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Delivery workers deserve hazard pay!
Delivery workers are on the front line but many are working in dangerous conditions without hazard pay or protective equipment
Thousands of packages are processed daily by private courier companies and postal service workers across Canada. While shipping and handling...more)
Racism, Imperialism and COVID-19
As the crisis deepens, more racism will be whipped up to challenge China's rise
US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo stated that there is, “enormous evidence” that the coronavirus that produces COVID-19 was produced...more)
Indigenous sovereignty, pandemic and the Wet'suwet'en struggle
Canada continues to build the CGL pipeline - further endangering Indigenous communities
At the beginning of March, immediately following the end of the talks between Liberal government ministers and the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary...more)
Liberals, NDP, exclude international students from emergency fund
After contributing billions in fees, international students excluded from emergency fund
The Liberal government's emergency student benefit does nothing for international students, and universities seem to be complicit in this. Trudeau’s...more)
Kenney attacks Alberta's rural health care
The Alberta United Conservative government of Jason Kenney is leading the way in using COVID-19 as an excuse to destroy...more)
Support laid off transit workers in BC
Workers get layoffs while executives get bonuses
Over 1500 workers, including 1200 transit operators, have now been laid off by Translink as the public’s use of the...more)
Workers, class consciousness and the ruling class response to COVID
Will this crisis result in a new class consciousness?
In Canada, during a time when we now have millions not working - 4.5 million already having applied for emergency...more)
Long term care: Death for profit
This time it's personal
I am a senior. I am a lung transplant recipient reliant on medication that suppresses my immune system. As a...more)
The working class shows the way
Workers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis with a new militancy
There has been widespread working class response to the pandemic that we are facing. It varies from country to country,...more)
Viral racism: Being Black is not a pre-existing condition
In 1932 the US Public Health Service began a study of syphilis. They chose a group of 600 Black men,...more)
From the front lines - Niagara sanitation worker speaks out
Kyle Hoskin is a sanitation worker in the Niagara region, and activist with CUPE 1287.
Kyle Hoskin is a sanitation worker in the Niagara region, and activist with CUPE 1287. He spoke to Socialist Worker...more)
Liberal cuts made this crisis worse
It was the liberal party that gutted healthcare and employment insurance
As the COVID-19 crisis has unfolded, Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has enjoyed a bump in the polls. Two-thirds of...more)
Ford's LTC emergency measures: fixing the bosses mess
The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MoHLTC) has issued 14 day ‘emergency orders’ to employers in Long...more)
Alberta attacks public service
Jason Kenney’s UCP government is using the Covid-19 emergency to destroy public services in Alberta. While people are distracted by...more)
What to watch during a pandemic
Stuck inside? Here are some movies to help pass the time.
The sheer amount of information (and mis-information, if you are listening to the orange monster) on Covid 19 can be...more)
International Socialist tendency statement on the coronavirus
1. The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is generally presented as a “natural disaster”, an “external shock” to the normal functioning of...more)
Suspend summer tuition!
Graduate Students ask for summer tuition relief across Ontario, will Universities listen?
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, universities across Canada have announced an indefinite closure of their on-site services and have...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)
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 spoke with Blake McCall a HSR driver and activist in Amalgamated Transit Union local 107. 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)


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