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1) THE CONTINUING TRAGEDY OF ONTARIO STEEL

 

By Sam Hammond, Hamilton

 

            The Steel Company of Canada (Stelco) inaugurated what became the longest Company's Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) supervised restructuring, lasting from 2003 until its sale to US Steel in 2007. During that four year period, a fraud was perpetrated that would make any organized crime syndicate green with envy. But as we will see, that was only the warm‑up to the present debacle.

 

            Under the aegis of the CCAA, hotly contested by Local 1005 USW, Stelco wiped out its shareholders, and under the adroit footwork of the chief of restructuring officer Rodney Mott (representing a cabal of vulture capitalists) was purchased by these self‑same cannibals for a measly $150 million. Eighteen months later it was purchased by US Steel for $1.1 billion. Not a bad profit for doing nothing but shuffling cards. . . .

 

2) BLOCK THE CETA DEAL!

 

Central Committee, Communist Party of Canada, September 13‑14, 2014

 

            Every government and advocates of "Free Trade Agreements" have dangled the illusion of jobs and prosperity. These have never materialized. Indeed the opposite is true. Hundreds of thousands of jobs have vanished through NAFTA, and experts predict at least another 50,000 jobs will be lost through CETA, the latest and most dangerous of these agreements.

 

            Shrouded in secrecy, the Harper Conservative government, the European Union, and major trans‑national corporations recently concluded the final round of negotiations for the largest free‑trade agreement in Canada's history since NAFTA. Although there have been setbacks in the German Parliament over the dispute mechanism, the Harper government are still pushing for a signing, at least in principle, in September 2014. CETA would take effect after it has been ratified by the EU member states, and also by the federal and provincial governments of Canada. This makes the fightback agenda very urgent; just as the MAI (Multilateral Agreement on Investments) was defeated, blocking CETA is still possible, through a strategy of mass mobilizations and by making this sellout a key issue in next year's federal election. . . .

 

3) WITHDRAW BILL 3 ATTACK ON QUEBEC MUNICIPAL PENSIONS

 

Central Committee, Communist Party of Canada, Sept. 13‑14, 2014

 

            The Communist Party of Canada supports the municipal employees of Québec and demands the withdrawal of Bill 3 which attacks their pension rights.

 

            Citing the fear of pension fund deficits due to the improved life expectancy of workers, Bill 3 would tear up collective agreements, and force renegotiation by setting advance concessions that workers must accept. With good reason, the unions argue that such imposed negotiations will be artificial, and that the Bill is an attack on freedom of association and collective bargaining.

 

            Bill 3 covers all Québec municipalities, affecting 170 retirement plans, 50,000 retirees and 122 000 participants, even though these plans are not actually in financial difficulty.

 

            Notably, the bill affects retired workers, by suspending indexation of their pensions. In addition, it imposes a limit on contributions paid by municipal employees to fund their pension plans, and requires them to pay half of the deficits accumulated by their employers. . . .

 

 

4) CHANGING SCENARIOS IN VANCOUVER CIVIC RACE

 

5) SALUTE TO B.C. TEACHERS: THE FIGHT TO DEFEND PUBLIC EDUCATION CONTINUES

 

6) C-377 BACK FROM THE GRAVE – Editorial

 

7) THE CETA FIGHT IS FAR FROM OVER – Editorial

 

8) PARTY BUILDING, MASS ACTION TOPICS AT MONTREAL EVENT

 

9) THE CONTINUING ATTACK ON DEMOCRATIC AND CIVIL RIGHTS MUST BE REVERSED

 

10) UKRAINE MOVES TO AN EARLY ELECTION

 

11) CANADA OUT OF IRAQ: NO NEW IMPERIALIST INTERVENTION

 

12) FOUR MYTHS ABOUT OBAMA'S WAR ON ISLAMIC STATE

 

13) MUSIC NOTES

 

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September 16-30

1) LABOUR MUST LEAD ESCALATING FIGHTBACK IN SOLIDARITY WITH  BC TEACHERS

2) BCTF CALLS FOR BINDING ARBITRATION

3)HARPER VS. WOMEN

4) PUBLIC EDUCATION PROJECT CANDIDATES IN VANCOUVER

5) LEGAL CHALLENGE AGAINST MEDICARE DELAYED SIX MONTHS

6) IT'S ABOUT RESPECT, NOT DOLLARS – Editorial

7) UNITED TO DEFEND PUBLIC SERVICES – Editorial

8) JONQUIERE WALMART RULING: VICTORY FOR WORKERS' RIGHT TO ORGANIZE

9) SOCIAL FORUM MARKS NEW STAGE FOR MOVEMENTS

10) PEOPLE'S SOCIAL FORUM ISSUES "CALL TO ACTION"

