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Rumbles of resistance across Canada
Resistance to austerity builds
As the austerity measures being imposed on workers become increasingly incisive, working people are fighting back all across Canada. Despite...more)
Cautious optimism over Iran nuclear energy talks
Despite progress on nuclear talks, threats of sanctions and war remain
After 13 months of delay, the “Iran Six” aka P5+1—the United States, China, Great Britain, Russia, France and Germany—resumed talks...more)
United Arab Emirates
Free speech under attack
On April 9, six UAE citizens were detained in Abu Dhabi after refusing the authorities’ request to take on another...more)
The politics of social media
The revolution will be tweeted
Now that 985 million people use facebook and twitter, having a facebook account has become almost as ubiquitous as having...more)
Europe: crisis, austerity and rebellion
Capitalist crisis, and workers' resistance
The European economic zone never recovered from the disastrous slump of 2008. Since then it has been an endless round...more)
Revolution and counter-revolution under the Syrian "peace plan"
Despite imperial attempts to hijack it or stop it, the revolution in Syria is continuing.
Despite imperial attempts to hijack it or stop it, the revolution in Syria is continuing. For more than 13 months...more)
Jordanians fighting for real democracy
The Arab Spring in Jordan
Since 2011 protests have shaken the foundation of the ruling monarchy of Jordan. With unemployment rates officially at 12 per...more)
Hunger striker exposes Western-backed Saudi regime
Mohammad Al-Bajadi is exposing the brutality of the Saudi regime that is backed by Western allies.
Mohammad Al-Bajadi, a founding member of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA), has been on hunger strike since...more)
Slovenian workers strike against austerity
Crisis and resistances comes to Slovenia
An estimated 90,000 public sector workers in Slovenia walked off the job on April 18 in what is described as...more)
Breivik
Thomas Kvilhaug from the International Socialists in Norway on the trial of a mass murderer.
Thomas Kvilhaug from the International Socialists in Norway on the trial of a mass murderer. Anders Behring Breivik appeared in...more)
Harper and First Nations
Justice now
April 13-15 in Victoria BC saw two amazing events in support of First Nations’ rights. One would have been supported,...more)
Ottawa Mobilizes for May Day Actions
The spirit of the Occupy movement is reinvigorating May Day
As this year’s International Workers’ Day draws closer, it looks more and more like May 1st will be an uncomfortable...more)
Mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners
The battle of the empty stomachs
Palestinian Prisoners Day on April 17 was marked with a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, and...more)
"À qui l’UQO? À nous, l’UQO!"
Students and teachers occupy against the tuition hike
The Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) was on red alert this week as students defied the court injunction imposed...more)
UofT food service workers rally for respect
Time for a serving of respect
UofT food service workers are fighting for respect, and gaining supportmore)
Sub-Saharan Africa: the year of revolt
The continent rises
2011 will be remembered as a historic year of revolt, with no signs of the global resistance abating in 2012...more)
Diab extradition a great miscarriage of justice
Another insult to injury
Former Carleton University professor Hassan Diab, who has been facing extradition on false charges related to a bombing of a...more)
Abdulhadi Al-Khawajah dying to live
Save al-Khawajah
Abdulhadi AlKhawajah, detained Bahraini human rights defender, has been on hunger strike for more than 57 days. His starving body...more)
Food service workers rising
support food service workers
Unite Here local 75, representing hotel and hospitality workers in the Greater Toronto Area, currently has more than 500 campus...more)
BC teachers fight to protect public eduction
educators defend education
The mediator appointed by the BC Liberals to work out a deal between teachers and the government has a history...more)
Quebec Spring
Printemps erable
On March 31, 8,000 people—including workers from across Quebec, Canada, and the world, and striking Quebec students—converged in Alma, Quebec...more)
How do we support resistance in Iran?
Help Iranians, by not bombing them
While the drums of war against Iran are beating louder than ever and the punitive measures passed over its so-called...more)
How do we build a movement against war on Iran?
No sanctions, no war: don't attack Iran
As the prospect of a war with Iran increases, it is important to remember the lessons from the Iraq anti-war...more)
On Earth Day, say no to war
no war, no warming
April 22 is Earth Day, which has become a global event raising awareness about the importance of environmental protection. Earth...more)
Budget 2012
Scrap Harper, along with the penny
“We will eliminate the penny.” In a tactical move that was beautiful in its simplicity and admirable in its brilliance,...more)

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