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What's New: Europe, Democracy and the Left
Interview with Geoff Eley | September 15, 2016
There is no doubt that in 2008 the capitalist system in Europe and in United States suffered a severe shock from which has not yet recovered. Suggestive indications of this 'permanent crisis' are the draconian austerity packages that the economic elites implemented as a response to these developments triggering the dissolution of European Union, the collapse of democratic institutions, the impoverishment of the working people and emergence of far-right movements and parties throughout the European continent.
What's New: Aamjiwnaang Solidarity website
| September 14, 2016
The purpose of this site is to create a forum for communication and action around the toxic reality of living in Chemical Valley. Through this forum, Aamjiwnaang First Nation community members can share their experiences, and we can increase wider public awareness of this unacceptable situation of environmental racism.
What's New: Workers School Lifts Up Southern Organizing
by Dante Strobino | September 14, 2016
The Southern Workers Assembly has been building the Southern Workers School as an important institution to train and develop rank-and-file workers to organize the South. The school has held eight sessions since March tackling issues and basic organizing skills such as learning how to map your workplace and tips for one-on-one discussions with co-workers.
What's New: Welcome to Wynnetario
| September 14, 2016
Dear Kathleen Wynne, You're right, it's your job. It's your job to stop the cops, stop the violence, stop the discrimination.
Bullet #1304: Why We Shouldn't Pay $1-Billion for the Ring of Fire
by Matthew Corbeil | September 13, 2016
Hyped as 'Northern Ontario's oil sands,' the Ring of Fire mineral deposit is inching closer to development. Noront Resources, which now holds 75 per cent of the active mining claims in the area 400 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has recently announced plans to begin mine construction in 2018. Developing North America's largest chromite deposit, the company claims, will create 'jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for Northern Ontario.'
by Chris Hedges | September 12, 2016
The TPP is part of a triad of trade agreements that includes the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA). TiSA, by calling for the privatization of all public services, is a mortal threat to the viability of the U.S. Postal Service, public education and other government-run enterprises and utilities; together these operations make up 80 percent of the U.S. economy. The TTIP and TiSA are still in the negotiation phase. They will follow on the heels of the TPP and are likely to go before Congress in 2017.
by Fernando Arce | September 12, 2016
For more than two months, Laura Bardeau and her two sons struggled to receive emergency housing funds from the City of Toronto’s Housing Stabilization Fund after losing their furniture to bedbugs. They were twice turned away, simply told that Bardeau had 'excess income.' Only after the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty stepped in did the city eventually release the $1,500 that Bardeau, whose sole income comes from the Ontario Disability Support Program and Child Tax Benefits, had requested back in March.
Palestinian Villages Hidden Under Israeli Forests September 30, 2016
How serious is Trudeau about women's reproductive rights? September 30, 2016
Think only low-paid workers get the Sports Direct treatment? You're wrong September 30, 2016
To Save Money on Electricity Bills Cancel Nukes, Not Renewables September 30, 2016
Killing Canada Post: Trudeau's Turn September 30, 2016
Liberals approve Pacific NorthWest LNG project with environmental conditions September 30, 2016
Trudeau government at pains to explain Pacific Northwest LNG September 30, 2016
Don't Call Us 'Israeli Arabs': Palestinians in Israel Speak Out September 30, 2016
The racist ideas of slave owners are still with us today September 29, 2016
Chilean students vote to support BDS September 29, 2016In The News archive:
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| 1:00pm, Saturday October 1, 2016
Queen's Park, Toronto.
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Come out to a rally for DECENT WORK to call for safe working conditions, decent hours, paid sick days and vacation, access to a union, $15 minimum wage, an end to the gender/racialized wage gap and much more!
Get on the bus (from Ottawa) to Queen's Park!
Where: Ottawa City Hall, Lisgar Street entrance (at Cartier St.)
(Bus will depart at 6:45am sharp and will be back in Ottawa by 9pm the same day.)
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