Huge anti-nazi rallies in Boston and Vancouver on August 19 show that the basis is emerging for truly broad, mass coalitions, including trade unions, Indigenous peoples, and other racialized communities.
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.
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.
The attempt to ride the far-right agenda of racist movements which helped Trump become president can be blocked by much wider and stronger unity, creating coalitions which include all progressive forces.
We urge readers to stand with ILWU, the ILA and the SIU in the struggle to save jobs and protect Canada’s coasts and waters.
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