Category: Labour

  • Remembering the Metro Days of Action

    As Ontario faces a new round of neoliberal attacks on workers, the poor, racialized, and other marginalized communities it is important to draw lessons from past struggles. Watch video »

  • GM Oshawa: Making Hope Possible

    The end of GM Oshawa seems on the verge of becoming the new reality. Overturning this imposed reality can’t be achieved by traditional protest. 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 »

  • Oshawa and Postal Workers: Big and Small Lies We Accept

    In 1979, Canada’s postal union (CUPW) bargained and bargained with the employer. Eventually, having exhausted all possibilities, it made the decision, supported by a huge majority of its voting members, that its members would no longer provide their services on the basis of the existing terms and conditions of the now expired collective agreement. Workers … Keep reading »

  • Amazon Is the New Factory

    Warehouse Labour in the Digital Economy – analysis by Alessandro Delfanti @adelfanti Watch video »

  • 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 »

  • Sneak peek: Extended interview w/ Jordan House

    The conversation on the politics of incarceration continues! This is a sneak peek of the extended segment of our interview with Jordan last week. We address questions such as: Can society exist without prisons? Why are prisoners firefighting in California? And much more… To get access to the full version, go to and become … Listen to audio »

  • The Google Walkout

    #GoogleWalkout Thousands of Google employees throughout the United States and around the world walked off their jobs on November 1st. Keep reading »

  • The Struggle for Justice in Prisons w/ Jordan House

    Episode 8: From 21 August and 9 September, prisoners across the U.S. went on strike. We chat with Jordan House about the continent-wide prison strike. Listen to audio »

  • Ford Takes on Bill 148: But There is Resistance

    When the Tories were elected to govern Ontario this past June, it was a day that many were both dreading and expecting. The Ontario government has finally unveiled their legislation that would repeal the gains workers made from Bill 148. In an emergency action coordinated by the $15 and Fairness campaign, 500 workers were out … Keep reading »

  • Praise the Workers, Not Amazon

    “Power concedes nothing without a demand,” abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass declared 161 years ago. Last week saw that truth on broad display as Amazon, facing growing political and organizing pressure, announced it was setting a minimum wage of $15/hour for its U.S. workforce and also raising wages in England. The company’s declaration followed months of … Keep reading »

  • Carceral Capitalism and Anti-Capitalist Politics

    Review of Jackie Wang’s book Carceral Capitalism (MIT Press, 2018). It is arguably one of the most wide-ranging, critical, and theoretically nuanced examinations of the political economy of the carceral state in the USA to date. Keep reading »