11) MADURO ANNOUNCES "FIVE BIG REVOLUTIONS" IN VENEZUELA

12) SCOTLAND'S REFERENDUM: THE COMMUNIST VIEW

13) A STUDY OF ENERGY, ART AND HUMAN SOCIETY

 

September 1-15

1) LABOUR DAY 2014: A NEW MOOD TO RESIST

2) CITIZENS IN GUELPH FIGHT THE AUSTERITY AGENDA

3) ANTI-WOMEN AGENDA OF HARPER TORIES SEEN AT U.N.

4) ONTARIO TEACHERS AND EDUCATION WORKERS FACE TOUGH BARGAINING

5) KAMLOOPS LABOUR ACTIVIST JOINS CIVIC RACE

6) SONA CASE JUST SCRATCHES SURFACE - Editorial

7) TAKING MEDICARE TO COURT - Editorial

8) GTA RAIDS TARGET IMMIGRANT WORKERS

9) COUNCIL OF CANADIANS SAYS CETA WILL NOT SURVIVE PUBLIC SCRUTINY

10) PROMINENT JOURNALIST REVEALS PRESSURE TO SUPPORT INDIA'S PM MODI

11) THE PROFITS BEHIND DRONE WARFARE

12) COLOMBIA RESUMES PERSECUTION OF LILIANY OBANDO

13) COMMEMORATE BHAAG SINGH'S MARTYRDOM IN A REAL SENSE

14) HASHTAG GENOCIDE: WHY GAZA FIGHTS BACK

15) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

 

August 1-31

1) STOP ISRAEL’S MASSACRE OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE!

2) OFL PRESIDENT SLAMS HARPER’S POLICY ON GAZA

3) ONTARIO VOTERS REJECT TORY AUSTERITY AND JOB CUTS

4) TFWP "REFORMS" LEAVE CHEAP LABOUR STRATEGY INTACT

5) THE FIRST CASUALTY OF WAR - Editorial

6) REVENUE CUTS CAUSE DEFICITS - Editorial

7) FIRST NATIONS LEADERS CALL FOR INQUIRY AND ACTION

8) KAPLAN LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN FOR RE-ELECTION TO TDSB

9) YOUNG COMMUNISTS HOLD SUCCESSFUL 26th CONVENTION

10) WEST RE-OPENS OLD SORES IN UKRAINE

11) WORLD PEACE COUNCIL CALLS GLOBAL DAY OF PROTEST AGAINST NATO

12) IS ISRAEL PLANNING GAZA'S "FINAL SOLUTION"?

13) MUSIC NOTES, By Wally Brooker

 

 

July 1-31

1) THE STRUGGLE AGAINST NORTHERN GATEWAY CONTINUES

2) C-24 EXPANDS TORY ATTACK ON HUMAN RIGHTS

3) CELEBRATE THE SUMMER OF PRIDE

4) SAFER SCHOOLS COALITION WINS MAJOR VICTORY

5) BRIEF HISTORY OF THE KOMAGATA MARU EPISODE

6) NEWS FOR PROFITS, NOT PEOPLE - Editorial

7) C-24 FIGHT NOT OVER YET - Editorial

8) COMMUNIST PARTY OF CANADA CONDEMNS BILL C-36

9) THOUSANDS EXPECTED AT PEOPLES' SOCIAL FORUM

10) THE HUMAN COST OF THE FIFA WORLD CUP

11) A WHIRLWIND TRIP TO CHIAPAS

12) FRENCH RAIL WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINE AGAINST PRIVATIZATION

13) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

 

June 16-30

1) STOP KIEV’S BLOODY OFFENSIVE AGAINST CIVILIANS!

2) HARPER SHOULD APOLOGIZE TO THE PEOPLE OF CANADA

3) DRAMATIC CONTRADICTIONS: 2014 REPORT OF UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR

4) CHILLING CRITICS INTO SILENCE – Editorial

5) FIGURES DON'T LIE, BUT.... – Editorial

6) QUEBEC BUDGET SLAMMED BY LABOUR, LEFT, INDIGENOUS GROUPS

7) POLITICAL STORM OVER VANCOUVER LGBTQ+ POLICY UPDATE

8) COMPLETE SOLIDARITY WITH B.C. TEACHERS

9) OTTAWA STATEMENT ON MASS SURVEILLANCE IN CANADA

10) A CANADIAN OBSERVER IN EL SALVADOR

11) THE UKRAINE CRISIS AND THE NEW COLD WAR

12) BOOT-LICKING JOURNALISM

13) CAPTAIN AMERICA FIGHTS AT HOME

 

