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INDEX 2020

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January 25, 2020 - No. 1

All Out for the January 25 Day of Action
• No War on Iran! All Foreign Troops Out of Iraq! - Statement of the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist), January 13, 2020 
• Actions Across Canada and U.S. Condemn Targeted Assassinations and the
Threat of War

Urgent Need for People's Empowerment and a New Direction for the Economy
• Davos Summit and the Growing Impoverishment of the World's People 

Uphold Hereditary and Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples of Canada
• Organize Broad Support and Public Opinion for the Just Struggle of the
Wet'suwet'en People!

• Wet'suwet'en People Continue to Say No! to Coastal GasLink Pipeline on Their
- Philip Fernandez and Barbara Biley 

• Canada Must Respect the Right of Indigenous Nations and Peoples to Sovereignty and Self-Determination

• Statement of Solidarity - University of Northern BC Faculty and Staff 

• Thirty Years After Delgamuukw

• Actions Across Turtle Island and Beyond Stand with Land Defenders

Mass Incarceration of Indigenous Peoples
• Statement by Chief of Human Rights Commission


February 1, 2020 - No. 2

Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement
Ruling Elite in Canada, Mexico and U.S. Push Continental Integration to Serve Their Private Interests

Canada-U.S. Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration
No to Canada's Integration into the U.S. Imperialist War Economy! - Fernand Deschamps

Third Anniversary of the Shooting at Quebec City's Islamic Cultural Centre
Step Up the Fight to Defend the Rights of All!

Support for Wet'suwet'en People's Defence of Their Hereditary Rights
End Colonial Injustice! RCMP Out of Wet'suwet'en Territory
Open Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Horgan - First Peoples Law
Comox Valley Wet'suwet'en Solidarity Rally

Canada Honours Venezuelan Imposter
Trudeau Government Brings Shame on Itself  - Margaret Villamizar

All Out to Support the Palestinian People's Heroic Resistance to Occupation!
No to the Imperialist U.S.-Israeli "Deal of the Century!" End Israeli Occupation of Palestine! - Communist Party of Canada (MarxistLeninist), January 31, 2020

Global Day of Action Against War on Iran
Fight for an Anti-War Government and Oppose Canada's Appeasement of U.S. Imperialism! - Nick Lin
Massive Demonstration in Baghdad Demands the Removal of Foreign Forces
• Photo Review of January 25 Global Day of Action

• Important Anniversaries

February 8, 2020 - No. 3

Stand With the Wet'suwet'en!
Condemn the Violence of the Colonial Canadian State!
Canada-Wide Actions Stand with the Wet'suwet'en
RCMP Violently Remove Wet'suwet'en - Union of BC Indian Chiefs
Court Challenge Filed Against Coastal GasLink Pipeline's Environmental Approval - Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs
Invasion A Film on the Wet'suwet'en Nation

29th Annual Women's Memorial Marches on February 14
Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls!

The Damage Caused to Canadians and the Economy by Precarious Work
Predatory Expansion of Software Platforms
Highlights of Statistics Canada Report Measuring Workers in the Gig Economy - K.C. Adams

For Your Information
Workers' Capacity to Work and the Contradiction between Its Exchange-Value and Use-Value

February 15, 2019 - No. 4

Affirm Indigenous Sovereignty and Rights! RCMP Out of Wet'suwet'en Territory!
Standing With the Wet'suwet'en Land Defenders! - Barbara Biley
Coast to Coast and International Actions Condemn the Violence of the Colonial Canadian State
Workers Must Fight for a Resolution that Defends the Rights of the Wet'suwet'en and the Rights of All ! -  Pierre Chénier
Canada and BC Violate UN "Injunction" While Lawful Protesters Arrested and Threatened with Armed Force - Lawyers' Rights Watch, February 12, 2020
Federal Court of Appeal Decision on Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Is Illegal and Unjust - Philip Fernandez
Women's Memorial Marches Honour the Lives of Indigenous Women and Girls

For Your Information
Letter to Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP - BC Civil Liberties Association and Union of BC Indian Chiefs, February 9, 2020
Gidimt'en Media Statement - February 12, 2020
Unist'ot'en Matriarchs Arrested - Unist'ot'en Camp, February 10, 2020

