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What's New: Are You Ready to 'Disrupt'?
by Jon Queally | September 20, 2014
On Sunday night, a new documentary film highlighting the intertwined story of the climate crisis and the growing social movement which has grown in response to it was released online for national screenings that took place in people's home and public meeting spaces.
by Hanif Leylabi | September 19, 2014
The energy and debate generated by the referendum was clear from the moment my train pulled up at its first Scottish stop. The sheer volume of campaign stickers tells you that this referendum has engaged and involved huge swathes people, including those who have never voted before.
What's New: Rosa Luxemburg on "the Socialist Civic Virtues"
by Steve D'Arcy | September 19, 2014
Of all the early-20th century marxists, Rosa Luxemburg arguably made the most notable contributions to leftist democratic theory, underlining the importance of the self-emancipation of the working class, and the dangers of substitutionism. "Let us speak plainly," she wrote. "Historically, the errors committed by a truly revolutionary movement are infinitely more fruitful than the infallibility of the cleverest Central Committee."
by John Sharkey | September 19, 2014
The City Council of Toronto voted August 28 to ask Enbridge Gas not to transport diluted bitumen (tar sands oil) through the city. The decision is a significant step forward in challenging Enbridge's plans to pump toxic tar sands oil through the city.
Bullet #1037: We Need System Change to Stop Climate Change
by Chris Williams | September 18, 2014
Viking I landed on Mars, the Ramones released their first album, the Soweto Uprising began in South Africa, North and South Vietnam reunified to become the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and Gerald Ford was in the White House. 1976: The same year scientists discovered that refrigerant chemicals, chlorofluorocarbons, better known as CFCs, were responsible for creating a hole in the ozone layer.
What's New: Roots of the Ukrainian National Question
| September 17, 2014
Those interested in understanding the historical roots of the Ukrainian national question may find useful the following list of sources, compiled by Richard Fidler.
What's New: Syndrome
by Mike Constable | September 17, 2014
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What's New: B.C. teachers' tentative agreement: Yes or No?
by Tara Ehrcke | September 17, 2014
Despite what I know was a herculean effort on the part of our bargaining team, I very much hope that BC teachers will vote no to the tentative agreement. After five weeks of strike, and twelve years of legal battles, this is not the deal that will restore sanity to public education and it is not a fair deal for teachers and students.
How historian Shlomo Sand 'stopped being a Jew' September 20, 2014
Strike Ends as Teachers Accept Contentious Contract September 19, 2014
The truth about UKIP and the Tory right September 19, 2014
Climate Change and the Great Inaction September 19, 2014
First Nation Group Blocks Exploratory Drill Near Iskut, BC September 19, 2014
The UN's dismal failure on climate change September 19, 2014
Toward an anticapitalist and climate justice movement September 19, 2014
Learning from Scotland's radical independence movement September 18, 2014
Israeli intelligence veterans refuse to serve in Palestinian territories September 18, 2014
'Indian' Wars September 18, 2014
ISIS: The monster that grew in plain sight of Washington and Riyadh September 18, 2014
The People's Climate March: Meet the Next Movement of Movements September 18, 2014
Harper's Sneaky, Undemocratic, Terrible Deal with China September 18, 2014In The News archive:
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| 7:00pm, Wednesday September 24, 2014
Steelworkers' Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto.
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|Forum: Neoliberalism and the Far Right|
* Bill Fletcher Jr is co-author of Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor
* Greg Albo is co-editor of Socialist Register
Sponsored by Labour Committee of the GTWA, Centre for Social Justice, Socialist Project, Global Labour Research Centre | Facebook event | PDF poster
|11:30am, Wednesday September 24, 2014
York Univ, Harry Crowe Room, 109 Atkinson College, Toronto.
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|Forum: What Kind of Labour Movement Do We Need?|
The Global Labour Research Centre is very excited to announce our first speaker for 2014-15: Bill Fletcher Jr., a prominent racial justice, labour and international activist and intellectual based in Washington DC.
Read an excerpt of Solidarity Divided | see Bill Fletcher Jr. in conversation with Bill Moyers.
This talk is free and open to the public. Following the talk, there will be a reception. All are welcome | Facebook event
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