Canadian Dock Workers Set to Return to Picket Lines and Facing State Repression
Port workers in British Columbia, Canada, have been on strike for over two weeks. This strike parallels many struggles of the working class in the U.S., and it offers useful lessons for fighting back against worsening conditions.
Matthew WaltersJuly 20, 2023
Norway: Thousands of Youth Demonstrated against “Green Colonialism”
From the end of February to the beginning of March, over a thousand youth protested against the construction of wind turbines on Sami land. This movement represents the birth of a militant, Indigenous-led environmentalist movement.
Matthew WaltersMay 1, 2023
Death by Poverty: Canada’s Assisted Dying Program Exposes Fault Lines in Healthcare
Changes to Canada’s assisted dying program have garnered international controversy. New amendments extend access to assisted death to those with non-fatal conditions. These changes have resulted in dozens of patients applying to escape not illness, but poverty.
Matthew WaltersFebruary 9, 2023
Canadian Land Defenders Continue Struggle Against Illegal Developments
The long struggle of land defenders from Six Nations has entered a critical phase in the legal battle with a real estate development company building illegally on their land. The history of this recent struggle contains many important lessons for socialists and labor activists across the continent, especially working class solidarity with such movements.
Matthew WaltersSeptember 30, 2022