The recent RCMP raids of Wet’suwet’en land defenders in northwestern British Columbia have left many Canadians shocked and angered. The RCMP are justifying their operation as an enforcement of a B.C. Supreme Court injunction to clear resettlement camps and allow Coastal GasLink to carry on building a natural gas pipeline.
The UK Labour Party’s 2019 General Election defeat was a major blow for the global democratic socialist movement, but the British elite and the enormous capital they wielded led to Jeremy Corbyn’s electoral loss. Canadian Dimension takes stock of the factors that led to the defeat, the lessons learned, and what’s next for the UK’s socialist movement.