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JANUARY 2009


January 1, 2009 - No. 1

50th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution
Letter of Greetings to Comrade Fidel Castro
Statement of the Canadian Network on Cuba
50 Years on... And the Same Challenge of Making a Revolution – Lázaro Barredo Medina, Granma International

January 2, 2009 - No. 2

50th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution
Waging the Powerful Weapons Embodied in Fidel's Leadership, We Have Learned How to Transform Our Dreams into a Reality – Speech of Cuban President Raúl Castro at the Commemoration 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution
When We Work Together in a United Way and in Solidarity, the Fruits of the Effort Are Multiplied – Speech of Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz to the National Assembly

January 5, 2009 - No. 3

Palestinian Resistance Confident of Success Against Israeli Ground Offensive

Demonstrations Across Canada
End the Attack on Gaza Now! End the Occupation Now! Resistance Is a Right! Palestine Will Be Free!

January 6, 2009 - No. 4

Steadfast Palestinian Resistance
Peoples of the World Rise Up for Gaza

January 7, 2009 - No. 5

Halt the Massacres in the Gaza Strip! Canada Must Demand an Immediate UN Investigation into Israeli War Crimes – Petition, Palestine House, January 6, 2009

Gaza, We Are with You!
Calendar of Events
Demonstrations in Lebanon, India, Pakistan and Thailand

Update on Gaza
This Brutality Will Never Break Our Will to Be Free – Khalid Mish'al, Head of Hamas Political Bureau
Palestinians Killed and Wounded in Gaza Holocaust – Palestinian Information Center
Even Gaza Hospitals Are Not Safe – Ola Attallah, IslamOnline.net
Israel Rains Fire on Gaza With Phosphorus Shells – Sheera Frenkel and Michael Evans
Israel's Propangada War: Reporters Banned From Gaza – Arthur Max, Associated Press

SUPPLEMENT
Views and Comment

January 8, 2009 - No. 6

The Economic Crisis Finds Two Programs in Combat
Anti-Social Letter from U.S. Steel CEO John Surma – K.C. Adams

Ottawa
Support the Just Demands of OC Transpo Drivers, Maintenance Workers and Dispatchers for Humane Working Conditions!

January 9, 2009 - No. 7

Uphold the Dignity of Labour! All Out for Union Certification!
Labour Board Orders Vote for Part-Time and Sessional Faculty – Part-Time Times
Organizing Part-Time College Staff: Notes from the Front Line – Christine Nugent

Letters to the Editor
Uphold the Dignity of Labour
Bullying and Intimidation of College Workers

For Your Information
Letter to Part-Time Academic and Sessional Employees from College Compensation and Appointments Council

January 12, 2009 - No. 8

Peoples of the World Stand Firmly with Palestinian Resistance

January 13, 2009 - No. 9

UN Human Rights Council Condemns Israeli Military Operation in Gaza – Press Release
Canada's Shame: Conservative Government Votes Against Human Rights – Canadian Peace Alliance
The Israeli Occupation Has Failed in Its War on Gaza — Khaled Mishaal
• Fierce Resistance in Gaza
U.S. Seeks Ship to Move Arms to Israel
Arab Doctors Cross into Gaza
Egyptian MPs Demand a Halt to Gas Exports to Israel
Recall of Jordan's Ambassador to Israel
Israel Bans Participation of Arab Parties in Upcoming Election
Demonstrations in Palestine, Lebanon, Philippines

SUPPLEMENT — For Your Information
Plans for Redrawing the Middle East: The Project for a "New Middle East"
– Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, Global Research, November 18, 2006

January 14, 2009 - No. 10

Farmers Vote to Strengthen Canadian Wheat Board
Government Fails in Bid to Steal CWB Elections — Huge Victory for Farmers – Press Release, National Farmers Union
Did the Conservative Party in Power Break the Law?

For Your Information
National Farmers Union Takes Mailing Questions to RCMP – Press Release
Probe Launched into Claims Tory MPs Interfered in Wheat Board Vote

Submission to UN High Commission for Human Rights Periodic Review of Canada
Canada's Anti-Terrorism Laws in Violation of International Human Rights Standards – International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group

January 15, 2009 - No. 11

Israel's Criminal Campaign of Death and Destruction — Long Live the Palestinian Resistance!
Death and Destruction in Gaza City
Criminal Bombing of UN Headquarters
Unprecedented Crimes Committed by Occupation Forces
My Message to the West — Israel Must Stop the Slaughter – Ismail Haniyeh
Hamas: IOF Troops Must Get out of Gaza, Siege Must Be Lifted
Emergency Session of UN General Assembly Convoked
Suit Filed in the Hague for Crimes against Humanity
Israel May Face UN Court Ruling on Legality of Gaza Conflict
Bolivia Cuts Ties with Israel
Canadian Jewish Activists Condemn Attempts to Smear Critics of Israeli Atrocities
Possible Israeli War Scenarios on Gaza and Lebanon
Demonstrations in Palestine, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Cuba

January 16, 2009 - No. 12

Elections in El Salvador
No to U.S. Interference!
Tensions as Municipal and Legislative Campaigns Close in El Salvador – CISPES
Operation Disrupt Democracy in El Salvador – Erica Thompson, Zmagazine

A Year of Progress in Latin America and the Caribbean – Nidia Díaz, Granma International

January 19, 2009 - No. 13 - Morning Edition

On the Eve of Obama's Inaugural and Forthcoming Canadian Visit
Energy Blackmail of the Rich – Gary Zatzman

For Your Information
Agenda for Obama's Meeting with Harper

Who Said What
Ottawa Must Harmonize Environmental Plan with One Proposed by Obama Administration – Toronto Star
Transition at the Top: Obama's Green Team – Globe and Mail

January 19, 2009 - No. 14 - Afternoon Edition

Cross Canada Rallies Condemn Harper Government's Defence of Israeli War Crimes

January 20 - No. 15

Israel-U.S. Memorandum of Understanding
U.S. Preparing African Military Interventions under Obama
Field Update on Gaza from Humanitarian Coordinator – UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
International Outrage Against Israeli War Crimes and Impunity

For Your Information
Text of Israel-U.S. Memorandum of Understanding – January 16, 2009

January 21, 2009 - No. 16

Claiming a Social Consensus on the Budget
What Is the Ruling Class Up To?

Obama's Ascension to Power – U.S. Marxist-Leninist Organization

Main Street vs Wall Street
Populist Economic Concepts and Jargon – K.C. Adams

January 22, 2009 - No. 17

Discussing, Organizing and Mobilizing for a Pro-Social Program
A Pro-Social Federal Budget
Join the Discussion to Elaborate a Pro-Social Program – K.C. Adams
Disintegration of Financing for Public-Private-Partnerships (P3s)
Changing Establishment Politics
Ignatieff's Budget Position

Quebec
Oppose Anti-Worker and Anti-People Assaults by Domtar and Charest Government Against Lebel-sur-Quévillon Workers and Community! – Gabriel Girard-Bernier
Smash the Silence on Layoffs in the Lower Saint-Lawrence — A New Direction for Quebec is Needed! – TML Correspondent

Letter to the Editor
No to Militarization of the Economy!

January 23, 2009 - No. 18

Obama's Visit to Canada and "Energy Security" – Peggy Morton
Quebec's Mineral Strategy — "Points to Consider" – Serge Patenaude

For Your Information
Information and Capital-Centred Views on the Economic Crisis in the U.S. and the Weakness of the British Pound Sterling

Calendar of Events
Cross Canada Actions in Support of Gaza

January 26, 2009 - No. 19

The $200-Billion Federal Budget
Combating the Economic Crisis – K.C. Adams
Letter to the Editor: The Demand for Social Consensus

For Your Information
Spending Announced

January 27, 2009 - No. 20

Anti-Worker Outlook Permeates Conservative Party in Power
Massive Job Losses under Guise of "Cutting Costs"

Latin America
Cuba Renews Demand to Close U.S. Base at Guantanamo
El Salvador: People's Forces Make Significant Gains in Legislative and Municipal Elections
Bolivia: New Constitution Consolidates the People's Claims on the Nation
Is the U.S. About to Treat the Rest of the World Better? – Johann Hari, The Independent/UK

SUPPLEMENT
For Your Information: Budget 2009 — Canada's Economic Action Plan

January 28, 2009 - No. 21

CPC(M-L)'s Position on the Federal Budget

Letters to the Editor
Harper Budget
"Protecting the Vulnerable"
A Look at Government Schemes to Train Unemployed Workers
Forest Monopolies $170M — Forest Workers Zero!

The Need to Put an End to the Destruction of Quebec's Industrial Potential and the Plunder of Human and Natural Resources by the Monopolies and the Charest Government – Gabriel Girard-Bernier

January 29, 2009 - No. 22

Harper's Budget and the Crisis in the Financial Services Sector – K.C. Adams

January 30, 2009 - No. 23

Ontario Colleges Part-Time and Sessional Faculty
All Out for Certification! – Steve Rutchinski
Organizing Part-Time College Staff: Notes from the Front Line Part VII : "F" Is for Failure Mr. Sinclair – Christine Nugent
Inspired Voters Make Week One a Success – Part-Time Times

Letters to the Editor
Denying Workers the Right to Vote
Creating a Legacy of Equity
Refusal to Spend on Programs

York University Strike
Ontario Must Adequately Fund Post-Secondary Education
Negotiations Farce — Government Sides with York


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FEBRUARY 2009


February 2, 2009 - No. 24

Preparing for NATO's 60th Anniversary
"Security Prospects in the High North": NATO Takes Over in the Arctic
The Arctic in NATO's Crosshairs – David Brian, Voice of Russia

Munich "Security" Conference

For Your Information
Energy War: NATO Meddling in Sudan to Block China – Ali Cordoba, World Futures
The Great Dragon Awakens: China Challenges American Hegemony – José Miguel Alonso Trabanco, Global Research
NATO: the Imperial Pitbull – Prof. Edward S. Herman, Z Magazine

February 3, 2009 - No. 25

Crisis in the Oil Patch – Peggy Morton
Alberta Government Royalty Agreement with Syncrude: Another Pay the Rich Scheme
Alberta's Carbon Capture and Storage Plans – A Science Educator in Alberta

For Your Information
Upgrader Alley Projects Toppling like Dominoes: Oil Tanks Rust as Sites sit Idle, Construction Plans Halted – Calgary Herald

February 4, 2009 - No. 26

Who Should Decide the Budget and Other Government Policy?
Harper/Ignatieff Budget and Public Healthcare – K.C. Adams

For Your Information
Equalization Still Shrouded in Secrecy – Stephen Maher, Halifax Chronicle Herald
Pay-Equity Changes That Upset Opposition in Fall Update Set to Pass with Budget – Gloria Galloway, Globe and Mail

February 5, 2009 - No. 27

The Harper/Ignatieff Budget and the Crisis of Unemployment
Nothing for Construction Workers in Harper/Ignatieff Budget – Jim Nugent
More Layoffs for Workers in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley: More Indifference from the State and the Monopolies – Ena Boutilier

February 6, 2009 - No. 28

World Campaign in Favour of Cuban Five
Solidarity Remains Essential
Lawyers of the Five Appeal before the U.S. Supreme Court – Organization of Solidarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia and Latin America
Petition to President Obama for Visas for Families of the Cuban Five – www.freethecuban5.com

Case of U.S. Terrorist Luis Posada Carriles
Posada Trying to Take His Case to the Supreme Court – Jean-Guy Allard, Granma International
Posada Grand Jury Has Cost Millions – Jean-Guy Allard, Granma International

February 9, 2009 - No. 29

Ontario Part-Time College Faculty Unionization Campaign
Count the Votes!
The Votes Are in the Box: Getting Them Counted Is the Next Challenge – Part-Time Times
Notes from the Front Lines – Christine Nugent

Ontario
Autoworkers Are Not a Labour Cost, They Are the Producers of the Value They Claim – K.C. Adams

Quebec
"Continuity Agreements" and Secret Deals between Alcan, Rio Tinto Alcan and the Charest Government – Serge Patenaude
Aluminum: Yearly Subsidies of $336,000 Per Job over 30 Years – Jean-Thomas Bernard and Gérard Bélanger, Department of Economics, Laval University, Quebec, January 2007

February 10, 2009 - No. 30

The Labour Market Is Obsolete
A Radical Change of Direction Is Required – K.C. Adams

For Your Information
Canada Labour Force Survey January 2009
U.S. Lost 598,000 Jobs in January, Unemployment Rate Jumped to 7.6% – RGE Monitor
U.S. Employment Situation January 2009 – U.S. Department of Labor

February 11, 2009 - No. 31

The U.S. and the Rule of Law – Voice of Revolution
Close Torture Loopholes, Physicians' Group Urges – William Fisher, Inter Press Service
Obama Administration Should Renounce Unconstitutional Policy of Indefinite Detention – Constitution Project
Justice Demands that We Now Repatriate Omar Khadr
Canada Unlikely to Try Khadr, Experts Say

For Your Information
Executive Orders Concerning Guantánamo – Voice of Revolution

February 12, 2009 - No. 32

La Caisse Managers, Charest Government and U.S. Empire Must Be Held to Account
La Caisse Managers Did Not Know What They Did Not Want to Know – K.C. Adams
For Your Information

February 13, 2009 - No. 33

Xstrata Devastates Sudbury — Force Xstrata to Live Up to Its Commitments!
What the Workers Have to Say

Quebec
End the Destruction of Industrial Potential and the Plunder of Human and Natural Resources – Gabriel Girard-Bernier

For Your Information
What the Finance Minister Said
Renfort Program

February 16, 2009 - No. 34

Venezuelan Constitutional Amendment Approved
Decision of Historic Significance
Venezuelans Vote Peacefully over Whether to Amend Constitution – James Suggett and Tamara Pearson, Venezuelanalysis.com
Media's Double Standards – Steve Rendall and Isabel Macdonald, Common Dreams

Canada
ACA Co-Operative Workers "Rally for Fairness"; Fraud Looming on the Horizon – Ena Boutilier
Globe and Mail's Labour Cost Obsession – K.C. Adams

February 17, 2009 - No. 35

Oppose the Criminalization of Dissent! Defend the Rights of All!
RCMP Announces "Anti-Terror" Unit for Alberta – Peggy Morton
Unanswered Questions about the EnCana Bombings – TML Correspondent
Wimpy Montreal Cops Seek God-Like Status — Anti-Insult Laws to Protect Their Tender Egos – Mohawk Nation News
For Your Information: Criminalizing Dissent in Montreal and BC

February 18, 2009 - No. 36

War President Obama Visits Ottawa

Letters to the Editor
The Message from Obama: Step Up the Occupation of Afghanistan
The Essence of Canada-U.S. Relations

Global Auto Crisis and the Response of the Working Class
For Your Information: Some Details of Obama/GM/Chrysler/UAW Loan Agreement

February 19, 2009 - No. 37

Obama's Visit to Canada
• For Us, Accountability Begins at Home!

