Ontario voters reject Conservative austerity, but NDP fails to capitalizeOntario voters have roundly defeated Tim Hudak's anti-labour agenda. Unfortunately, the NDP has missed a grand opportunity to present itself as the anti-Hudak voice, which means that Ontarians will now face the hidden austerity of the Wynne Liberals. Read More +
Stop Hudak!... But Liberals are no betterOntario workers rightfully fear the prospect of a Hudak Tory government, but the left is wrong to think that the Liberals will be any better. Read More +
Report from the 14th Canadian Marxist ConferenceAlmost 60 revolutionaries from the West Coast to Quebec gathered in Toronto over the May long weekend to discuss the struggle for socialism across the Canadian state. Read More +
Canadian Labour Congress shifts to the leftFor the first time in its history, pressure from the rank-and-file has defeated a sitting president of the Canadian Labour Congress. Read More +
Charter rejected, austerity to comeDespite the fact that the Liberals won their highest number of votes in 20 years, this will be one of the most hated governments in Quebec's history. Read More +
Save Canada PostSpontaneous actions of postal workers have broken out across the country. At least a dozen MP offices have been occupied by postal workers. Work-floor meetings are being held everywhere. Read More +
- Thursday, 21 August 2014
- Jack Rising
Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair has been facing a growing backlash from sections within the NDP over his support of Israel’s most recent attack of Gaza. The Israeli government has killed nearly 2,000 Palestinians as of the writing of this article, 80 per cent of whom have been civilians.
- Monday, 18 August 2014
Join Fightback and La Riposte (Quebec) at the Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa, this coming Aug. 21-24. Thousands are expected to attend and we will be on hand to make sure that the ideas of Marxism are being heard loud and clear! Join us at one of our workshops, at our information stall, or at the Canadian première of the documentary, "Greece on the Brink".
- Thursday, 14 August 2014
- David May & Bradley Roderick
The shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, followed by the breaking up of a protest march by police in riot gear and dogs, has let loose the pent-up anger and frustration of black youth in the otherwise quiet working class St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, which saw a night of looting and vandalism. These events above all show that huge pressures are building up in US society, just one scratch below the surface.
- Tuesday, 12 August 2014
- In Defence of Marxism — marxist.com
The root cause of the crisis in Ukraine is to be found in the disastrous effects of the restoration of capitalism. The destruction of the planned economy was a tremendous setback not only from the point of view of the economy, but also from a social point of view.
- Unifor workers take a stand against Bombardier in Thunder Bay
- Israel's criminal shelling of Gaza and imperialist hypocrisy
- Stop the corporatization of Pride!
- 100 years after the Komagata Maru — the war on refugees continues
- Ontario voters reject Conservative austerity, but NDP fails to capitalize
- Urgent: Support the struggle to nationalize the occupied factory Flasko