June 1-15

1) MINORITY GOVERNMENT THE BEST OUTCOME FOR ONTARIO

2) BC LIBERALS CREATE ANOTHER EDUCATION CRISIS

3) FULL SOLIDARITY WITH B.C. TEACHERS

4) NEW PRESSURES FOR MURDERED AND MISSING WOMEN INQUIRY

5) DEMAND FULL INQUIRY INTO MURDERED AND MISSING WOMEN

6) THE SPECTRE OF FASCISM – Editorial

7) OMINOUS RESULTS IN EURO-ELECTIONS – Editorial

8) LITTLE HAS CHANGED SINCE KOMAGATA MARU, SAY ADVOCATES

9) NATO ACTIONS IN UKRAINE RISK NEW COLD WAR

10) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

11) U.S. POLICY ON UKRAINE: FOLLOW THE MONEY

12) KIDNAPPED GIRLS BECOME TOOLS OF US IMPERIAL POLICY

 

May 16-31

1) HISTORIC CLC CONVENTION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT

2) ONTARIO BUDGET: PEOPLE’S NEEDS, NOT CORPORATE GREED!

3) SALUTE TO YCL/LJC CONVENTION - EDITORIAL

4) HUDAK THREATENS ONTARIO WORKERS - Editorial

5) SERIOUS SHORTCOMINGS REMAIN IN BILL C-23

6) TELCOS ASKED TO DISCLOSE SUBSCRIBER DATA EVERY 27 SECONDS

7) LIBERAL TFWP PLAN "NO SOLUTION TO TORY MESS"

8) MAY DAY RALLIES DRAW MILLIONS INTO THE STREETS

9) THE IRISH PEACE PROCESS IN CRISIS

10) U.S. MILITARY OPTION WORST RESPONSE TO NIGERIA CRISIS

11) CAPITALISM AND THE SEWOL DISASTER

12) WORLD PEACE COUNCIL DENOUNCES ODESSA MASSACRE

 

May 1-15

1) BILL C-23 MUST NOT PASS, SAY SMALLER PARTIES

2) THREE CANDIDATES IN CLC PRESIDENT RACE

3) LABOUR COUNCIL CHANGES COULD STIFLE GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM

4) MAY DAY 2014: OUR STRUGGLE FOR THE FUTURE

5) B.C. SCHOOL BOARDS "SHOULD CONSIDER DEFICIT BUDGETS"

6) SCRAP THE TFWP – Editorial

7) CRACKS IN THE TORY WALL? – Editorial

8) ALBERTA BITUMEN BOOM ACCOMPANIED BY RISING INJURIES

9) THE CORPORATE ATTACK ON YOUTH IN CANADA

10) WFTU MEETS WITH ARAB TRADE UNIONS

11) THE STRIKING HEROES GUNNED DOWN 100 YEARS AGO

12) NO TO MODI: SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVISTS LAUNCH CAMPAIGN AGAINST HINDU RIGHT IN CANADA

13) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

 

April 16-30

1) COMMUNISTS SAY: ENVIRONMENT BEFORE PROFITS

2) ONTARIO COMMUNISTS PREPARE FOR ELECTION

3) HALT CHANGES TO ALBERTA PUBLIC SERVICE PENSIONS

4) STOP THE ATTACK ON DEMOCRACY! DEMAND C‑23 BE WITHDRAWN NOW!

5) FROM BIZARRE TO ABSURD – Editorial

6) DEEPAK CHOPRA FEEDS PITNEY BOWES – Editorial

7) ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

8) "INDIGENOUS PEOPLES WILL BE THE NEXT TARGET OF MODI"

9) WIKILEAKS SHOWS NATO'S ROLE IN UKRAINE

10) GREECE SINKING DEEPER INTO CRISIS

11) EXPOSING THE CIA IN LATIN AMERICA

12) VICTIMS OF THE CAPITALIST WORKPLACE

13) "INDUSTRIAL CIVILISATION HEADED FOR COLLAPSE"

 

