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Socialist Alternative Launches Fight for 15 Broadsheet
By May 27, 2015 Read More →

Socialist Alternative Launches Fight for 15 Broadsheet

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TOWARDS A HEATED SPRING
By April 11, 2015 Read More →

TOWARDS A HEATED SPRING

DEIRDRE GRÉGOIRE Alternative Socialiste 2 pm, Sunday, April 19 Room 1600, SFU Harbour Centre, (515 West Hastings, Vancouver) Quebec’s Liberal Government is launching an all out attack on public sector workers and services. They are attacking childcare, cutting wages and pensions, increasing electricity charges and bringing in widespread privatization in health and education. Last autumn […]

Posted in: Canada, Quebec, Work
Harper: Carbon Pimp to the World – A Disastrous Policy
By March 24, 2015 Read More →

Harper: Carbon Pimp to the World – A Disastrous Policy

Stephen Harper, the Prime Minister of Canada, has centred much of his economic and political strategy on building Canada into one of the largest carbon exporters in the world. Even before the sharp drop in the price of oil, coal and natural gas, this strategy was damaging to other and more important parts of the […]

Quebec: Towards a hot spring

Quebec: Towards a hot spring

Disrupt them like they disrupt us! After the election of the Liberal party to office in the Province of Quebec last April, austerity was expected but no one had predicted the violence of this government’s measures. Since 1996, every Quebec government has attacked the living conditions of the working class and parts of the welfare […]

Posted in: Canada, Quebec, Work
Belgium: Massive general strike makes the government wobble

Belgium: Massive general strike makes the government wobble

Towards a second plan of action to get rid of this government and austerity! The general strike of 15 December in Belgium was phenomenal. The united call of all three trade union centres illustrated the power of the working class movement. We made the government wobble, but it will need an extra push to fall. […]

Posted in: Belgium, International, Work
South Africa: Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU
By November 28, 2014 Read More →

South Africa: Metalworkers’ union expelled from COSATU

Rebuild the trade union movement on socialist principles! WASP Reporters The pro-African National Congress (ANC) right-wing of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) leadership has accomplished what the apartheid regime could not and split the 2.2 million-strong trade union federation. On the night of 7/8 November – dubbed the ‘night of the long […]

Revolutionary Teamsters

Revolutionary Teamsters

Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes This year marks the 80th anniversary of one of the greatest labor revolts in U.S. history: the strikes of the Minneapolis Teamsters in 1934. Led by socialists, this historic strike opened an era of unprecedented revolt of the U.S. working class. Over the course of the […]

Posted in: History, US, Work
BC Teachers’ Strike – Teachers’ working conditions are students’ learning conditions!

BC Teachers’ Strike – Teachers’ working conditions are students’ learning conditions!

On June 10, BC Teachers (BCTF) voted 86% in favour of a full strike. Will the Liberal government of British Columbia continue its long attack on public education and teachers or finally start to hold real negotiations? Up to now, the government has refused to address the real needs of children and has tried to provoke […]

Posted in: British Columbia, Work
Victory in Seattle: “When We Organize We Can Win!”

Victory in Seattle: “When We Organize We Can Win!”

$15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Video from Kshama Sawant (Seattle Socialist Councillor) & Jess Spear (15 Now organizer) Seattle City Council has agreed a $15 minimum wage. This will be the highest minimum wage in the US or Canada. Most minimum wages in Canada are $10, or a bit more. This historic achievement was the […]

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Victory for $15 in Seattle!

Victory for $15 in Seattle!

How Socialists Built a Winning Movement Seattle is the first major city to pass a $15/hr minimum wage. 100,000 workers will be lifted out of poverty, and millions will be inspired all over the country and around the world. On May 29th the city council’s committee dealing with the minimum wage voted to raise Seattle’s […]

Posted in: Sawant, US, Work