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LeftStreamed: Teachers Teaching Teachers
September 21, 2014
Preparing for Tough Negotiations. Q+A discussion with Helen Victoros and Jackson Potter, Staff Coordinator/Organizer with the Chicago Teachers' Union (CTU) and member of the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE).
What's New: People's Climate March FAQ
| September 20, 2014
Why now? Aside from the fact that in the next few decades scientists estimate millions are going to die from disease, natural disasters, overheating, and carbon emission pollution, the People's Climate March is intended to pressure world leaders ahead of the United Nations (UN) climate summit on September 23.
| September 20, 2014
On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, organizers Tiffany Balducci and Jim Freeman talk about We Are Oshawa, a new organization working on multiple social justice issues in a small Ontario city. Oshawa is a city of just over 150,000 people on the north shore of Lake Ontario, east of Toronto.
What's New: Are You Ready to 'Disrupt'?
by Jon Queally | September 20, 2014
On Sunday night, a new documentary film highlighting the intertwined story of the climate crisis and the growing social movement which has grown in response to it was released online for national screenings that took place in people's home and public meeting spaces.
by Hanif Leylabi | September 19, 2014
The energy and debate generated by the referendum was clear from the moment my train pulled up at its first Scottish stop. The sheer volume of campaign stickers tells you that this referendum has engaged and involved huge swathes people, including those who have never voted before.
What's New: Rosa Luxemburg on "the Socialist Civic Virtues"
by Steve D'Arcy | September 19, 2014
Of all the early-20th century marxists, Rosa Luxemburg arguably made the most notable contributions to leftist democratic theory, underlining the importance of the self-emancipation of the working class, and the dangers of substitutionism. "Let us speak plainly," she wrote. "Historically, the errors committed by a truly revolutionary movement are infinitely more fruitful than the infallibility of the cleverest Central Committee."
by John Sharkey | September 19, 2014
The City Council of Toronto voted August 28 to ask Enbridge Gas not to transport diluted bitumen (tar sands oil) through the city. The decision is a significant step forward in challenging Enbridge's plans to pump toxic tar sands oil through the city.
Bullet #1037: We Need System Change to Stop Climate Change
by Chris Williams | September 18, 2014
Viking I landed on Mars, the Ramones released their first album, the Soweto Uprising began in South Africa, North and South Vietnam reunified to become the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and Gerald Ford was in the White House. 1976: The same year scientists discovered that refrigerant chemicals, chlorofluorocarbons, better known as CFCs, were responsible for creating a hole in the ozone layer.
The unpublicized impact of a successful BDS action September 9, 2014
The word is 'panic': Islamic State and the fear industry September 8, 2014
What the poor need, business gets in spades September 8, 2014
Les banlieues perçoivent l'indifférence de la gauche au pouvoir September 8, 2014
Councillors don't want Canada Post's 'superboxes' September 8, 2014
Canada's degradation of pristine, intact forests leads world September 8, 2014
The Future of Robot Labor Is the Future of Capitalism September 8, 2014
Michael Klare, Oil Rush in America September 8, 2014
Andrea Horwath faces backlash from fellow New Democrats September 8, 2014
Seoul city government to implement living wage system September 8, 2014
The Whys Behind the Ukraine Crisis September 7, 2014In The News archive:
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| 7:00pm, Wednesday September 24, 2014
Steelworkers' Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto.
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|Forum: Neoliberalism and the Far Right|
* Bill Fletcher Jr is co-author of Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor
* Greg Albo is co-editor of Socialist Register
Sponsored by Labour Committee of the GTWA, Centre for Social Justice, Socialist Project, Global Labour Research Centre | Facebook event | PDF poster
|11:30am, Wednesday September 24, 2014
York Univ, Harry Crowe Room, 109 Atkinson College, Toronto.
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|Forum: What Kind of Labour Movement Do We Need?|
The Global Labour Research Centre is very excited to announce our first speaker for 2014-15: Bill Fletcher Jr., a prominent racial justice, labour and international activist and intellectual based in Washington DC.
Read an excerpt of Solidarity Divided | see Bill Fletcher Jr. in conversation with Bill Moyers.
This talk is free and open to the public. Following the talk, there will be a reception. All are welcome | Facebook event
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