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by Marta Harnecker | November 19, 2016
The recent popular uprisings at the turn of the 21st century that have rocked numerous countries such as Argentina and Bolivia – and, more generally, the history of the multiple social explosions that have occurred in Latin America and the rest of the world – have undoubtedly demonstrated that the initiative of the masses, in and of itself, is not enough to defeat ruling regimes.
| November 18, 2016
The Progressive Conservatives return to the Legislative Assembly this Monday when leader Brian Pallister is sure to continue his agenda of budget cuts and privatization. There is a pressing need to build movements and campaigns that can effectively challenge the PCs. A small step is to join an information rally at 12pm this Monday on the legislative building steps prior to the Throne Speech.
by Richard Fidler | November 18, 2016
David Bush's article 'Syria and the Antiwar Tradition,' in the November 3 issue of The Bullet, is a commendable attempt to debate what antiwar activists in Canada and other 'Western' countries should be saying and doing about the current war in Syria. In that country, the rebel cities that rose up four years ago in revolt against the brutal Bashar al-Assad dictatorship are now under a genocidal siege, bombed and assaulted from the air by Assad's military, aided and abetted by Russian fighter jets and bombers.
What's New: Portugal: Hope in times of crisis
by Vijay Prashad | November 17, 2016
The inheritance of Portugal's 1974 revolution was squandered in the 30 years of neoliberal policies and the past decade of austerity. With the Socialists at the wheel and the Left at their shoulder, a brief window is now open to restore public trust in the country’s institutions.
What's New: No Mining on Barriere Lake Algonquin Lands
| November 17, 2016
The Algonquins of Barriere Lake have set-up a land protection camp at a proposed mining site in the heart of their territory, where core sample drilling is scheduled to begin at any time.The drilling would require construction of access roads and tree cutting, as well as the disposal of drilling debris and waste water.
What's New: A Guided Tour of the Alt-Right
by Jim Naureckas | November 17, 2016
'We’re the platform for the alt-right,' Donald Trump’s new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, told Mother Jones‘ David Corn -- 'we' meaning Breitbart News, the online news outlet that Bannon headed until he was picked to run the turbulent Trump campaign.
Bullet #1331: Two Takes on Remaking the U.S. Left
| November 16, 2016
It seems obvious to me that there is no way that we can deal with the enormous economic, social, and environmental problems facing this country without making radical changes in the economic system, and we've got to be honest about that. I believe that democratic socialism is the appropriate framework for making those changes, and we should be upfront about our beliefs...
IJV statement on anti-BDS motion in Ontario Legislature December 2, 2016
Only Power Rules: Turkey After the Failed Coup December 2, 2016
Protesting Ontario tradespeople 'mad as hell' over budget bill December 2, 2016
Justin Trudeau's B.C. blunder December 2, 2016
Metabolic Rift and Ecological Value: the Ecosocialist Challenge December 2, 2016
Disrupting the low-wage status quo December 2, 2016
Public schools may not survive Trump's billionaire wrecking crew December 2, 2016
From Movementism to Labourism December 2, 2016
Despite Climate Change Vow, China Pushes to Dig More Coal December 2, 2016In The News archive:
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|12:00pm, Monday December 5, 2016
Terry Fox Memorial Statue, 90 Wellington St., Ottawa.
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|Rally: Get to Yes - Ban the Bomb|
In December a vote will take place in the UN General Assembly on Resolution L.41, which calls for a conference to negotiate a nuclear weapons convention.
Canada previously voted against Resolution L.41 in the General Assembly's First Committee on Disarmament and International Security. Despite Canada’s opposition, L.41 passed.
The December vote is a chance for Canada to redeem itself. Let's tell Justin Trudeau to Get to Yes and Ban the Bomb!
Join civil society organizations and concerned citizens at 12:00pm, Monday, December 5 starting at the Terry Fox Memorial Statute at 90 Wellington St. across from Parliament Hill. All are welcome.
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