A selection of stories and voices re-printed in our print edition from publications around the world: Idle No More, the British media & the Iraq invasion, Automation & Socialism, US Arms Profiteering, & Drone Deaths
Pay equity advocates in New Zealand are calling for urgent action after the country’s gender pay gap slipped back to 12 per cent for the first time since 2008.
The world can slash greenhouse gas emissions, or pour trillions of dollars into fossil fuels and weapons of war. But we can’t do both. The choice is stark: human survival or death by militarism.
Cozying up to the new PM is not a winning strategy. Nor does it help to dream about a federal NDP victory in the future.
Now is the time to save Canada Post from its blinkered leadership and pressure the feckless Liberals.
A Toronto-based crown corporation is currently applying its federal jurisdiction to impose the use of scab workers, forbidden under Québec jurisdiction. Respect the picket line of striking Vieux-Port workers!
As the debate continues over the future of public education in British Columbia, the Liberal government of Premier Christy Clark continues to press the Vancouver School Board to close schools and impose more cutbacks.
The human costs of decades long Progress Conservative austerity and gratuitous under-funding are a cycle to be perpetuated by an NDP government constricted by business interests.
Trigger-happy racist cops gun down hundreds of innocent people in the United States while its government hypocritically decries Cuba for human rights violations.
Under the B.C. Liberals, a strong economy has meant mega-profits for the rich and the corporations, and misery for the working class.
Recent decades have seen a more and more pronounced permanent war economy become the norm throughout the west, with its accompanying distortions, excesses and misery.
It is still frequent to come across people who believe that the blockade of Cuba is over. Unfortunately, the blockade is still in full force.
A Tribe Called Red’s resistance against colonialism, Gord Downie honours Chanie Wenjak, T.O. musicians fête Tony Quarrington and the passing of Fred Hellerman.
A selection of stories and voices re-printed in our print edition from publications around the world: the anti-people Greek debt, the Cambie Canadian medicare lawsuit, climate change & labour, indigenous resistance, the Brazilian coup, and the failure of South African apartheid propagandists.
From his first meeting at age 14 through a life of principled commitment and activity, the Communist Party’s oldest member Maurice Rush’s life was testament to his powerful revolutionary spirit.
The community of protesters standing in solidarity with North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux represents the largest gathering of Native Americans in more than a century, yet it has been largely ignored by the mainstream media.
From September 6 to 13, the Treaty 8 Caravan to Stop the Site C Dam travelled from the west coast to Montreal, where a case against the project has begun in the Federal Court of Appeal.
While the Unifor flirtation with the Liberals did not start with the lead-up to the 2015 federal election, it seems the stars have aligned for the union and the pro-business Prime Minister.
The TPP is far from dead, but in volatile waters, like a vessel facing the icebergs that lurk off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Few trade unions have as proud a record as the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. CUPW has won some important gains, but it remains urgent to stand in full solidarity during the weeks and months ahead.
The FARC-EP deserves warm congratulations for its principled struggle to win peace and social justice in Colombia, going back more than half a century to its origins in defence of rural working people under attack by landowners and armed gangs.
New Brunswick’s forest industry has been dominated since the mid-20th century by the Irving company, which has a status almost approaching that of a feudal ruler. In spite of ongoing expressions of concern by local biologists that the forest was already being over-exploited, the Liberals signed a new timber deal with them in 2014.
With the next election looming in May 2017, the Liberals keep throwing dust in the air, to prevent voters from getting a clear understanding of what years of chronic underfunding has done to BC education.
The U.S. Empire is in an unprecedented aggressive campaign towards regime changes in many regions. This is particularly true in oil-rich and politically progressive Venezuela.
The all-India one day general strike on September 2 was bigger and more widespread than on the same date in 2015.
A selection of stories and voices re-printed in our print edition from publications around the world: CP Venezuela & Maduro, US healthcare, Fidel’s 90th, the filmmaking business & the Paris Commune.
What is needed is a sovereign, independent and united trade union movement, advancing policies based on class struggle, not class collaboration.
Bill 201 does nothing to address parties’ receipt of money in return for meetings with Cabinet members. Instead, it delivers another blow to democracy in the form of a full-on frontal assault against working class participation in electoral politics.
Two Communist Party candidates arey looking forward to broadening the narrow political landscape that has existed in Kamloops for decades.
The process of privatization is underway everywhere in Ontario, but it takes different forms. In the case of Hydro One, the government is conducting an outright sale to the private sector.