February 22, 2019 - No. 5

In Memoriam
Audrey Kubiak

Canada's Unfounded Claim to Uphold International Rule of Law
A Historical Turning Point Which the Trudeau Government Cannot Will Away
Canada's Imperialist Multilateralism - Margaret Villamizar
Lima Group Is Not Welcome in Canada!
Pickets Say No! to Foul Activities of Lima Group

A New Relationship is Required with Indigenous Peoples
The Onus Is on Canada, Not Indigenous Peoples  - Barbara Biley
Impotent Response of the Office of the Civilian Review and Complaints Division of the RCMP

Photo Review
Actions Continue Across the Country Demanding  Rights and Title of Wet'suwet'en Be Respected
Widescale Support of Unions and Other Organizations for Wet'suwet'en Demands
Proposal to Replace Blockaded Trains with Trucks Is an Attempt to Embroil Truckers in the Denial of Indigenous Rights: the Answer Is No! - Normand Chouinard
Quebec Government Announces "Grand Alliance" with Cree While Calling for Police Intervention to End Blockades
At the Kahnawà:ke Blockade

Canada's Relations with CARICOM 
• Self-Serving Definition of What It Means to Be a "Vital Partner"  - Tony Seed

February 29, 2020 - No. 6

Stand with Wet'suwet' en -- Might Does Not Make Right
Canada Must Take Responsibility and Build a New Relationship with Indigenous Peoples - Barbara Biley
Actions Across Canada Condemn Police Attacks on Blockades
Statement of Indigenous Youth Standing in Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en
Renewed Effort by Quebec Premier to Criminalize the Struggle of the Indigenous Peoples - Pierre Soublière
Rule of Law According to Public Safety Minister Bill Blair - Philip Fernandez
Statement on the Arrest of Documentary Filmmaker Melissa Cox - Yint'ah Film
Alberta's Critical Infrastructure Defence Act Criminalizes the Affirmation of
- Peggy Morton

Oppose Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Sanctions Against Cuba!
Open Letter to François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign
- Canadian Network on Cuba

56th Annual Munich Security Conference
NATO War Conference Vigorously Opposed - Nick Lin

U.S.-Philippines Visiting Forces Agreement
People's Forces Not Diverted 

Communist Party of Vietnam's 90th Anniversary
Vietnamese People Celebrate Momentous Achievements of Their Party
Celebration in Toronto

March 7, 2019 - No. 7

Women as Leaders in the Fight for the Rights of All
Celebrate International Women's Day 2020

On the Question of Women, the Hypocrisy of Liberal Government Knows
No Bounds
- Christine Dandenault

Facts and Figures on Conditions of Women in Canada
Women, Children and Seniors Hardest Hit by Poverty

Women and Children Increasingly Turned Away from Shelters

Labour Statistics and the Gender Gap

 Uphold Indigenous Hereditary Rights -- Stand with Wet'suwet'en
• Federal Government Cannot Escape Its Responsibility to Indigenous Peoples - Barbara Biley 
March 4 National Student Walkout in Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en

Celebrate 57th Anniversary of Founding of The Internationalists

The Vibrant Legacy Inherited by CPC(M-L)

International Women's Day 2020

Women in the Front Ranks of the Fight for Peace, Freedom and Democracy

March 14, 2020 - No. 8

The COVID-19 Pandemic
Strict Comprehensive Measures Urgently Recommended to Contain the Disease and Protect the Population
Oppose Attempts to Render the Population Passive in the Face of Pandemic
World Health Organization Advice to Public for COVID-19 Containment
Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019
Measures in Canada
One-Day Snapshot of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Affirm Indigenous Rights -- Stand with Wet'suwet'en
Governments Cannot Hide from Their Responsibility to Abandon Colonial Relations and Act with Respect for Indigenous Rights - Barbara Biley
Letter Revealing BC Solicitor General Authorization of RCMP Deployment Released - Joint Press Release

75th Anniversary of Canada-Cuba Diplomatic Relations
First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba Addresses Bilateral Relations

Latvian Exhibit in Ottawa
Canadian War Museum Should Be Condemned for Falsifying What Canadians Stand For

Important Anniversaries
• 137th Anniversary of the Death of Karl Marx
• 149th Anniversary of the Paris Commune

