There's an important growth in militancy and political radicalism for Ontario labour. But is this growth emanating from the OFL's leadership, or in spite of it? Sadly, the answer seems to be the latter.
PV Vancouver Bureau
The October 14 Vancouver civic byelection for one city council seat and nine school trustees was an interesting test of political winds heading towards the regular municipal elections next year. The results were [...]
Anti-poverty activists and poor people welcomed the NDP’s move to raise social assistance and disability rates but these increases still tail the skyrocketing costs of rent, food and other necessities.
Evidence shows Canadians who rely on prescription drugs don’t have the money to cover costs, and instead are splitting pills, skipping dosages to stretch prescriptions, sharing medicines or going deep into debt.
Parties should take the first opportunity to defeat Clark, reverse tax cuts for the rich and corporations, take action for a sustainable environment and green jobs, and tackle housing and poverty crises.
Angela Davis spoke at the Canadian Labour Congress' 2017 Convention in Toronto, Ontario addressing prison abolitionism, Marxism, and revitalizing the labour movement.
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