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Help us hire a Montreal Marxist organizer!

Young people, students, trade unionists, and all those wanting to fight the system, looked with inspiration to the struggle of the Quebec students in 2012. Hundreds of thousands came out on the streets to oppose austerity. In the aftermath of this movement, thousands more are looking for an answer to the global crisis of capitalism. There is a ferment and questioning amongst the youth who are looking for clear ideas. In this context Marxism can make a rapid advance, and indeed has been advancing, especially on university campuses. In order to promote and consolidate this advance, Fightback — united with our French-language sister paper La Riposte — is launching a campaign to hire a Marxist organizer in Montreal.

Toronto: Crowd of 60 gather to discuss imperialism's threats in Syria

An enthusiastic crowd of over 60 people recently gathered at the University of Toronto for a discussion on the threat of imperialist attacks in Syria. The event was a culmination of frosh activity at both Ryerson University and UofT where many students expressed an interest of finding out the reasons for imperialism's threats against the Syrian population, as well as the roots of the current situation in the county.

Toronto: Solidarity protest with the second wave of the Egyptian revolution

On Sunday, 30th June, approximately 400 demonstrators came together at Queen’s Park in Toronto to rally in solidarity with mass protests in Egypt against President Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood. Hostility towards Morsi was apparent at the rally, as chants and signs depicted the deep resentment that Egyptians have for the current government.

Toronto: Nearly 100 gather to discuss the mass movement in Turkey

More than 90 people packed a room at the University of Toronto on Fri. Jun. 14 to listen to an eyewitness account of the mass movement in Turkey, as well as discuss the revolutionary perspectives for Turkey. Co-organized by Fightback and the "Canada Student Collective in Solidarity With Protesters in Turkey", the event brought out a wide cross-section of workers, students, and youth, revealing the great interest and enthusiasm that exists for the movement in Turkey.

Solidarity demonstration for the Turkish movement in Montreal

On Sunday, June 9th, about 60 people — mostly Turkish youth — showed up to the Jeanne-Mance Park in Montreal to show support to the movement in Turkey. This is the second time the Turkish people in Montreal gathered in solidarity with their brothers and sisters in Turkey.  As these lines are being written, the Erdogan regime is stepping up its repression, mobilizing thousands of police forces to crush the centre of the movement — Taksim Square.