Letter to the Editor
Down with Gods of Plague!

Views
Nuke, Nuke, Who's There? Obomb Dem? Bigger and Bolder Is His Mantra – Mohawk Nation News
Contradictions Between the Politics of Obama and Ethics – Fidel Castro
Obama's War on Terror May Resemble Bush's in Some Areas – New York Times

Review of Ignatieff's Promotion of Empire
Liberal Leader Repents on Iraq, but Not on the Underlying Philosophy – Bradley Willis

February 20, 2009 - No. 38

Bicentennial ofLincoln's Birth
Justifying the Genocide of First Nations to "Nobly save the last best hope on earth"
Beware "Rahnatakias" — Cure for Obama Fever Is "Indian" History – Mohawk Nation News
Obama's Address on Lincoln's 200th Birthday
Divining Obama Secretly "Damning" Indigenous Water – Mohawk Nation News
Background Notes on Water Diversion – Mohawk Nation News

February 23, 2009 - No. 39

The Possibilities of a New Direction for Canada

Quebec
The Green Paper on Forests: Charest Government Reform to Pay the Forestry Monopolies – Gabriel Girard-Bernier

Ontario
Another Fraudulent Report on Youth Violence — No to the Criminalization of Youth! – Frank Chilelli
National Day of Action for Social Justice for Filipino Youth and the Community – Filipino-Canadian Youth Alliance/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada

United States
• Jailing Kids for Cash – Amy Goodman, TruthDig.com

February 24, 2009 - No. 40

Globe and Mail's Labour Cost Obsession, Part Two – K.C. Adams
Dispatches from the Front Lines of Economic Crisis – Stephen Lendman, Countercurrents.org

February 25, 2009 - No. 41

The Crisis Facing Beef Producers
Support the Alternative Proposed by the National Farmers Union!
National Farmers Union (NFU) Issues Report on the Farm Crisis and the Cattle Sector
For Your Information: Who Controls the Canadian Beef Industry?

Defend the Rights of Farm Workers!
Inquiry into Kevan Chandler Fatality Recommends More Protection for Farm Workers
End the Harvest of Death! Farmworkers Deserve Safety Protection – Alberta Federation of Labour
End the Harvest of Death! – Open Letter to Premier Ed Stelnach from Wayne Hanley, National President UFCW

February 26, 2009 - No. 42

War Criminal George W. Bush Not Welcome in Canada! All Out to Oppose Bush's Visit! – Statement of the Alberta Regional Committee of CPC(M-L)
Calgary Says No to Bush's Visit!
Lawyers Against the War Says Bush Should Be Barred from Canada or Prosecuted

In Defence of Rights
Security Certificate Regime Suffers Another Blow – Coalition Justice for Adil Charkaoui
Tortured Canadians Sue Government – Canadian Press
Ottawa Imposes another Hurdle for Abdelrazik – Globe and Mail

February 27, 2009 - No. 43

The Martin Luther King You Don't See on TV – Norman Solomon and Jeff Cohen, Shunpiking Magazine, February/March 1999
Martin's Second Martyrdom – Mumia Abu-Jamal, January 7, 2007
Beyond Vietnam — A Time to Break Silence – Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4, 1967

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MARCH 2009


March 2, 2009 - No. 44

Fifth Anniversary of Coup d'Etat in Haiti
Calendar of Events
Foreign Occupation Troops Out of Haiti! Freedom and Justice for Haiti! – Canada Haiti Action Network
Foreign Occupation Increases Suffering – Roger Annis, Green Left Weekly
The Lessons of Haiti – Yves Engler
The Rebirth of Konbit in Haiti – Kevin Pina, Haiti Information Project
Haiti: Racism and Poverty – John Maxwell, www.haitiaction.net

United States
Stop Deportations of Haitians! Legalization Now! – Voice of Revolution
U.S. Discriminatory Practices Towards Haitians – Stephen Lendman, Global Research

March 3, 2009 - No. 45

Canada-U.S. Relations
From Deep Integration to Formal Annexation

March 4, 2009 - No. 46

Sudbury, Ontario
Workers Demand Xstrata Be Made to Fulfil Its Commitments
Whose Canada? Our Canada! Whose Resources? Our Resources! Whose Jobs? Our Jobs!

Oakville, Ontario
A Simple Letter – Kerry Hinzman

Ontario Colleges Certification Vote
Background to OLRB Delay in Counting Votes
Notes From the Front Lines – Christine Nugent

Selling Ontario's $10 Billion Deficit Budget – Steve Rutchinski

Quebec
Selling AbitibiBowater's Hydro-Electric Installations: Hydro-Electric Potential Must Be Taken Away from the Monopolies! – Gabriel Girard-Bernier

Nova Scotia
Still More Public-Private Partnerships to Be Imposed? – Ena Boutilier and Tony Seed

March 5, 2009 - No. 47

Shutdown of Steelmaking at Former Stelco's Two Remaining Mills
Manufacturing Yes! Nation-Wrecking No!
U.S. Steel's Press Release Announcing Further Wrecking of Stelco

British Columbia and Nation Building
Preparing for 2009 Provincial Election and Referendum on STV – Barbara Biley
Fifth Anniversary of Opening of BC Citizens' Assembly — BC-STV Conference

March 6, 2009 - No. 48

International Women's Day 2009
No Means No! Stop Paying the Rich; Increase Funding for Social Programs! – Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
Women in the Forefront for a New Direction for Quebec – Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec (PMLQ)
All Out to Support the Struggles of Women in Defence of the Rights of All!

Federal Government's Attacks on Women
Step Up the Work of Settling Accounts with Anachronistic Arrangements! – Christine Dandenault
Rights — the Missing Word – Dagmar Sullivan
Attacks on Women's Collectives — Attacks on the Collective of Women – Janice Murray
Women, Poverty and the Need to Strengthen Public Enterprise – Hilary LeBlanc

SUPPLEMENT
Condemn Harper Government's Record on Women's Rights

March 9, 2009 - No. 49

U.S. Steel's Empire-Building Negates Canada's Nation-Building – K.C. Adams

Northern Ontario Sustainable Communities Partnerships – STRONG
For Your Information: Northern Ontario Community Forest Charter – Northern Ontario Sustainable Communities Partnership

Korean Peninsula
DPRK Troops Reported to Be on War Alert
Cancel the Aggressive U.S. War Exercises! U.S. Troops Must Be Withdrawn!

Afghanistan
War Coordination – www.german.foreign.policy.com

March 10, 2009 - No. 50

Canada's Failure to Meet Commitments under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women – PSAC Letter to UN Commission on the Status of Women

Public Sector Equitable Compensation Act
Legalizing Discrimination Against Women – Peggy Morton

Report on International Women's Day 2009
Women's Dignity Lies in the Fight for the Rights of All!

March 11, 2009 - No. 51

Interview – Rolf Gerstenberger, President, USW Local 1005
Stelco Steelworkers and Their Allies Confront Monopoly Right and U.S. Imperialism – K.C. Adams
Join Local 1005's Weekly Pickets
Tribute to All U.S. STEEL/STELCO Laidoff Workers, and to Laidoff, Unemployed Workers Everywhere – Video
For Your Information

March 12, 2009 - No. 52

Temporary Foreign Workers Under Attack
An Injury to One is an Injury to All! – Peggy Askin and Peggy Morton
"Worn Out Their Welcome" — A Shameful Headline! – Yessy Byl, Edmonton Journal
Stop Scapegoating Immigrants for the Economic Crisis – United Food and Commercial Workers Canada
Human Resources and Social Development Canada Announces Change to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

March 13, 2009 - No. 53

Who Should Fill Stelco's Orders? – K.C. Adams
Letter to the Editor – Hamilton Spectator
Aradco and Aramco Workers Defend Their Interests and Dignity of Labour

13th International Day Against Police Brutality
No to Police Impunity! Fight for a Society that Recognizes the Rights of All!
Filipinos Call for Independent Investigation of RCMP and Accountability for Racial Profiling
Note: "Top 5 Police Brutality Videos"

Quebec
Government Must Immediately Adopt an Anti-SLAPP Law – Serge Lachapelle

International Women's Day
Photos from Around the World
Cuban Women's Federation Holds 8th Congress

March 13, 2009 - No. 54 - Afternoon Edition

46th Anniversary of the Founding of The Internationalists
Long Live the Legacy of The Internationalists and their Founder, Comrade Hardial Bains!
The Internationalists — Reflections of Hardial Bains
Thinking about the Sixties, Volume I – Publisher's Note

March 16, 2009 - No. 55

War Criminal George Bush Persona Non Grata! No to War Crimes, Crimes Against the Peace and Crimes Against Humanity!
Overwhelming Opposition to Bush's Visit to Calgary
No to the Criminalization of Dissent! Defend the Rights of All!
Lawyers Against the War Letter to RCMP War Crimes Section
Message from Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark

March 17, 2009 - No. 56

Defend Stelco Pensions! Fight for the Dignity of Active and Retired Steelworkers!
Keep Stelco Mills Producing – K.C. Adams

For Your Information
Moody's Puts U.S. Steel Credit Ratings under Review – Associated Press
From the Party Press

March 18, 2009 - No. 57

Join the Rally to Defend Workers' Rights and Dignity!
Autoworkers Picket Windsor Plants to Defend Their Rights and Dignity

13th International Day of Action Against Police Brutality
Oppose the Fascization of the State! – Serge Lachapelle
Communiqué from the Collective Opposed to Police Brutality
My Testimonial on the March 15 Demo

Election Results in El Salvador
Historic Opportunity to Embark on a New Direction

March 19, 2009 - No. 58

Windsor, Ontario
Aradco/Aramco Workers Force Company to Pay Severance and Back Pay

Montreal, Quebec
Air Canada Machinists Demonstrate against Theft of Pensions

Workers and the Rule of Commercial Law – K.C. Adams

Air Canada
Air Canada Could Be Forced into Bankruptcy — UBS
Milton's AirAsia X Buys 10 More Planes
Painful Lessons Courtesy of Air Canada – Andy Wilson
Rumours of Bankruptcy — Who Will End the Plunder of Air Canada? – New Horizons
No to Concessions! – New Horizons
Letter to New Horizons

March 20, 2009 - No. 59

Sixth Anniversary of Iraq Invasion
Calgary Says War Criminal Bush Go Home!
Civilians Enforcing War Crimes Act Arrested While Criminal Gets Away
Six Years After the Illegal U.S. Invasion of Iraq, When Will Foreign Control End? – Collectif Échec à la guerre

United States
Bring ALL the Troops Home Now! End War and Occupation — Iraq, Afghanistan & Palestine! Money for Human Needs — NOT War! March on the Pentagon — March 21 – Troops Out Now Coalition
All Out for Anti-War Actions! – U.S. Marxist-Leninist Organization
Anti-War Forces Call for National and Local Actions
Vigorously Oppose U.S. War Hysteria
Americans Do Not Want or Need a War Budget
Facts on War Budget
Where the Money Goes – Norman Solomon

Photos from Demonstrations Around the World

March 23, 2009 - No. 60

Hamilton Mass Rally and March
Yes to Manufacturing! No to Nation-Wrecking! Keep Stelco Mills Producing!
Layoffs, Bailouts and Shutdowns Are Not Solutions! – Rolf Gerstenberger, President, USWA Local 1005

Condemn the Decision to Bar George Galloway from Entering Canada!

March 24, 2009 - No. 61

NATO Summit
Canada and NATO Out of Afghanistan! Demonstrate on April 4! – Canadian Peace Alliance and Collectif Échec à la guerre
Don't Extend It (Again). End It. On April 4th Protest Against Canada's Afghan Surge – Canadian Peace Alliance
No to War — No to NATO Declaration – www.no-to-nato.org

Stop Ottawa Arms Bazaars! – Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT)
Major Military Deployment from Valcartier – Alexandre Vidal and Normand Beaudet
The Abolition of Military Bases: Ending Imperialist Intervention – Nidia Diaz, Granma International
U.S. Bases Abroad

March 25, 2009 - No. 62

60th Anniversary of NATO
NATO Game Over 2009: Peace Activists Demonstrate at NATO Headquarters in Belgium – www.vredesactie.be
Commemoration of 10th Anniversary of NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia
Strategic Concepts (I) – German-foreign-policy.com

G20 Summit
Call to Protest April 1 and 2 – Stop the War Coalition, Britain

March 26, 2009 - No. 63

Producers of Wealth, Providers of Services Both Working and Unemployed — Unite to Solve the Economic Crisis through Nation-Building
Letter to Minister of Industry Tony Clement – Ken Neumann, National Director, United Steelworkers

Letter to the Editor
How the Issue of Saving Workers' Severance Poses Itself

Sixth Anniversary of Iraq Invasion — Demonstrations in U.S.
All U.S. Troops Home Now! End U.S. Imperialist Wars and Occupations Now!

