El Nacional is the
leading bourgeois daily paper in Venezuela. It is hostile to the Bolivarian Revolution and
socialism. On Friday 12 August, it carried an article describing the meeting on
imperialism at the World Youth Forum, in which over a thousand people heard
Alan Woods, the editor of Marxist.com speak.
seen disgruntled public service workers taking action all over Canada in the
last year or so – whether it be teachers in Québec, twenty-thousand
Newfoundland public sector workers, Ontario’s Hydro One workers, or the members
of the Hospital Employees’ Union. The increasing labour unrest culminated this
summer when private sector workers stepped onto the scene in a major way with
the victorious Truckers’ strike.
at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) is trying to force through a new
contract on their employees – a contract eliminating restrictions on the
broadcaster's ability to contract out work instead of hiring full-time
employees. They have now applied a lock-out and it looks like it is going to a
long and bitter struggle.