March 21, 2020 - No. 9

Our Security Lies in the Fight to Defend the Rights of All
Beware of the Fend-for-Yourself Aspect of Federal Economic Response to COVID-19
Government of Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Canada's Plan to Mobilize Industry to Fight COVID-19 - K.C. Adams
What Can We Expect?
Civilian Airlines Grounded

Workers Speak About Their Concerns
Problems with the Employment Insurance Measures - Pierre Chénier
Public Sector Workers' Serious Concerns About Ministerial Order from the Quebec Government - Geneviève Royer
Emergency Measures Should be Used to Address Crisis in Seniors' Care in British Columbia - Barbara Biley

For Your Information
"A Billion Reasons to Care" -- Report of the Office of the Seniors Advocate

International Cooperation to Help Countries Cope
Cuba's Timely Assistance to British Passenger Ship
Cuba a Beacon of International Solidarity and Medical Excellence in Fight Against COVID-19
China Bolsters Global Effort to Combat Coronavirus

U.S. Imperialists' Utter Contempt for Human Life
U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Iran
IMF Refuses Aid to Venezuela (Excerpts) - Ana Maldonado, Paola Estrada, Vijay Prashad, Zoe PC

For Your Information
Update on Global Pandemic

March 28, 2020 - No. 10

Parliament Convenes to Pass Bill C-13, the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act
No to Secret Deals! Parliamentary Negotiations Should Be Broadcast Live!

News and Commentary
A Problem That Is Revealing Itself - Laura Chesnik
Priorities at a Time of Pandemic - Peter Ewart
All Life Is Worthy of Life! - Isaac Saney
Request to Prime Minister for Cuban First Aid Responders to Assist First Nations in Manitoba - Southern Chiefs' Organization
Quebeckers Express Their Social Solidarity
Community Responds to Nova Scotia Declaration of COVID- 19 State of Emergency

Efforts to Cope with Pandemic, U.S. Sanctions and Paid Assassins
Mounting Opposition to U.S. Sanctions Warfare Amidst COVID-19 Crisis
Vietnam's Proactive Approach to Battling COVID-19
Cuba Increases International Cooperation and Steps Up Measures to Deal with the Pandemic at Home
U.S. Criminal Threats Against Venezuela Cannot Be Allowed to Stand! - ALBA Social Movements Canada, Ottawa Branch
Venezuela's Bolivarian National Armed Forces Reject Latest Vulgar U.S. Attack
Venezuela's Coronavirus Response Might Surprise You - Leonardo Flores

For Your Information
Measures Contained in the COVID- 19 Emergency Response Act, Bill C-13
Update on Global Pandemic for Week Ending March 28

APRIL 2020

April 4, 2020 - No. 11

Matters of Concern as the COVID-19 Pandemic Unfolds
Acts of Piracy and the Virus Threat - Peter Ewart
Only One-Third of Unemployed Canadians Will Receive Assistance from Employment Insurance or Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Quebec Government's Devious Negotiations amid Pandemic - Pierre Soublière
Provocative Ongoing U.S.-NATO Military Exercises in Europe

Around the World United States
Comment on U.S. Situation - TML Reader
Priorities During the Pandemic
Mass Incarceration and the Pandemic

Crisis of the National Health System
Stand of Education Workers on Coronavirus Outbreak

Letter from President Nicolás Maduro Moros to the Peoples of the World

Comment on the State of Affairs - TML Reader
Social Conditions of Migrant Construction Workers

African Union Calls for Lifting of U.S. Sanctions on Zimbabwe and Sudan

International Solidarity and Cooperation
Statement of the Communist Parties of South America
Campaign Launched Against the Illegal Blockade of Countries and for Solidarity Among Peoples
Campaign to Support Cuba's Contribution to World Fight Against COVID-19 - Isaac Saney, Spokesperson, Canadian Network on Cuba
Webinar: Cuba Leads in Global Fight Against COVID-19

For Your Information
Update on Global Pandemic for Week Ending April 4
What Chinese Doctors Learned About the Prevention and Detection of COVID-19 from Their Experience in Wuhan

