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    Marx Was Right

    Marx predicted that capitalists will always try to push down wages and undercut working conditions. He was right, and the working class can push back if it builds power broadly and intersectionally.

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    Everything Goes Up But Pay

    Racialized women are at the forefront of labour’s most promising campaign.

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    Regression Analysis

    In Atlantic Canada, where a succession of corporate-compliant provincial governments have created an environment conducive to scabbing and receptive to the business lobby, workers are bargaining not with employers, but with fear, fragmentation, and poor prospects for a stable future of work.

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    On Notice

    If we were to place the stories of the Black Lives Matter Toronto resistance and the Panama Papers leak in a Venn diagram, the overlapping space would highlight that capital depends on white supremacy and the justification of racism.

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    Capitalist Production vs. The Earth

    Environmentalists have challenged the perceived opposition between labour and the environment, but do we need to democratize our mode of economic production to truly address the climate crisis?

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    When Capital Leaves Town

    In a mill town with no mill, community life thrives.

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    Daniel Ortega and the Interoceanic Grand Canal

    A planned megaproject that would dwarf the Panama Canal and split Nicaragua in two reveals much about both the Ortega regime and global capitalism today.

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    Quebec’s Movement for Economic and Environmental Justice

    Quebec’s social movements are working to wed anti-austerity politics with climate justice.

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    Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements

    A new anthology of politically engaged science fiction calls readers to reshape the world.

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    Drug War Capitalism

    Anyone seeking to understand capitalism’s evolving capacity to consolidate and extend its power must come to terms with the drug war.

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    Toward a New Common Sense

    To build the political left we must help to reshape the assumptions people have about the world.

  • Blog

    Forget Andrew Coyne, Alberta still needs to raise the minimum wage

    The struggle for a higher minimum wage isn’t just about poverty reduction – it’s about building worker power.

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    Capitalism Sucks and Must Be Crushed

    Comic artist Stephanie McMillan uses clear examples to explain how the capitalist system is fast murdering the planet.

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    The New Wave of Food Co-ops

    An intergenerational movement of food co-ops is emerging across Canada to create the roots of a co-operative food system.

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    When Hipsters Dream of the 1890s

    Fashion and dispossession in East Vancouver.

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    The Canadian Cult of the Entrepreneur

    Entrepreneurship holds no answers for the problems faced by young people today.

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    Gabor Maté: How Capitalism Makes Us Sick

    Two physicians discuss the political economy of human well-being.

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    “How Do I Get to Work There Too?”

    Most of what Canadians read and hear about the temporary foreign worker program (TFWP) originates in Canada and comes from politicians, employers, and professional commentators. Alex Felipe offers a view from the Philippines and calls for a new internationalism.

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    The Peoples’ Social Forum

    What is the historic gathering of activists and organizers meant to achieve?

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    The trouble with twitter

    Twitter performs a magic trick with public perception, disappearing the material costs and conditions of tweeting.