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Why Identity Politics Cannot Liberate Women
Despite formal equality in law, we are still far from having achieved equality in practice. Many young people and workers are radicalized by this and are joining the fight against the oppression of women. However, for this struggle to be successful, we must have the right ideas and methods. In this text, we will contrast […]
Gender and sexuality
How Can the Working Class End Police Terror?
In recent weeks, the US has come closer to an outright revolutionary upheaval than at any time in living memory. The racist murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police has ignited a movement of enormous proportions, unleashing decades of accumulated discontent, and even reaching insurrectionary levels in many cities. The wave of protests has […]
Canada before and after Coronavirus
La version française de ce texte est disponible sur La Riposte socialiste. In order to understand what is to come it is necessary to understand what came before. In January and February 2020 the Fightback editorial board drafted the following perspectives document. This piece outlined the general processes in Canadian politics and economy in order […]
2019 Fightback congress discusses Indigenous struggle: Revolution not reconciliation!
More than 160 revolutionaries gathered in Toronto, May 18-20 for the 19th congress of Fightback and La Riposte Socialiste, the supporters of the International Marxist Tendency in Canada. The three-day congress brought attendees from Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Victoria, Waterloo, Hamilton, Ottawa, Oshawa, as well as international guests from Britain, Sweden and the United States. […]
IMT World Congress 2018: retying the knot of history
370 Marxists from more than 25 countries attended the 2018 congress of the IMT: our largest ever! The congress collection also raised an incredible sum of over €100,000 / Image: Socialist Appeal Between 24-29 July, 370 Marxists from more than 25 countries gathered in the Italian Alps for the 2018 congress of the International Marxist […]
Defiant mood at largest-ever Fightback Congress
More than 140 revolutionaries gathered in Toronto on the May long weekend for the 18th annual congress of Fightback/La Riposte Socialiste, the supporters of the International Marxist Tendency (IMT) in Canada and Quebec. Fifty years since the May 1968 revolution in France, workers and youth from Toronto, Edmonton, Montreal, London, Waterloo, and Oshawa discussed the […]
Fightback’s 2018 Perspectives – The need for a militant workers’ movement
The “Great Recession” of 2008-2009 represents a turning point in world history. In the decade since this event capitalism has failed to develop the productive forces and put in place a meaningful recovery. This has led an important layer of workers and youth to look for alternatives. Increasingly, the ideas of socialism, Marxism, and revolution […]
Canadian Perspectives 2016: Preparing for the Next Stage of Struggle
The Fightback editorial board is publishing our political perspectives for this year. We encourage discussion on this among working class activists and youth. To send us your feedback, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. —————————————- The election of the Trudeau Liberals marks a new stage in Canadian politics. Instead of ruling via the blunt reaction and […]