The Communist Party’s Central Committee met on June 14, amid a massive struggle against police killings and systemic racism that began in the US and led to mass protests on six continents and sixty countries, including Canada. Led by Black Lives [...]
The weekend of June 6-7 saw protests in communities across Canada, denouncing systemic racism and police brutality. There were huge turnouts in large centres, but some of the most impressive rallies were in smaller cities.
Regina, with a [...]
The massive uprising in response to the racist police murder of George Floyd has sparked huge protests across Canada. To look at what this means for building the movement against racism and police brutality, People’s Voice editor Dave McKee spoke [...]
In a statement published June 2, the Communist Party of Canada has expressed its full solidarity to the ongoing uprising against racist police murders. “We salute all those standing against racism and demanding justice for those murdered by police [...]
Many progressive folks living in Canada consider the historical legacy of Protestant-based community organizations to be a positive one. As examples of this progressive legacy, they often point to Tommy Douglas, the first social-democratic premier [...]
By Peter Miller in Chongqing
I’m in China during the pandemic and it’s pained me to see anti-Chinese propaganda gaining ground in the West, including in Canada.
Instead of blaming China for a virus that knows no borders, we should be looking [...]
By Bronwyn Cragg
Ontario’s legislature has returned to session and with it comes the new, but much-contested, Bill 168 (or the “Combating Antisemitism Act”). Tabled in December by Conservative MPP Will Bouma, and having already passed its first [...]
WEB Du Bois and the Jefferson School of Social Science
In May 1954, W.E.B. Du Bois wrote a memo in support of his employer, the Jefferson School of Social Science. The Jefferson School was devoted to Marxist education and was [...]
HBO’s Watchmen is a stunning achievement for television. It is an unblinking look at American right-wing populism and racism, through the eyes of lead Black characters in a science fiction comic book superstructure, a genre in [...]
Canada has a racism problem (and the fact so many Canadians think we don't is a part of it)
Perhaps after an election where Justin Trudeau was exposed for having worn blackface on several occasions and yet not only was not forced to resign as [...]