Archive for November, 2015

Climate Change, Nov 29 Demo – Broadsheet

Climate Change, Nov 29 Demo – Broadsheet

Socialist Alternative Canada produced a broadsheet for the November 29 Climate Change Demos across Canada, and around the world. The main article is an edited translation of a statement by Gauche Révolutionnaire (our sister organization in France) that was distributed in France and around the world. A pdf of the broadsheet is here  

Quebec: Report on the Common Front Strikes against Austerity

Quebec: Report on the Common Front Strikes against Austerity

A socialist and trade unionist speaks about the most recent round of strikes in Quebec Editor’s note: As this interview was going to press, the Common Front leadership made a counteroffer to the Quebec government without consulting the rank and file. This has raised many questions, in particular, about the December strike days, which the […]

Posted in: Canada, Quebec
Quebec: Biggest Public Sector Strike in 40 Years

Quebec: Biggest Public Sector Strike in 40 Years

Quebec’s half-million public-sector workers have been without a contract since March 2015. Philippe Couillard’s Liberal government is trying to use this as an opportunity to “reign in spending” by attacking employees’ working conditions and the quality of the services they offer. Unions are seeking a 13.5% raise over three years while the government has countered […]

Posted in: Canada, Quebec
France: Horror in Paris

France: Horror in Paris

  We will not be intimidated ! Sickening violence has struck Paris once more. Over 120 dead and dozens of injured in places where workers and young people gather at the end of the week (Stade de France, Bataclan music venue, various bars in the 10th and 11th districts). These barbarians had their minds set […]

Posted in: France, International
Kshama Sawant Re-elected

Kshama Sawant Re-elected

Not only can socialists get elected, we can get re-elected. Watch Kshama Sawant’s video inviting people to join Socialist Alternative In Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighbourhood on the first night of the results, hundreds of campaign supporters are celebrating at our election night party. People arrived confident due to Kshama’s outstanding work in the council and […]