Manitoba’s Conservative government has used the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic crisis as an opportunity to ram through legislation aimed at privatizing the province’s forests, parks, water infrastructure and flood control.
By Kayla Hilstob
On June 24, the British Columbia government began phase three of reopening, allowing hotels, resorts and RV parks to resume operations. Also included in phase three is the resumption of tenant evictions by landlords.
During a [...]
By Aliza Kassam and Alykhan Pabani
On June 9, tenants from across the Greater Toronto Area held a rally at Queen’s Park followed by a march to the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB). Into their third month of a city-wide rent strike, organizers from [...]
By Judy Haiven
The COVID-19 crisis is an absolute disaster for women in so many ways—work, income, personal safety, family life.
Thanks to Premier Stephen McNeil, construction in Nova Scotia has not slowed one iota since the pandemic was [...]
Doug Ford’s popularity has risen over the past few months, mainly because his brutal policy of cutting social programs and funding for needy communities has been hidden by the provincial response to the pandemic. Recently, the Ontario government [...]
B. Prasant, PV correspondent in India
The thin emaciated woman lay on her back by the side of the highway that leads away from Delhi towards Kolkata. Her arms akimbo, her knees folded together and drawn up, her body barely covered in a [...]
Labour Congress initiative too timid, lacks coherent action plan
A few months ago, trade unionists in Canada would have expected to be emerging from a Canadian Labour Congress convention right now, hopefully pondering how to mobilize and [...]
Capitalism’s new, yet very old, "Great Idea" for Europe
By Dimitris Koutsoumbas
The outbreak of the pandemic, its rapid spread and its profound consequences for human life have brought to the surface great problems which, of course, [...]
By Stéphane Doucet
The coronavirus crisis is certainly bringing to light the key differences in health care infrastructure across the world – not only between the for-profit capitalist systems and the more needs-based socialist systems – but also [...]
“Do you think that the Russians want war?” So asked Dick Gaughan in his anti-war song, “Think Again.” Cutting through the ideological barrage of the Cold War and the frenzied imperialist drive to militarism, he snarled, “Do you think it’s possible, [...]
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