March 27, 2009 - No. 64

Manufacturing Yes! Nation-Wrecking No!
What Is Canada's Government Up to?
Stelco Scrap Quietly Shipped to U.S. Steel in Pittsburgh — Report
All Levels of Government Duped by U.S. Steel – Media Release, USW Local 1005
Demand Picks up at U.S. Steel Gary Works

Air Canada
Department of Finance Pension "Consultations" – New Horizons
Hands off Our Pensions, Mr. Brewer! – New Horizons

March 30, 2009 - No. 65

33rd Anniversary of Land Day
Long Live the Palestinian Resistance!
Boycott Israel! Make It Account for Its Crimes in Gaza! – Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions National Committee (Palestine) Statement
Israel's Ethnic Cleansing Policy and Land Day: Palestinian Uprising and Resistance – Ahmad Jaradat, Alternative Information Center (AIC)
Turkey's Fallout with Israel Deals Blow to Settlers – Jonathan Cook
Deir Hanna Commemorates Land Day
Quebec Festival Drops "Tolerance" Award – Malcolm Guy
Hamas Win in UNRWA Elections – Palestinian Information Center

Background: Day of the Land

SUPPLEMENT
Incriminating Evidence of Israeli War Crimes in Gaza – Stephen Lendman, Palestine Chronicle

March 31, 2009 - No. 66

International Conferences on Afghanistan
Canada Out of Afghanistan Now! Dismantle NATO!
Conference in The Hague
Conference in Moscow
Role of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Highlighted at Conference on Afghanistan – Hai Yang and Liu Yang, Xinhua
Obama Team Outlines 'New Realism' for Afghanistan – Ian Traynor, Guardian (UK)
A New Afghanistan Nightmare – Ramzy Baroud, Palestine Chronicle
Afghanistan: U.S., NATO Wage World's Largest and Longest War – Rick Rozoff, Global Research

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APRIL 2009


April 1, 2009 - No. 67

G-20 Summit in Britain
Mass Demonstrations Demand Human-Centred Alternatives to the Crisis
Global Economic Crisis and Disequilibrium within the Imperialist System of States
Note: External Debt of the U.S. and Others

News and Views
China Quietly Extends its Currency's Global Reach – BusinessWeek and Associated Press (excerpts)
World Leaders Lay Out Tests for Obama – Wall Street Journal
At Economic Summit Meeting, a Change in U.S. Talking Points – New York Times
The G20 Meetings: The European Union is in Tatters – Eric Walberg, Global Research

April 2, 2009 - No. 68

G-20 Summit in Britain
Mass Actions Denounce Finance Capital, War and Environmental Destruction

Defend the Dignity of Autoworkers!

For Your Information
Gross Domestic Product by Industry, January 2009 – Statistics Canada 

April 3, 2009 - No. 69 - Morning Edition

G-20 Summit in Britain
G-20 Summit Refuses to Face Reality and Take Measures to Defend the Well-Being of the Peoples of the World
Medvedev Resurrects Replacing Dollar as Reserve Currency – New York Times
The G-20 Piles Folly on Folly – Chan Akya, Asia Times Online (excerpt)
Venezuela's Chavez Slams Results of G-20 Summit

April 3, 2009 - No. 70 - Afternoon Edition

Worldwide Demonstrations Against NATO Summit: Canada and NATO Out of Afghanistan!Dismantle NATO!
NATO Summit Gets Underway
Five Reasons to March this Saturday – Canadian Peace Alliance

April 8, 2009 - No. 71

Worldwide Actions Oppose NATO Summit, War and Occupation

NATO Summit Supplements

No. 1: The Afghanistan Agenda – April 3, 2009
No. 2: Black Sea: Pentagon's Gateway to Three Continents and the Middle East– Rick Rozoff, Global Research
No. 3: NATO at 60
No. 4: NATO Expansion
No. 5: Eastern Partnership: The West's Final Assault on the Former Soviet Union – Rick Rozoff, Stop NATO, February 13, 2009
No. 6: Complex and Deep Changes Are Taking Place in the International Scenery – Soccoro Gomes, Speech to International Conference: NATO, the Malvinas Islands and the Reactivation of the U.S. Fourth Fleet

April 9, 2009 - No. 72

Obama to the World: "Do as I say, not as I do." Obama to Americans: "Listen to my words, pay no heed to my deeds."

DPRK Successfully Launches Experimental Communications Satellite

Iran Decries Obama's Comment on Nuclear Threat

Spying 'May Dampen' Anti-Terror Effort – Li Xiaokun and Peng Kuang, China Daily

For Your Information
Obama's Ersatz Capitalism – Joseph E. Stiglitz, New York Times (excerpts)

April 10, 2009 - No. 73

Letter to the Editor and Commentary
The Contradiction Between Authority and Condition

April 13, 2009 - No. 74

Rumours of GM Bankruptcy and Chrysler Shutdown
Ontario Government Admits Socially Irresponsible Management of GM Pension Fund

CAW Press Conference
Ontario Must Protect Workers' Pensions
Interview – Len Harrison, Chair, CAW Retired Workers Executive

Fight for a Human-Centred Restructuring of Industry – K.C. Adams

Labour Force Survey, March 2009 – Statistics Canada

April 14, 2009 - No. 75

Hamilton National Steel Car Workers on Strike
Force National Steel Car to Withdraw its Demands for Concessions and Stop Its Blackmail against Workers! – Pierre Chénier
Interview – Gary Pedron, President, United Steelworkers Local 7135
ArcelorMittal Announces Quebec Shutdown

Forestry
An Alternative Is Necessary to Face the Collapse of the AbitibiBowater Monopoly! – Gabriel Girard-Bernier

Ontario
Oppose Attacks on Immigrant Workers! – Philip Fernandez
Torontonians Demand Justice for Immigrant Workers

April 15, 2009 - No. 76

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
V Summit of the Americas
IV Peoples' Summit of the Americas
ALBA Summit in Caracas
South American Nations Meet in Venezuela to Lay Foundation for Bank of the South – James Suggett, Venezuelanalysis.com
Outcry Renewed as U.S. Military May Want to Occupy Vieques Again – Yuliana Gomez, Latina
Evo Morales Suspends Hunger Strike; Congress Approves New Electoral Law – Granma International
Venezuelans Celebrate 7th Anniversary of Coup Defeat – Zachary Lown, Venezuelanalysis.com

SUPPLEMENTS
No. 1: Documents of the V Summit of the Americas and the IV Peoples' Summit of the Americas
No. 2: Empire and Latin America in the Obama Era

April 16, 2009 - No. 77

V Summit of the Americas
The Elephant in the Room in Port of Spain – Manuel E. Yepe
Bolivia to Demand End to Blockade at Americas Summit
Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper Re: Summit of the Americas – Isaac Saney, Canadian Network on Cuba
Fidel Castro: The Unseen Guest at the Vth Summit of the Americas – Norman Girvan, Agencia Latinoameicana de Informacion

Reflections of Comrade Fidel Castro
Does the OAS Have a Right to Exist? – April 14, 2009
Days that Cannot Be Forgotten – April 14, 2009
Not a Word about the Blockade – April 13, 2009
Walking on Solid Ground – April 5, 2009
Why Is Cuba Being Excluded? – April 4, 2009

Anniversary of Cuba's Victory at the Bay of Pigs, April 20, 1961
First Defeat of Imperialism in America – Aixa Alfonso Guerra, El Habanero

SUPPLEMENTS
No. 3: Obama's "New Partnership for the Americas" –BarackObama.com
No. 4: No U.S. Troops in Mexico!

April 17, 2009 - No. 78

V Summit of the Americas: Canada's Americas Strategy
The Revolution Will Not Be Destabilized: Canada's "Democracy Promotion" in Venezuela – Anthony Fenton, The Dominion
Colombian Parliamentarians Ask Canada Not to Sign FTA – Jorge Enrique Robledo Castillo, et al, Congress of the Republic of Colombia
• Call to Action on the Continuing Suppression of Democracy in Haiti - Canada Haiti Action Network and the Haiti Action Committee
Canada to Participate in U.S. UNITAS Naval Exercise
Americas Strategy Includes Military Drug Ops – Michelle Collins, Embassy
TILMA: Putting Investors First and the Public Last – Council of Canadians
America First Will Mean Canada Last – Barbara Yaffe, Canwest News

SUPPLEMENT
No. 5: From the Party Press — OAS Inter-American Democratic Charter

April 20, 2009 - No. 79

Monopolies and Their Political Representatives Versus the Canadian People

Letter to the Editor
The Fight for Dignity as Active or Retired Workers Concerns Us All

April 21, 2009 - No. 80

USW Local 1005 Press Conference, April 16, 2009
Local 1005 Proposes Action Plan and Emergency Measures to Solve the Current Problems Facing the Canadian Steel Industry and Economy
What the Workers Had to Say

Durban Review Conference
• UN Protects Israel from Racism Charges – Nora Barrows-Friedman, IPS
• High Commissioner for Human Rights Shocked by U.S. Withdrawal from Review Conference and Urges States to Focus on Racism Not Politics  – Durban Review Conference Website

April 22, 2009 - No. 81

Air Canada
Neither the Status Quo nor Decertification — Unity in Action to Defend Our Interests! – New Horizons
New Horizon's Reader's Forum
No More Concessions! – Luc Savoie, Letter to la Presse
For Your Information: Pensions – New Horizons

April 23, 2009 - No. 82

Defend the Pensions We Have! Fight for Pensions for All! – Statement of the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
Ontario Pension Benefits Act Reforms: Government Has a Social Responsibility to Guarantee the Rights of All – Steve Rutchinski

Letters to the Editor
Who Pays for Big Three Pensions?
Steelworkers Have Got It Right!

April 24, 2009 - No. 83

20,000 Strong Pension Rally Delivers United Message
Monopolies and Governments Must Live up to Their Social Responsibilities: Pensions and a Dignified Life for All Retired People!
What the Workers Had to Say

Alberta Federation of Labour 46th Convention
Whose Economy? Our Economy! Who Decides? We Decide! – Peggy Askin

Toronto
War Criminals Not Welcome — Protest May 29 Visit of Bush and Clinton!

Petition Against May 13 Visit of Condoleezza Rice to U. of Calgary
Illegal War Is Not Good Policy

April 27, 2009 - No. 84

Governments and Companies Must Fulfill Their Social Responsibilities – K.C. Adams

April 28
25th Annual Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job
— Calendar of Events

April 28, 2009 - No. 85

25th Annual Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job
Today More than Ever, Workers Demand that Governments Enforce the Right to Safe and Healthy Working Conditions for All Workers!
Interviews

For Your Informaton
Work Related Deaths Increase in Canada
International Work-Related Fatalities

April 29, 2009 - No. 86

Mass Rally at Queen's Park to Save Local Hospitals – Ontario Health Coaltion
Ontario Budget Will Not Help Save Hospitals from Closure, Cuts, Mass Layoffs – Ontario Health Coalition

Letter to the Editor
How to Pose the Issue of "Fair Funding"

Beware CANSEC 2009 — Canada's Largest Arms Bazaar Is Coming to Ottawa's Lansdowne Park! – Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
CPP Invests in Canadian Missile Firm Tied to Cluster Bombs – Richard Sanders, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade

April 30, 2009 - No. 87

May Day 2009
Reject Tripartism in Economic and Political Affairs!
Public Control of Wholesale Trade
For Your Information: Wholesale Trade, February 2009 – Statistics Canada

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MAY 2009


May 1, 2009 - No. 88

May Day 2009 — Day of International Working Class Unity and Struggle
• Workers and Oppressed Peoples of All Countries, Unite! – Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)

May 4, 2009 - No. 89

May Day 2009 Photo Review
• Workers and Oppressed Peoples of All Countries, Unite!

May 5, 2009 - No. 90

May 5, 2009: 191st Anniversary of the Birth of Karl Marx
There Is Only One High Road of Civilization, One Way Foward
• Speech at the Graveside of Karl Marx – Frederick Engels, March 17, 1883
The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism – V.I. Lenin, 1913

May 6, 2009 - No. 91

May Day 2009
Steelworkers Hold May Day Rally and March in Hamilton
No One Is Illegal May Day March in Toronto Demands Justice and Rights for All!
UFCW Holds Migrant Worker Speakout
Picket and Rally in Calgary
Old Dutch Foods Workers Fight for Their Rights and the Public Good
Old Dutch Workers Are Defending the Public Good: Support the Demand for Sick Pay and a Food Safety Clause – Peggy Askin
Cubans Stage Patriotic March in Havana
The Inalienable Decision to Build Socialism – Speech by Salvador Valdés Mesa, CTC General Secretary

May 7, 2009 - No. 92

Industry Minister Sends Demand Letter to U.S. Steel

Air Canada
What Is "Doing Our Part"? – New Horizons, April 26, 2009
Nortel and Air Canada Retirees Facing Pension Cuts – Martin C. Barry, Senior Times (Montreal)

Quebec
Reject the Employment Pact! For a Modern Economy that Satisfies the Needs of All! – Christine Dandenault 

For Your Information
Conditions of the Working Class Internationally

May 8, 2009 - No. 93

Mexico: The Influenza Epidemic and Self-Sufficiency in Health Care – Teixitiani
Reflections on the Swine Flu Epidemic – Fausto Paz, APIA Virtual

Letter to the Editor
Flu Pandemic or Pandemic of Manipulation?