April 1-15

1) ONTARIO COMMUNISTS PREPARE FOR SPRING ELECTION

2) REDFORD RESIGNS, BUT BUSINESS AS USUAL

3) RALLIES PROTEST CUTS TO ALBERTA PUBLIC SECTOR PENSIONS

4) CHALLENGER EMERGES FOR CLC PRESIDENT RACE

5) ON THE DANGEROUS DEVELOPMENTS IN UKRAINE

6) SOLIDARITY WITH VANCOUVER TRUCKERS - Editorial

7) WE ARE STILL LOSING THE WAR - Editorial

8) MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT CANADA POST

9) FROM CIVIL WAR TO PEACE ACCORDS IN EL SALVADOR

10) SOLIDARITY WITH SOUTH KOREAN'S POLITICAL PRISONERS

11) EXCITING PROGRAM FOR 2014 CHE BRIGADE

12) REMEMBERING PETE SEEGER ‑ Part 2

 

March 16-31

1) “YOUTH HAVE TO PUSH BACK AGAINST CRISIS AND WAR”

2) ONTARIO YOUTH DEMAND ACTION ON JOBLESS CRISIS

3) B.C. TEACHERS OVERWHELMINGLY BACK JOB ACTION

4) ISLANDERS SLAM CETA DEAL

5) STOP THE TORY STEAMROLLER – Editorial

6) R2P: FORMULA FOR WAR – Editorial

7) STOP BILL C-24 - DEFEND THE RIGHTS OF IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES!

8) MODERN IMPERIALISM'S "WHITE MAN'S BURDEN"

9) CONFRONTING THE RISE OF FASCISM IN UKRAINE

10) NO TO COUNTER-REVOLUTION IN VENEZUELA!

11) OLIGARCHY AND MILITARY DICTATORSHIP IN EL SALVADOR

12) KEEP FOCUS ON GAY RIGHTS, NOT THE NATIONALITY OF THE OPPRESSOR

13) WHY EQUALITY IS BETTER FOR SOCIETY

14) LEE LORCH, 1915-2014

 

March 1-15

1) “EQUALITY FOR WOMEN IS PROGRESS FOR ALL”

2) DWAYNE’S HOME FIRE RAISE HUGE QUESTIONS

3) PUBLIC AUTO INSURANCE: FAIR TO YOUNG DRIVERS, TAXI FLEETS

4) OMINOUS EVENTS IN KIEV – Editorial
5) STOP THE "UNFAIR ELECTIONS ACT" – Editorial
6) SAVE ONTARIO PUBLIC SCHOOLS: ONE SECULAR, PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM NOW!

7) MUSIC NOTES: Remembering Pete Seeger

8) ON THE REACTIONARY DEVELOPMENTS IN UKRAINE

9) VIOLENCE IN VENEZUELA PERPETRATED BY OPPOSITION

10) VENEZUELA: WHO'S THE BULLY?

11) PEACE CONGRESS CONDEMNS PLANS FOR "REGIME CHANGE"

12) FROM CONQUISTADORS TO OLIGARCHY

13) ANNIE BULLER: WORKING CLASS HERO

14) KICKING OFF OUR 2014 FUND DRIVE

 

February 15-28

1) “UNFAIR” ELECTIONS ACT: WHAT’S GOING ON?

2) RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE NOW

3) SHARP DIVISIONS OVER NEW FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION ACT

4) RCMP AND CSIS SPYING ON PIPELINE CRITICS

5) WILL YOUR MAIL BE SAFE IN A "SUPERBOX"?

6) SUPPORT MARCH 1 RALLIES – Editorial

7) A SHAMEFUL ANNIVERSARY – Editorial

8) BRAMPTON MEETING SLAMS HIGH AUTO INSURANCE

9) FMLN WINS BIG LEAD IN EL SALVADOR VOTE

10) UKRAINIAN COMMUNISTS CONDEMN VIOLENCE AND FOREIGN INTERFERENCE

11) SPORTS WITHOUT WAR EXPOSES "FORCES APPRECIATION NIGHT"

12) WHEN PETE SEEGER CAME TO KOLKATA

13) MAC-PAP MEMOIR: TIMELY AND FASCINATING

 

February 1-14

1) EU POSTAL PRIVATIZATION: THE FUTURE FOR CANADA?

2) CHARGES DEMANDED IN BURNS LAKE EXPLOSION

3) MAKE CORPORATE CRIMINALS PAY FOR  SAWMILL DEATHS

4) MINIMUM WAGE CAMPAIGN PRESSURES ONTARIO LIBERALS

5) THE CANADA POST FIGHTBACK – Editorial

6) B.C. TEACHERS WIN BIG – Editorial

7) B.C. COMMUNISTS SLAM FERRY SERVICE CUTS

8) "FIRE O'LEARY" CAMPAIGN CONTINUES

9) NEW REPORT DISMANTLES U.S. ACCUSATION AGAINST SYRIA

10) "KHALISTAN MOVEMENT" - THE BRITISH HAND

11) WHAT'S REALLY GOING ON IN UKRAINE?