April 11, 2020 - No. 12

April 18, 2020 - No. 13

April 25, 2020 - No. 14

Our Security Lies in the Fight for the Rights of All!
May Day Virtual Workers' Forums
The Workers Are Saying Enough! There Is an Alternative! - Pauline Easton
The Workers' Striving for Empowerment Will Secure Their Future - Anna Di Carlo

Resistance to the Conditions in Seniors' Homes
Killing Off Canada's Seniors -- The Heart of the Matter - Christine Dandenault
Concerted Action Launched to Smash Code of Silence on Conditions in Long-Term Care Centres and Seniors' Homes
Ontario Court Rules Long-Term Care Homes Have to Respect Nurses' Professional and Clinical Judgment

COVID-19 Update
On the Global Pandemic for Week Ending April 25
On the Work of the World Health Organization
Herd Immunity Not a Proven Way to Reopen Society WHO Says
Possibility of Mass Starvation in India
U.S. Nurses' Heroic Defence of Health and Safety Amidst Pandemic and
Neo-Liberal Wrecking

Canada Silent as COVID-19 Spreads Among Prisoners in Israeli Jails
British Government Ignores People Who Die in Care Homes

MAY 2020

May 2, 2020 - No. 15

The Unaccountable Cartel Party System of Government
CPC(M-L)'s Guide to Action: For Us, Accountability Begins at Home - Pauline Easton
The Virtual Parliament's "Accountability Sessions"
The "Administrative" Parliament Is No More Accountable Than the "Normal" Parliament

For Your Information
Resolution of the 8th Congress of CPC(M-L) on Accountability

The Need to Set a New Direction for the Economy
Say No! to Business as Usual in the Energy Sector - K.C. Adams
Orphan Well Clean-Up Fund Is Another Giant Pay-the-Rich
- Dougal MacDonald

Justice for Migrant Workers
Defence Organizations Demand Protection for All Farm Workers
On the Current Situation at Cargill in High River, Alberta
Critical, but Expendable -- Migrant Agricultural Workers in the Time of COVID-19
Temporary Foreign Workers Merit Permanent Residency, Not
- Diane Johnston
COVID-19 and Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada

The Right to Education
How to Affirm Education as a Right in Today's Conditions - Laura Chesnik

Reopening Quebec
There Is No Return to a Normal in Which the Democratic Norms We Are Setting Are Not Respected - Pierre Soublière
Pretending There's a Choice Doesn't Absolve Governments of Their
- Linda Sullivan

United States
Immigration Ban Issued Using Pretext of Pandemic
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Creates Conditions for Outbreaks in Detention Centres

COVID-19 Update
On the Global Pandemic for Week Ending May 2

May 9, 2020 - No. 16

75th Anniversary of Victory Over Fascism in Europe
We Salute All Those Who Fought in the Anti-Fascist War to Secure Peace, Freedom and Democracy

The Financial Oligarchy and the Coronavirus Pandemic
Reopening the Economy
Economic Measures of the Financial Oligarchy and Its State to Preserve Its Power, Control and Private Wealth - K.C. Adams
Foxes in the Henhouse -- Who Decides Where Bailout Money Goes? - Peter Ewart

End the Attacks on Cuba
Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba Regarding the Terrorist Attack Against the Cuban Embassy in the U.S. - Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla
Windsor and District Labour Council Calls for an End to Inhumane Sanctions and Blockades

Hands Off Venezuela
Venezuelan People's Civil-Military Union Repulses Mercenary Incursions

What Canada Is Up To at the Organization of American States
Whither the Divided Organization of American States? - Sir Ronald Sanders

Meetings of International Financial Institutions and G20
Consequences of Unjust World Economic Order on Developing Countries

International Campaign in the Philippines
Stop the Killing, End the Duterte Regime's Attacks on Negros Island

COVID-19 Update
Severe Impact of Pandemic on More Than Two Billion Working People Worldwide
On the Global Pandemic for Week Ending May 9

May 16, 2020 - No. 17
Matters of Concern to the Polity
Why Should the Pandemic Shut Down the Economy?
The False Equation Between Balancing Reopening the Economy and Keeping the Contagion Under Control - Louis Lang
Aim of the Measures Announced to Save the Economy
"Reopening" Quebec and the Need to Give Working People the Decisive Say on Working Conditions - Pierre Chénier
Federal Government Was Warned of Crisis in Shelter System

