Against Pandemic Realism

Capital and the state have convinced so many of us that there's no alternative to the eugenics of mass infection. How do we escalate and sustain a mass politics with the power to overcome that kind of deadly “common sense”?

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Festivals of the Possible

Megan Kinch on the Occupy movement, which erupted 10 years ago: its particular blend of spontaneity, organization, and technology; the forms it took in Toronto and elsewhere in Canada; and its mixed legacies. A personal and political reflection.

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Swords Into Ploughshares

Simon Black, lead organizer with Labour Against the Arms Trade, speaks to Sam Gindin, former research director of the Canadian Auto Workers, about the promise of repurposing the Canadian arms industry’s resources for socially useful production – and winning a just transition for arms industry workers.

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Christmas Time and a Half

Dan Darrah on grocery store workers, and all the things said and unsaid while on the clock: "a clandestine circle of renters, debtors / speaking about today’s time and a half..." A new poem.

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Family and Future

Sinead Petrasek on how the sanctity of the family is invoked often to protect white supremacy and settler dominance – and the critical role of socialist organizing, past and present, in the struggle against such oppression.

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