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Le printemps érable
The Arab Spring arrives in Quebec
Forty-four years ago students in Quebec went on strike for the first time. Inspired by events in Paris that same...more)
US presidential candidates in fealty to the tax-dodging 1%
The evil of two lessers
Presidential campaigns in the United States are a quadrennial farce that would qualify as great absurdist theatre if not for...more)
Ontario budget
How to miss the Orange Wave and the Occupy movement
After students occupied and workers demonstrated against austerity, the Ontario NDP have supported McGuinty’s budget and missed a chance to...more)
Gearing up for Pride!
Get ready to celebrate and demonstrate
It’s Pride season in Toronto! Pride week this year is June 21 to July 1. The theme “Celebrate and Demonstrate”...more)
A time for solidarity
walk for peace, respect and friendship
Six years have passed since the reclamation project began in Caledonia, and the government has yet to honour the treaty...more)
United against oppression
The Arab Spring in review
Mohamed Boazizi set himself on fire in front of a local municipal office in the central town of Sidi Bouzid...more)
Rumbles of resistance across Canada
Resistance to austerity builds
As the austerity measures being imposed on workers become increasingly incisive, working people are fighting back all across Canada. Despite...more)
Cautious optimism over Iran nuclear energy talks
Despite progress on nuclear talks, threats of sanctions and war remain
After 13 months of delay, the “Iran Six” aka P5+1—the United States, China, Great Britain, Russia, France and Germany—resumed talks...more)
United Arab Emirates
Free speech under attack
On April 9, six UAE citizens were detained in Abu Dhabi after refusing the authorities’ request to take on another...more)
The politics of social media
The revolution will be tweeted
Now that 985 million people use facebook and twitter, having a facebook account has become almost as ubiquitous as having...more)
Europe: crisis, austerity and rebellion
Capitalist crisis, and workers' resistance
The European economic zone never recovered from the disastrous slump of 2008. Since then it has been an endless round...more)
Revolution and counter-revolution under the Syrian "peace plan"
Despite imperial attempts to hijack it or stop it, the revolution in Syria is continuing.
Despite imperial attempts to hijack it or stop it, the revolution in Syria is continuing. For more than 13 months...more)
Jordanians fighting for real democracy
The Arab Spring in Jordan
Since 2011 protests have shaken the foundation of the ruling monarchy of Jordan. With unemployment rates officially at 12 per...more)
Hunger striker exposes Western-backed Saudi regime
Mohammad Al-Bajadi is exposing the brutality of the Saudi regime that is backed by Western allies.
Mohammad Al-Bajadi, a founding member of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA), has been on hunger strike since...more)
Slovenian workers strike against austerity
Crisis and resistances comes to Slovenia
An estimated 90,000 public sector workers in Slovenia walked off the job on April 18 in what is described as...more)
Thomas Kvilhaug from the International Socialists in Norway on the trial of a mass murderer.
Thomas Kvilhaug from the International Socialists in Norway on the trial of a mass murderer. Anders Behring Breivik appeared in...more)
Harper and First Nations
Justice now
April 13-15 in Victoria BC saw two amazing events in support of First Nations’ rights. One would have been supported,...more)
Ottawa Mobilizes for May Day Actions
The spirit of the Occupy movement is reinvigorating May Day
As this year’s International Workers’ Day draws closer, it looks more and more like May 1st will be an uncomfortable...more)
Mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners
The battle of the empty stomachs
Palestinian Prisoners Day on April 17 was marked with a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, and...more)
"À qui l’UQO? À nous, l’UQO!"
Students and teachers occupy against the tuition hike
The Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) was on red alert this week as students defied the court injunction imposed...more)
UofT food service workers rally for respect
Time for a serving of respect
UofT food service workers are fighting for respect, and gaining supportmore)
Sub-Saharan Africa: the year of revolt
The continent rises
2011 will be remembered as a historic year of revolt, with no signs of the global resistance abating in 2012...more)
Diab extradition a great miscarriage of justice
Another insult to injury
Former Carleton University professor Hassan Diab, who has been facing extradition on false charges related to a bombing of a...more)
Abdulhadi Al-Khawajah dying to live
Save al-Khawajah
Abdulhadi AlKhawajah, detained Bahraini human rights defender, has been on hunger strike for more than 57 days. His starving body...more)
Food service workers rising
support food service workers
Unite Here local 75, representing hotel and hospitality workers in the Greater Toronto Area, currently has more than 500 campus...more)


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