Canadian Perspectives 2016: Preparing for the next stage of struggle

Written by Fightback (IMT Canada) Friday, 06 May 2016

6346085-binThe Fightback editorial board is publishing our political perspectives for this year as a draft discussion document. We encourage discussion on this among working class activists and youth.


Obama's Visit to Cuba: A Spoonful of Sugar

Written by Timothy Bay Monday, 02 May 2016

obama-cuba latuffThe US embargo and constant imperialist aggression for over 55 years against Cuba have failed in the aim of destabilizing the Cuban government. Instead, the Cuban people have shown remarkable courage and steadfastness in resisting all of the maneuvers of American imperialism and in defending the numerous gains of Cuban revolution—gains ranging from Cuba's often praised medical system, to the literacy campaigns of the revolution's early days, and, of course, the planned economy that made them possible.


Canadian Marxists launch campaign to hire new full-time revolutionary

Written by Fightback (Canada) Monday, 02 May 2016

Farshad campaign 6Fightback is launching a campaign to hire its fourth full-time organizer. Our aim is to unite revolutionary youth in the struggle for free education, student-worker solidarity, and for a socialist alternative to austerity. This initiative comes after important successes over the past several years, including the hiring of our first full-time organizer in Quebec and the opening of our first office in Toronto.


Chicago Teachers Union Strikes Back

Written by Bradley Roderick Thursday, 28 April 2016

chicago-teachers flickr-peoples-worldChicago Teachers Union (CTU) has been in a militant struggle with the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois for several years. Starting with the Republicans’ “No Child Left Behind” legislation, relentless attacks on students and teachers have followed in the past decade and a half.


USA: The whole system is rigged! Build a mass socialist party!

Written by John Peterson Thursday, 21 April 2016

Sanders by Gage SkidomreThat “the system is rigged” is the sentiment of millions of Americans as we head into the final stretch of the candidate selection process. Both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, who are seen as anti-political establishment outsiders, have tapped into this deep vein of discontent.


Brazilian impeachment unleashes forces the ruling class will regret

Written by Serge Goulart Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Dilma Rousseff credit-Agência-BrasilThe impeachment of Dilma was approved on Sunday by a united front of bourgeois parties in order to establish a government of Temer [current vice-president] and Cunha [Parliamentary speaker], with support from the PSDB (Brazilian Social Democratic Party), DEM (Democrats) and other parties.


Brazil: Impeachment of Dilma opens up new period of class struggle

Written by Fred Weston in Brazil Monday, 18 April 2016

2016.04.Brazil-DilmaImpeachmentProtestDramatic events unfolded in Brazil last night as the Congress [Parliament] voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. The whole country was following the process, divided into two camps, the reactionary pro-impeachment bourgeois and petit bourgeois, and the anti-impeachment workers and youth.


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