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15th Canadian Marxist Congress: Rising to the tasks posed by heightening class struggle

Fightback Congress 2015 1Supporters of Fightback and La Riposte gathered over the May long weekend for the 15th annual congress of the Canadian section of the International Marxist Tendency. This year’s event was held in memory of our fallen comrade Camilo Cahis, former editor of Fightback magazine and a lifelong revolutionary fighter.

In Memory of Camilo by Alan Woods

We publish here an obituary for our dearly departed comrade Camilo Cahis. This obituary was written by the well known Marxist theoretician Alan Woods. Alan is the political editor of the popular website In Defense of Marxism and a leading figure of the International Marxist Tendency. 

The Death of Comrade Camilo Cahis

fightback-2015winterschool-camiloThe movement has lost a great fighter. Camilo Cahis, succumbed to mental illness on the night of Saturday 25th April, 2015. We, his comrades, are forever in his debt.

Historic turnout for the 2015 Marxist Winter School!

Over 80 people registered to participate in the annual Marxist Winter School on the weekend of February 15-16 in icy Montreal. This year’s school, held at Concordia University, broke the record for the highest attendance in the event’s history, and saw revolutionary activists visiting from Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Boston, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and California. Organizers from Fightback (Canada), La Riposte (Quebec), and the Workers’ International League (USA) were elated to have held yet another successful event, proven by the sense of enthusiasm which permeated the room.