Political Lies and Media Disinformation Regarding the Swine Flu Pandemic – Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research
Flying Pigs, Tamiflu and Factory Farms – F. William Engdahl, Global Research 

May 12, 2009 - No. 94

Afghanistan and Pakistan
Down with U.S. Imperialist Killings and Displacement of Civilians! Canada Out of NATO! NATO Out of Afghanistan! Dismantle NATO!
Pragmatism: A Philosophy of Monopoly Capitalism, Fascism and War
Stop CF-18 Warplanes from Being Deployed to Afghanistan – Stephen Staples, Ceasefire.ca
Demonstrations Denounce Mass Killings of Afghan Civilians by U.S. Air Strikes
More Than One Million Refugees Flee Northwestern Pakistan
Canadian General Oversees Doubling of NATO Air Forces in Afghanistan

May 13, 2008 - No. 95

War Criminal Condoleezza Rice Not Welcome in Calgary!
• U.S. Senate Committee Reveals Direct Role of Condoleezza Rice in
Approving Torture

Condi, War Crimes & the Press – Robert Parry, Consortium News
Stanford Organizes to Hold Bush Administration and Condoleezza Rice Accountable
Stanford Antiwar Alumni and Students Call for Condi War Crimes Probe – Marjorie Cohen

Reference
U.S. Justice Department Releases Torture Memos

May 14, 2009 - No. 96

The Measure of a Revolution: Cuba 1959-2009
Scholars from 15 Countries Gather to Discuss Significance of Cuban Revolution

May 15, 2009 - No. 97

61st Anniversary of Al Nakba
Long Live the Palestinian People and Their Resistance! End the Occupation! Uphold the Right of Return!
Al Nakba Week Memorials Take Place in Central Gaza Strip Camps
Resistance to Continued Blockade of Gaza
More Illegal Demolitions and Settlements Underway in East Jerusalem
Bil'in Village Brings Lawsuit Against Canadian Construction Firms
UN Probes Gaza Crimes Despite Israeli Fury – Press TV
Israel Must Be Judged at the International Criminal Court — Universal Petition

For Your Information
U.S. General Builds a Palestinian Army – Robert Dreyfuss, The Nation 

May 18, 2009 - No. 98

Quebec Patriots Day 2009
Long Live the Nation-Building Project of Today's Quebec Patriots!

206th Anniversary of Haitian Flag Day

Gwangju People's Uprising Belongs to All Humanity!

May 19, 2009 - No. 99

No to Foreign Interference in Haiti! Get Canada Out of Haiti!
Electoral Farce Continues in June of 2009 – Wadner Pierre, HaitiAnalysis.com
Lavalas Flexes Its Muscles in Haiti – Kevin Pina, www.haitiaction.net
Popular Initiative Calls for Removal of Bush Appointee – Kevin Pina, www.haitiaction.net
Canada's Ambassador to Haiti: The Elections Were Legitimate – Canadian Haiti Action Network
U.S. Development Plans for Haiti Ignore Most Haitians – Ansel Herz, HaitiAnalysis.com

May 20, 2009 - No. 100

• What Is Canada Really Doing in Haiti? The "Ottawa Initiative on Haiti": Humanist Peacekeeping or Racist Imperialism? – Jean St-Vil

May 21, 2009 - No. 101

Forest Industry in Crisis
Forestry Workers Demand Emergency Measures and a New Direction
Forest Workers Launch National Fight-Back Campaign with Montreal Rally
Closure of Fraser Paper Mill in Thurso, Quebec: Oppose All Anti-Worker Forest Industry Monopoly Justifications! – Gabriel Girard-Bernier
Towards a New Direction for the Forest Industry – K.C. Adams

May 22, 2009 - No. 102

Oppose the Agenda for Annexation, Fascism and War!
Calgarians Say War Criminal Rice Out of Calgary! No to the Hijacking of Public Institutions for Annexation and War!
University of Calgary Students Oppose Condoleezza Rice's Visit to Calgary.
Government Continues Unjust Exclusion of Its Citizen Abousfian Abdelrazik
Bring Omar Khadr Home Now!
New Trend Emerges with Federal Court's Khadr Ruling – Lee Berthiaume, Embassy

United States
Court of Appeals Rules Detainees Are Not "Persons" in Guantánamo Torture Suit – Centre for Constitutional Rights

May 25, 2009 - No. 103

41st Anniversary of the Reorganization of the Internationalists
An Important Event in the Political Life of Canada
Paying First-Rate Attention to the Need of the People for Consciousness and Organization – Hardial Bains

Quebec
Charest Government Agency Pays the Monopolies — Société générale de financement Acquires Vast Tract of Forest Land – Gabriel Girard-Bernier and K.C. Adams

May 26, 2009 - No. 104

CANSEC Arms Fair Out of Ottawa! Funding for Social Programs Not for War! Fight for an Anti-War Government!
DFAIT Funds CADSI's Efforts to Promote the International Arms Trade – Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
Canadian Military Exports to Countries at War, 2003-2005 – Richard Sanders, Coordinator, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade

Denounce Bush and Clinton in Toronto May 29
Demonstrate Against Both the Natural and Hereditary Aristocracy – K.C. Adams

May 27, 2009 - No. 105

Hands Off Korea! U.S. Imperialists Are the Biggest Threat to
World Peace!

DPRK Conducts Underground Nuclear Test
DPRK Condemns South Korea Membership in Proliferation
Security Initiative

U.S. Hostile Policy toward DPRK
U.S. Invariable Ambition for World Domination – Korean Central
News Agency

Lee Myung Bak Group Dances to Tune of U.S. – Rodong Sinmun
Abe's Reckless Remarks Agitating Reinvasion of Korea – Minju Joson
Lee Myung Bak — Hands Off the Movement for Korean Reunification!
Opposition to Suppression of Pro-Reunification Organizations
Violation of Human Rights in South Korea – Open Letter from Korean Democratic Lawyers Association
Declaration of Solidarity with the Cause of Reunification of the Korean People – CILRECO

May 28, 2009 - No. 106

Canadians and Their Economy – K.C. Adams
June 2 National Day of Protest: Forestry Workers Fight Back – Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union
Forestry Workers Occupy MPs' Offices
Steelworkers Launch a Campaign to Save Québec's Steel Industry — The Steel Beam Mill: We Want it Now! – United Steelworkers Press Release
Letter from USW Local 1005 Political Action Committee to Tony Clement and Stockwell Day
Workers Rally in Oshawa and Windsor

May 29, 2009 - No. 107

Bush and Clinton Out of Toronto! War Criminals and Zionist Reactionaries Are Not Welcome in Canada!
Open Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Top Ministers: Bush Must Be Barred or Prosecuted – Lawyers Against the War
Double Standards in Prosecution of War Crimes
Never Again – Robert C. Koehler

For Your Information
War Crimes Law Applies to U.S. Too – Walter J. Rockler, Former Prosecutor at  Nuremburg War Crimes Tribunal, May 23, 1999
Clinton: Postmodern War Criminality
Jerusalem's Museum of In-Tolerance – Richard Silverstein, Tikun-Olam


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JUNE 2009


June 1, 2009 - No. 108

Canadians Demand the Arrest of War Criminals Bush and Clinton in Toronto

No to Armed Border Guards at Akwesasne!
Forty-One Year Legacy of Mohawk Resistance at Akwesasne Border – Mohawk Nation News
United Opposition to Arming of Border Guards Continues
UN Asked to Stop Guns at Akwesasne Border – Mohawk Nation News

Stratford, Ontario, June 1: No Olympics on Stolen Land, No Gentrification in Uptown Stratford — Protest and Tent City – Stratford Action for Social Equality
Petition to Replace the Name of Amherst Street with Domagaya Street – Geneviève Royer

United States
Congress Proposes Legislation to Criminalize Native Tobacco Sales

June 2, 2009 - No. 109

Fight for the Dignity and Well-Being of Forestry Workers and Their Communities! –Statement of the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)

June 3, 2009 - No. 110

OAS Crisis of Legitimacy
Down with OAS Agenda for Imperialist Annexation! End the U.S.
Blockade of Cuba!

ALBA Countries Demand End to U.S. Blockade of Cuba
Behind the News: Clinton and Her "Goodwill" – Deisy Francis Mexidor, Granma Daily
Israel to Sell 'War on Iran' Plans at OAS? – Press TV

June 4, 2009 - No. 111

The Shameful History of the OAS – Oscar Sánchez Serra, Granma International

June 5, 2009 - No. 112

Forestry Workers National Day of Protest
Forestry Workers Increase Pressure on Harper Government to Protect Them and Their Communities
Interviews: Forestry Workers Speak Out
Quebec Superior Court Allows AbitibiBowater to Suspend Payments Covering Pension Shortfalls

Steel Not Steal!
Clement Is Playing Games with People's Lives

Cambridge Holds Discussion on Economic Crisis

June 8, 2009 - No. 113

Dismantle the OAS! End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba!
Cuba's Historic Vindication at the OAS
Unanimous OAS Decision Overturns Anti-Cuban Resolution
No to Canada's Promotion of Imperialist "Democracy" in the Americas!
Declaration of the Revolutionary Government of Cuba
Reflections of Comrade Fidel Castro: The Trojan Horse

For Your Information
OAS General Assembly Resolution on Cuba
U.S. Stand on OAS Resolution Lifting Ban on Cuba's Participation

June 9, 2009 - No. 114

Nova Scotia Elections 2009
There Is an Alternative!
Atlantic Gateway: the Politics of Pragmatism and the Elephant in the Room – Tony Seed
"Real Life": Democracy 251 and the "Devotion" to "A Mature Democracy"
The Nova Scotia Election and the Bard Dan Alec MacDonald — "tonight, she walks the streets with Yankees" – Tony Seed
The Michelin File: No More Deals — Nova Scotians Must Reject the Politics of "Pragmatism" – Ena Boutilier and Tony Seed

For Your Information
Michelin's "Exemplary Citizenship"
Michelin Drive to Empire

June 10, 2009 - No. 115

Oppose Annual Meeting of International Economic Forum of the Americas! Alvaro Uribe Not Welcome in Canada! No to the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement!
Montreal Rally Against Annual Meeting of International Economic Forum of the Americas
No to the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement!
Uribe Is NOT Welcome in Canada – Colombia Action and Solidarity Network
Human Rights Campaign Stalls Harper Bill on Colombia Free Trade – La Chiva Collective, Pueblos en Camino and Mingas-FTA

June 11, 2009 - No. 116

City of Toronto Must Withdraw Its Dictate for Concessions from City Workers! Defend the Right of Toronto City Workers to Fight for Their Just Demands!
Toronto Municipal Unions Announce Strike Deadline, Tell Employer It's Time to Get the Job Done – Press Release, CUPE Locals 79 and 416

LCBO Workers Ready to Strike
No to LCBO's Plan for a Completely Casual Workforce!
For Your Information: Summary of Opening Positions of LCBO and LBED in Bargaining, March 9, 2009 – OPSEU Website

Good Jobs for All! — June 13 Rally and March in Toronto – CLC
The Steel Beam Mill: We Want it Now! - June 14 Demonstration in Contrecoeur, QC – United Steelworkers (FTQ)

June 12, 2009 - No. 117

Lebanon Votes 2009
Stalemate Continues in the Face of Hollow Claims of Victory – Jamilé Ghaddar

Reflections by Comrade Fidel Castro
Obama's Speech in Cairo

June 15, 2009 - No. 118

9th Anniversary of June 15 North-South Joint Declaration — Korea Is One! Oppose Retrogression of Lee Myung Bak Regime! No to U.S. Nuclear Blackmail!
9th Anniversary of Historic North-South Joint Declaration
Korea Is One! Oppose the Retrogression of Lee Myung Bak Regime! No to U.S. Nuclear Blackmail!
South Korean Society Demands an End to Lee Myung Bak's Retrogression
Withdraw UN Security Council Resolution 1874! Hands Off Korea!
Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea Denounces South Korea Joining Proliferation Security Initiative
U.S. Urged to Give up Hide-and-Seek over Nuclear Issue – KCNA
Top U.S. Diplomat in Asia Dictates Terms to DPRK
U.S. Policy Toward North Korea Fails to Engage – Ronda Hauben, OhmyNews

For Your Information
Text of June 15, 2000 North-South Joint Declaration

June 16, 2009 - No. 119

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Not to Review Case of Cuban Five
Free the Cuban Five! Hands Off Cuba! No to U.S. Terrorism Against the Peoples of the Americas!
The Cuban Five: Defending the Right to Exist – Interview with Isaac Saney, Co-chair, Canadian Network on Cuba
Declaration of the Presidency of Cuba's National Assembly
President of Cuban Parliament Warns of New Manoeuvre to Divide the Five and Calls on Obama to Release the Five
International Association of Democratic Lawyers Passes Resolution in Support of Cuban Five
Cuba Denounces Case of Cuban Five at UN Human Rights Council
Posada Carriles' Trial Delayed
And When Will Miami's Terrorist Nest Be Cleared Out? – Jean-Guy Allard, Granma International

June 17, 2009 - No. 120

Contrecoeur, Quebec
Vigorous March and Rally Demand Steel Beam Mill
Steel Beam Mill in Contrecoeur, We Want It Now! – Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec (PMLQ)

Windsor, Ontario
Mass Rally and March in Support of City Workers: Oppose the Dictate
for Concessions!

What the Workers Had to Say
Veteran Cab Drivers on Strike

Toronto, Ontario
Workers Demand: "EI Is Our Money! Good Jobs for All!"

