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Topp and Mulcair: The Apparatus man and the ex-Liberal
Little choice for NDP leader
The late Jack Layton’s political presence in Canadian politics owed everything to the social movements. In the 1980s, he was...more)
Solidarity grows for locked-out Quebec workers
So-so-so, solidarite
On New Year’s Eve, the mining giant Rio Tinto locked out 780 workers from its Alcan factory in Alma, Quebec—demanding...more)
Iron Lady falls flat
Streep's performance is worth the price of admission, but you might want to wait for the video.
The Iron Lady Directed by Phyllida Lloyd Reviewed by Jessica Squires From 1979 to 1990, Margaret Thatcher ruled Britain, and...more)
Liberal warmonger is not the lesser evil
Why Ignatieff sucks
Michael Ignatieff: The lesser Evil? Written by Derrick O’Keefe Reviewed by Ian Beeching Derrick O’keefe’s new book Michael Ignatieff: The...more)
Socialist Feminism: Off the shelf
What are the origins of socialist feminism?
As a new generation of activists expresses the anger of the 99%, questions of feminism and socialism are often at...more)
The dead end of Canadian nationalism
Blame Canada's 1%
From climate justice to good jobs, movements need to avoid the dead end of Canadian nationalism, which blames economic and...more)
Working-class organizing
How do we build a fighting labour movement
From the Occupy movement, to anti-cuts organizing, to picket line support, there are recurring debates about how to harness the...more)
Tar Sands: capitalist disaster
an in-depth look at Canada's ecological nightmare
The tar sands are the second largest oil deposit in the world, and the largest human-made project on the planet,...more)
Caterpillar worker speaks out against lockout
Interview with Caterpillar workers
As the New Year began in London, Ontario, families across the city saw their worst fears become reality. In a...more)
Washington threatens reprisals against Nicaragua's voters
interview with a member of the Sandanistas
An interview with a member of the Sandanista National Liberal Front by John Riddell For more than a decade, Latin...more)
US welcomes Yemen's dictator to the Ritz-Carlton
Humanitarian intervention for Yemen's dictator
While the US justifies its escalating threats towards Syria and Iran on the basis of human rights and democracy, its...more)
How can the Egyptian Revolution win?
Egyptian revolutionary talks about the future of the revolution
Revolutionary Socialist and blogger Gigi Ibrahim discussed the Egyptian revolution and how it can winmore)
Transit city: back from the dead
Did Rob Ford have the authority to cancel Transit City?
A recent legal opinion has called into question whether millionaire mayor Rob Ford had the authority to cancel Transit City,...more)
Pension's in Harper's crosshairs
Stephen Harper sparked a firestorm in late January, when he warned Canadians to expect sweeping changes to their pensions.
Stephen Harper sparked a firestorm in late January, when he warned Canadians to expect sweeping changes to their pensions. Harper...more)
Time to put aside infantile things
How to build a campaign to the Keystone?
Some people don’t know a good thing when they see it. In January, Barack Obama declared that, for the present...more)
Language matters
To really understand language in Canada, and the importance of language in Quebec as well, we need to understand where official bilingualism came from.
Recently the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) denounced the continued downsizing of federal government language training programs. Forcing departments...more)
Syria: resistance vs intervention
Who will determine Syria's fate
Western powers are threatening to derail the revolution in Syria, intervening directly or through the dictatorships they are arming in...more)
How do we fight racism and capitalism?
End racism and capitalism
One of the most inspirational chapters in working class history is the story of black workers in Detroit in the...more)
Syria: the battle between national resistance and intervention
Hands off Syria, victory to the revolution
Western powers are threatening to derail the revolution in Syria, intervening directly or through the dictatorships they are arming in...more)
SOPA-PIPA threat to internet free speech
stop internet censorship
Two bills going through the American congress have provoked the largest online protest in history. The Stop Online Piracy Act...more)
Guantanamo: ten years of human rights violations
Guantanamo gulag turns ten
To mark the 10th anniversary of Guantanamo prison, Amnesty International held a 10 hour event in Montreal demanding Omar Khadr’s...more)
Ottawa Salvation Army workers strike for fair wages
Salvation Army workers strike for fair wages
Sixty Salvation Army aid workers in Ottawa, members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, went on strike on January...more)
Federal job massacre looms
Harper's swinging the job axe
A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives warns that planned cuts to the federal civil service could...more)
After mass protests push back Ford agenda: Stop Harper's budget cuts
Harper prepares Austerity budget
Budget cuts and staff layoffs have paralyzed many federal ministries that provide crucial services. And rumours from Ottawa warn that...more)
Stop the war against Iran
Harper threatens to join Iraq War 2.0
The world’s most dangerous countries are preparing once again for war, and Canada’s Prime Minister Harper is out in front...more)


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