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What's New: How Severe Is Venezuela's Crisis?
by Gabriel Hetland | June 25, 2016
According to The New York Times, Venezuela is 'a country that is in a state of total collapse,' with shuttered government offices, widespread hunger, and failing hospitals that resemble 'hell on earth.' There is reportedly 'often little traffic in Caracas simply because so few people, either for lack of money or work, are going out.'
What's New: Agrarian Strike Continues to Rock Colombia
| June 25, 2016
Campesino, indigenous and afro communities have been marching for nearly 2 weeks in Colombia. The government has responded with violence and repression, and 3 people have died. But the struggle continues.
by Nicole Brockbank | June 24, 2016
Six people were charged with multiple offences after a protest on Thursday at Queen's Park about mercury poisoning on the Grassy Narrows reserve -- in which demonstrators dumped grey liquid outside the Legislature. The six are due to appear in a Toronto courtroom on Friday. Protesters dumped the liquid just before 10:30 a.m. in front of the steps to the Legislature.
Bullet #1275: Spanish Left: 50 Steps to Govern Together
| June 24, 2016
The coalition between Podemos and IU (called 'Unidos Podemos' -- Together We Can) is the only one that, on 26 June, could overturn the situation created by the 20 December Spanish election. In order to do that, Podemos and IU have agreed on a 50-point programme to end austerity and bring democracy to the country.
| June 23, 2016
The Alliance for Global Justice denounces the brutal repression on June 19, 2016 against striking teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico that has left 12 teachers and students dead. They were killed by federal, state and local police who fired on unarmed, nonviolent demonstrators. According to a report by Telesur, the dead include 10 in Nochixtlan, one in Hacienda Blanca and one in Juchitán.
Bullet #1274: Wall: Sunshine Premier Makes History
by J. F. Conway | June 23, 2016
Saskatchewan Party leader Brad Wall has earned a major place in Saskatchewan's political history. On April 4 he broke the back of the NDP, the province's 'natural governing party' since 1944. Until Wall's first victory in 2007 the CCF/NDP ruled the province, suffering only two interruptions. Liberal Ross Thatcher defeated Woodrow Lloyd's CCF in 1964 and 1967, only to be crushed by Allan Blakeney's NDP in 1971.
What's New: EU referendum: how should the Left vote?
by John Hilary | June 22, 2016
On New Year’s Day 1973, the UK joined the European Union – or, as it then was, the European Economic Community (EEC). Two years later, in June 1975, a national referendum confirmed the UK’s membership. At some point before the end of 2017, the British people will again be given the chance to vote in a referendum on whether we wish to remain in the EU. So which way should the Left vote?
Stop G4S June 16, 2016
Cedric Robinson 1940 - 2016 June 15, 2016
Killing Palestinians Is Not Enough for Israel June 15, 2016
As shipbuilders restructure, unions planning action June 15, 2016
Americans Are Sick to Death of Both Parties June 15, 2016
Beyond the boliburguesía thesis June 15, 2016
Janet Yellen and the U.S. economy June 14, 2016In The News archive:
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|May 14 - June 25, 2016
Trinity Square Video, 401 Richmond West, Toronto.
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|Public Exposures: The Art-Activism of Condé + Beveridge (1976-2016)|
This multi-gallery survey spans the career of the political-art duo, from their rejection of the New York art scene in the 70s and move to Canada, where they've collaborated with unions, communities and artist-run centres, to a recent work about climate change and hockey. They originally adopted the staged-photo format to protect unionists who feared identification by management, but soon found the strategy allowed them to push their social justice message further. They've devoted their life's work to exploring the intersections of wage labour and creativity.
Exhibition runs May 14 – June 25, 2016
Opening Reception at Trinity Square Video (401 Richmond St W. Suite 121), Saturday May 14, 2-4 PM
condebeveridge.ca | www.trinitysquarevideo.com
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