Residential schools were part of the Canadian government’s policy to forcefully assimilate Indigenous people. While the federal system, of government-sponsored religious schools was established in 1883, the origins of residential schools date to the 1830s. The Catholic Church ran the majority of residential schools, while others were run by the Anglicans and United Church of Canada. Only the Catholic Church ...Read More »
Residential schools were part of the Canadian gove...
By Rob Jones A graphic example of the current situ...
By Grace Fors The U.S. is approaching “back to nor...
By Eljeer Hawkins & Chris Gray, Socialist Alte...
By Giuliano Brunetto, Resistenze Internazionali — ...
By Rob Jones A graphic example of the current situation in Myanmar was given the other day, when while speaking to one of our correspondents, a bomb exploded in the background. Now nearly four months after the military announced their take-over on 1 February, the country has never been closer to what some commentators call ‘a failed state’. Despite the ...Read More »
By Grace Fors The U.S. is approaching “back to normal.” Millions are vaccinated, the CDC nixed its mask guidelines, and states everywhere are eagerly lifting restrictions in time for summer. But globally, COVID-19 is exploding. Entire regions are wracked with new outbreaks. The disaster in India has spread throughout South Asia, and Brazil’s COVID crisis is mirrored in Argentina, Paraguay, and Colombia ...Read More »
By Eljeer Hawkins & Chris Gray, Socialist Alternative (our sister organisation in the US) The conviction of former Minneapolis law enforcement officer Derek Chauvin was a direct result of the mass explosion by the working class, youth, and oppressed that captured the imagination of the entire world last year and the potential of another explosion if there was an acquittal ...Read More »
By Giuliano Brunetto, Resistenze Internazionali — our sister organisation in Italy On 14 May, workers of the Autonomous Collective of Port Workers (CALP), members of the Usb base union, and the international association Weapon Watch learned that ‘high-precision bullets’ destined for the Israeli port of Ashdod had been loaded onto the ship ’Asiatic Island’. The container ship ‘Asiatic Island’, flying ...Read More »
Text of Socialist Party leaflet for tomorrow’s protests in solidarity with Palestine. Over the last two weeks we have watched in horror as the Israeli State, the fourth largest military power in the world has waged a murderous assault on Gaza. An estimated 242 Gazans have been killed over the course of 11 days, while buildings were leveled by sustained ...Read More »
By David S, SAV (our sister organisation in Germany) On 28 April, the Colombian masses took to the streets. Hundreds of thousands answered the call for a national strike despite the threat of the pandemic and the restrictive lockdown measures currently in place. It is very likely that, without fear of the pandemic, that number would have reached millions. This ...Read More »
Provocations by the police and the far-right have led to a dangerous escalation leaving many dead and wounded. The war must be stopped. Peace can only be achieved by struggling against the occupation, poverty, and rule of capital.An Interview with Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle — our sister organisation in Israel/Palestine. By ISA (International Socialist Alternative- the Socialist Party is the ...Read More »
The Israeli State, headed by the corrupt regime of Benjamin Netanyahu, is waging yet another murderous assault on the people of Gaza, home to two million Palestinians residing in the world’s largest open-air prison. The small strip of land, where much of the buildings and infrastructure have been destroyed by successive Israeli assaults, is besieged by land, air and sea. ...Read More »
By Kshama Sawant For months, a global struggle has been developing to demand that the governments of wealthy, Western nations put people before billionaire profit, and end the stunning inequity in access to the life-saving COVID-19 vaccine. The rapid and widespread global dissemination of vaccinations is at the center of every strategy by public health professionals to stop the spread ...Read More »