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  • Cheri DiNovo’s Kicks off the NDP Leadership Contest

    Canadian Politics

    The NDP’s mainstream leadership will be increasingly motivated to field a centrist challenger: This was likely always a goal for those who felt Mulcair’s defeat was based, not ideology, but on strategy. The definite front runner here would have been Nathan Cullen, but his abstention leaves the role open.

  • A letter to our subscribers

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  • Grassroots movement needed, says Labour Congress candidate Husseini

    Canadian Politics

    Regardless of the Canadian Labour Congress presidential outcome, the need for a grassroots labour revival is clear. The stakes are simply too high not to rebuild from the ground up.

  • A grassroots perspective on the Québec elections

    Quebec

    In many respects, nothing has changed following the April 7 Québec elections. Big business remains in power, only its colour has altered from light blue to a Liberal shade of red.

  • The 2014 Peoples’ Social Forum: Organizing the fight against the Right

    Canadian Politics

    The first ever pan-Canadian social forum will be held this year in Ottawa from August 21 to 24. More than 10,000 participants from all over Canada are expected to come to the University of Ottawa to discuss ways and means of combating the austerity policies of the Harper regime and the provincial governments. Read activist and organiser Roger Rashi detail the scale of the forum.

  • Clearing the Indigenous Plains Today

    Canadian Politics

    We discuss Canada’s history of disease, deliberate starvation, ethnic cleansing, tar sands expansion, neglect of treaties and a legacy of colonialism that continues today with author James Daschuk.

  • Massive Canadian-Saudi export deal exposes Conservative hypocrisy

    Canadian Politics

    We need to explore in much more detail the links between prosperity for corporations and war and repression in places like Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. A good start would be a vigorous debate, both in the media and in Parliament, about the largest export manufacturing deal in Canadian history.

  • Celebration capitalism, protest and the Sochi Olympics

    Culture

    We are delighted to bring you a feature interview with activist, author and former Olympic athlete, Jules Boykoff. We talk about the Sochi Winter Olympics, celebration capitalism, dissent and the history of Olympic political struggle.

  • We All Lose in Canada’s Austerity Olympics

    Canadian Politics

    The federal Conservatives continue to take part in the global austerity Olympics with their 2014 budget as fallout from the largest economic crisis since the Great Depression continues, and people and the planet are suffering as a result. Nobody wins with this approach.

  • Listen, Paul Dewar! Ariel Sharon was a war criminal

    Canadian Politics

    Dewar and the NDP were silent when Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez died, so why did the NDP pipe up on Israeli war criminal, Ariel Sharon.

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