Quebec

Solidarity to the students of Quebec!

A statement of solidarity from Iowa's Wild Rose Collective to the student strikes in Quebec.

Anarchopanda, can I have a hug please? x

A fan blog for a very nice panda struggling in Quebec for free education and a free society.

Snapshots of the student movement in Montreal

At the bottom of this article are links for how your trade union or community group can support the students’ struggle. That will help tremendously, but spreading the struggle to your own job or school will do even more. This article is meant to help explain how, by showing how students in Quebec were able to organize their general strike.

The strike of the general assembly: an interview with Nicolas Phebus

A 2005 interview with Nicolas Phebus of the Collectif Anarchiste La Nuit (NEFAC-Quebec City) reflecting on the Québec student movement and its mobilization in the Spring of 2005 against cuts to education funding by the ruling Liberal Party under Jean Charest. Conducted by Aidan Conway and published in the second issue of the journal Upping the Anti.

The Black Square Manifesto

An anarchist manifesto published on Wednesday, 16th March at the beginning of the 2012 Quebec student general strike.

The role of anarchists in the Quebec student movement: An interview with Rémi Bellemare-Caron

An interview with Rémi Bellemare-Caron of Union Communiste Libertaire (UCL) on anarchists' influence on the student movement, that of students on the anarchist scene and the prospects of the ongoing student strike in Quebec.

Quebec protests reach rowdy new level (with updates in comments)

Students in Quebec have been on strike since February. They have been upset about Premier Jean Charest's plan to add $1,625 to the annual cost of post-secondary education by 2016. But during Friday's confrontations, protesters signaled that the unrest was about more than university fees — it was about the general direction of the province.

Reasonable accommodation

Our friend and comrade Invisible Man has contributed stories before about life on the job. In this piece he provides an analysis of race and policy and movements in Quebec. In a time of crisis and with a potential for rising right-wing movements, his points are relevant to people around the world.

The history of NEFAC in Quebec-city (2001-2008)

A summary of NEFAC's activity in Quebec City, from a participant.

Prisoner riot reverses smoking ban

A smoking ban at 18 prisons in Quebec was reversed this week after a riot by prisoners.