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| April 23, 2014
Last month, more than 160 professors signed an open letter to express grave concerns about the damage to Canadian democracy that the 'Fair Elections Act,' Bill C-23, would cause. Today, we the undersigned, an even larger group of professors who share a deep concern over this legislation, urge the government to withdraw the bill.
What's New: Réseau pour un transport en commun gratuit
| April 23, 2014
Le RTC est un service public dont la mission est de «permettre aux citoyens de mieux vivre la ville par un transport collectif de qualité, au meilleur coût pour la collectivité». La seule façon de remplir pleinement cette mission de façon juste et équitable est d'abolir toute tarification et d'opter pour la gratuité du transport en commun.
Bullet #972: (Re)Radicalization of the Working Class in Turkey?
by Mehmet Erman Erol | April 22, 2014
Autonomy, occupation, self-management... these long-forgotten terms are back in Turkey since late 2012-early 2013. There have been several factory occupations since last year. The most prominent ones are, among others, Kazova, Greif, Zentiva, Feni?, Moda Socks Factory, Renault, and ?i?ecam Topkap? workplace occupations.
| April 21, 2014
A priceless film archive which includes extensive footage of the Easter Rising and its aftermath has been released online by British Pathé. The multimedia resource has made its entire archive, consisting of 3,500 hours of coverage on 85,000 films, available on YouTube.
What's New: Easter factoid
by Mike Constable | April 21, 2014
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What's New: A raft of solid left wing policy
by Tom Walker | April 21, 2014
Left Unity's recent national conference saw delegates come together in Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry to make decisions about the policy of this new party. The party's founding conference in November set Left Unity's broad direction as a new party of the left and set up its constitution. This conference looked in more detail at policy areas including economics, health, housing and anti-racism.
by Kirsten Francescone | April 21, 2014
Recent protests surrounding the New Mining Law by the cooperative sector in Bolivia climaxed to dangerous levels this past week. The approval of the law was stalled when legislators modified the project in the Legislative Assembly. They claimed that an article allowing cooperatives to sign third-party contracts with private or foreign capital was unconstitutional and removed it.
Biggest Strike In China's History Enters 6th Day April 23, 2014
What are we going to do about Vancouver's Chinatown? April 23, 2014
Life expectancy for Aboriginals in Toronto is 37 April 23, 2014
Sweden: How the welfare state was stolen April 23, 2014
Quebec Election 2014 April 22, 2014
UK has 'worst quality of life in Europe' April 22, 2014
Follow the Money, Part 4 -- Who owns the National Post? April 22, 2014
Austerity in Greece caused more than 500 male suicides April 22, 2014
CLC 2014 Candidate for President Primer April 22, 2014
Leadership for a Bold Labour Movement April 22, 2014
In Cold War Echo, Obama Strategy Writes Off Putin April 22, 2014In The News archive:
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| 9:45am, Saturday April 26, 2014
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|Dayschool: A School on Fighting Austerity|
Solidarity Against Austerity presents:
A School on Fighting Austerity
Join activists and organizers from across Ottawa – Gatineau, and speakers from Quebec and Ontario for a day of presentations, discussions and debates about the realities of austerity and how to fight against it
* Global Austerity, Global Resistance
* Learning From Our Past
* Fighting Austerity Today
* Beyond Current Struggles
Speakers include: Jeremie Bedard-Wien, Natalie Mehra, J. C. Parrot, Ben Powless, Rosemary Warskett, Dave Bush, Kelly O'Sullivan, David McNally.
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