Status for Asylum Seekers and Migrant Workers
Permanent Residency for All Migrant Workers as a Pathway to Full Citizenship!
Trudeau Government Must Grant Status to Asylum Seekers and Migrant Health Care Workers
Precarious Status Migrants Should Not Be Left Behind - Dorota Blumczynska, President, Canadian Council for Refugees, May 5, 2020
Open Letter to Premier Legault - Temporary Agency Workers Association, Immigrant Workers Centre

Canada Out of NATO! Dismantle NATO!
No to NATO's Recruitment of Youth for Aggression and War
 Deadly Canadian Helicopter Crash During NATO Exercise

End the Catastrophe Imposed on the Palestinian People! 
All Out to Support the Resistance of the Palestinian People on Occasion of Al Nakba
Information on U.S.-Israeli Agenda of Annexation and Extinguishing Palestinian Right to Be

COVID-19 Update
World Health Organization Issues Guidelines on Reopening
Pandemic Exacerbates Situation of Unregistered Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons
Venezuela Brings Pandemic Under Control
On the Global Pandemic for Week Ending May 16

52nd Anniversary of the Reorganization of The Internationalists
A Decisive Event in the Political Life of Canada -- May 7, 1968

A Need to Change the Direction of the Economy

May 23, 2020 - No. 18

Self-Serving Imperialist Definition of "Systemically Important and Viable Businesses"
State Funding for "Systemically Important" Privately-Owned Businesses
From "Too Big To Fail" to "Systemically Important Businesses" - K.C. Adams

State Financial Help for Private Airlines
Crisis at Air Canada and WestJet
Layoffs at Air Canada - Garnet Colly

Avoidable Consequences of Spring Flooding in Northern Alberta
Social Irresponsibility Once Again Forces Working People to Suffer Great Losses - Peggy Askin

Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada
COVID-19 Pandemic on Reserves and in Off-Reserve Communities
Manitoba First Nations' Justified Blockade of Keeyask Dam Site - Barbara Biley
Statement of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc.
Supreme Court of Canada's Decision to Deny Taseko Mines Limited's Appeal - Tŝilhqot’in Nation

Stepped Up War Exercises During COVID-19
Crash of the Snowbird - Tony Seed

Opposition to Imperialist Sanctions and Blockades
High-Level Representatives of Affected Countries Call for Lifting of Economic Sanctions
 Canadian Labour Congress Letter to Foreign Affairs Minister

Terrorist Attack on Venezuela
Statement by Venezuelan Delegation at Virtual Public Session of United Nations Security Council

• COVID-19 Update

May 30, 2020 - No. 19

Reports of the Canadian Armed Forces on Seniors' Homes in Ontario and Quebec
The Crisis Reveals That Decision-Making Power Must Be Taken Out of the Hands of Those Who Are Unfit to Govern - Peggy Morton
A Clumsy Attempt to Find a Role for the Military in Civilian Affairs - Tony Seed

For the Record
Taking Advantage of the Most Vulnerable and Then Passing the Buck - Diane Johnston
Union Calls for End to Dividend Payments to Long-Term Care Shareholders
Ontario Health Coalition Recommendations for Immediate Action at Long-Term Care Homes
Abuse of Executive Powers Will Come Back to Bite Quebec Government - Pierre Chénier
Arrogance of Those Who Wreck Social Programs and Reject Accountability - Christine Dandenault

Cuba's Successes in Health Care
Globe and Mail Ignores Cuba's Contribution to Fight Against Global Pandemic - Isaac Saney, Canadian Network on Cuba
Fidel Versus COVID-19 and Beyond - Iroel Sánchez

May 25 -- African Liberation Day
 End the Exploitation of Africa's Human and Material Resources and Uphold the People's Right to Be

COVID-19 Update
Global Technology Access Pool Launched to Collectively Combat Coronavirus
Support for Refugees and Migrants During the Pandemic - World Health Organization
On the Global Pandemic for Week Ending May 30

