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- Thursday, 05 March 2015
Academic workers at University of Toronto and York University have gone out on strike. In total, 10,000 workers are now on strike at the two largest universities in Canada. The university strike represents a significant challenge to the Ontario Liberal austerity program, and is the first organized move by workers against the cuts.
- Wednesday, 04 March 2015
- Marco La Grotta and Jack Rising
As this article is being written, the federal Conservative government is rushing to pass Bill C-51, also known as the “Anti-Terrorism Act”. This bill has arrived in the wake of highly publicized attacks, both in Canada and abroad. During the unveiling of his new legislation, Prime Minister Stephen Harper proclaimed, “A great evil has been descending upon our world, an evil which has grown more and more powerful — violent Jihadism.” These are frightening words, but what will the Conservative's fear mongering mean for our civil liberties and democratic rights?
- Monday, 02 March 2015
- Robert Fajber
As this article goes to print, teaching assistants at the University of Toronto have set up picket lines and gone on strike after rank-and-file members overwhelmingly voted to reject a tentative agreement between the union and UofT administration. Fightback's Robert Fajber, a teaching assistant at the University of Toronto and member of CUPE 3902, offers his view of the past few days, and what is needed for the TAs to win.
- Wednesday, 25 February 2015
- Julien Arseneau
The death of King Abdullah, who ruled Saudi Arabia for nearly 10 years has triggered a chorus of praise from many bourgeois government leaders, showing that the hypocrisy of the ruling class, especially in Canada, knows no limits.
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- Historic turnout for the 2015 Marxist Winter School!
- THANKS! Fightback gets its first office
- Sessional instructors and graduate students at U of T and YorkU vote to go on strike: Defeat the Zero Mandate! Defeat Wynne’s austerity plan!
- IMT Quebec's Manifesto Against Austerity