Canada

Welcome to Klasbatalo as Canadian Affiliate of the Internationalist Communist Tendency

The Internationalist Communist Tendency (ICT) and Klasbatalo are pleased to announce that from this point on Klasbatalo has become the Canadian affiliate of the ICT.

June 11, 1993: Toronto Anti-Racist Action target neo-nazi organiser

Documentation of an incident in 1993 where Toronto Anti-Racist Action targeted Gary Schipper, a nazi organiser who ran a telephone hotline from his home. Taken from the Arm the Spirit site.

Cedar denied parole: updates on "hate crime policing" and repression after Hamilton Pride

A report from North Shore Counter-Info on the situation in Hamilton, Ontario, where growing numbers of anarchists and queers have been targeted by the stateafter a far-right attack on the local Pride event.

The Saga Continues: Updates on Queer Resistance and Repression in Hamilton

An article from North Shore Counter-Info giving updates on the situation in Hamilton, where queer anarchists have been dealing with police repression after defending a local Pride event from homophobic/far-right attackers.

A Response to Police Repression Following Hamilton, ON, Pride

The following statement from the anarchist community center The Tower responds to the recent repression against those targeted by police after clashes erupted between those defending Hamilton Pride and the far-Right.

Socialist Fulcrum - Socialist Party of Canada

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Socialist Fulcrum, published quarterly 1968-1984 was an official publication of the Socialist Party of Canada, originally of Victoria branch. Full archive from official two bound volumes.

Amazon: A new business model better able to manage the contradictions of the capitalist mode of production

Amazon cardboard robot

An attempt to understand the functioning of one the world's most powerful companies using marxist categories - explaining how Amazon manages to combine the functions of productive, comercial and finance capital. The intention is, of course, to try to work out the implications for class strugle...

GM's plant closures stink of corruption on so many levels

GM's Detroit-Hamtramck plant. Credit: wsws.org

Investors and top executives have used profits at GM to enrich themselves for years, while insisting mass layoffs are an unavoidable fact of economics.

A Tempest in Three Teapots: Yom Kippur Balls in London, New York, and Montreal

Undated advertisement in Yiddish for a Yom Kippur ball in New York City

At the end of the 19th century a nascent tradition emerged in London, England among recent Jewish immigrants as an anti-religious celebration of Yom Kippur, the holiest day in Judaism. The event quickly spread to North America where it was taken up by other Yiddish speaking anarchists and socialists as a way of expressing their collective power in a celebratory environment and encouraging others to turn against superstition and religion.