Trudeau’s pipeline
In 2003 the anti-war movement stopped the Liberals from going to Iraq, and in 2018 the climate justice movement can stop Trudeau's pipeline
Due to relentless opposition from Indigenous nations, climate activists and a number of ongoing court cases, the anti-Kinder Morgan campaign...more)
Shutting down Trump's hate
Bigots breed on the false equivalence that anti-racist protests are just as bad as racists
By now the whole world knows that Donald Trump’s mouthpiece, Sarah Huckabee Sanders was denied dinner at an eatery called...more)
New York socialist scores stunning victory
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, openly campaigning as a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, knocked off one of the Democratic Party’s...more)
Trudeau’s Trans Mountain pipeline: the cost of a spill
Stop Trudeau's pipeline before it spills again
The Canadian Federal Government has committed to buying the existing Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline, and paying for its expansion...more)
Review: The Spark That Moves, by Cancer Bats
Their latest album reflects the growing rejection of capitalist destruction
Toronto's own hardcore punk heroes, Cancer Bats , have delivered a ferocious sixth record dense with themes of fearlessness, unshackled...more)
Is Pride even a protest?
Pride is using inaccessible wristbands, exclusionary security and restricting protest
Toronto pride emerged out of the mass protests that followed the 1981 Toronto bathhouse raids. Pride is historically a political...more)
Push Trump and Trudeau to stop separating families
The mass opposition to Trump's anti-migrant policies can expose and challenge Canada's
Donald Trump’s plan for dealing with immigration into the US was on full, terrifying display this week, ripping migrant families...more)
Rally for decent work challenges Ford’s anti-worker agenda
The mass rally shows the mood to defend and extend workers gains, regardless of Ford's victory
People filled the streets in Toronto north of the Ministry of Labour, marching to Queen’s Park, on June 16. Participants...more)
Movie Review: The Rankin File, Legacy of a Radical
In the lead up to Vancouver's mayoral election, the lessons of Harry Rankin offer inspiration
There could not be a more apt time in Vancouver election history to make a movie about Harry Rankin’s life...more)
Join Jean Swanson in fighting for the city we need
Swanson's campaign is about building a movement for the 99%
It’s that time of year in Vancouver when warm weather is here, and municipal political parties have begun to announce...more)
On June 16 tell Ford: “Hands off our $15 minimum wage”
Emboldened by Doug Ford’s electoral victory, the 1% are coming for low-wage workers. The morning after the election the Financial...more)
Doug Ford’s Tories: record setting sleaze
The Tories are already in scandals before their first day in office
Ontario voters should be used to governments pulled down by scandals. Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative Party are different. They aren’t...more)
Victory for socialist Joel Harden in Ottawa
Roughly two hundred supporters and volunteers gathered in a converted warehouse space in central Ottawa on election night June 7...more)
G7: Trudeau, Trump, and the charade in Charlevoix
The 1% are hiding from public view to further the burning of the planet
Leaders from seven of the world’s most prosperous countries are retreating together in the idyllic town of La Malbaie, in...more)
Ford has no mandate for cuts
Ford only won by appealing to anger against austerity, which can be directed at Ford's cuts
Ford proclaimed a “strong, stable majority government,” but the Ontario election results don’t represent a surge to the right. Instead...more)
Prepare to fight the Tories
Poster for June 16 rally for decent work
Build the protest in Toronto on June 16
Doug Ford’s hard-right Tories have won a majority, receiving 40% of the popular vote. While the NDP has made significant...more)
Four labour lessons from the Harris years
Protest early and protest often, starting June 16
The prospect of a Tory majority is looming. The last time the Tories took power under Harris, we responded with...more)

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