Behind the NDP disaster in Nova Scotia

by George Baron     People talk about the "orange wave" that swept Nova Scotia in 2009, carrying provincial New Democratic Party leader Darrell Dexter to government. It's generally agreed that voters were fed up with the quality of governance provided…

Education for Activists Conference November 15 – 16

TROTSKY SCHOOL - Education for Activists Conference with special guest speaker Glen Ford, U.S. radio host of the Black Agenda Report Friday, November 15 7 p.m.     Security, Surveillance and the Strong State Glen Ford, editor, Black Agenda Report, radio host…

McQuaig nomination challenges Mulcair’s policy

by Barry Weisleder     When close to 400 New Democrats crowded a YMCA auditorium on September 14 to choose Linda McQuaig to be their candidate in the Toronto Centre federal by-election, they bucked a trend. The trend is exemplified by…

Henry Morgentaler and the Fight for Reproductive Freedom in the Canadian State

The crusading pro-choice doctor, Henry Morgentaler, died in Toronto, May 29, 2013 at the age of 90. His death came three months after the 25th anniversary of the 1988 Supreme Court decision striking down Canada`s federal abortion law. That victory…