12) HARPER'S PLANELOAD

13) HUNDREDS OF MIGRANT WORKERS DIE IN QATAR

14) WHAT WILL THE "BILLIE JEAN DELEGATION" MEAN FOR LGBT RIGHTS IN SOCHI?

15) MUSIC NOTES

 

January 16-31

1) COMMUNIST PARTY CONDEMNS ATTACK ON CANADA POST

2) THE ATTACK ON POSTAL WORKERS, CETA, PRIVATIZATION

3) ONTARIO COMMUNISTS CAMPAIGN FOR PUBLIC AUTO INSURANCE

4) OVER 4,000 DIED IN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS

5) OFL CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS CHALLENGES FOR 2014

6) SHAME ON PARLIAMENTARY PARTIES - Editorial

7) NO FACTS PLEASE, WE'RE TORIES - Editorial

8) SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN PROSTITUTION LAWS

9) "THE YOUTH FESTIVAL WAS A GREAT SUCCESS"

10) CHEVRON CASE HIGHLIGHTED AT WFYS

11) WE STOOD WITH MANDELA IN THE STRUGGLE TO DEFEAT APARTHEID

12) SOUTH AFRICAN CP TRIBUTE TO NELSON MANDELA

13) NORTHERN IRELAND: A POLITICS BEYOND ANTI-SECTARIANISM

14) SOUTH KOREA PUSHES RAIL PRIVATIZATION

15) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

 

2013
December 1-31

1) TORONTO’S TEA PARTY MAYOR

2) THE THREAT OF AGRIBUSINE SS

3) RYAN ACCLAIMED AS OFL SUPPORTS AUSTERITY FIGHT

4) ACTIONS ACROSS ONTARIO DEMAND $14 MINIMUM WAGE

5) COMPROMISES WEAKEN WARSAW CLIMATE CHANGE TALKS

6) A POSITIVE STEP, BUT DANGERS REMAIN – Editorial

7) HOW AUSTERITY WORKS FOR SOME – Editorial

8) B.C. AGAIN HAS HIGHEST CHILD POVERTY

9) SFL CALLS FOR BAN ON CORPORATE POLITICAL DONATIONS

10) COMMUNIST PARTIES PLAN COMMON ACTIONS FOR 2014

11) "THE CENTRAL QUESTION IS THE TRANSITION TO SOCIALISM"

12) US IMPERIALISM CONCENTRATING IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

13) LEFT COALITION TAKES BIG LEAD IN CHILE ELECTION

14) ACTIVIST FROM VENEZUELA REPORTS ON SOCIALIST COMMUNES

15) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

 

November 16-30

1) THE GAINFORD DERAILMENT AND THE CARBON ECONOMY

2) SASKATCHEWAN FEDERATIONF OF LABOUR DEFIES DRIVE TO THE RIGHT

3)SOLIDARITY WITH EL SIPOGTOG – CANADA MUST ACT ON UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR RECOMMENDATIONS
4) LIBERAL GOVERNMENT FAILS B.C. ABORIGINAL CHILDREN
5) VANCOUVER CIVIC POLITICS KEEP SHIFTING
6) ROB FORD'S FREE RIDE (Editorial)
7) GREETINGS TO OFL DELEGATES (Editorial)
8) DOWN WITH BILL C-4
9) NO TO HARPER'S ATTACK AGAINST THE RIGHT TO SELF-DETERMINATION OF QUEBEC!
10) CANADA-EU TRADE DEAL WILL HARM MANITOBA
11) WHY THE ACRONYM FOR THE GLOBE & MAIL REPORT ON BUSINESS IS RIGHT ON
12) ASBESTOS: THE DEADLIEST SUBSTANCE
13) THE FAMILY SAGA UNFOLDS, THE ELECTORATE CRINGES
14) KOMAGATA MARU II - RACISM THEN AND NOW

 

November 1-15

1) SOLIDARITY WITH ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION!

2) NEW CYCLE OF FASCIST VIOLENCE IN CALGARY

3) YOUTH OF CANADA AND THE WORLD HEADING TO ECUADOR

 4) WISE WORDS FROM UN RAPPORTEUR - Editorial

5) VICTIMS OF THE PROFIT SYSTEM - Editorial

6) SHUT DOWN CANADA'S SPY AGENCIES!

