Can the Left counter the Right's populist movement with one of its own? Maybe. The question is how says Rick Salutin.
David J. Climenhaga
Approximately 600 people were granted expedited citizenship throughout the time the Harper government was in power.
Green Majority Radio
Between Trump, Bernie Sanders, the Brexit vote, the various "springs" around the world etc., one thing is certain: people are pissed and are lashing out.
The campaign to revoke the JNF's charitable status is simply a call for the Canadian state to stop subsidizing an explicitly racist, colonial, institution.
The old expression "the first liar never stands a chance" applies to the "remain" campaign which focused on the economic benefits of the EU to British citizens, and, especially, the risk of leaving.
Asia Pacific Currents
Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Steve Diston, ETU, on an outsourcing dispute.
Jul 4, 2016
United Steelworkers Hall
25 Cecil StreetToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 23.5116" N, 79° 23' 45.7476" W
Join us for a public forum and discussion abut the referendum and its implications in Canada and abroad.
Built with public subsidies, a Montreal firm can shift its head office to a tax haven and its workforce abroad, but Ottawa will continue to advance its reactionary international interests.
Brexit was not for the EU nor against it. It was about British citizens representing their common and shared belonging, and about the affirmation of such belonging.
An opportunity exists to seize back the momentum from the far right. Let's hope it's not too late.