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What's New: Remember When - Social Planning for Canada
| July 23, 2014
Hidden away in the dusty corners of Nova Scotia's university libraries is an old lefty tome of a book called Social Planning for Canada. The book was first published in 1935, during the depths of the Great Depression. Back then, capitalism appeared to many to be on its last legs.
| July 22, 2014
As a follow-up to the June summit meeting of the G77 + China leaders, held in Santa Cruz, the Bolivian government and the Bolivian Workers Central sponsored an "Anti-Imperialist International Trade Union Conference" in Cochabamba, June 30-July 2. The conference was attended by representatives of unions in 22 countries, affiliated with the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
| July 21, 2014
Our first ever colour issue includes critical stories on the Peoples' Social Forum, queer mothering, gay sex on public transit, Indigenous land struggles, Canadian radicals and the Spanish Civil War, and a photo essay on a Burmese migrant village built on a dump in Thailand.
Bullet #1012: The Outsize (un)Importance of the Tar Sands
by Michal Rozworski | July 20, 2014
It's easy to overestimate the importance of the tar sands to the Canadian economy. Tar sands and their pipelines are, after all, hailed by the ruling Conservatives, sections of the business press and the ever-present oil lobby as this young century's 'nation-building' project.
What's New: Government of India must stand up for Palestine
| July 19, 2014
The murderous attack of Israel on Gaza that began on 3 July is like all Israel's attacks on Palestine without justification and lacking in proportion. There is no evidence that the three Israeli teenagers who went missing on 12 June and whose bodies were found on 30 June were killed by Hamas.
What's New: CUPW calls for Immediate Ceasefire
| July 19, 2014
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has never shied away from pointing out global injustices and violations of human rights, and working in solidarity with organizations working for justice and peace. That is why CUPW is joining the call for an immediate ceasefire in Israel and Palestine and an end to the massacre of innocent civilians.
by Dan La Botz | July 18, 2014
The American political system, so highly polarized between conservative Republicans and moderate Democrats, has experienced in the last year some interesting changes on the left-hand margin of the national political scene. From Bill de Blasio's victory in the mayoral election in New York City, to Kshama Sawant's winning of a city council seat in Seattle.
Apartheid regime lashes out in Palestine July 1, 2014
Giordani: What Accountability? July 1, 2014
100,000 fewer public sector jobs possible under Wynne June 30, 2014
Ex-Tory Bev Harrison will run for NDP in next election June 30, 2014
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