Recent Articles and News

We publish analyses, reports, and news articles below. Some of these articles are republished in the paper edition of Socialist Action Newspaper, which arguably the best political newspaper in North America.

What is Trotskyism?

In answer to the question “What is socialism?”, James P. Cannon, a pioneer of the revolutionary workers’ movement in North America, famously said: “Socialism is both a political program and a political movement to achieve it.”

So, what then is Trotskyism?  Simply put, Trotskyism is modern-day revolutionary socialism.  My aim here is to summarize its main component parts.

The Red Review – New Brunswick CUPE Workers on Strike FT. Mackenzie Thomason Provincial Leader of the NDP

n this bonus episode of The Red Review, brought to you by Socialist Action, Emily and Daniel interview Mackenzie Thomason, bus driver, CUPE 1253 member, and recently acclaimed leader of the New Brunswick NDP.

Mackenzie talks picket line vibes, community support, demands of striking workers, taking on the Irving empire, government ban on land acknowledgements, and a surging New Brunswick NDP that puts people first, not profit!

Stop Funding Genocide, Save Lives in Tigray

On November 5, 2021 at 5 p m , members of Tigray community in Toronto rallied outside the office of Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland at 344 Bloor St. W., to demand an end to the funding of the genocide in Ethiopia.  In Ottawa a two-day rally drew thousands who demanded that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take action to stop the assault on millions in Africa.  Members of Socialist Action joined these protests in an effort to raise awareness and bring justice to the people of Tigray. 

SA at the Climate Justice Rally November 6 in Toronto

Hundreds of climate justice advocates rallied at Toronto’s Queen’s Park on Saturday, November 6.  They gathered in solidarity with tens of thousands who paraded through the streets of Glasgow, the Scottish city hosting the UN climate summit.
Around the world, people took action to demand that governments act meaningfully to reduce the use of climate-warming fossil fuels that damage the planet.
Socialist Action’s banner “Eco-socialism or Extinction”, beside the SA canopy and literature display in Toronto, was a busy hub as dozens of people stopped to take photos, buy booklets and buttons, and sign up for more information.