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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. […]
Kenney, Ford, Legault: Stop the right wing in its tracks!
Looking at recent electoral results in Canada and Quebec, it is not just in the Game of Thrones universe that winter has come. Following the election of Doug Ford’s Conservatives in Ontario in June last year, the United Conservative Party of Jason Kenney took power in Alberta this past April 17. In the Maritimes, New […]
May Day 2019: “capitalism is the problem!”
All over the world, socialists, trade unionists and progressive youth came out on 1 May in a show of force for solidarity and radical politics. We publish here a series of reports from comrades and supporters of the IMT, who intervened in May Day demonstrations and marches around the globe, proudly raising the banner of […]
Marxist Winter School 2019: Reclaiming the heritage of Rosa Luxemburg
Once again this year, the Montreal Marxist Winter School was a smashing success. We had a record 235 registrations, the largest number ever to attend! Participants came not just from Quebec and Ontario, but also from Western Canada, the United States, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Haiti and Algeria. 100 years after the death of Rosa Luxemburg, […]
Ryerson: Over 100 rally against Ford’s anti-protest law
On Oct. 18, a coalition of community, labour and student groups—headed by Socialist Fightback Students—took to the corner of Gould and Victoria streets at Ryerson University to stand up to Premier Doug Ford’s attack on the democratic rights of students and youth. The rally centred on Ford’s anti-protest law that demands universities punish students who […]
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Quebec: More than 80 people discuss the fight against the new CAQ government
On October 10, a conference organized by the comrades of La Riposte Socialiste on the subject of “How to fight the CAQ” was held at the Université du Québec à Montréal. More than 80 students and workers participated in the conference. It is not surprising that this conference attracted many people. Many workers and youth […]
The forces of Marxism multiply on Canadian campuses!
This fall, the forces of Marxism have spread across Canadian campuses as never before. In the face of economic crisis, youth are questioning capitalism and are searching for answers that only revolutionary Marxism can provide. Since the start of September, Socialist Fightback Students (SFS) have collected well over a thousand emails, sold hundreds of papers, […]
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Ontario high school walkout: Youth speak out on sex ed
On Friday, Sept. 21, more than 38,000 high school students from at least 75 schools across Ontario walked out of classes in the largest such demonstration that Canada has ever seen. The walkout was staged over the Doug Ford government’s repeal of the 2015 sex-ed curriculum, as well as his rejection of the Truth and […]
PQ establishment panics as QS surges
With a few days to go till voting day, the increasing support for the left-wing Quebec solidaire has provoked a wave of panic in the camp of the Parti Quebecois and the establishment media. Obtaining just 7.6 per cent of the vote in the 2014 election, the party has now risen to 16-19 per cent […]
Fight Kenney! Fight for socialism!
Four years ago, Alberta politics was turned upside down by the victory of the NDP. The Progressive Conservatives not only suffered a humiliating defeat but also entered into a period of prolonged internal crisis. However, in the past year, the divided conservative forces have come together with a new party and sense of confidence. A […]