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by Stephen Cohen | April 17, 2014
As negotiations over the crisis in Ukraine begin in Geneva, tension is rising in the Ukrainian East after security forces killed three pro-Russian protesters, wounded 13 and took 63 captive in the city of Mariupol. Ukrainian officials said the pro-Russian separatists had attempted to storm a military base.
by Barbara Wood and Tara Ward | April 17, 2014
The Americas' Policy Group (APG), composed of faith-based groups, development NGO's, trade unions, and solidarity organizations, is a working group of the Canadian Council for International Co-operation. We are extremely concerned about the disruption of democratic order in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, over the past two months, and the lack of clarity of Canada's position on this crisis.
What's New: BigOil's Oily Grasp
by Carol Linnitt | April 17, 2014
Oil industry lobbyists in Canada have taken the country by the reins. At least, that's the implication of the Polaris Institute's new report released today. The report documents 2,733 meetings held between the oil industry and federal government officials since 2008. That figure outstrips meetings with environmental organizations by a whopping 463 percent.
What's New: Toronto Transit Zine No. 1
| April 16, 2014
Getting around Toronto is difficult, and it's the subject of many private discussions throughout the city. Despite all we have to say, there is currently no independent publication circulating that is solely dedicated to discussing transit. Enter the Toronto Transit Zine, of which you're reading the very first issue.
by Campaign Against Drones in Pakistan | April 16, 2014
On March 12, 2014, Canada's troops formally withdrew from Afghanistan after twelve years of participation in Western military occupation under the banners of NATO and ISAF. Nearly two weeks later the minister for citizenship and immigration, Chris Alexander, appeared on CBC to explain why, although Canada had supposedly succeeded in ensuring Afghanistan is no longer a base for terrorism, the main mission to "create a secure and stable environment" in Afghanistan had been a failure.
What's New: Flaherty obit
by Mike Constable | April 15, 2014
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What's New: Take Back the CLC!
| April 15, 2014
RankandFile.ca contributor, Gerard Di Trolio speaks with Hassan Husseini, candidate for Canadian Labour Congress President.
Corporate Profits Grow and Wages Slide April 6, 2014
Death, denial and the toxic politics of climate change April 6, 2014
Nurse strife a symptom of public-services crisis April 6, 2014
Decision of 6th Qurultay of the Crimean Tatar People April 6, 2014
NDP wants ban on Russian vodka sales in LCBO April 6, 2014
U.S. secretly created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest April 6, 2014
Which way forward for progressives? April 6, 2014
Why Did BRICS Back Russia on Crimea? April 5, 2014In The News archive:
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Leo Panitch is member of the Greater Toronto Workers' Assembly, is Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy and Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at York University. Editor of The Socialist Register, his books include Working Class Politics in Crisis (1986); The End of Parliamentary Socialism (with Colin Leys, 1997). He is the co-author with Sam Gindin of The Making of Global Capitalism (2012), winner of the 2013 Deutscher Memorial Prize.
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