Author: Roger Rashi
Good Riddance and Old Quandaries
Two Views from Quebec on the Canadian Federal Election The recent Canadian federal election results have taken most commentators and social activists by surprise. If the anti-Harper sentiment amongst two-thirds of … Keep reading »
Peoples Social Forum
Roger Rashi, Coordinator of the PSF and Dylan Penner discuss the plans for the forum including plans for marches, opportunities for groups to propose workshops, and plans for convergence assemblies … Watch video »
Left Alternatives to Social Democracy
Toronto — 16 March 2014. Moderated by Abbie Bakan. Presentations by: Leo Panitch is member of the Greater Toronto Workers’ Assembly, is Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy and … Watch video »
Building New Parties or Building Direct Democracy?
Vancouver — 2 November 2013. This forum was part of the 2013 World Peace Forum in Vancouver. Video from other workshops can be found on pasifik.ca website. Moderated by Ingo … Watch video »
After A Highly Successful Year, Quebec Solidaire Starts Debate On Program
In the past year Amir Khadir, Québec Solidaire’s first elected MNA (Member of the National Assembly), has become one of Quebec’s most popular personalities. He has won plaudits from all … Keep reading »
From Cochabamba to Cancun: Building a Climate Justice Movement in Quebec
The recent Cochabamba Conference on Climate Change has issued a call to build “a global peoples movement for climate justice.” A novel feature of this call is that it is … Keep reading »
Cochabamba Eyewitness: A Great Boost to Ecosocialism
I attended the alternative Climate Conference in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba as part of an eight-person Quebec activist delegation. I came back convinced that we witnessed a turning point … Keep reading »
Québec solidaire: A Left-of-the-Left Formation?
The first decade of the 21st century has seen the rise of new ‘left of the left’ formations in several Western countries. The best known cases are the Nouveau Parti … Keep reading »
Canada’s Big Five: Banking on the Crisis?
On the eve of the G-20 summit in London, Prime Minister Harper sang the praises of Canada’s big banks to the UK financial press: “[we have] the most free-enterprise financial … Keep reading »