Marxist theory — in its ability to predict the general course of development within the economy and society — demonstrates the superiority of foresight over astonishment. In this talk Alex Grant, editor of Fightback (marxist.ca) explains the economic and political forces at work in Canada. A vacuum of left leadership has made it possible for the right-wing to fill the void. But this is no reason to be pessimistic. The tide of history is turning in favour of the Marxists — we just have to prepare for it!