The COVID-19 pandemic and the deepening economic crisis are imposing far more serious consequences on working people and those in poverty than on the wealthy and the big corporations. Prisoners, the majority of whom are from racialized communities, [...]
The rain was falling hard at noon on May 3, as cars slowly pulled into a deserted parking lot outside the municipal hall in Mission, BC. But within a few minutes, the skies began to clear, and ten vehicles drove a couple of hundred yards to the [...]
COVID-19 has reminded us, brutally, that not only do capital, goods, ideas (useful and nasty) and people flow like wind and water in this world; our mutating viruses do too. Less obviously, the pandemic has put communism back on the table. I use [...]
When is science not actually scientific? One answer is that research which cherry-picks and manipulates facts to support a preconceived hypothesis is not truly scientific.
Long after Galileo and Copernicus demolished the Ptolemaic theory, some [...]
So far during the COVID-19 pandemic, I'm one of the relatively fortunate ones. My family lives in an affordable and well-run housing co-op with an amazing view of the mountains from our roof deck. My office is just a few blocks from home. I have [...]
PV Ontario Bureau
The pandemic currently gripping the world has exposed the precarious conditions in long-term care (LTC) homes in Ontario. Seventy-five percent of the deaths from coronavirus have been seniors who live in these homes. Out of a [...]
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 [...]
The following letter was issued on April 13 by the Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War and the Mouvement Québécois pour la paix/Quebec Movement for Peace.
The letter's 100 signatories ask the Prime Minister to suspend Canada’s economic sanctions [...]
Profit before people?
By Corinne Benson
Our now-famous COVID-19 virus initially arrived through travelers on planes and cruise ships, but the source of the pandemic now seems to be “community spread,” which is really a name for workplace [...]
As working people suffer through a massive public health and economic crisis, the media and a wide range of politicians have come together on a project: the rehabilitation of Doug Ford.
Before the pandemic Doug Ford’s approval rating had dropped [...]
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