It’s one of the most famous images from World War II – perhaps of the entire 20th century. Yevgeny Khaldei’s photograph of soldiers from the Soviet Red Army, raising the red banner over the fallen Nazi Reichstag on May 9, 1945, is the unquestioned [...]
There’s a story about labour leaders from the AFL-CIO in the United States meeting with their counterparts from COSATU in South Africa. During their discussion, the question arose as to what the key job of trade unions is. The American delegates [...]
Last month, 29 trade union organizations across Europe issued a joint declaration about the coronavirus crisis. They saluted the heroic contributions being made by workers in hospitals, research, sanitation and public health, who are risking their [...]
On March 23, Justin Trudeau held a meeting with all premiers to discuss whether or not to implement the federal Emergencies Act. As this issue of People’s Voice goes to press, he is stating that he will hold off for the time being.
We aren’t even a quarter of the way through it, but already 2020 is looking like a year of incredible struggle.
Around the world, we see people in India are mobilizing by the millions to oppose a fascist BJP government, defying [...]
In what can only be described as a gift to Benjamin Netanyahu in his scramble to remain in power, Justin Trudeau sent a letter to the International Criminal Court (ICC) saying it had no jurisdiction to investigate Israeli war crimes against [...]
As this issue goes to press, legislation enabling the implementation of the US-Canada-Mexico trade agreement is progressing smoothly through Parliament. Too smoothly. Bill C-4 has already passed its second reading and has been sent to committee for [...]
Imagine a really radical government policy to reduce homelessness to zero. It involves building lots of housing – at least one unit for every homeless person. The catch, though, is that homeless people aren’t allowed to move into the units. Instead, [...]
On February 25, the Canadian Labour Congress holds its annual “Lobby Day.” Hundreds of union activists participate, meeting with MPs to press for legislation and action on issues that matter most to working people.
If the CLC website is any [...]
As the contradictions within capitalism sharpen, the world is hurtled through a gauntlet of ever deeper crises. At any given moment we face the threat of economic collapse, war or environmental catastrophe – or some combination of the three.
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