Sudbury, Ontario
June 20: 25th Annual Workers' Memorial Day

June 18, 2009 - No. 121

Fight for the Dignity of Labour! Our Security Lies in Defence of the Rights of All! Concessions Are Not Solutions! Hands Off Ontario Municipal Workers!
Defend the Toronto City Workers! Anti-Labour Concessions Are Not Solutions!
City Marching Us toward Strike with Concession Demands – Toronto Civic Employees Union Local 416
Anti-Social Offensive Against Ontario Municipal Workers
Arbitration Not a Four-Letter Word – Sid Ryan, Ontario President, CUPE
Toronto-Dominion Centre Workers Locked Out – Interview with Zoran Grgar, National Representative, CEP

June 19, 2009 - No. 122

Militarization of the Arctic
Canada: Battle Line in East-West Conflict over the Arctic – Rick Rozoff, Stop NATO

June 22, 2009 - No. 123

Militarization of the Arctic — Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea
NATO's War Plans for the High North – Rick Rozoff, Stop NATO

June 23, 2009 - No. 124

Support the Toronto and Windsor City Workers!
City Workers Defend the Rights of All – Pierre Chenier
Concessions Are Not Solutions to Toronto's Financial Problems nor Its Future Prosperity! – Steve Rutchinski
CUPE Local 416 and 79 Communiqué

Contrecoeur, Quebec
11,928 Signatures on Petition for Steel Beam Mill – United Steelworkers (FTQ)

United Nations
Conference on Global Financial Crisis

June 24, 2009 - No. 125

Long Live the Quebec People's National Day! Long Live the Quebec Nation! – Serge Patenaude

Hands Off Korea!
U.S. Efforts to Provoke War Are Crimes Against the Peace
Vigorous Support for Korean Reunification at Toronto Public Forum

"All Puerto Rico for Puerto Rico!"
Mass Demonstration in Defence of Workers and the Nation
Rally Defends Puerto Rican Patriots
Statement of the Six Puerto Rican Protesters

June 25, 2009 - No. 126

59th Anniversary of the Korean War
Hail the Historic Victory of the Korean People! U.S. Troops Out of Korea Now!
U.S. Imperialists, Provoker of Korean War – Korean Central News Agency
U.S. Can Never Evade Blame for Present Crisis on Korean Peninsula – Korean Central News Agency
U.S. Massive Deployment of Forces in Waters Around Korean Peninsula – Korean Central News Agency

For Your Information
We Accuse — Excerpts from Report of Women's International Democratic Federation (WIDF) – Korea, May 16-27, 1951
Women's International Democratic Federation Letter to UNO President and UNO Security Council – June 11, 1951

June 29, 2009 - No. 127

No to the Coup in Honduras! Restore the Honduran People's Democratically Elected President Manuel Zelaya! – Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)

Reflections by Comrade Fidel Castro: A Suicidal Mistake
News on the Coup
Commentary and Updates: Venezuelan Journalist Eva Golinger

For Your Information
Statement by Minister of State Kent

June 30, 2009 - No. 128

Ontario Municipal Workers Persist in Their Just Struggle
Toronto City Workers Say "Fight Back! No to Concessions!"
Defeat the Anti-Worker, Anti-Social Plots! – Pierre Chenier
Speak Out in Defence of Toronto City Workers! – Dagmar Sullivan
This Crisis Calls for Real Solutions Not Scapegoating Municipal Workers! – Steve Rutchinski
What Striking Toronto City Workers and Their Supporters Have to Say

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JULY 2009


July 2, 2009 - No. 129

Honduran People Step Up Resistance to Coup d'Etat
Suspension of Civil Rights – Eva Golinger
The Fascist Coup d'Etat Against President Zelaya Is an Insult to All the Peoples – Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz
Why Zelaya's Actions Were Legal – Alberto Vallente Thorensen
Kent's Presidential Return Omission Criticized – Michelle Collins, Embassy

For Your Information
ALBA Declaration
Declaration of UN General Assembly

July 3, 2009 - No. 130

Civic Workers' Strike
Windsor Star's "Business Perspective" and Fascist One-Nation Politics

July 6, 2009 - No. 131

Honduran Military Thwarts President Zelaya's Attempt to Land in Tegucigalpa
Rallies Denounce Military Coup and Demand Immediate Restoration of Zelaya Government
Open Letter of Latin American Solidarity Network-Toronto
Coup d'Etat an Attack on Even the Possibility of Democratic Renewal

July 7, 2009 - No. 132

20th Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba July 3-August 3, 2009:Hands Off Cuba! End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba! Free the Cuban Five!
Hands Off Cuba! End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba!
Help Cuba Rebuild After the Hurricanes – IFCO/Pastors for Peace
Worldwide Demonstrations Denounce U.S. Supreme Court Decision and Demand Freedom for the Cuban Five
Alarcón: We Should Redouble Efforts in Favour of the Cuban Five
Message from René Gonzalez
International Committee to Free the Cuban Five Press Statement
Venceremos Brigade Statement

For Your Information
A Brief History of the U.S./Cuba Friendshipment Caravan Campaign – IFCO/Pastors for Peace

July 9, 2009 - No. 133

All for One and One for All! Defend the Toronto and Windsor City Workers! The Cities Must Withdraw their Dictate for Concessions!
Mass Picket of Workers and Residents Supports Toronto City Workers
There Is an Alternative to this Anti-Worker, Anti-Social Offensive – Steve Rutchinski
Interviews: Workers Speak Out in Defence of Rights and Humane Working Conditions

For Your Information
The Facts about Sick Days – CUPE Local 79 and Local 416

July 9, 2009 - No. 134

Yes Mayor Miller, Enough Is Enough — It's Time You Supported Toronto's Working Class!
The Necessity of Social Solidarity in Defending New Hires: Part Two of Windsor Star's "Business Perspective" and Fascist One-Nation Politics

Forestry
Harper's New Plan to Help the Monopolies and the Forestry Industry – Gabriel Girard-Bernier

Toronto Rally: Uphold the Rights of Migrant Workers!

July 10, 2009 - No. 135

All Out to Support the Honduran People and Their President!
Mediation Talks Underway in Costa Rica: Oppose Any Attempt to Legitimate the Coup!
Anti-Coup Movement Grows
Honduras and the "Twin-Track" Policy of the United States – Hugo Morliz Mercado, Granma International
Harper Government Isolated as Opposition to Coup in Honduras Grows – Yves Engler
The Concept of Democracy at Stake – Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
The Role of the International Republican Institute (IRI) in the Honduran Coup – Eva Golinger, Postcards from the Revolution

July 13, 2009 - No. 136

Support Vale Inco Workers' Just Strike!
Vale Inco Workers Reject Concessions, Launch Strike Struggle to Defend Their Livelihoods and Their Community
It Is Sudbury That Is Sustainable and Monopoly Right That Is Not! – David Starbuck
New Pressure for Further Monopolization of World Mining
For Your Information

SUPPLEMENT
Consolidation of World Mining

July 14, 2009 - No. 137

Oppose Racist Travel Restrictions on Mexico and Czech Republic
More Workers Arrested in Another Immigration Raid – UFCW
Oppose Canada's Secret Deportations of Filipino Live-in Caregivers – SIKLAB-BC, Philippine Women Centre of BC, Grassroots Women-BC, West Coast Domestic Workers' Association
Scrap Canada's Live-in Caregiver Program: End Violence Against Filipino Women! – National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada
Petition Campaign: Protect the Rights and Welfare of Filipino Live-in Caregivers!

July 15, 2009 - No. 138

Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
Nation-Wrecking and the Privitization of Immigration – Peggy Askin and Peggy Morton
Response of Canadian Labour Congress and United Food and Commercial Workers to Standing Committee Recommendations

July 16, 2009 - No. 139

The Coup Dies or Constitutions Die – Fidel Castro
Washington and the Coup in Honduras: Here is the Evidence – Eva Golinger, Postcards from the Revolution

July 17, 2009 - No. 140

Honduras
What Must Be Demanded of the United States – Fidel Castro
President Zelaya en Route to Honduras as Resistance to Coup Gathers Strength
Massive Repression by Coup Regime
Telesur and Venezuelan TV Journalists Arrested in Honduras – Tamara Pearson, Venezuelanalysis.com
Shame on Canada, Coup Supporter – Ashley Holly, TheTyee.ca
Hugo Llorens, U.S. Ambassador to Honduras: An Eloquent Pedigree – Jean-Guy Allard, Granma International
U.S. Continues to Train Honduran Soldiers – James Hodge and Linda Cooper, National Catholic Reporter
Honduran Oligarchy: "The War Is Against Chavez" – Ricardo Daher, Aporrea

July 20, 2009 - No. 141

Vale Inco Workers' Just Strike Raises Important Issues

Honduras
Coup Regime Rejects Proposed Solution to Crisis – Eva Golinger, Postcards from the Revolution
Hondurans Step Up Resistance
UN Ignores Honduras Coup Leaders

July 21, 2009 - No. 142

No to Demands for Concessions — Victory to Vale Inco Workers!
July 17 Rally at Vale Inco's Copper Cliff Smelter
Vale Insists All Units Must Be "Cash-Flow Positive" – K.C. Adams

July 22, 2009 - No. 143

Toronto
Public Forum Declares "Daycare Is a Right!"
Access to Childcare
Highlights of the Community Discussion on Childcare
Speech of Sultana Jahangir at the Community Childcare Forum

Honduras
Tension Grows as Crisis Goes on

July 23, 2009 - No. 144

Industry Minister Seeks Federal Court Order Against U.S. Steel
U.S. Steel Must Pay Compensation for Damaging the Canadian Economy and Social Fabric!
Industry Minister Seeks Federal Court Order against U.S. Steel

For Your Information
Industry Canada Press Release
Steelworkers Union Press Release
Application of Attorney General of Canada in Court Case against U.S. Steel

July 24, 2009 - No. 145

Sudbury Workers Condemn Federal Minister of Industry
USW and Brazilian Union CUT Join Forces to Support Vale Workers
U.S. and British Banks Increase Holdings in Vale
Vale Eyes Take Over of More Canadian Potash

For Your Information
What Tony Clement Said
Workers Call for Clement's Immediate Resignation – United Steelworkers
Letter from Sudbury Mayor to Industry Minister Tony Clement
Industry Minister Must Explain the Inexplicable – Sudbury Star
What Vale Said About Inco and Sudbury in 2006

July 28, 2009 - No. 146

56th Anniversary of Attack on Moncada Barracks
Long Live the Cuban People and Their Revolution! Free the Cuban Five! – Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
Moncada Day Celebration: Cubans Called on to Step Up Hurricane Recovery and Agricultural Efforts
Moncada Day Celebrations Held across Cuba
Cuba's Revolution Day Celebrated in Canada

For Your Information
Moncada Day, Cuba's National Day of Rebellion – Jamilé Ghaddar

July 29, 2009 - No. 147

Xstrata and Vale Inco Workers Hold Successful Rally in Copper Cliff
Salt of the Earth – Dave Starbuck

Windsor
Congratulations to Windsor Civic Workers for Their Courageous Defence of the Rights of All!

Canada-Mexico Relations
Bitter Fruit of the FTA – Pablo Moctezuma Barragan
Visa Requirement for Mexicans and the Destruction of Mexican Agriculture – National Farmers Union (Canada)

July 30, 2009 - No. 148

Update on Honduras
Honduras Coup Resistance Marks One Month
Jobs Yes, But with Dignity! – Honduran Women's Collective (CODEMUH)

July 27
President Zelaya Rules Out Talks in U.S.
Coup Dictator Publishes OpEd in Wall Street Journal

July 25-26
Zelaya Stays at Honduran Border
The "Smart Power" Solution of the Obama-Clinton Administration
U.S. Permits Military Coup Leader to Visit Miami

July 23-24
Zelaya Enters Honduras Then Returns to Nicaragua
General Strike in Honduras
Zelaya Follower Tortured and Assassinated by Coup Regime

July 21-22
The "Negotiations"
Panama Recognizes Coup Regime
Coup Regime Tries to Expel Venezuelan and ALBA Diplomats

July 20
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Says Honduras Coup a "Lesson" for Zelaya Not to Follow Venezuela's Path
European Union Suspends Aid

July 31, 2009 - No. 149

Consequences of Honduras' Coup for Latin America
The 30th Sandinista Anniversary and the San José Proposal – Fidel Castro, July 21, 2009
A Nobel Prize for Mrs. Clinton – Fidel Castro, July 23, 2009
The Hired Gun of Roberto Micheletti: History of the Torturer Joya Améndola – Gennaro Carotenuto
Honduras Coup: the U.S. Connection – Nil Nikandrov
From Arbenz to Zelaya: Chiquita in Latin America – Nikolas Kozloff

Update
Another Anti-Coup National Strike in Honduras


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AUGUST 2009


August 3, 2009 - No. 150

56th Anniversary of Korean Armistice Agreement
Demand U.S. Sign Peace Treaty to End Korean War!
Call for U.S. to Sign Peace Treaty with DPRK
War Victory Day Celebrated in DPRK
Historic Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War – Speech by Kim Il Sung to Korean People's Army Unit 256, October 23, 1953 (excerpts)

Korea Is One!
All Out to Support the Signature Campaign for Korean Reunification!

Six Party Talks
DPRK Foreign Ministry Spokesman on Unreasonable Call for Resumption of Six-Party Talks

August 4, 2009 - No. 151

Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee Holds 7th Plenum
Confronting Challenges Serenely and with More Determination than Ever – Granma International

Free the Cuban Five!
Call to Parliamentarians and Peoples of the World – National Assembly of the Peoples' Power of the Republic of Cuba
Mercenary Consternation – Manuel E. Yepe

August 5, 2009 - No. 152

7th Cuban Parliament Opens 3rd Session
Consolidation of Revolutionary Gains During Times of International Economic Crisis
Cuban Deputies Analyze Housing Recovery from 2008 Hurricanes
General Comptroller Law Adopted
Fidel and Raúl: Champions of Cuban Heritage

For Your Information
"They Did Not Elect Me President to Restore Capitalism in Cuba or to Surrender the Revolution" – Speech of Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz

August 6, 2009 - No. 153

64th Anniversary of Nuclear Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
No More Hiroshimas! No More Nagasakis!

