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…
On September 6, over one hundred people rallied to mark Labour Day in Toronto at Christie Pits Park. Chair of the event, Elizabeth Byce, welcomed them with these words: "The real Workers’ Day, International Workers’ Day is on May First, but we intend to seize this occasion to advance a Workers’ Agenda. Labour makes the country run. Labour should run the country. In the midst of the current federal election campaign, we urge a critical vote for the only mass labour party in North America, the New Democratic Party. At the same time we strive for a Workers’ Government to expropriate Capital and establish a cooperative commonwealth, in harmony with nature."
On Thursday, September 9 at 7 p.m. EST, our live webcast series resumes! Join us on YouTube for "Economics After COVID: The Need for National Reconstruction Planning", with Jim Stanford, Economist and Director of the Centre for Future Work in Vancouver, B.C., and Sydney, Australia.
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.
Workers in Unifor Locals 112 and 673 at the Dash 8 De Havilland plant in Downsview, Toronto launched their strike for stability and security on July 27. The 700 workers raised the slogan "Whose Plant? Our Plant!" in response to the arrogance of the oligarchs to decommission the plant and move it out of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).