Discussion of Alternatives

• The Need for a New Direction for the Economy

June 2020

June 6, 2020 - No. 20

Brutal Killing of George Floyd
Yes to Resistance! No to the Use of Police Powers and the Military to Criminalize Politics!
The Ugly Truth of the "World's Greatest Democracy" for All to See - Nick Lin
The Bankruptcy of U.S. Institutions - Christine Dandenault
Trudeau Government as Always Covers Up the Fact that Racist Attacks Are State-Organized - Barbara Biley
Inability to Unite the Military Bureaucracy -- a Serious Problem Facing the U.S. Ruling Elite - Pauline Easton
Dangerous Warmongering Exercise of Northern Command - Tony Seed

Veterans For Peace 
Pro-Independence Organizations in Puerto Rico and Diaspora  
National Nurses United
American Civil Liberties Union National Security Project 
Joint Statement by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Women Professionals
Council on America-Islamic Relations-San Francisco Bay Area and Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus

COVID-19 Update
U.S. President Piles on More Provocations to an Already Disgraceful Situation - Pierre Chénier
Significant Impacts to Health Services for Noncommunicable Diseases - World Health Organization
On the Global Pandemic for Week Ending June 6

Photo Review

Mass Actions Across the U.S. and Around the World Demand Justice and an End to Police Brutality and Impunity

June 13, 2020 - No. 21

Matters of Concern to the Polity
Government Hands Over Key Advisory and Decision-Making Power to Super Cartel

BlackRock -- The Super Cartel - Peter Ewart 

The Canadian Connection to BlackRock

U.S. Report on Asset Management and Financial Stability

Beaver Lake Cree Nation Constitutional Challenge
Trudeau Government's Definition of Reconciliation

- Peggy Morton -

Beaver Lake Cree Nation Stands Firm in Defence of
Inherent and Treaty Rights

Alberta and Canada Deny Cree Nation's Financial Poverty in Most Recent Appeal of Court's Advance Costs Award - Crystal Lameman

Canadian Government's Appeasement of U.S. Imperialism
• Canada's End Run for Seat on UN Security Council - Tony Seed

Organized Resistance Takes Its Place in the United States
Fight for Justice and to End State-Organized Racist Attacks
and Use of Military Against the People

Dangerous Developments on the Korean Peninsula
DPRK Draws Conclusions on Continued U.S. Warmongering

Inter-Korean Relations Deteriorate

Virtual Meeting on Current Developments
on the Korean Peninsula

COVID-19 Update
Joint Call by UN Agencies to End Stigma and Discrimination
Against Migrant Workers and Their Children During Pandemic

U.S. Inhuman Treatment of Migrants Endangers
Peoples of the Americas

Organized Resistance Takes Its Place in the United States
• Statements of U.S. Organizations and Photo Review

June 20, 2020 - No. 22

Matters of Concern to the Polity
Let Us Not Permit Change to Be the Casualty in the U.S. Once Again - Pauline Easton

Juneteenth and the End of Slavery
All Out for People's Empowerment: The Time for Waiting Is Over! End the Injustice NOW! - Dougal MacDonald
The Meaning of the Term "Systemic Racism" - Steve Rutchinski

Chantel Moore Shot and Killed by Police in Edmundston, New Brunswick
Not One More Life! End State Organized Racist Attacks and Police Violence

The Summer Solstice and Quebec's National Holiday
186 Years of National Day Celebrations
  Quebec Patriots Inaugurate National Day in 1834
Summer Solstice and Quebec's National Day

COVID-19 Update
Overview of Where Things Stand
Preliminary Results About Use of Corticosteroid Dexamethasone for Critically-ill COVID-19 Patients - World Health Organization
On the Global Pandemic for Week Ending June 20

• Protests Against Racism, Police Brutality, Killings and Impunity Continue

June 27, 2020 - No. 23

Pay-the-Rich Schemes to "Revive the Economy"
For a New Direction for the Economy
Public Infrastructure Spending Programs to Pay the Rich and Sustain Class Privilege and Control - K.C. Adams
Shady Moves at Alberta Investment Management Corporation - Dougal MacDonald

For Your Information
C.D. Howe Institute Communiqué #8 - Excerpts

Police Killings Require Redress
Dangerous Criminalization of Social and Political Affairs
Police Killing of Ejaz Choudry - Steve Rutchinski
Protests Continue to Demand Justice in Choudry Killing - Frank Chilelli
Ottawa Demonstration Against Police Brutality and Impunity

