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Fightback becomes a colour monthly!

Capitalism is in crisis as never before; more than ever, workers and youth need a Marxist analysis to make sense of it all. For the last 10 years Fightback has been on the front line, giving activists the answers they need. Political events are changing rapidly and to make sure we meet the need, we have decided to make Fightback a monthly paper. In addition, we are revolutionizing our layout and design. The most noticeable addition is the colour front cover. Through this we hope to professionalize our message so we can reach more people and become a more prominent voice of the workers and oppressed.

The Marxists at May Day

Marxists in Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver were active in intervening at May Day rallies this past weekend. We publish here reports and pictures from the three cities.

Defending Workers of Iran in Canada!

As part of the worldwide activities of the Iranian Workers' Solidarity Network, a solidarity event was held in Toronto also commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Iranian revolution. Resolutions of support for the Iranian workers were also passed by Vancouver postal workers and the District Labour Council.

First Pan-American Marxist School of the IMT

From February 27 to March 2, more than 100 revolutionaries from Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, El Salvador, the USA, Canada, Ecuador, Cuba, Guatemala, gathered in Mexico City for the first Pan-American Marxist School of the International Marxist Tendency. A new tri-lingual Pan-American journal of the IMT, America Socialista, was also launched at the event.

Montreal discusses Trotsky, permanent revolution and the Latin American revolution

On May 29th there were approximately 45 people present at the Simon Bolivar Cultural Centre in Montreal to attend a round-table discussion with Celia Hart and Jorge Martin. This event was organized by the International Marxist Tendency and was entitled "Permanent Revolution and Trotsky's ideas in Venezuela and Cuba." Cuban Trotskyist Celia Hart and also Jorge Martin, a leading member of the IMT and the Hands Off Venezuela campaign international secretary, led the discussion.