Capitalist pandemic denial and the cost of living crisis are connected. We should organize on that basis.
Andrea Pinochet-Escudero on possibilities awakened and capacities built during the VOTE Socialist electoral bid for municipal office in Vancouver.
John Clarke on the need to move beyond the demobilizing compromise between capital and organized labour that developed in the post-war period, with its rules of engagement that no longer serve the working class.
David Camfield on competing strategic visions of the fight for climate justice today, and why mass movements are indispensable. Excerpted from the new book Future on Fire: Capitalism and the Politics of Climate Change.
Na Young, an organizer with the South Korean sexual rights and reproductive justice centre SHARE, on building coalitions to transform abortion’s volatile, precarious legal status into substantive access to reproductive care.
"There are spaces to lie down / on scavenged mattresses, / under woolly capes. / Or on newly sewn duvets / stuffed with milkweed down. / Places to kiss and warm and hold." A visionary new poem by Mahaila Smith.
Paula Varela on the struggle for safe, free, and legal abortion in Argentina, and what’s lost when forces on the left don’t resist the populist construction of an opposition between gender and “the People.” Translated from Spanish by Dawn Marie Paley.
Michèle Hehn on the complex position of the left party Québec Solidaire, and its implications for anti-racist and migrant justice struggle in Québec and beyond.
The pandemic has reinforced capitalist governments’ belief that they can get away with absolutely anything. But Ontario education workers’ defiance of strikebreaking legislation is demonstrating how even the state’s vast power has limits – when workers unite.
Mélissa Miller and Alexis Lafleur-Paiement, members of the Archives Révolutionnaires collective in Québec, on one of the largest workers’ strikes in Canadian history and what we can learn from it today.