Manufacturing Yes! Nation-Wrecking No!
Rally Around Canadian Steelworkers in Defence of Their Rights
USW Press Release
Resist U.S. Steel "Whacking" Canada – K.C. Adams

For Your Information
Inco, Stelco: The Dark Side of Foreign Takeovers – Editorial, Orangeville Citizen
Lakeside Steel Files Motion to Intervene in Federal Minister's Court Application on U.S. Steel – Lakeside Steel Press Release

August 7, 2009 - No. 154

Voisey's Bay Workers Join Strike Against Vale Inco
United Steelworkers' Letter to Local Communities – USW Locals 6500, 6200 and 9508
Brazil Mineworkers' Letter to Vale Inco Canada Workers
News in Brief
Tremendous Productive Capacity of Modern Sudbury Miners

August 10, 2009 - No. 155

Note to Our Readers

Quebec
"Rule of Law" of the Mining Monopolies – Gabriel Girard-Bernier
Forest Regime Reform Favours the Most Powerful – Rimouski Correspondent
Charest Government's Northern Plan: Making the Quebec Economy Even More Dependent – Rimouski Correspondent

August 31, 2009 - No. 156

Day 50 of Vale Inco Strike
One Day Longer! United We Stand! The Fighting Spirit of Sudbury's Working Class
Vicious, Arrogant, Lying Exploiter — Oppose All Preparations by Vale to Resume Production – Sudbury Marxist-Leninist Party Club
Hands Off Pensions and Benefits! – Sudbury Marxist-Leninist Party Club
Vale Inco CEO Obliged to Speak to Sudbury Municipal Council

News In Brief from Around the World
Growing Resistance to Vale's Monopoly Right


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SEPTEMBER 2009


September 1, 2009 - No. 157

70th Anniversary of the Invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany
The Treachery of Repeating Historical Falsifications
Causes and Lessons of the Second World War – Two Speeches by Hardial Bains, September 1989

September 2, 2009 - No. 158

Strategic Review of Canada Post
Reject the Report of the Advisory Panel! Stand with Postal Workers for a Truly Modern Post Office
Canada Post President’s Forums — Propaganda for Tripartism and One Nation Chauvinism
Postal Workers Say: We Will Not Be Silenced!
Postal Workers Speak Out!

September 3, 2009 - No. 159

Forestry Workers Fight for the Dignity of Labour and a Pro-Social Self-Reliant Economy

Manitoba
Lock Out of Powerview-Pine Falls Workers: Oppose the Tembec Dictate for Anti-Labour Concessions!

Northen Ontario
"We Have to Find the Ways to Be Able to Control What Is Being Done with Our Natural Resources" – Interview with Al Simard, President, Saving the Region of Ontario North Group
"We Want to Assume Our Own Future" – Interview with Rick Isaacson, Chair of Smooth Rock Falls Strategic Task Force Committee

September 7: Labour Day 2009 Calendar of Events

September 4, 2009 - No. 160

Oppose Cadillac Fairview's Termination of Toronto Dominion Centre Workers!
Support for Vale Inco and Toronto Dominion Centre Workers

Justice for Injured Workers!
"The Poverty of Injured Workers Remains Our Main Concern" – Steve Mantis, Secretary, Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups
Key Findings from Study of Economic and Social Impacts of Workplace Injury and Illness

September 7: Labour Day 2009 Calendar of Events

September 7, 2009 - No. 161

Labour Day 2009
Defend the Dignity of Workers and Their Central Decisive Role in Nation-Building – Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)

September 8, 2008 - No. 162

Health Care Is a Right! – Peggy Morton
More than 500 People Attend Meeting to Save Alberta Hospital Edmonton
Letter to the Editor
Nurses Say It's Outrageous to Claim Improved Services with Less Staff and Resources – United Nurses of Alberta
Nurses Speak Out about Acute Nursing Shortage
Friends of Medicare Launches Website and Campaign

September 9, 2009 - No. 163

Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Hail the 61st Anniversary of the Founding of the DPRK!
UNSC "Resolution 1874": DPRK Permanent Representative Sends Letter to Security Council President
Oppose U.S. Plans for Production and Deployment of Massive Ordnance Penetrator
Koreans Demand Apology and Compensation for Victims of Japanese Imperialist War Crimes and Human Rights Violations – Philip Fernandez
Lessons of History: Anti-Communist Pressure to Isolate the DPRK – A Reader in Nova Scotia

September 10, 2009 - No. 164

11 Years of Injustice for the Cuban Five
U.S. Revenge-Seeking Will Never Extinguish Cuba's Right to Resist — Free the Cuban Five Now!
Interview with Attorney for Cuban Five – Radio Havana Cuba
The Untold Story of the Cuban Five – Richardo Alarcón de Quesada, President, Cuban National Assembly

September 11, 2009 - No. 165

8th Anniversary of 9/11
Our Security Lies in our Fight for the Rights of All!

Case of Omar Khadr
Lawlessness of Harper's "Law and Order" Agenda
Ignatieff and the Rule of Law
Supreme Court to Hear Khadr Case – Gail Davidson, Lawyers
Against the War

Government Admits Evidence in Charkaoui's File Is "Insufficient" – Coalition Justice for Adil Charkaoui
September 24 to October 16: Abousfian Abdelrazik Tours Canada to Speak for Justice – Project Fly Home

United States
"Closing" Guantánamo — No to the Super-Jail and Government Impunity! – Voice of Revolution

September 14, 2009 - No. 166

BC Budgets Are Empty Rhetoric

For Your Information
BC and the Economic Crisis — Excerpts and Comments from the Mass Media, Research Groups and Government

September 15, 16,17, 2009 - Nos. 167, 168, 169

Claims on Added-Value and Modern Definition of a State - K.C. Adams
Part One: Introducing Data and Basic Conceptions
Part Two:Discussion of a Modern Definition of Taxation
Part Three:Discussion of a Modern Definition of Banking, Credit and Insurance

September 18, 2009 - No. 170

Join the Discussion and Nation-Building Movement to Restrict the Monopolies

Alberta Labour Board Upholds Monopoly Right
"Business as Usual" at Safeway – Peggy Morton
Edmonton Safeway Workers End Six-Day Strike – Peggy Askin

Scarborough, Ontario
Zellers Strike – Interview, Stephen Moses, Chairperson, CAW Local 1000, Zellers Warehouse, Scarborough

September 21, 2009 - No. 171

Hamonized Sales Tax
BC Residents Mobilize to Defeat the HST Poll Tax

G-20 Summit,Pittsburgh, September 24-25
Oppose G-20 and Its "Solutions" for the Global Crisis
One Humanity, One Struggle! – U.S. Marxist-Leninist Organization
National Call for Action
State Repression Supports Finance Capital
G-20 Not Meeting April Promises to Poorest Countries – Jubilee USA
End the Occupation of Afghanistan Now!

September 22, 2009 - No. 172

Workers Must Develop, Disseminate and Fight for Their Own Perspective on Taxes

Industrial Capacity Utilization Rates
Let's Get Organized for a Human-Centred Alternative! – K.C. Adams
Industrial Capacity Utilization Rates — Second Quarter 2009

September 23, 2009 - No. 173

Opening of Quebec Street Parliament
Fight for a Modern Society that Recognizes Rights by Virtue of Being Human! – Serge Lachapelle

Housing Is a Right!
October 5, World Habitat Day: Call to Action to Recognize Housing as a Right
Montreal Municipal Elections: Demands that Must be Addressed – FRAPRU

Education Is a Right!
"Student Assistance Reform Necessary" Says ASSÉ Spokesperson Christian Pépin
Place of Private Sector in Governance of Post-Secondary Institutions – Étienne Simard, Université du Québec en Outaouais
Tuition Fee Increase After 2012 — One Hike after Another! – Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, L'Ultimatum

An Injury to One Is an Injury to All!
Quebec Government Must End Racial Profiling Now
First Anniversary of Death of Fredy Villanueva: March Reiterates Determination to Obtain Justice and Truth for Fredy Villanueva and All Victims of Police Brutality

September 24, 2009 - No. 174

Pittsburgh, September 24-25, 2009
G-20 Summit
September 24: G-20 to Be Tried by International Tribunal in Pittsburgh – G-20 People's Tribunal

XV Sao Paulo Forum, Mexico City, August 20-23, 2009
Final Declaration

September 25, 2009 - No. 175

Long Live the Honduran People and Their Resistance!

Statements
Latin American Canadian Solidarity Association
ALBA Member Countries in OAS
Cuban Parliament
Latin American Leaders
São Paulo Forum
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Update on Unfolding Events

Reflection by Comrade Fidel Castro
A Revolution Is Being Born There

Coming Events

September 28, 2009 - No. 176

Vale Inco Strike
Injunction Upholds Monopoly Right to Use Anti-Worker Mercenaries with Impunity — No to Criminalization of Vale Inco Workers' Right to Organize Effective Strike and Resist Strikebreaking!
International Solidarity with Vale Inco Workers

Honduras
National and International Denunciation – National Front of Resistance against the Coup d'État
Stop the Use of Chemical Weapons by the Armed Forces! – Juan Almendares, Honduran Peace Committee
Honduras Expels OAS Team and Gives Brazil 10-Day Ultimatum
Honduras Coup Leader Micheletti Decrees 45-Day Suspension of Constitution – Al Giordano, The Field

September 29, 2009 - No. 177

The Employment Insurance Political Football

September 30, 2009 - No. 178

Canadian Government's Theatrics at United Nations
Opposition Mounts to Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and Bill C-23

Honduras
Demands at UN for Rule of Law
Inter-American Human Rights Commission Condemns Suspension of Rights
OAS: Mass Violation of Human Rights Would Justify Immediate Intervention
October 2 — International Day of Solidarity with the Honduran People: Against the State Coup, for the Restitution of Democracy and the Constituent Assembly


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OCTOBER 2009


October 1, 2009 - No. 179

All Glory to the Chinese People! Hail the Sixtieth Anniversary of the People's Republic of China!
Chinese President Calls for Unity for Nation's Development
Civilian Pageant Highlights China's 60-Year Rise to World Stage – Xinhua

For Your information
The Chinese People Have Stood Up! – Mao Zedong, First Plenary Session, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, September 21, 1949 (excerpts)

64th Session UN General Assembly
Unite as One and Work for a Bright Future – Hu Jintao, President, People's Republic of China

October 2, 2009 - No. 180

Alberta
Fight for a Government Which Guarantees the Rights of All! – Peggy Morton
Rallies Oppose Bed Closures and Attacks on Right to Health Care
Alberta Health Services Announces Closure of a Full Hospital Worth of Beds – United Nurses of Alberta
Alberta's Continuing Care Strategy: Understanding the Context and the Implications –  Carol Wodak, Seniors Action and Liason Team

Letter to the Editor
We've Seen This Disaster Before

October 5, 2009 - No. 181

October 7 — 8th Anniversary of Invasion of Afghanistan
Organize in Your Community to Bring the Troops Home Now – Canadian Peace Alliance
U.S., NATO Poised For Most Massive War in Afghanistan's History – Rick Rozoff, Stop NATO

October 6, 2009 - No. 182

Quebec Students Oppose Paying the Rich
Reject Claims by Parties of the Rich that Education Is a Privilege! Education Is a Right! – Parti Marxiste-Léninist du Québec
Vigorous Protest against Bills 38 and 44

Statements
Association for Student Union Solidarity (ASSÉ)
Quebec Federation of College Students
Quebec Federation of University Students
National Teachers Federation of Quebec
Student Association of Jonquière Cégep
Montérégie Student Associations

October 7, 2009 - No. 183

8th Anniversary of Invasion of Afghanistan
Canada Out of Afghanistan! End the Occupation and Bring the Troops Home Now! Canada Out of NATO! Dismantle NATO!
If Afghanistan Is Its Test, NATO Is Failing - John Feffer, Asia Times Online
Thinking the Unthinkable: NATO's Global Military Roadmap – Rick Rozoff, Stop NATO

October 8, 2009 - No. 184

Rally for Workers' Rights
Victory to Vale Inco and Lake Erie Workers!
Bill 86, Labour Relations Amendment Act (Replacement Workers), 2008

Honduras
Anti-Coup Forces Mark 100 Days of Resistance
Resistance Will Accept Dialogue If Repressive Measures Suspended – Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias
Peasant Political Prisoners Declare Indefinite Hunger Strike – HondurasResists
Honduras Supreme Electoral Tribunal Comes Out Against Coup Decree – Al Giordano, The Field

October 9, 2009 - No. 185

Hail the 64th Anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea!
Tokyo International Korean Reunification Conference – Interview, H.P. Chung, Canadian Delegate
Great Successes in 150-Day Campaign for Development of Economy
DPRK's Intention to Build Nuclear-Free World

64th Session UN General Assembly
"The Foreign Policy of the DPRK Is Committed to the Principles of Independence, Peace and Friendship" – Speech by Pak Kil Yon, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of DPRK Delegation to UN

October 13, 2009 - No. 186

Cuban Five Update
Resentencing Hearing for Antonio Guerrero
5th Montreal Day of Friendship with Cuba

33rd Anniversary of the Cubana Plane Sabotage
Cuba Demands Justice – Granma International
Official Statement of Venezuelan Ambassador to U.S.

