Scientists for Socialized Publishing The State of Scientific Publishing in Canada · Scientists are publically-funded yet most scientific publishers are for-profit. None are democratic. · Scientists are exploited into providing peer-review without any financial remuneration. · Copy-editing and formatting is outsourced to the Global South, where workers are paid less than $1 an hour. · […]
Paul Le Blanc, Rob Lyons, Matthew Strauss Preface With the one-sentence preface “these ten points indicate where my thinking is now on certain questions,” I initiated a tempest in the little teapot of my FaceBook page, although the storm – such as it was – swept through other sites and beyond the virtual reality of […]
Medway Baker analyses the Winnipeg General Strike, and argues for a mass workers’ party that prefigures the workers’ republic.
Trotsky’s Ideas in Cuba On May 6 to 8, 2019 the first International Academic Conference examining the life and ideas of the great Ukrainian revolutionary and leader of the Russian revolution Lev Davidovitch Bronstein, now universally known as Leon Trotsky, was held in Havana, Cuba. The Conference was organized by the Juan Marinelo Cultural Center […]
by Barry Weisleder Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is basking in the reflected ‘glory’ of the Canadian economy. The GDP is up. Unemployment is down. Housing starts are on an upswing. However, before popping a champagne cork, consider the following. The growth in exports is weak. Trade is in deficit territory. Wage improvements are the slowest […]