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Socialist Fightback Students organize against Trump in Southern Ontario

Fightback Trump Discussion Hamilton/WaterlooOn November 9th and 10th, the Socialist Fightback student clubs in Hamilton and at Kitchener- Waterloo held public discussions regarding the U.S. presidential election. Outrage with Donald Trump’s victory was abundant at both McMaster University and at the University of Waterloo, which serves as an indication of young people’s growing awareness of the failures of the American electoral system.

Fightback Organizes Against Trump!

In the weeks since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States there has been a massive response from workers and youth who are disgusted by his bigoted politics. Canada is not immune to the impact of the these events, and there has been a wave of politicization as Canadians look for ways to resist the racism, misogyny, xenophobia and homophobia that Trump represents. Fightback has been providing the answer to this question, organizing public events, discussions and interventions, gaining an audience among the many who are realizing that Trump and his kind cannot be defeated by the same establishment politics that spawned him, and that the only way forward is to fight for socialism.

 

Frosh 2016 - Huge Success for Socialist Fightback Students

ryerson frosh 2016Throughout the month of September, Socialist Fightback clubs at UVic, UofT, Ryerson, York U and Seneca, Trent Durham, McMaster, Waterloo, UdeM, Concordia, and McGill, engaged with hundreds of students interested in Marxist ideas during the frosh campus club days and street festivals. In total, over 1000 students expressed interest in learning more about socialism and how to achieve it by signing up for our clubs on campuses across the country. Hundreds of students also purchased copies of Fightback magazine and our booklets of Marxist fundamentals such as the Communist Manifesto, demonstrating a serious desire for the theoretical tools required to fight the capitalist system.

International launch of Trotsky’s “Stalin” in Mexico City a grand success

Stalin Launch 1 La Izquierda SocialistaThe new and completed edition of Stalin, the critical biography Trotsky was working on at the time of his death, was officially launched at the Museo Casa de León Trotsky (Leon Trotsky House Museum) in Mexico City by the IMT with presentations by Esteban Volkov, Trotsky’s grandson, and Alan Woods, the editor of the new edition of the book.

Fightback at the World Social Forum in Montreal!

Next week, tens of thousands of people will gather in Montreal for the World Social Forum. This is an important gathering of unions, left groups and anyone looking to fight for a better world. Fightback/La Riposte will be present all week and we will be holding two events at the forum.