Action socialiste sur les élections fédérales du 20 septembre 2021: Votez NPD, mais luttez pour un gouvernement ouvrier

Le 20 septembre, les électeurs se rendront aux urnes dans lecadre de l'une des campagnes électorales fédérales les pluscourtes de l'histoire du Canada. Alors que l'écart se resserreentre les libéraux et les conservateurs, les médias grand publicspéculent que Justin Trudeau…

CE À QUOI RESSEMBLERAIT UNE PLATEFORMEÉLECTORALE SOCIALISTE DU NPD

L'élection fédérale ne devrait pas porter sur la popularité personnelle de Trudeau,O'Toole, Singh et Paul ; elle devrait se concentrer sur la calamité à laquelle font faceles travailleurs, et sur la cause première de cette calamité : le système capitaliste. Lecapitalisme…

Socialist Action on the Federal Election September 20, 2021: Vote NDP, but Fight for a Workers’ Government

On September 20 voters will go to the polls in one of the shortest federal election campaigns in Canadian history.  As the gap narrows between the Liberals and Tories, mainstream media speculate that Justin Trudeau has lost his gamble with fate.  The result of the August 17 Nova Scotia provincial election shows voters don’t always reward incumbent governments during a deadly pandemic.  Instead of ‘sunny ways’, we are witness to Justin’s grim petulance on the hustings. 

Trudeau’s Version… of Reconciliation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s appointment of Inuk leader Mary Simon as Canada’s 30th Governor General, the first Indigenous person to hold the office, says much about Trudeau and present times.

The PM has always been more about style than substance.  From his claim to being a ‘feminist’, while ditching national childcare and proportional representation, to his distant goal of carbon gas emissions reduction as he invests billions in oil and gas pipelines in the here and now, Trudeau tries to camouflage his commitment to the profit system with ‘positive’ symbolism.