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Defiant mood at largest-ever Fightback Congress
More than 140 revolutionaries gathered in Toronto on the May long weekend for the 18th annual congress of Fightback/La Riposte Socialiste, the supporters of the International Marxist Tendency (IMT) in Canada and Quebec. Fifty years since the May 1968 revolution in France, workers and youth from Toronto, Edmonton, Montreal, London, Waterloo, and Oshawa discussed the […]
Fightback’s 2018 Perspectives – The need for a militant workers’ movement
The “Great Recession” of 2008-2009 represents a turning point in world history. In the decade since this event capitalism has failed to develop the productive forces and put in place a meaningful recovery. This has led an important layer of workers and youth to look for alternatives. Increasingly, the ideas of socialism, Marxism, and revolution […]
Canadian Perspectives 2016: Preparing for the Next Stage of Struggle
The Fightback editorial board is publishing our political perspectives for this year. We encourage discussion on this among working class activists and youth. To send us your feedback, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. —————————————- The election of the Trudeau Liberals marks a new stage in Canadian politics. Instead of ruling via the blunt reaction and […]
One Year Since The Death of Comrade Camilo Cahis
A year has passed since the death of our comrade, Camilo Cahis; a devastating loss to the revolutionary movement in Canada and internationally. Camilo spent his life fighting for the emancipation of the working class and oppressed. In particular, he dedicated a great deal of time and attention towards educating the youth in the ideas […]
Fightback’s 2015 Political Perspectives
This year the Fightback editorial board is presenting our perspectives document as a tribute to our dearly departed comrade, Camilo Cahis. This document is traditionally published unattributed; but we are revealing that Camilo was the lead author in 2015. This is a testament to the abilities of the man, that he could be so creative […]
15th Canadian Marxist Congress: Rising to the tasks posed by heightening class struggle
Supporters 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. It was the first year that the duration was extended from two days to three. This was done to make more room for the high level, impassioned discussion and […]
The Death of Comrade Camilo Cahis
The movement has lost a great fighter. Camilo Cahis, succumbed to mental illness early in the morning of Sunday 26th April, 2015. We, his comrades, are forever in his debt. Camilo was a very gentle man, shy, unassuming, and humble. He was also fiercely intelligent and capable of pulling himself up into the role he […]
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 […]
Is crisis coming to Canada? New economic figures warn of Europe-style collapse
Every day, new figures and stories come out describing Europe’s decay into virtual anarchy. Once known for providing its workers with a relatively stable standard of living, one European country after another is pushed into crisis and austerity, provoking social explosions across the continent. New reports from several leading financial institutions reveal that the European […]
Fight Back Against the G20!
The leaders of the world’s 20 richest nations are visiting Toronto in June, and they want your money. They want your job, your home, your education, your health care, your public transport, your social services, your pension, and your paycheque. They want to take anything that makes life even halfway bearable. They want all of […]