UN climate talks stall on taking action

By CHRISTINE FRANK, Socialist Action U.S.A.  Another two weeks of international climate talks were held last month, and it’s the same old story. The United Nations’ 19th Conference of the Parties (COP 19) failed to take concrete action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to prevent catastrophic climate change. After nearly 20 years of pointless […]

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 and commentator. In 1977, Ford co-launched, produced and hosted America’s Black Forum, the first nationally […]

REBEL FILMS

– Toronto Socialist Action Presents –  Friday, September 27 – 7 p.m. Mumia, Long Distance Revolutionary, 120 minutes, 2013.   Before he was falsely convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and brilliant writer. Now after more than 30 years in prison and despite attempts to […]

The Ultra-Rich and gross Inequality, Rise in Tandem

    It’s an old story with a twist. Even amongst the wealthy, the extremely rich are doing best of all. So says the World Wealth Report, the noted annual study of the world’s millionaires, issued in June by RBC Wealth Management and Capgemini Financial Services. The report found that the number of people in the […]

Manning sentenced to 35 years

By ANN MONTAGUE – Socialist Action USA U.S. Army whistleblower Pfc. Chelsea (Bradley) Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks. The military judge, Col. Denise Lind, offered no explanation for her sentence. As military guards conducted Manning from the courtroom […]