Honduras
Resistance Warns Zelaya Must Be Restored to Power Before October 15
OAS: Only Solution to Crisis Is Zelaya's Restitution

October 14, 2009 - No. 187

U.S. Steel Files Motions to Negate Steelworkers' Legal Rights and Uphold Monopoly Right
Further Court Action to Uphold Monopoly Right
For Your Information: U.S. Steel Motion to Dismiss

Toronto Anti-Scab Rally

Vale Inco — A Law Unto Itself
Reinstate the Fired Workers! – Sudbury Marxist-Leninist Party Club

October 15, 2009 - No. 188

U.S. Steel's Constitutional Challenge
U.S. Steel's Aim and the Necessity of Parliament to Immediately Defend the Sovereignty and Rights of Canadians – K.C. Adams
False Identity of Respondents Claiming to Be the Social Relation U.S. Steel Canada – K.C. Adams

October 16, 2009 - No. 189

Health Care Is a Right!
Rally Demands "Save Alberta Hospital Edmonton!"
Health Care Workers Speak Out!
More Tricks and Deception from Minister of Health – Peggy Morton

Honduras
Resistance on Day 111 of the Coup
Negotiations and October 15 Deadline for Restitution of President Zelaya Extended
Communique No. 28 from the National Front of Resistance against the Coup d'Etat
After 517 Years the Resistance Continues and Deepens – Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras
The Sordid History of Lewis Amselem, Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative to the OAS  – Jean-Guy Allard, Granma International

October 19, 2009 - No. 190

War Criminal George W. Bush Not Welcome in Canada!

Statements and Open Letters
Edmonton Coalition Against War and Racism and Palestine Solidarity Network
Letter to Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel
George W. Bush "Welcoming Committee"-Saskatoon
Collectif Échec à la guerre

October 20, 2009 - No. 191

Support Nortel and Other Retirees in Their Just Demands! Pensions and Full Severance Pay Are a Right! – Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
Uphold the Security of the Person — Pensions Are a Right! – K.C. Adams
Call for October 21 Mass Demonstration on Parliament Hill – Nortel Retirees and former employees Protection Canada
Petition to House of Commons
Statement of Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada  
Statement of Teamsters Union
Struggle of Flextronics Workers in Montreal
Toronto Queen's Park Demonstration

October 21, 2009 - No. 192

October 21 — Day 100 of Inco Strike
Uphold the Dignity of Labour! Victory to Vale Inco Workers!
Rally at Smelter Picket Line – USW Local 6500

Forestry
Support the Struggle of the People of Smooth Rock Falls in Defence of their Right to a Livelihood!

Honduras
Dialogue Resumes Amid Tension
UN to Investigate Human Rights Violations
ALBA-TCP Summit Approves Declaration in Support of Honduras – Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias

October 22, 2009 - No. 193

All Out to Oppose "Halifax International Security Forum"! No Harbour for War! – Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
Vigorously Oppose "Halifax International Security Forum": All Out to Build the People's Movement Against Imperialist War and Aggression! – Nova Scotia Committee, Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
Italy, Germany and Japan: Former World War II Axis Nations Repudiate Bans against "Preparing for War" – Rick Rozoff, Stop NATO

October 23, 2009 - No. 194

Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our America — 7th ALBA Summit
ALBA Alternative Is Developing with Courage and Resolve
Seventh ALBA Summit Prioritises the Planet and Developing Nations – Tamara Pearson, Venezuelanalysis.com
Common Currency for Regional Trade Operations Approved

Related News and Comment
ALBA Strengthens Trade Alliance, Ratifies Struggle Against the "Empire" – Latin American Herald Tribune
Latin American Leaders Agree on New Currency, Sanction Honduras – Agence France Presse
ALBA: A Relevant Model – Noel Manzanares Blanco, Agencia Cubana de Noticias

October 26, 2009 - No. 195

October 28 UN General Assembly Vote against U.S. Blockade of Cuba
Sovereignty Yes! Annexation No! End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba!
Consequences of U.S. Extra-Territorial Blockade on Canada-Cuba Relations: Cuban Ambassador Holds Press Conference
Cuba Denounces Difficulty in Making Payments to Organizations in Switzerland – Granma International
African Support Against U.S. Blockade
Blockade Discussed at OAS Meeting

64th Session of UN General Assembly
Speech by Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs

SUPPLEMENT
Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial and Financial Blockade Imposed by the U.S.A. against Cuba – Report by Cuba on Resolution 63/7 of the United Nations General Assembly

October 27, 2009 - No. 196

George Bush, Persona Non Grata!
Who Was Behind George Bush's Visit to Canada?
No to Police Impunity
Ethics Committee Finds Police at Montebello Incited Violence
Tasers: A Moratorium Is Not Good Enough! They Must Be Withdrawn! – Coalition pour le retrait du Taser

Honduras
The Plot Thickens: Coup Regime and Landowning Elites Enlist Support of Foreign Paramilitaries – Reed M. Kurtz, NACLA
Communique Number 30 of National Front of Resistance Against the Coup d'Etat
Day 118 of the Coup: Dialogue Ends without Result – Oscar, Quotha.net
Bad Economy Getting Worse – hondurascoup2009.blogspot.com
Elections Boycott – hondurascoup2009.blogspot.com
Unrepentant Military Notes Longstanding Role in Fomenting Coups – hondurascoup2009.blogspot.com

October 28, 2009 - No. 197

Rally on Parliament Hill
Workers Demand Government Protection of Pensions, Severance Pay and Disability Payments
Interview – Don Sproule, Chair, Nortel Retirees and Former Employees Protection Canada (NRPC)

Discussion on Pensions
Defend the Pensions We Have; Fight for Pensions for All! – Interview, K.C. Adams

Quebec
Olymel Workers March in Defence of Rights and Future of Food Industry
Support Striking Olymel Workers in St-Hyacinthe! Concessions Are Not Solutions! – Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec (PMLQ)
A Fight for Human Dignity and in Defence of the Rights of All – Normand Chouinard
Interview – Yves Dupont, UFCW/TUAC, Local 1991-P
What the Workers Have to Say

October 29, 2009 - No. 198

UN General Assembly Overwhelmingly Denounces U.S. Blockade of Cuba

Discussion on Pensions
Pensions Are a Necessary Modern Social Program! – K.C. Adams

October 30, 2009 - No. 199

Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada Fields Candidate in Hochelaga By-Election
Four By-Elections

Alberta
Premier's TV Address: Dragging Society Backward in the Name of "The Way Forward" – Peggy Morton
Significance of By-Election in Calgary-Glenmore: The People Want Solutions! The Wildrose Alliance Is Not an Alternative

Honduras
Preliminary Deal on Crisis Denied


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NOVEMBER 2009


November 2, 2009 - No. 200

Ontario Fall 2009 Economic Statement – Discussion Led by Sudbury Marxist-Leninist Party Club

November 3, 2009 - No. 201

UN General Assembly to Discuss Goldstone Gaza War Crimes Report
Stop Anglo-American and Zionist Impunity Against the Palestinians! Punish Zionist Crimes Against Humanity!
Highlights of Goldstone Report
U.S. and Israeli Obstruction of Goldstone Report
Goldstone Statement on UN Fact Finding Mission
Why Goldstone Matters – Richard Falk, Al Ahram Weekly
Petition

November 4, 2009 - No. 202

Quebec
AbitibiBowater Monopoly Bent on Continued Destruction of Production Capacity – Gabriel Girard-Bernier

Mexico
Fascization, Impunity, Protection of Big Monopolies – Claude Brunelle
Treaties and Mistreatment: The Path to Sovereignty Is the Only Way Forward – Pablo Moctezuma Barragan, MEXTEKI

November 5, 2009 - No. 203

Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec
Workers and Their Communities Fight for Their Rights and Future

Rouyn-Noranda
Uphold the Dignity of Horne Smelter Workers! – Pierre Chénier
Interview – Marc Bouchard, Coordinator, Association of Injured Workers in Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Interview – Jules Lemieux, Injured Worker
About the Bureau of Medical Evaluation

Val-d'Or
Sigma Mine Workers Demand Back Payments

Malartic
Call for Public Debate on Mining Development – Interview, Jacques Saucier, Spokesperson, Malartic Vigilance Committee

Amos
"The Paper Mill Must Remain Open" – Interview, Gilles Chapadeau, Regional Counsellor, Quebec Federation of Labour

November 6, 2009 - No. 204

Sudbury Workers and Their Allies Fight for Their Rights and Future
Long Live the Memory of the Great October Socialist Revolution!

November 9, 2009 - No. 205

20 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall
From Europe Whole and Free to New World Order – Rick Rozoff, Stop NATO

November 10, 2009 - No. 206

No to U.S. Bases in Colombia! Hands Off Latin America and the Caribbean! Sovereignty Yes! Annexation No! – Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
Reflection by Comrade Fidel Castro: The Annexation of Colombia to the United States
Venezuela Increases Security Measures Due to U.S. Threat in Colombia
Official U.S. Air Force Document Reveals the True Intentions Behind the U.S.-Colombia Military Agreement – Eva Golinger, Postcards from the Revolution
Joint Declaration of Special Meeting of UNASUR Council of Leaders
Resolution on U.S. Military Bases, Presence of U.S. Fourth Fleet and Militarization of the Region of Latin America and the Caribbean – 15th Meeting of São Paulo Forum

November 11, 2009 - No. 207

U.S. Escalates War Plans In Latin America
U.S. Military: After Iraq, Latin America – Rick Rozoff, Stop NATO

November 12, 2009 - No. 208

Ontario Reform of Forest Tenure and Pricing System
Monopoly Right Must Not Trump Public Right!
Government Nonsense about Competing Private and Public Sector Interests in Forestry – Pierre Chenier
Response to Tenure Reform - Saving The Region of Ontario North Group (STRONG)
Community Forests: A Tenure Option for Sustainability in Northern Ontario — A Discussion Paper – Northern Ontario Sustainable Communities Partnership

November 13, 2009 - No. 209

Ontario
All Out to Condemn Arbitrary Alteration of College Working Conditions!
Ontario Colleges Looking to Provoke Province-Wide Strike – Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Colleges Bargaining Team's Nonsense About "Improved Terms and Conditions"

Honduras
The Elections Will Not Be Recognized, the Struggle Continues – National Front of Resistance Against the Coup d'Etat, Communiqué No. 34
Interview with President Zelaya
Fraud of Obama Administration's Policies Revealed (Yet Again) – Eva Golinger, Postcards from the Revolution
Foreign Minister Maduro Urges International Community to Strengthen Position on Honduras

November 16, 2009 - No. 210

All Out to Oppose the Halifax War Conference
Montreal, November 24: Conference by Former Afghan MP Malalai Joya
The Viking at the Head of NATO – Sven Tarp, International Secretary, Danish Communist Party
Contradictions within NATO — The New Germany – www.german-foreign-policy.com

For Your Information
Agenda of Halifax International Security Forum

November 17, 2009 - No. 211

Vale Inco's Latest Provocation
Vale's Use of Anti-Worker Mercenaries Upheld by Ontario Labour Board
Steelworkers Demand Tony Clement Defend Canadians' Interests

Discussion
State Monopoly Capitalism – K.C. Adams

Mexico
Historic National Day of Action in Defence of Rights and National Sovereignty

November 18, 2009 - No. 212

Deficits and Debt — Discussion of the 2009 Ontario Fall Economic Statement: Part Two – Sudbury Marxist-Leninist Party Club

SUPPLEMENT
From the Party Press: Work of CPC(M-L) in Ontario Against the Anti-Social Offensive

November 19, 2009 - No. 213

The Demand of the People to Exercise Control Over Their Lives Is Greater than Ever
Discussion with Party Secretaries in Montreal
Discussion at the Workers' Centre in Toronto

From the Pages of the Party Press...
There Is a Place for Theory – Hardial Bains

November 20, 2009 - No. 214

Discussion on the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
Defend the Advance of the Peoples in the 20th Century — The Road of the October Revolution
Contributions to Discussion on the Fall of the Berlin Wall

November 21, 2009 - No. 215

Ontario
Colleges Act With Impunity Against College Employees Rights! – Interview, David Starbuck, Cambrian College Faculty Member
What Is This "New Power" the Colleges Claim?

Letters to the Editor
Re: Current Situation at the Colleges

November 23, 2009 - No. 216

Working Class Policy
BC Federation of Labour Meets to Discuss Policy for the Working Class Movement
Government Says "Economic Foundation in BC Remains Strong" While Jobless Rate Rises Again – Donna Petersen
BC Paramedics Lead Resistance to Ominous Anti- Worker Back-to-Work Legislation

November 24, 2009 - No. 217

Discussion on the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Content of the "New World Order" Established by the Charter of Paris
Meeting of Activists in BC

From the Pages of the Party Press...
The Content of the "New World Order" Established by the Charter of Paris – Hardial Bains

November 25, 2009 - No. 218

Whose Economy? Our Economy! Who Decides? We Decide!
A Human-Centred Alternative
Deindustrialization Reflects the Transient Nature of Capitalism – K.C. Adams

SUPPLEMENT
Primitive Accumulation of Capital

November 26, 2009 - No. 219

Ontario: Vale Inco
6500 Support Rally November 27 at Sudbury Courthouse
Striking 6500 Workers Back in Court Friday November 27
Vale Inco Ups the Anti — Counsels Scab "Right" to Cross Picket Lines
Brazilian Senators Support Steelworkers' Battle Vs Vale – News Release, Solidarity

Cadillac Fairview
"Cadillac Fairview Has to Reinstate the Workers. This is Elementary Justice!" – Interview: Steve Craig, Shop Steward, Toronto Dominion Centre, CEP Local 2003

Nation-Wrecking of Canada by U.S. Imperialism
U.S. Steel Idles Stelco Steel Production – K.C. Adams

November 27, 2009 - No. 220

Honduras
No to Illegitimate November 29 Elections! No to U.S. Interference in Latin America and the Caribbean! Long Live the People's Resistance!
National Front of Resistance Against Coup d'Etat – Communiqué No. 36
Day 159: Despite State Terror, Resistance Continues – hondurasresists.blogspot.com
Letter from Zelaya to Obama
United States Backs Illegal Elections – Tom Loudon, Quixote Center
Coup Regime Declares New State of Emergency Prior to Sunday "Election" – Al Giordano, The Field
Dictatorship Recruiting Right-Wing Extremists as "Observers" – Jean-Guy Allard, Granma International
Militarized Elections – hondurascoup2009.blogspot.com
Discrepancies in Tabulation of Voters – hondurascoup2009.blogspot.com

November 30, 2009 - No. 221

Down With Unjust Supreme Court Judgement Upholding Walmart's Monopoly "Right" to Attack Canadian Workers and their Collective Rights!
Information on Struggle of Walmart Workers

62nd Anniversary of Resolution on Partition of Palestine
Long Live the Heroic Palestinian Resistance!

