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Update on the Economic and Political Situation in Canada 2017

Front Cover PhotoRelative calm and stability have seemed to define Canadian politics in a world marked by crisis, instability, abrupt shocks and sharp polarization. International commentators have highlighted the strength of the political “centre” in Canada. The Economist even ran an article titled “Canada: The last Liberals” after the victory of Donald Trump in the American elections last fall. Will Canada continue to be an “island of stability” surrounded by a storm affecting world politics, economy and international relations?

Fightback's 2015 Political Perspectives

the 25 scariest moments of the financial crisisThis year the Fightback editorial board is presenting our perspectives document as a tribute to our dearly departed comrade, Camilo Cahis. This document is traditionally published unattributed; but we are revealing that Camilo was the lead author in 2015. This is a testament to the abilities of the man, that he could be so creative while being so very ill. This document was discussed and ratified at the 15th annual congress of Fightback on 16-18 May, 2015.

IMT Quebec's Manifesto Against Austerity

A massive social confrontation is brewing in Quebec. Every week the government rolls out new cuts that directly make our lives more difficult. All of the social programs and benefits, which we’ve won over decades of struggle, are now on the chopping block. Millions of workers and youth are looking for answers as to why this is happening and how we can fight back. It is with this in mind that La Riposte has produced this manifesto, with the goal of giving workers and youth Marxist ideas to help them in the movement to come.

Theses on the Class Struggle in Canada: Canadian Perspectives 2013

The political situation across the Canadian state is characterized by subterranean moods of discontent that burst out in sporadic explosions. All of these movements are manifestations of the underlying crisis of the system. To help arm workers and young people in the fights to come, Fightback is publishing our political perspectives for 2013 — "Theses on the Class Struggle in Canada". We welcome feedback from everyone; please contact us at fightback@marxist.ca.