John Jeremiah Sullivan's essay “Rhiannon Giddens and What Folk Means” is a must-read for people interested in the history of American folk music and its contemporary relevance. Giddens is a singer, banjoist, fiddler, and researcher from Greensboro, [...]
(Excerpts from the Keynote address to the 39th Convention of the Communist Party of Canada, delivered on May 17 by Party Leader Liz Rowley on behalf of the Central Executive Committee.)
Our Party will be 98 years old 11 days from now - a party [...]
Delegates to the Communist Party of Canada’s 39th Central Convention send greetings of solidarity to the people of Sudan, who are waging a massive struggle for better living standards, democracy and progressive social change.
This historic [...]
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 [...]
Much to the dismay of secular and progressive forces in India, Narendra Modi's BJP-NDA has been re-elected with a large majority in the 17th Lok Sabha. Most opposition parties, with exceptions in Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh and a few other states, [...]
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 [...]
Teachers are furious at what they consider a betrayal by the Horgan NDP government, which is acting not much different than the former Liberals.
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