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First Marxist Summer School in Western Canada a huge success
On the weekend of June 29-30, Fightback held its first-ever Marxist Summer School in Edmonton, Alberta. Mirroring our annual Marxist Winter School in Montreal, close to 60 people attended the school, making this the largest Marxist gathering in Alberta in recent memory. People attended not just from Alberta, but many came all the way from […]
May Day 2019: “capitalism is the problem!”
All over the world, socialists, trade unionists and progressive youth came out on 1 May in a show of force for solidarity and radical politics. We publish here a series of reports from comrades and supporters of the IMT, who intervened in May Day demonstrations and marches around the globe, proudly raising the banner of […]
Edmonton Marxist Summer School 2019
Edmonton Marxist Summer School Join Fightback for the Western Marxist Summer School in Edmonton, Alberta! Building off our our successes out east with the Marxist Winter School in Montreal which has grown to be the biggest Marxist gathering in the country, we launch the first ever Edmonton Marxist Summer School! 2019 marks 100 years since […]
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 […]
Marxist Winter School 2019: Reclaiming the heritage of Rosa Luxemburg
Once again this year, the Montreal Marxist Winter School was a smashing success. We had a record 235 registrations, the largest number ever to attend! Participants came not just from Quebec and Ontario, but also from Western Canada, the United States, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Haiti and Algeria. 100 years after the death of Rosa Luxemburg, […]
Montreal Marxist Winter School 2019: Special session on the situation in Venezuela
We have decided to change the program for the upcoming Marxist Winter School in Montreal to hold a special session on the situation in Venezuela. Below are details about the session and other important details for the weekend. HANDS OFF VENEZUELA! On January 23, the president of the opposition-controlled Venezuelan National Assembly Juan Guaidó appointed […]
Quebec: Big struggles coming against new CAQ government
The victory of the CAQ (Coalition Avenir Québec, or Coalition for the Future of Quebec) in the Oct. 1 elections in Quebec marked the end of an epoch in the province. The Liberal Party and the Parti Québécois (PQ) who had held power interchangeably for nearly half a century were pummeled at the polls, receiving […]
58,000 students strike against unpaid internships in Québec
On the morning of Monday, Nov. 19, more than 55,000 university and Cégep students in Québec marched out of class in protest against unpaid internships. The central demand of the strike is for internships to be paid like any other job. Many of these internships are mandatory and take up hundreds of hours per semester, […]
The forces of Marxism take another step forward: Help us get a Montreal office!
Going from success to success over the past few years, Socialist Fightback is now taking the next step and getting an office in Montreal! This will require us to raise the necessary funds, and we need your help! We first began our work in Quebec more than 10 years ago and launched our French-language journal […]