7) THE CENTENNIAL OF A REVOLUTIONARY NEWSPAPER

8) A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE GHADAR MOVEMENT

9) GHADAR CENTENARY RESOLUTIONS

10) THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE

11) SYRIA: THE ONGOING IMPERIALIST DRIVE TO WAR AND THE NEED FOR ANTI-WAR MOBILIZING

12) CODIR WARNS AGAINST "LEGAL PAEDOPHILIA" IN IRAN

13) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

14) PEOPLE'S VOICE 2014 ANTI-WAR CALENDAR

 

October 16-31

1) TIME FOR PUBLIC OWNERSHIP OF TELCOM INDUSTRY

2) BATTLE BREWING AT OFL

3) PAN-CANADIAN DELEGATION GROWS FOR YOUTH FESTIVAL

4) SUPPORT INDIGENOUS LAND RIGHTS! - Editorial

5) YES: WE CAN ERADICATE POVERTY - Editorial

6) VANCOUVER ISLAND'S MOST HATED DEVELOPER PLEADS GUILTY TO TAX CHARGES

7) SALE OF CESNAM (MARPOLE) LANDS TO MUSQUEAM FINALIZED

8) CROWN HOLDINGS WORKERS FIGHT CONCESSIONS

9) THE SHUTDOWN GAME IN WASHINGTON DC

10) PLANET EARTH ON THE BRINK

11) WINNIPEG EVENT MARKS 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHILEAN COUP

12) SUDAN COMMUNISTS ARRESTED IN REPRESSION

13) THE TERRIBLE COST OF U.S. "REALISM"

 

October 1-15

1) WALK FOR RECONCILIATION DRAWS TENS OF THOUSANDS

2) NO TO DIVISIONS! YES TO WORKING CLASS UNITY!

3) DEMONSTRATORS DEMAND PUBLIC AUTO INSURANCE

4) THE FIGHTBACK AGAINST E.I. CUTS CONTINUES
5) CANADA'S IMMIGRATION GUANTANAMO - Editorial
6) U.S. AND ISRAEL MUST ALSO DISARM - Editorial
7) ECONOMIC WINNERS AND LOSERS
8) MEXICAN MINERS: FIGHTING TO STAY HOME
9) BRICS CABLE TO PROVIDE GLOBAL INTERNET ALTERNATIVE
10) ENVIRONMENT CRISIS: CAN CAPITALISM COPE?
11) WARNING ON CLIMATE CHANGE
12) MUSIC NOTES, By Wally Brooker

13) JULES PAIVIO, 1917-2013
14) WHO REFUSES TO PUBLISH REPORT ON IRAQ

 

September 16-30

1) UNIFOR COMES TO LIFE AT FOUNDING CONVENTION

2) HANDS OFF SYRIA! NO TO WAR!

3) CRITICS PAN PREMIER WYNNE’S TASER ROLL-OUT
4) EMPLOYERS USING TFW PROGRAM TO CUT WAGES
5) UNIONS WEIGH UP QUEBEC CHARTER OF VALUES
6) TIME FOR LABOUR OFFENSIVE - Editorial
7) PEACE IS STILL EVERYONE'S BUSINESS - Editorial
8) ON THE SO-CALLED "MONUMENT TO VICTIMS OF COMMUNISM"
9) HOW INTELLIGENCE WAS TWISTED TO SUPPORT AN ATTACK ON SYRIA
10) HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNS OVER ISRAELI PRACTICES IN PALESTINE
11) CANADIAN GROUPS SPEAK OUT ON ANTI-LGBT LAW
12) THE WORLD REJECTS WAR
13) THE REVOLUTION IS ONGOING! ANTI-IMPERIALIST SOLIDARITY WITH THE EGYPTIAN PEOPLE MUST CONTINUE!

14) VISITING INDIAN MP CALLS TO UPHOLD SECULAR VALUES

 

September 1-15

1) SUPPORT STRUGGLES THAT ADVANCE THE RIGHTS OF WORKING PEOPLE

2) THOUSANDS TO MEET FOR FIRST UNIFOR CONVENTION

3) UNEMPLOYMENT RATES: WHY IS 6% “JUST ABOUT RIGHT”?
4) ENBRIDGE LIES ABOUT PIPLELINE JOBSBW

5) GREETINGS TO UNIFOR DELEGATES - Editorial
6) YES TO PUBLIC OWNERSHIP - Editorial
7) MANITOBA NDP IMPOSING UNFAIR SALES TAX HIKE
8) STOP THE KILLINGS! LEGISLATE POLICE TO DE-ESCALATE CONFLICT!
9) STRIKE LAUNCHES U.S. FAST FOOD UNION DRIVE
10) TORY BILL THREATENS TO OUTLAW UK UNION CONGRESS
11) KEVIN NEISH REPORTS FROM GAZA
12) VIOLENCE MARS LOCAL ELECTIONS IN WEST BENGAL
13) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

