September 21 is International Day of Peace. A week later, September 27, is the International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Notably, these two days fall during the federal election campaign.
Notably, in a sad way, because out of the [...]
In 1999, the Mike Harris Conservatives sold Highway 407 for $3.1 billion, in what was then the biggest privatization ever in North America. Among the private consortium was SNC-Lavalin, who purchased a 16.7% share for around $520 million.
Immediately after Greece’s general election, KKE General Secretary Dimitris Koutsoumbas said that "the right-wing and conservative policies of the SYRIZA government paved the way to New Democracy … it purified and resurrected them." Describing the [...]
Every August, commemorations of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are an important reminder of the dangers of nuclear weapons and the importance of ongoing disarmament efforts. People in Canada generally don’t think of this as a nuclear [...]
As the U.S. administration’s threats against Iran escalate, everyone knows the potential consequences of this deadly strategy. The clique of warmongers preparing to bomb Iran is almost completely isolated on the international stage. Even the foreign [...]
Here’s a wake-up call about the importance of the socialist media: the federal Conservative Party has broken Canadian political fundraising records, taking in a total of $8 million during the first quarter of 2019. The working class desperately [...]
Taking a very timely initiative, thirteen labour council presidents have signed an open letter calling for the theme of Labour Day 2019 to be #UniteAgainstRacism. Released by the Migrant Rights Network (MRN) as part of their ongoing anti-racism [...]
Fossil fuel extraction and exports, and Canada's overall greenhouse gas footprint, will be a major focus of the October 2019 federal election campaign. Advocates of fossil fuel production argue that Canada needs the economic boost provided by Big [...]
The UN General Assembly has voted by an overwhelming majority in favour of a implementing a court ruling that says Britain's occupation of the Chagos Islands violates international law.
116 members voted in support of the resolution with only the [...]
Exactly one year ago, on June 7, 2018, the Doug Ford Conservatives won a majority in the Ontario Legislature, after running a “For the People” campaign depicting the Liberals as a "corrupt elite". Only later did the new Premier reveal his true [...]
Much to the dismay of secular and progressive forces in India, Narendra Modi's BJP-NDA has been re-elected with a large majority in the 17th Lok Sabha. Most opposition parties, with exceptions in Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh and a few other states, [...]
A National Day for Truth and Reconciliation could better serve as a reminder of unkept Liberal promises.
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