• Why Canadian Prisoners Are Participating in the U.S. Prison Strike

    Much of the U.S. prison system’s distinguishing features — massive racial disparities, the exploitation of prisoners’ labour by private firms, overcrowding, brutality, and much more — are the same in Canada. Keep reading »

  • Palestine Solidarity and Freedom of Speech w/ William Robinson

    Episode 5: Expressing solidarity with Palestine and criticizing the state of Israel can be a challenge. To explore this challenge, we talk to William Robinson about his recent book We Will Not be Silenced: The Academic Repression of Israel’s Critics. Listen to podcast on Soundcloud and support us financially on the Patreon website.

  • Trudeau Government Acknowledges Nazi Genocide Against Roma

    More then 50 people of all ages joined in Toronto August 2, 2018, in an international day of remembrance and recognition of the Romani Holocaust (Porajmos) in Europe. They heard Arif Virani, federal member of parliament for Toronto Parkdale-High Park, read a statement issued that day by Justin Trudeau’s government which said, in part: “On … Keep reading »

  • Sneak Peak: The Sex Ed Controversy in Ontario w/ Sadia Khan

    Toronto-based community organizer Sadia Khan reflects on her experience as a public-school teacher and activist to underline the importance of updating the sex-ed curriculum. She talks about why the recent sex-ed curriculum reform has been so controversial, and what can be done to build support for a progressive sex-ed curriculum among parents. Get access to … Listen to audio »

  • Why did minorities vote for Doug Ford? w/ Sadia Khan

    Why would minorities support a hard-right politician? We talk to Toronto-based community organizer Sadia Khan to find out. Listen to audio »

  • Africa’s Black Star: The Rise and Fall of Kwame Nkrumah

    The film covers Nkrumah’s phenomenal rise to power, Africa’s independence movement, his successes and losses, the internal and external enemies, the 1966 coup and the continuation of his legacy in Ghana and Africa. Watch video »

  • The Lessons of the World Cup for our Victim Culture

    That we are living in an age of victim culture is well-exemplified by an article recently published by the CBC suggesting that minorities “feel apprehensive about heading into the wild because they don’t see themselves reflected in the outdoor industry and media.” The underlying premise is that a paucity of representations of members of these … Keep reading »

  • Israel’s New Basic Law and the Making of the Apartheid State

    The Socialist Project (SP) joins Israeli, Palestinian, and international civil society organizations in condemning the “Basic Law: Israel as the Nation State of the Jewish People” which recently passed the Israeli Knesset (with 62 in favor, 55 against and two abstentions on 19 July 2018). The Jewish supremacy enshrined in the law amounts to the … Keep reading »

  • Border Capitalism, Disrupted

    Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone Through to the back of the cremation grounds where the fields of sugarcane begin, Ko Soe and I coast our bicycles to a stop. It is mid-December, and the sugarcane stocks are tall now, taller than us. Somewhere amid these fields Myanmar migrant workers from the nearby … Keep reading »

  • Hassan Diab: Nothing Less Than a Public Inquiry Will Do

    He has been compared to Alfred Dreyfus, the iconic 19th-century French victim of false accusation and racism. The entire spectrum of the Canadian press has covered his unfolding story since its inception in 2007. His return to Canada from France in January 2018 was breaking news. An Ottawa sociology professor, Dr. Diab is the Canadian … Keep reading »

  • End Immigration Detention: An Open Letter

    On June 27, 2018, a coalition of over 2000 Canadian healthcare organizations and healthcare providers, including doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists and midwives have signed on to an open letter, calling on the Canadian government to take the following four actions immediately: 1. End child detention and family separation in Canada. 2. End immigration detention … Keep reading »

  • Israel’s Environmental Colonialism and Ecoapartheid

    Since the idea of Zionism first gripped the minds of a few intellectuals and the limbs of many agrarian pioneers in the early 20th century, the state of Israel has presented its settlement of the land of Palestine, and its uprooting of the Palestinian people, as a rejuvenation of the earth. By “greenwashing” the occupation, … Keep reading »