 

August 1-31

1) LAC-MEGANTIC: A TRAGEDY CAUSED BY PROFIT AND AUSTERITY

2) PQ, LIBERALS, CAQ BREAK QUEBEC CONSTRUCTION STRIKE

3) TELL THE POLITICIANS: CANADIANS DEMAND BETTER UNIVERSAL MEDICARE
4) BARISTAS OF THE WORLD, UNITE!
5) THE PAST IS THE PRESENT - Editorial
6) WHISTLE-BLOWER OF THE MONTH - Editorial
7) STARVATION INFLICTED ON FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN
8) GAY RIGHTS VICTORY A SETBACK TO FRENCH ULTRA-RIGHT
9) SIXTY YEARS SINCE THE CUBAN REVOLUTION
10) "MIDDLE CLASS REVOLUTION": A NEW END OF HISTORY?
11) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

 

July 1-31

1) SHOCKING POVERTY RATES FOR ABORIGINAL CHILDREN
2) CANADA’S HOUSING PROBLEM CAN BE SOLVED
3) OUR LGBTQ RIGHTS: CELEBRATE! DEFEND! EXPAND!
4) MANDELA'S LEGACY - Editorial
5) DISASTER FOR PEOPLE, PROFIT FOR CORPORATIONS - Editorial
6) BOYCOTT IKEA! RICHMOND STORE WORKERS LOCKED OUT
7) DUMP CORPORATE INSIDERS, SAYS FRIENDS OF MEDICARE
8) ANTI-"RIGHT-TO-WORK" CONFERENCE HELD IN ST. CATHARINES
9) REPLACE THE SENATE WITH AN ELECTED HOUSE OF NATIONALITIES
10) WESTERN EMPERORS HAVE NO CLOTHES
11) "NObama" CAMPAIGN TO PROTEST US FOREIGN POLICY
12) CJPME URGES MPs TO OPPOSE ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS
13) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker

 

June 16-30

1) THAT’S EVEN MORE SCANDALOUS

2) UNION BUSTERS ‘R US - Editorial

3) ANOTHER HEROIC WHISTLEBLOWER
4) THE PERILS OF THE PERILS OF INDIFFERENCE
5) REVERSE THE TORY ATTACKS ON EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
6) DEFEAT BILL C-60!
7) SCRAP THE "CHEAP LABOUR" TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKERS PROGRAM
8) SALUTE THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF DR. HENRY MORGENTALER
9) G8 SUMMIT: WE DESERVE A BETTER KIND OF POLITICS
10) THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: A MIDYEAR SNAPSHOT
11) RESOURCES SECTOR: OBSCENE PROFITS, OBSCENE EXPLOITATION
12) FRANCE MOURNS MURDER OF STUDENT ACTIVIST BY FASCISTSi

13) "TURKEY IS WITNESSING A GENUINE POPULAR MOVEMENT"

 

June 1-15

1) ONTARIO ELECTION AVERTED AS NDP SLIPS

2) WHY MILLIONS MARCHED AGAINST MONSANTO

3) RURAL CANADA UNDER ATTACK BY CANADA POST
4) MAJOR FEARS FOR COPPER-GOLD MINE IN KAMLOOPS AREA
5) FEDERAL COURT RULES ON "ROBOCALLS" CASE
6) HARPER AND FORD: CORRUPT CRIMINALS - Editorial
7) POVERTY AMIDST UNTOLD WEALTH - Editorial
8) THE STRUGGLE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA WILL CONTINUE
9) "BRIGADISTAS" RETURN FROM CUBA VOLUNTEER WORK PROGRAM
10) "OUR GOVERNMENT HAS PUT US AT RISK"
11) HYSTERICAL MEDIA WHIPS UP FAR-RIGHT
12) WFTU REPORTS ON SOLIDARITY MISSION TO MALI
13) MUSIC NOTES, By Wally Brooker

 

