Canada

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.

Let me sleep on it

Our series on work, sleep and dreams continues with a story about a sleepwalking postal worker.

Interviews with organizers: Canada’s postal struggles & the New School occupation

Two interviews with organizers in recent struggles.

Anarchists and locals send nazis packing in Edmonton, Canada

Nazis attempted to rally in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and were sent "fleeing" by anti-racist activists.

Conversation on general strikes

This is part of a discussion on Facebook that started off some questions on the topic of general strikes. I thought the conversation was interesting, so decided to turn into a blog post.

Wildcat strikes break out at Canadian airports

Ground Crew at Toronto and Montreal Airports have walked off the job in support of three colleagues who were suspended for heckling a government minister. The government respond by threatening to use the police to break up the strike.

Be careful with each other, so we can be dangerous together

A reply to 'Privilige politics is reformism', an article that appeared on Black Orchid Collective's website.

Direct unionism in practice: undermining service industry barriers to worker solidarity

This response is primarily written with the intention of facilitating an introduction to Direct Unionism for service workers who are very new to labour. We hope to participate in the DU discussion, and share with those interested how we have been affected by these conversations and also how we are practicing and implementing these ideas.

Into the fire (documentary)

Documentary film that looks at the G20 protest in Toronto