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Pierre Poilievre Canada

Canadian politics took another step toward the far right with the election of Pierre Poilievre as leader of the federal Conservative Party on September 10, reports Jeff Shantz.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf August

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus introduces seven new books for people who know that the point is to change the world.

Books

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents reading for greens and reds, with new books on work, extractive industry, empire, pandemics, organising and socialism.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf June

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents seven new books on science, medicine and socialism.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf May

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for understanding and changing the world.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf April

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for activists.

Canadian troops participate in the 2011 Rapid Trident exercise

The New Democratic Party’s rightward move was fully cemented recently when it signed a cooperation agreement with the ruling pro-capitalist Liberal party, reports Jeff Shantz.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf March

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents five new books for reds and greens.

'Freedom Convoy' Canada

In response to the so-called "Freedom Convoys", Canada’s Liberal government invoked the Emergencies Act, but Jeff Shantz argues this move should be viewed as a danger to community organisers and the left.

Ottawa convoy counter-protester

Jeff Shantz describes the community counter-protests that have risen up to challenge the far-right-led "Freedom Convoys" this month.

Canada far right Freedom Convoy 2022

A mass mobilisation of far-right forces across Canada took place at the end of January and early February, reports Jeff Shantz, as thousands descended on Ottawa to culminate the “Freedom Convoy 2022”.

Neoliberal austerity, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has provided fertile ground for the rise of the far-right in Canada's recent federal election, reports Jeff Shantz.

Frustration with Justin Trudeau's ruling neoliberal government and the bumbling fake populism of the conservatives have provided an opening for a progressive alternative in Canada, writes Jeff Shantz

Never have so many heat records fallen by such a large margin than in the past week’s historic heat wave in western North America, report Bob Henson and Jeff Masters.

An internationalist tribute to the life, activism and legacy of Ernie Tate (1934-2021).

Socialists around the world have paid tribute to veteran Canadian Marxist Ernie Tate, writes Alex Bainbridge

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