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  • Blog

    The students of Nicaragua’s April uprising

    Autoconvocados – self-organized student protesters – are mobilizing against the repressive Ortega government. But their movement threatens to fall into the hands of nationalists and pro-capitalists.

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    Who will commemorate the Nakba in Canada?

    Trudeau recently celebrated the birthday of Israel while remaining silent on the 700,000 Palestinians that were driven out of their homes. Why is the Canadian government so dead-set on ignoring Israel’s past and present human rights abuses?

  • Magazine

    Oil’s Deep State

    The fossil fuel industry has the Canadian government by the throat – but it’s been a long time coming. Joseph Laforest reviews Oil’s Deep State, by Kevin Taft.

  • Blog

    How do we intervene in the Ontario elections?

    Five Ontario activists on how to change the message and build resistance before and after the 2018 election.

  • Blog

    Camped out for Justice

    Colten Boushie. Tina Fontaine. Countless others. “Something’s gotta change. Something more than fake promises and words.”

  • Magazine

    A Thousand More Beds

    The homeless shelter system in Canada’s largest city is in crisis – but anti-poverty and housing activists are fighting the systemic abandonment of homeless people, and they’re winning important gains.

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    The Honduran Election Crisis

    Canadian capital stands to benefit from the fraudulent election of a far right-wing government that has brought down the full force of the military on Hondurans – particularly on activists like Berta Cáceres.

  • Magazine

    Young Muslims and the Federal Election

    As the federal election approaches, young Muslim Canadians are leading new initiatives to engage with electoral politics.

  • Magazine

    The Right to Remain Compliant

    On the combined impacts of bills C-51 and C-24.

  • Blog

    The Responsibility to Act: An interview with Maude Barlow

    Maude Barlow stresses the need for broad mobilization from below in addition to voting to defeat the Harper government this fall.

  • Magazine

    “To Take the Land Away From the Children”

    The Klabona Keepers are a small group of Tahltan families and Elders in northwestern B.C. who have been taking direct action to defend their traditional territories from mining and drilling projects since 2005.

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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.

  • Magazine

    The Struggle for Access to Abortion Today

    Abortion is a safe, legal, and common medical procedure, but in the Maritimes and in northern and rural communities across Canada, there are major barriers to access.

  • Magazine

    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.

  • Blog

    Standing up for Medicare: An interview with Harry Leslie Smith

    Harry Leslie Smith lived through the Great Depression and WWII and he’s touring across Canada asking people to stand up for socialized medicine.

  • Magazine

    Beyond Holding Your Nose

    What a politician is willing to do is never as important as what we can do together when we organize.

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    Regulatory Snarls for Small-scale Farmers

    Consumers and foodies are clamouring for ethical local foods, but some farmers are in a pickle just trying to get their goods to market.

  • Blog

    A note to Alberta’s grassroots about NDP governments

    Alberta’s grassroots must carve out critical distance from the NDP.

  • Blog

    Election Day in Alberta – and Beyond

    Electoral politics and grassroots movement building are often at odds; significant change in Alberta will hinge on independent organizing.

  • Magazine

    Harperism: Think Tanks, Media, and the Conventional Wisdom

    On Canada’s neoliberal nexus of think tanks, media, and government.