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Bombardier’s recent announcement that it will cut 550 jobs at its Thunder Bay Rail Transportation facility has sparked outrage within labour, community and political circles. It has reignited the debate around public takeover of [...]
By Dipanjanah Dasgupta, PV correspondent in India
The recent 7-day strike by junior doctors (medical students) in West Bengal evoked a huge outrage against the state government. The strike not only exposed India's poor healthcare system, but also [...]
"Accumulate, accumulate! That is Moses and the prophets!" The words are those of Karl Marx in Das Kapital and describe the fundamental character of capital which is to expand itself, bringing ever larger spheres of human activity and the natural [...]
Three years ago, after years of threats, the B.C. Liberal government fired the entire Vancouver School Board just as the trustees were about to meet to fulfill their legal requirement to adopt a balanced budget for the 2016-17 school term. The real [...]
Labour leader murdered by police in 1918
In an apparent act of far-right vandalism, the gravestone of labour leader Albert “Ginger” Goodwin has been defaced in Cumberland, BC. The grave, which is the site of an annual memorial vigil each June, [...]
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 [...]
Just before the June 3 attacks against protesters in Khartoum, the leadership of the Sudanese Communist Party published their view of the complicated political situation in Sudan since the takeover of power by the transitional military council [...]
The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) has pledged to fight Premier Doug Ford’s wage cut legislation and defend workers’ rights to free collective bargaining.
On June 5th, the Conservative Government of Ontario announced legislation that, if [...]
Newfoundland and Labrador held its general election on May 17. When the Dwight Ball Liberals called the election in April, it seemed unlikely that the opposition parties would make much of a dent. It is hardly the case that the Liberals had mass [...]
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 [...]
Three years after being launched, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has released a 1200 page report. PM Justin Trudeau was presented with Reclaiming Power and Place, at a June 3 ceremony in Gatineau, [...]
More than three decades of neo-liberalism and austerity have thrown billions of people into unemployment, poverty, and precarious work. While the TNCs ramped up enormous super-profits and the rich grew ever richer, governments and public [...]
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 [...]
Canada's third oldest political party turned 98 years young on May 28, just one week after adjourning its 39th Central Convention. Delegates elected from provincial meetings across the country spent May 17-20 at the Casa de Madeira on Toronto's [...]
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 [...]
Rallies in several cities on May 27 drew attention to the concerns among Indigenous peoples about the federal government's legislative and policy “Framework” to force First Nations (Treaty & Non-Treaty) into signing new modern agreements. Many [...]
Cuba is an example of great advances for women in a revolutionary society which has done its best to end the social alienation of women as reproducers and as producers by socialization.
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