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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The USW’s demand for a full public inquiry into US Steel should receive wide support.
Growing numbers of Canadians recognize that Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian lands, its separation wall in the West Bank and the imprisonment of Gaza constitute a very real form of racist apartheid.
“We need to bring this Crown Corporation in line with the government. The government is taking about improving pensions, while Canada Post is going in the other direction.”
Simone de Beauvoir once said that capitalist society “treats the old as outcasts.” Johan Boyden writes on the Canadian particulars in his first of a three part series on retirement pension issues.
Thanks to the Modi regime murder, flogging, and humiliation of Muslims and Dalits in the name of cow protection, are increasing day by day, while law enforcement agencies look the other way.
The similarities between 1888 and 2016 are striking: two parties engage in the same trickery to occupy the highest positions in the country, to ultimately execute the pre-ordained policies of exploitation, imperialism and hegemony of the few.
Fidel’s 90th, Prophets of Rage perform outside prison, Ensamble Transatlántico de Folk Chileno and Culture Matters.
Grassy Narrows music video goes viral, Cubanacán: A Revolution of Forms, Four Tenors all-star game fiasco and Dave Swarbrick.
The findings of the Chilcot Inquiry are a devastating indictment of imperialist foreign policy.
In order to justify costly and dangerous NATO expansion, Western powers have launched a renewed Cold War.
By choosing to align with developers, both the BCA and Vision Vancouver risk alienating the NDP’s traditional working class voter base before the 2017 provincial election.
CPP reform is really about the Liberal government stalling and trying prevent a real fight for livable pensions from breaking out across the country.
Delegates from Americas denounce recent coups, call for increased mobilization
The EU, a creation of corporate interests, has been sold as the ultimate peace guarantor in Europe. But there cannot be Peace without Justice, as we observe from the increasing unrest in Europe and neighbouring countries.
It’s time to get over the smug attitude that Canada is “better than the U.S.”, and accept that racism must be challenged relentlessly, not papered over.
The Third Trilateral Conference met in Toronto recently, bringing together peace councils of North America.
Labour and its allies cannot sit back and celebrate the recent victory to expand the Canada Pension Plan.
Bristol Bay fight focuses on Canada, the Victor Jara trial in Miami, and David Rovics’ “Orlando”
Cuba is a laboratory where the process of democratization is continually in motion, an ongoing experiment to create new ways for people to participate.