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Socialist Fightback Students

Socialist Fightback Back-to-School Report: Week One

With the start of the new school term, local chapters of the Socialist Fightback Students (SFS) have been actively reaching out on the campuses to sign-up new members, distribute Marxist literature and hold our first events. Hundreds of students have signed-up and the end-of-week pub nights held in Toronto and Montreal were big successes. Additionally, the beginning of the week was marked by sizeable Labour Day parades in which impressive interventions were organized by Fightback.

Montreal: Over 40 people discuss Charlottesville and the fight against Fascism

In the wake of the far-right violence in Charlottesville, which resulted in the tragic murder of young activist Heather Heyer, Socialist Fightback organized a public discussion in Montreal titled “After Charlottesville: What is Fascism and How to Fight it." This was attended by over 40 people, demonstrating that the radicalization of large layers of the population due to these events, with many becoming sympathetic to the cause of anti-fascism and revolutionary politics, has not been isolated to the United States.

Join Socialist Fightback Students!

Socialist Fightback Students is a newly launched national student organization which unites revolutionary student groups from seventeen different university and college campuses across Canada. We have active clubs from Victoria, Kelowna and Edmonton in the West, to Waterloo, Hamilton, Ottawa and Toronto in Ontario, to universities and CEGEPs across the Island of Montreal.

Socialist Fightback Students Launched!

18197530 10158374573245478 1315344643 nThe student movement in Canada is going through an important development that has been prepared over the last six years. Beginning in 2011, revolutionaries organized with Fightback/La Riposte socialiste magazines have been engaging in systematic organizing on university and college campuses across the country. These efforts have resulted in the establishment of active groups on over 15 campuses, with plans to expand further.

University Food Service Workers Take Strike Action in Toronto!

Aramak Strike 1Cafeteria workers at York University began open-ended strike action on February 16th, following on the heels of strike action by their fellow workers at the University of Toronto Scarborough campus, who went out the week before.