U.S. Cuba Policy
The United States Is Naked Without a Fig Leaf - Arthur González

30th Anniversary of the Defeat of the Meech Lake Accord
Political and Constitutional Renewal Has Never Been More Urgent
- Christine Dandenault

Photo Review
• Militant Opposition to State-Organized Racist Attacks Continues

July 2020

July 4, 2020 - No. 24

Canada Day 2020
• The Need to Build Canada on the New Historical Basis
All Out to Make Sure the Cause of Justice, Freedom, Democracy and
Peace Prevails!
- Pauline Easton and K.C. Adams 

Quebec Government Uses Pandemic as Pretext to
Step Up Anti-Social Offensive
Legault Government's Shameless Grandstanding
Bill 61: Use of Pandemic and Restart of Economy to Strengthen Arbitrary Powers
of the State

Regressive Features of Bill 61

Police Violence and Impunity Must End!
Protest Held at Peel Regional Police Headquarters
Demands Justice for Ejaz Choudry
- Frank Chilelli 

Malton Canada Day Community Barbecue

Ending Police Impunity - Lorne Gershuny 

No to the Annexation of Palestinian Territory!
Days of Rage Against Israeli Annexation of Palestinian Territories

Canadian Palestinian Organizations' Response to Annexation

Canadians Oppose Government Support for Israeli War Crimes

Haligonians Stand Up for Palestinians and in
Defence of the Rights of All

Canada Must Strongly Oppose Illegal Israeli Annexations - Statement by Palestine House and Its Allies 

• Open Letter to Prime Minister of Canada by Retired Canadian Diplomats

• Actions in Canada and Around the World Say No! to Annexation

Anniversary of the U.S. Declaration of Independence
• What Is Being Celebrated This Fourth of July

• Fourth of July Speech by Frederick Douglass

• Photo Review of Ongoing Protests in the U.S.

July 11, 2020 - No. 25

Federal Government's Economic and Fiscal "Snapshot"
Exaltation of Corruption and Fraud
Let Us Move On to Public Enterprise and End the Charade of Private Enterprise and a Free Market - K.C. Adams

For Your Information
Public Debts to Global Private Interests
The Circle of Government Borrowing from the Rich to Payouts to the Rich
Public Spending Connected with the Pandemic
Economic Crisis Causes Suffering to Canadian Working People and Small Businesses
Sources of Federal Government Borrowings
Federal Government Approval for Public Spending

Cross Canada Day of Action Demands Status for All!
The Injustice, Discrimination, and Super-Exploitation of Non-Status People Must Stop! 

7th Anniversary of Lac-Mégantic Tragedy
The Need to Build a Public Authority that Defends Public not Private
Interests - Pierre Chénier
Citizen Action Essential to Ensure Rail Safety - Interview, Robert Bellefleur

30th Anniversary of the Brutal Military Assault on the Mohawk at Kanehsatà:ke
For Nation-to-Nation Relations and an End to Genocide of Indigenous
Peoples - Fernand Deschamps

World-Wide Protests Condemn the Annexation of Palestinian Territory
Peoples of the World Stand as One with the Palestinian People

July 18, 2020 - No. 26

Matters of Concern to the Polity
No to "Business As Usual" in Seniors' Care! Private Seniors' Care Institutions Must Be Held to Account! 

Quebec Chartwell Group Private Seniors' Residences on Strike
No to "Business As Usual" in Seniors' Care! Private Seniors' Care Institutions Must Be Held to Account! - Louis Lang 

United States of North American Oligopolies
Mexican President Goes to Washington - Pablo Moctezuma Barragán 

Trump's July 3 Mount Rushmore Speech
An Obsolete Definition of Who Is a Citizen - Kathleen Chandler 

• People Rely on Themselves, Not the State, to Bring About Change That Favours
- Voice of Revolution 

The Story Behind Mount Rushmore

Continuing Protests Across U.S.
Nationwide Strike for Black Lives to Be Held on July 20
Photo Review

Hands Off Venezuela!
Inexcusable Provocation by U.S. Southern Command in Venezuela's Contiguous Zone

