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.
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.
A conversation with Behnam Amini on the uprising in Iran, its historical roots, and its possible horizons.
Dayna Nadine Scott on the struggle for Indigenous jurisdiction and vital infrastructures in Ontario’s Ring of Fire region.
"this second / we could all be / deciding to build / a global movement / of workers against war / & militarism..." A new poem by stevie redwood.
Raia Small on why the left in the United States and Canada has struggled to mount an effective response to the pandemic’s catastrophes, and where we might go from here.
Darrah Teitel on the need to push beyond electoralism and non-profit charity models in the fight for reproductive justice, and to embrace social movement organizing that can hold contradictions.
Elizabeth So and Karen Jutzi on how members of the Elementary Teachers of Toronto fought to transform their union local’s executive – and won.
A year after the brutal eviction of encampment residents at Toronto’s Lamport Stadium Park, members of Encampment Support Network Parkdale reflect on the transformative power of community resistance.