July 1st marked 150 years of the founding of the Canadian state. The day was celebrated with ‘birthday events’ across the country and much official hype about “great” Canada. This is reinforced by the contrast between Prime Minister Trudeau and President Trump to the south. Trudeau is the pin-up of world liberal...


Suriname, a former Dutch colony on the Latin-America coast, bordering Brazil in the south, has seen big upheavals in the last months. In April and May thousands of people took to the streets against the government of President Dési Bouterse. On the 6 April and 13 May, 10,000 workers and youth demonstrated, which are large numbers...


In the 117 months that Harper was Canadian Prime Minister, not a single major tars sands pipeline was approved. In just 13 months as Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau approved two major pipelines, Kinder Morgan’s line to Vancouver and Enbridge’s line to Lake Superior. These two pipelines will add more than double BC’s current...


An open-ended general strike all across Quebec began in the construction industry on Wednesday. The main issues in the dispute are about work schedules and overtime. Workers oppose the bosses' demand to return to work, on request, at the end of the week at a flat rate of pay, in addition to having to be available for five to twenty hours per...


Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey last week has led to a spiralling political crisis in Washington. The sharp divisions in the political establishment and within the state apparatus have become even sharper due to Trump’s authoritarian actions. Tens of millions who completely oppose Trump’s racist, misogynist,...


Big business and DFL establishment join forces...Don’t Let Corporate Cash Buy this Election!


No support for Trump or Assad – For workers’ unity.
Working people in the U.S. and around the world were understandably horrified by the images of children dying from Sarin gas in Idlib, Syria. It is only the latest barbaric act in a civil war that has seen 400,000 die and millions driven from their homes.


For a one-day general strike as the next step. 
15 March was a national day of struggle and paralysis throughout Brazil against anti-worker reforms applied by the illegitimate government of Michel Temer. This was the most important workers’ and popular mobilisation since Dilma Rousseff (PT) was removed from...


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