This piece by French theorist and political economist Jacques Sapir, originally posted on his blog in French and republished in Italian by Voci Dal L’estero is now featured in English here on Peripheral Thought. Sapir argues that, in addition to the risks to public health and environmental integrity, The Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) is a serious… Read More Translation: CETA comes into force – a scandal for democracy
[Pictured: the distinctive wolf from the Printemps 2015 movement nicknamed “Critique Loup” by some. Printemps 2015 continued much of the praxis of the 2012 Maple Spring, including the practice of General Assemblies and attempts at city-wide shutdowns. I participated in solidarity work with the Printemps movement in my high school.] The following is a news… Read More Maple Spring saved Quebec Students $1465 per year.
This post originally appeared on The Left Chapter, the blog of Michael Laxer leader of the Social Caucus in the NDP. While not in agreement with all of Laxer’s politics, I greatly enjoy the variety of content on his blog. Contributions from all leftist perspectives are welcome and can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Leonard Hutchinson was… Read More Leonard Hutchinson and the Social Realist Art of Canadian Working Class Resistance in the 30s
Brazilian military and civilian police have violently attacked and stormed a center for Brazil’s, Landless Workers Movement‘s (MST), their Florestan Fernandes National School (ENFF) in Guararema, outside of Sao Paulo. Opened in 2005, the ENFF has functioned as an education and resource center for cadre of the Landless Workers Movement. The building itself was built by volunteer work brigades… Read More An Urgent Appeal: ALBA Social Movements Canada condemns the attacks against Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement
Solidarity with Muskrat Falls and resistance to colonization masked as “development” comes to Fredericton. This piece was originally written for the NB Media Co-Op… Read More “Make Muskrat right:” St. Thomas University students from Labrador and allies rally in solidarity with people fighting dam
An outline of Capitalism’s destructive process in Atlantic Canada and the need for anti-capitalist, anti-colonial resistance to be the center of reversing this process… Read More In Defense of the Environment: What Is To Be Done?
Yves Engler outlines the reality of Canadian Imperialism in the world and the Canadian left’s reluctance to accept it as reality.… Read More The Left in Denial Over Canadian Imperialism