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IST statement on coronavirus pandemic
1. The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is generally presented as a “natural disaster”, an “external shock” to the normal functioning of...more)
Bail out workers - not big business
As the crisis of capitalism in Canada intensifies under the Covid-19 pandemic, the mass of workers under capitalism are yet...more)
Worthless
As of end of trading on Friday, March 27, Alberta’s tar sands bitumen was trading for less than $5 per...more)
Covid-19: capitalism has a (final) solution–drop dead
Let me introduce you to Scott McMillan, an attorney from Southern California. Maybe not a famous person, but Scott gets...more)
Hamilton Transit driver on coping with COVID-19
Socialist.ca spoke with Blake McCall a HSR driver and activist in Amalgamated Transit Union local 107.
Socialist.ca spoke with Blake McCall a Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) driver and activist in Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) local 107...more)
Public transit - if it isn't safe for drivers, it isn't safe for passengers
Report by a Transit Driver in Niagara Falls, member of the Amalgamated Transit Union local 1582: Well this last week...more)
"The fastest way to stop the spread is to send people home," construction worker says
Construction workers are in danger
Failure to enforce regulations allows disease to spread
In this pandemic employers and the BC provincial government are prioritizing profits over people. The BC Building Trades Council has...more)
No evictions during coronavirus outbreak!
No Evictions!
Vancouver Tenants Union calls on province and city to halt evictions
The letter below has been sent by Vancouver Tenants Union, Downtown Eastside SRO Collaborative, and BC ACORN to the city...more)
Via Worker on why he stands with Wet’suwet’en
Socialist Worker spoke with Zach Wells, a Via rail worker based in Halifax about why he and other union members...more)
Covid-19: capitalism is sick
The threat of the Covid-19 coronavirus to public health reveals, on many levels, how sick the capitalist system is. Origins...more)
Reaping the whirlwind: Canadian ruling class author of its own misfortune
A debate is raging in our media: is Canada “broken”. Spoiler alert, it was never not broken. The Canadian ruling...more)
International Women’s Day, 1917: When Russian Women Shook the World
When thousands of women workers in Petrograd, Russia marked International Women’s Day of 1917 with a strike to demand bread,...more)
Jason Kenney’s war on workers
Looking at Jason Kenney’s Alberta is enough to give you whiplash. First he moves to privatize education. Then he strikes...more)
Canada abets war criminals
The Canadian government has informed the International Criminal Court in the Hague that it does not recognize any Palestinian state,...more)
A tale of two picket lines: Workers and just transition
How do we build a just transition for workers
Unifor Local 594 members at the Co-op refinery in Regina, Saskatchewan were locked out by their employer, Federated Cooperatives Limited...more)
Black History Month: Colonialism, Liberation and Class conflict in Africa
Colonial Africa Africa was colonized by the European powers in the nineteenth century by means of conquest and treaties. Colonial...more)
We all live in the same country now: that of capitalism - Parasite review
Oscar winner Parasite shows thirst for anti-capitalist arts
The biggest surprise of this year’s movie awards season came at the Oscars – the pinnacle of Hollywood success and...more)
The climate movement and the end of Teck
The organizing against climate chaos is winning
The Teck tar sands mega project is effectively dead . This is great news.

 The corporation acknowledges that it cannot...more)
Jason Kenney: rule of lawbreaker
Alberta premier Jason Kenney is forever going on about the “rule of law”. In January of 2018 he tweeted “The...more)
Partial victory of Land Defenders: now's the time to keep up the solidarity
Less than 24 hours after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would not call on the paramilitary RCMP force occupying...more)
NB Tories back down on health care cuts - for now
The Blaine Higgs PC government in New Brunswick has tried to make cuts to rural hospitals. They wanted to close...more)
Solidarity with the teachers. If they win, we all win.
Please join the demonstrations in support of the teachers this week.
We have suffered through generations of neo-liberalism where federal and provincial governments have slashed deficits at the cost of the...more)
BCNDP disgrace: throne speech hypocrisy
NDP cabinet ministers and MLA’s got a taste of their own medicine in British Columbia on Tuesday when Indigenous youth...more)
All eyes on Wet'suwet'en
Wet'suwet'en, Indigenous sovereignty and just transition
This article is a primer for activists looking for more information about the Wet'suwet'en struggle to defend their lands. Events...more)
It can’t happen here? Green Party sabotages ecosocialist challenge
When in early January Quebec Green Party leader and avowed ecosocialist Alex Tyrell declared his intent to run for national...more)

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