Author: Socialist Project Steering Committee

  • Peacemakers and Academics Facing Prison in Turkey

    As cultural workers, unionists and academics working in Toronto and Canada, we strongly condemn the continuing harassment and sentencing of academics and students charged by the Turkish state with “propagandizing for a terrorist organization” (Article No. 7/2 of Turkey’s Anti-Terror Law No. 3713). Over two thousand academics in Turkey signed the Academics for Peace statement, … Keep reading »

  • A More Dangerous World: The Nuclear Arms Race, the INF Treaty and Canada

    On October 20, 2018, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the bilateral Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia. The INF was signed by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev in December 1987. Keep reading »

  • Canadian Government Endorses Overthrow of Venezuela Government

    During the last two days, both the U.S. and Canadian governments have encouraged the overthrow of the democratically elected government of Venezuela by non-electoral means. The Socialist Project calls on these governments to cease their interference in Venezuela’s internal political process and to halt all sanctions against the country. The Canadian government can best aid … Keep reading »

  • Taking on the GM Shutdown: Unifor, Oshawa and Community Control

    General Motor’s plan to end production at its Oshawa plant at the end of 2019 is a callous, cynical act by the U.S.-based multinational auto giant that needs to be challenged. After accepting $13.7-billion bailout offered by the Canadian public to the big automakers back in 2008 to keep GM and Chrysler alive (one third … Keep reading »

  • Solidarity with CUPW: Against the PC-Liberal Clampdown

    The Socialist Project expresses solidarity with the courageous actions across Canada in defence of the postal workers’ right to strike this morning. Keep reading »