Archive for December, 2015

Quebec: The Common Front at a Crossroads: the Struggle must Continue!

Quebec: The Common Front at a Crossroads: the Struggle must Continue!

On Wednesday December 9, over 400,000 workers from the public sector (state employees, hospital workers, teachers etc) downed tools across Quebec, in the biggest general strike movement in the province’s and even in Canadian history. Most schools, hospitals, other public services and ministries were shut down, in a gigantic demonstration of force of the Quebec […]

Posted in: Canada, Quebec
Trudeau’s Cabinet: Does it Kick Sexism?
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Trudeau’s Cabinet: Does it Kick Sexism?

This is a revised version of an article first published in Pakistan. Justin Trudeau’s appointment as Canada’s new prime minister has generated an incredible response from the global community. Whether it’s his photogenic good looks, his demeanour as the down-to-earth friend of the people or his no-austerity promises, Trudeau has not only given Canadian society […]

Posted in: Canada, Women
Socialist Wins in Seattle – Toronto Next?

Socialist Wins in Seattle – Toronto Next?

The headline in mic.com ran: “Meet the Most Important Socialist in America Not Named Bernie Sanders.” It was about the impact of open Socialist, Kshama Sawant, who had just been re-elected in a Seattle Council election. The article went on to say, “Sanders isn’t the only socialist in the United States making a splash. Kshama […]

Posted in: Canada