May 16-31

1) LIBERALS WIN B.C. ELECTION

2) ONTARIO: A BANKERS’ BUDGET FOR THE 1%

3) A BUDGET OF CRUMBS
4) LOCKOUT: THE ATTACK MODE OF CORPORATE LABOUR RELATIONS
5) TRUTH FROM LIARS - Editorial
6) MORE CLIMATE CHANGE WARNINGS - Editorial
7) TROUBLED WATERS FOR VANCOUVER'S COPE
8) MILLIONS MARCH ON MAY DAY 2013
9) INDIAN ESTABLISHMENT GLORIFIES CONTROVERSIAL FIGURE OVER REAL VANCOUVER HERO
10) MASSIVE PROJECT LEAVES SEOUL NEIGHBOURHOOD AN EMPTY SHELL
11) MADURO GOVERNMENT FACES INTENSIFIED U.S. INTERFERENCE 
12) ON "REFORMS" TO THE TFWP
13) ON THE GROWING WAR DANGER IN THE MIDDLE EAST
14) THE T-SHIRTS MADE WITH BLOOD AND TEARS

 

May 1-15

1) LABOUR AND PEOPLE’S UNITY CAN DEFEAT AUSTERITY

2) MELT THE FREEZE! CAMPAIGN TO RAISE ONTARIO’S MINIMUM WAGE

3)WHICH TRAGEDY? WHOSE BOMBS? Editorial
4) VIVA VENEZUELA AND MADURO! - Editorial
5) MANITOBA BUDGET HARMS WORKERS
6) CHECHEN TERRORISTS AND THE NEOCONS
7) GHADAR: A CONTINUOUS STRUGGLE
8) THE HISTORY OF MAY DAY
9) MUSIC NOTES, By Wally Brooker

 

April 16-30
1) COMMUNISTS HOLD 37TH CONVENTION

2) “THE GLOBAL CRISIS IS FAR FROM ABATING

3) REJECT “WORKER-VS-WORKER” DIVISIONS - Editorial

4) ) SOLIDARITY WITH RAYMOND ROBINSON - Editorial
5) DUMP THE B.C. LIBERALS, FIGHT FOR REAL CHANGE!
6) UFCW HITS TORIES ON RBC SCANDAL
7) THE WOMAN WHO TORE BRITAIN APART
8) MARX IS STILL ALIVE AND CHANGING THE WORLD
9) SAY NO TO THE DRONE WARS: UK PEACE ACTIVISTS
10) KOREAN PENINSULA - WHO IS BEING "BELLICOSE" AND "PROVOCATIVE"?
11) "WE DO NOT ACCEPT THAT A MINORITY KEEPS GETTING RICHER"
12) 1,426 BILLIONAIRES vs. 80% OF GLOBAL POPULATION LIVING ON $10 A DAY!
13) HOT EARTH: IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE?

 

April 1-15
1) COPS STEP UP KETTLING IN QUEBEC

2) HOW AUSTERITY POLICIES SLAM ONTARIO WORKERS

3 )PROGRESSIVE ANALYSTS DISSECT FEDERAL BUDGET

4) YORK FEDERATION OF STUDENTS ENDORSES BDS CAMPAIGN
5) RURAL CANADA AND THE HARPER GOVERNMENT'S POLICIES
6) IDLE NO MORE SOLIDARITY SPRING
7) STAGE SET FOR PIVOTAL B.C. ELECTION - Editorial
8) THE LESSONS OF CYPRUS - Editorial
9) A CANADIAN'S SOLIDARITY JOURNEY TO GAZA
10) APPROPRIATION OF THE GHADAR PARTY CONTINUES
11) MUSIC NOTES
12) POPE FRANCIS I AND THE POOR
13) WIFE OF CUBAN FIVE PRISONER TO SPEAK IN TORONTO

 

 

3) STILL NO SOLUTION TO ABORIGINAL HOUSING CRISIS IN MANITOBA
 
4) "DEFEND DEMOCRATIC AND ECONOMIC RIGHTS IN ONTARIO"
5) SINCLAIR RE-ELECTED AS B.C. FEDERATION PRESIDENT
6) WORSE THAN HARRIS: ONTARIO'S NEW SOCIAL ASSISTANCE CUTS
7) PALESTINE: GOOD NEWS AND BAD - Editorial
8) REFLECTING ON A TUMULTUOUS YEAR - Editorial
9) STOP THE PRIVATIZATION OF CANADA POST
10) WFDY ANNOUNCES 18TH WORLD FESTIVAL OF YOUTH AND STUDENTS
11) HISTORIC MEETING OF COMMUNISTS IN BEIRUT
12) WHAT DID INDIA ACHIEVE BY HANGING KASAB?
13) SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN IN FULL SWING
14) MUSIC NOTES, by Wally Brooker
15) SASKATCHEWAN WOMEN'S FORUM 2013