Ottawa’s denial of the BHP Billiton hostile bid for the Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan is an important victory, despite the crass opportunism behind the decision.
Monthly Archives: November 2010
After a decade of resisting pressures to close schools, the Vancouver Board of Education faces a crucial decision by the end of December.
Early in the morning of Monday, Nov. 8, prominent Anti-Racist Action organizer Jason Devine and a friend were brutally beaten by a gang of five thugs, apparently members of the so-called “Blood and Honour” fascist group.
On November 7th at 7 pm, US Steel locked out the 900 working members and 9,000 retirees of Local 1005, United Steelworkers in Hamilton, after the Local leadership refused to put the company’s “final offer” to union members.
Statement by the Communist Party of British Columbia on the resignation of Gordon Campbell, Nov. 5, 2010
Umsebenzi, the publication of the South African Communist Party, recently interviewed Oscar Martinez, Deputy Head of the International Relations Department of the Cuban Communist Party, regarding the economic changes taking place in Cuba.
Capitalism exploits workers. Since the vast majority of people in our capitalist society have to work for a living, it’s no exaggeration to say that the majority of people in our country, and throughout the world, are exploited workers.
The 17th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS) is coming!
Defence Minster Peter MacKay has told the Halifax security summit that Canada may keep troops in Afghanistan after 2011. It has since come to light that as many as 1000 troops may remain in a “non‑combat” role.
The October 24th election in Toronto reaped a whirlwind when an unprecedented 50%-plus turnout of voters elected right‑wing populist Rob Ford to the Mayor’s seat, a right‑wing majority to Council, and a progressive majority to School Board.
On the morning Gordon Campbell announced his resignation, I stepped outside the People’s Voice office for a few minutes, talking to pedestrians along Clark Drive. The response was 100% unanimous – everyone was delighted.
The Communist Party of Canada is proudly nominating Frank Komarniski for the Winnipeg North federal by‑election, set for Nov. 29.
The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour will be mobilizing over the next year to defeat the reactionary policies of Premier Brad Wall. That was the firm verdict of delegates at the SFL’s annual convention, held in Regina, October 27‑30.
Gordon Campbell’s goal was always to make B.C. home of the lowest corporate tax rates in North America, and he succeeded.