Honduras
People Reject Fraudulent Elections
National Front of Popular Resistance Against the Coup d'État Denounces Fiasco of Electoral Farce

Afghanistan
Obama's Decision Will Guarantee Failure


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DECEMBER 2009


December 1, 2009 - No. 222

CN's Unilateral Alteration of Collective Agreement and Government's Back-to-Work Legislation
All Out against the Criminalization of CN Workers and Their Struggle! An Injury to One Is an Injury to All!
CN Working Conditions Inextricably Linked to Safety of Entire People
CN Locomotive Engineers Forced to Initiate Strike Action – Teamsters Canada Rail Conference
Criminalizing the CN Workers – Pierre Chénier and Sandra L. Smith

Honduras
Canada's Disgraceful Position in Favour of a New Kind of Totalitarian Democracy
Honduran Resistance Rejects Dialogue with Lobo and Calls for Permanent Mobilization – Telesur
Zelaya Will Not Accept His Return to Legitimize Elections – Telesur
Bogus Honduran Elections – Eva Golinger, Postcards from the Revolution

December 2, 2009 - No. 223

In Defence of the Rights of All!
All Out For December 2 — National Day of Action in Defence of Rights of Migrant Workers
Justice for Migrant Workers! – Callout for National Day of Action, No One Is Illegal-Toronto
Withdraw Proposed Changes to Temporary Foreign Workers' Program! Scrap the TFWP! Status for All!
Auditor General Slams Canadian Immigration: Migrants Left 'Vulnerable' by Ineffective CIC, HRSDC Programs – Dyan Ruiz, Philippine Reporter

December 3, 2009 - No. 224

AbitibiBowater's Bankruptcy Fraud: Forestry Workers and Communities Determined to Fight for Their Right to a Livelihood
Accelerated Destruction of Forestry Workers' Livelihood Cannot Be Called a "Solution" to Forestry Crisis – Gabriel Girard-Bernier
Federal Minister's Irresponsible Action
"Pensions Belong to Us — The Government Should Guarantee Them" – Interview, Armand Gauthier, President, Association of AbitibiBowater Retirees

Dolbeau-Mistassini, Quebec
Support Workers and Their Community to Reopen the Paper Mill – Pierre Chénier
"The Mill Must Reopen, with or without AbitibiBowater!" – Interview, Régis Lavoie, Interim President, CEP Local 85
AbitibiBowater Hides Its True Motivation

Donnacona, Quebec
"We Are Going to Do Everything We Can to Reopen this Plant" – Interview, Robert Drolet, President, Syndicat national des travailleurs des pâtes et papier de Donnacona

December 4, 2009 - No. 225

Twenty Years After the Montreal Massacre
No to Violence Against Women!
Harper Government's Notion of Stopping Exploitation of Women
UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women 2008 Report on Canada
Some Facts on Violence Against Women in Canada

Violence Women Face through Deportation
Women Demand "Shelter, Sanctuary, Status"

National Day of Action in Defence of Rights of Migrant Workers
Torontonians Demand Withdrawal of Proposed Changes to Temporary Foreign Workers' Program and Rights and Full Status for Migrant Workers!

Letter to the Editor
Re: Remarks of Nova Scotia MP Gerald Keddy

Mexico
Canadian Company Blamed for Killing of Anti-Mining Activist

December 7, 2009 - No. 226

United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen — COP 15
Owners of Global Capital and Their Anti-Social Outlook and Aim Hijack Copenhagen Conference
Carbon Credits Bring Lakshmi Mittal £1bn Bonanza – Jonathan Leake and Bojan Pancevski, The Sunday Times

Letter to the Editor
Goldilocks and the Three Gores

Discussion
There Is No 'Consensus' on Global Warming — A Clear Attempt to Establish Truth Not by Scientific Methods but by Perpetual Repetition – Prof Richard S. Lindzen
Popular Activities During the COP15

December 8, 2009 - No. 227

Cuban Five Update: December 8 Resentencing Hearing for Ramón Labañino and Fernando González
December 8 Resentencing Hearing for Ramón Labañino and Fernando González
Fifth International Colloquium "For the Release of the Five Heroes and Against Terrorism" Declaration and Action Plan
Ibero-American Summit Supports Extradition of Terrorist Posada Carriles to Venezuela

Bolivia
Resounding Victory for Bolivian People and Their President Evo Morales

Honduras
More Revelations of Electoral Fraud Compound Illegitimacy of Coup Regime
Canadian Eye-Witnesses Dispute Claims by Minister Kent Regarding Violence in Honduran Elections

December 9, 2009 - No. 228 - Morning Edition

Need to Humanize Social and Natural Environment
The Cap and Trade Swindle
Alberta and Harper Government Pay Energy Monopolies to "Save the Environment" – A Science Educator in Alberta
Copenhagen's Hidden Agenda: The Multibillion Trade in Carbon Derivatives – Washington's Blog
Climate Change: Global Media Presents Apocalyptic Scenario – Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research

December 9, 2009 - No. 229 - Afternoon Edition

The Significance of Giving War President Obama the Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel Committee Celebrates War as Peace – Rick Rozoff, Stop NATO
Obama and the Nobel Prize: When War Becomes Peace, When the Lie Becomes the Truth – Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research

December 10, 2009 - No. 230

International Human Rights Day
In Solidarity with Striking Vale Inco Workers – Sudbury Marxist-Leninist
Party Club

Kidd Creek Metallurgical — Timmins
Stop Xstrata's Wrecking of our Economy
"We Are Not Going to Let This Happen without a Fight"Ben Lefebvre, Chair's Report to Membership, CAW 599

U.S. Steel's Imperialist Logic
Part One: Absolutist Infallibility and Impunity – K.C. Adams

Sept-Îles, Quebec
For a Moratorium on Uranium Exploration and Mining
Doctors' Letter of Resignation
Doctors or Nuclear Energy? – Press Release, Sept-Îles Sans Uranium

December 11, 2009 - No. 231

Oppose Obama's Troop Surge and Demand End to U.S. Wars
End Torture! End the War! – Canadian Peace Alliance
Canada Must Withdraw Troops from Afghanistan Immediately – Malalai Joya
Demonstrations in United States Denounce Troop Surge and Demand End to U.S. Wars

Bagram Prison: "Guantanamo's Lesser-Known Evil Twin"

NATO "Force Generation" Meeting Formalizes Obama's Troop Surge
The Numbers Behind the U.S. Troop Increase in Afghanistan

SUPPLEMENT
Obama's Westpoint Speech and Related Matters

December 14, 2009 - No. 232

Forestry Workers Fight Monopoly Dictate and Blackmail
Powerview-Pine Falls Manitoba: Locked-Out Workers Reject Tembec Dictate – Interview, Cam Sokolowski, President, USW Local 3-1375
Blackmail to Deprive Forestry Workers of Severance Pay – Interview, Kim Ginter, Ontario Region Administrative Vice-President, CEP
"The Forestry Sector Is Being Taken Back 40-50 Years" – Interview, Dan Maltais, Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association, Northwest Unit

Public Services Workers on Strike
Attacks by Private Employer on DriveTest Workers – Interview, Jim Young, President, USW Local 9511
Serco DES Fails DriveTest Employees – USW Local 9511 Website
Museum Workers Demand Job Security Against Contracting Out – Interview, Maria Fitzpatrick, Regional Vice-President, National Capital, PSAC

Cuban Five Update
Reduction of Unjust Sentences for Ramón Labañino and Fernando Gonzalez
Statement by Antonio, Fernando and Ramón on Resentencing Process

December 15, 2009 - No. 233

Ontario
Hands Off Public Sector Workers!
"Home Care Is Not a Commodity that Should Be Bought and Sold on a Market" – Interview, Kelly O'Sullivan, President, CUPE Local 4308
Concerns of Workers at Nursing Homes and Homes for the Aged – Interview, Henry Giroux, President, CUPE Local 146
Situation Facing Hospitals – Interview, Nathalie Mehra, Director, Ontario Health Coalition
"The Ontario Budget Should Not Be Balanced on the Backs of the Children!" – Interview, Jennifer Kirby, CUPE Local 181-2

Quebec
Negotiations for Renewal of Public Sector Collective Agreements – Serge Lachapelle

December 16, 2009 - No. 234

Copenhagen Climate Summit News and Comment
The Great Turn-of-the-Century Horse Manure Crisis – Joseph Redpath
Causes of Civil War in Africa: The Colonialist Past and Imperialist Present, Not Climate Change – Jeremy McCormick
Copenhagen Climate Summit Update
The Manipulation of Climate for Military Use – Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research
Fixing the Climate Data around the Policy – Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research
Worst Scientific Scandal of Our Generation – Professor Christopher Booker, Telegraph

SUPPLEMENT
Climate Science: Is It Currently Designed to Answer Questions? – Prof. Richard S. Lindzen, Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate, MIT

December 17, 2009 - No. 235 - Morning Edition

Hamilton
Steelworkers and Allies Demand "Manufacturing Yes! Nation Wrecking No! Hands Off Our Pensions!"
Update on National Steel Car – Interview, Steve Weller, President, USW Local 7135, National Steel Car

Ampatuan Massacre, Philippines
Justice for the Victims! No to U.S.-Sponsored State Terror and Violence of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Regime!
Toronto Meeting Calls for Justice for Victims of Ampatuan Massacre
The Structure of Reactionary Violence and Human Rights Violations in the Philippines – Prof. José Maria Sison, Chairperson, International League of Peoples' Struggles
Further Information on the Ampatuan Massacre – International League of the Peoples' Struggles
Today We Say, "Enough." – National Union of Journalists in the Philippines
Statement of Community Alliance for Social Justice
Statement of Law Union of Ontario

December 17, 2009 - No. 236 - Afternoon Edition

Mining and Metallurgy
Vale Inco Strike Enters Sixth Month: Vale Inco Must Return to the Bargaining Table Immediately and Without Conditions
Vale Letter Opts for Mischief and Misrepresentation Rather than Unconditional Bargaining: Steelworkers Call for Immediate, Unconditional Return to Negotiations – USW
United Opposition to Closure of Xstrata Smelter and Refinery in Timmins — An Injury to One Is an Injury to All!
"If Anybody Says the Closure Is to Our Advantage Here in Rouyn-Noranda, They Are Totally Mistaken" – Interview, Daniel Guimond, President, Syndicat des travailleurs de la mine Noranda

Maintenance and Skilled Trades
Toronto Dominion Centre Workers Continue Actions for Reinstatement – Interview, Steve Craig, Shop Steward, CEP Local 2003

Workers' Movement
"No Matter How Big They Are, Unions Can't Win This Fight by Themselves!" – Interview, Wayne Gates, President, CAW Local 199, St. Catharines

December 18, 2009 - No. 237

Copenhagen Climate Summit
Who Decides at the Copenhagen Conference?
Summit Update

December 21, 2009 - No. 238

Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas
8th ALBA Summit Held in Havana, Cuba
Final Declaration

Cuba
CIA Agent Captured in Havana – Eva Golinger, Postcards from the Revolution

December 22, 2009 - No. 239

Workers' Movement: Speak Out in Defence of Workers' Rights!

Quebec
Owners of Capital and their Elected Representatives Have No Business Dictating State Policy! – Geneviève Royer

Ontario
"Workers Are Being Deprived of EI Money that Belongs to Them!" – Interview, Melanie Kelso, President, Thunder Bay and District Labour Council
DriveTest Workers: Oppose Serco's Provocations to Break the Strike and Union

British Columbia
Victory to the HandyDART Workers!
Public Mass Transit Creates Material Value
What the Workers Have to Say
For Your Information

December 23, 2009 - No. 240

Workers' Movement: Speak Out in Defence of Workers' Rights!

Alberta
Old Dutch Foods Workers Prevail! – Peggy Askin
For Your Information

December 24, 2009 - No. 241

First Anniversary of Israeli Invasion and Military Assault on Gaza
No to Israeli War Crimes! Hands Off Gaza! Long Live the Palestinian Resistance!
Anniversary of Palestinian Resistance to Zionist Invasion of Gaza — "Operation Cast Lead" – Gary Zatzman

Oppose U.S. and Saudi Bombings of Yemen — No to the Use of Force to Settle Conflicts!

Cuba
National Assembly of People's Power Approves State Budget and Discusses New Laws for 2010

Venezuela
Netherlands and U.S. Planning Military Aggression Against from Dutch Antilles: Chávez – James Suggett, Venezuelanalysis.com
U.S. Military Aggression Against Venezuela Escalating – Eva Golinger, Postcards from the Revolution
Colombia Announces New Base on Venezuelan Border

December 25, 2009 - No. 242

Copenhagen Summit on Climate Change
Coup d'Etat Methods Rejected
The Truth of What Happened at the Summit – Fidel Castro
Massive Fraud of Imaginary Emission Cuts
Global WARming – Washington's Blog

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