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International solidarity for Rawal Asad: free our comrade!
An international solidarity campaign has been launched to demand the release of comrade Rawal Asad, who was arrested in Multan for the ‘crime’ of attending a protest. He faces a scandalous charge of sedition, which carries a sentence of 10 years to life in prison, and a judge has now officially denied his application for bail. In […]
International messages of solidarity for Canadian postal workers
Below we publish a collection of messages from around the world stand in solidarity with CUPW-STTP against anti-democratic back-to-work legislation. Marxistiska Studenter Stockholm Hello comrades! We in the Marxist Students in Stockholm support your struggle for equal pay for women workers and an end to the injury crisis. The right to strike is the most important right […]
Canada Post Workers Under Attack – Solidarity Needed Now!
50,000 members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have been on rotating strike since October 22nd. The Trudeau Liberal government has tabled so-called “back-to-work” legislation, that will make this work stoppage illegal. Increasingly, the right to strike in Canada is not worth the paper it is written on. As soon as a strike […]
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 […]
Release abducted Pakistani socialists!
Seven prominent youth and trade union activists have been disappeared in Karachi by the Army and Sindh Rangers, a paramilitary state department notorious for extra-judicial killings. Nobody has been told about their whereabouts so far and no case has been registered against them. Comrades arrested by the Army and Sindh Rangers These activists, all of […]
Far right target socialists: Say no to intimidation!
The Nov. 8, 2016 presidential elections in the United States marked a turning point in world politics. The far right has been significantly emboldened by the victory of Donald Trump. The right-wing populism of Trump resulted in the strengthening of racist, sexist, homophobic, and xenophobic ideas. Individuals and groups with far-right and fascist ideas have […]
16th Canadian Marxist Congress: Enthusiasm and Determination After Challenging Year
One year after the passing of their leading comrade Camilo Cahis, Canadian supporters of the International Marxist Tendency gathered for their 16th annual congress. Facing such a blow, it would have been understandable for the group to stagnate or even decline. However, the exact opposite happened. In the face of adversity, the Marxists fighting the […]
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 […]
14th Canadian Marxist Conference — Preparing for mass movements in an era of world revolution
Revolutionaries from across Canada gathered in Toronto on the weekend of May 17-18 to discuss the struggle for socialism against the Canadian state. This was the 14th annual National Conference of supporters of La Riposte and Fightback, bringing together almost 60 revolutionaries from the West Coast to Quebec. Revolutionary greetings were also sent from comrades […]
US Elections 2012: The more things stay the same, the more they change
$6-billion and over a year of campaigning later, and it would appear that the status quo remains. Obama is still the president; the Democrats control the Senate; and the Republicans control the House of Representatives. On the surface, “nothing has changed.” Taken at face value, this is correct. As we have explained many times before, […]