Missing Persons Report – No Solution for Toronto’s LGBTQI community

"Review Lays Bare Police Failings" topped page 1 in the Toronto Star of April 14, 2021. The Independent Civilian Review of Missing Persons Investigations report, led by retired Justice Gloria Epstein, falls considerably short of the press headline. While clearly condemning the indifference, bungling and "systemic" errors of police, the Review presents no credible analysis of what happened.  Worse, the solution it proposes is no solution at all. It actually urges an increase in police funding to facilitate implementation of the Review's recommendations. (No wonder the Police Services Board welcomed the report and its recommendations!)

On the 110th Anniversary of IWD: For Feminism and Socialism!

·         The statement below was presented by Socialist Action Treasurer Elizabeth Byce to lead off the SA webcast on March 4, 2021. A women's conference of the Socialist International in Copenhagen in 1910 launched International Women's Day globally in 1911.  Trotskyist parties,…

Greetings to SA USA!

The following greetings were presented by Elizabeth Byce, SA/LAS Canada to the annual convention of Socialist Action USA, which took place January 30, 31, 2021. Dear comrades of Socialist Action – USA, I bring you warmest revolutionary greetings from Socialist…

How to Get the Change We Need

My name is Lisa and I am a member of Socialist Action USA, from its Minneapolis branch. I thank SA Canada for inviting me to speak (to the “Revolution or Ruin” conference, November 21). I look forward to hearing your…

Education for Activists Conference: Revolution or Ruin

Socialist Action - Canada presents an internationalEducation for Activists Conference“Revolution or Ruin” An online gathering to address the multiple crises of world capitalism WATCH HERE: https://youtu.be/nuLDI5rZ_xE Saturday, November 21, 2020  4 p.m.  Eastern Standard Time “The Change We Need”Kathy McDonald, Trustee on the…