- Ministry of Peoples' Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 

• Anti-Maduro Political Garbage - Pino Arlacch 

The Naval Siege at the Centre of U.S. Strategy Against Venezuela - Ernesto Cazal 

Impact of the Economic War on Venezuela - Pasqualina Curcio 

Discussion on Federal Government "Fiscal Snapshot"
• How the Problem of Public Revenue Poses Itself - K.C. Adams

July 25, 2020 - No. 27

Private Banks Profit from Pandemic Measures in the U.S. and Canada
Paying the Big Banks to Do Government Work
Big Banks Reaping Hefty Fees from U.S. and Canadian Pandemic Programs

Alberta Premier's Latest Economic Plan
Massive Transfer of Public Funds to the Wealthiest Investors - Dougal MacDonald

Actions in U.S. Continue
Strike For Black Lives
City Council in Asheville, North Carolina Calls for Reparations
Reparation Measures Adopted in California, Rhode Island and Illinois

Day of Rage Against Annexation of Palestinian Land
Vigorous Action in Windsor
Vancouver Stands with Palestine

The Battle for Democracy in Bolivia
Cuba Makes Its La Paz Clinic Available to the Bolivian People - Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs
People's Forces Battle for Their Democratic Rights - Margaret Villamizar

Important Anniversaries
"Moncada Taught Us to Turn Setbacks into Victories" - Fidel Castro

Security in the U.S. Lies in the People's Defence of the Rights of All

August 2020

August 1, 2020 - No. 28

Go Digital Canada Program
Federal Government Promotes Powerful Private Interests - K.C. Adams

Discussion on the Reopening of Schools
Teachers and Education Workers in Alberta Must Empower Themselves - Kevan Hunter
It Can Be Done Safely! It Must Be Done Safely! - Laura Chesnik and Enver Villamizar, Hosts of Education Is a Right Podcast
Ontario's Plans for Reopening K-12 Education
COVID-19 Back-to-School Plan in Quebec

75th Anniversary of the Use of Nuclear Weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Never Again! All Out to Make Canada a Zone for Peace - Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
Oppose Spending Another $19 Billion to Support U.S. Aggression - George Allen
Day of Action: "Strike for Climate Peace, No New Fighter Jets"

Government Hoists Flag of Vietnam's Defeated Colonial Powers on Parliament Hill
CPC(M-L) Condemns Government's Promotion of Division and Hatred
NO to the Promotion of Hatred! YES to the Promotion of Friendly Relations with the People of Vietnam! - Canada Vietnam Friendship Society
Statement by Canadian-Born Vietnamese Youth

Official Monuments to Racists and Nazi- Fascists
Canadian People Oppose Nazi Memorials - Dougal MacDonald
No Racist and Colonialist Monuments Protest
No More Criminalizing Black Dissent, No More Monuments to Racists and
- Artists in Support of Black Lives

30 Years of the São Paulo Forum
Message of Greetings of CPC(M-L)
Anti-Imperialist Unity Is the Tactic and Strategy of Victory - Cuban President
Miguel Díaz-Canel

Resistance Across the United States Increases in Size and Determination
• Brutal Assaults by Federal Police Forces Fail to Intimidate and Suppress
Revolt - Kathleen Chandler

August 8, 2020 - No. 29

In the News

• Our Hearts Are with Beirut

The Government of Canada's Unacceptable Response to the Tragedy in Lebanon

Status for All!
Federal Court Invalidates Immigration Legislation Designating U.S. Safe
Third Country
- Diane Johnston 

Organizations Urge Federal Government to Immediately Stop Sending Refugee Claimants Back to U.S.

Background on Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement

Canada's Subservient Defence Policy
Billions Spent on Military Procurement - Philip Fernandez 

First Anniversary of Revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's Special Status
Oppose Indian Government's Brutal Suppression of the Kashmiri People! Long Live Their Struggle for Freedom, Justice and Democracy! - Meera Kaur 

Filipino People's Struggle for Democratic Rights and National Liberation
Duterte's State of Union Address Condemned at Home and Abroad - Steve Rutchinski 

CPC(M-L)'s Message to the People's State of the Nation Address Action to Hold the Rodrigo Duterte Regime to Account

In Memoriam
Fidel V. Agcaoili

Kidnapping of Indigenous Leaders: Black Garífuna Lives Matter!

The Fight of Revolutionary Cuba for Its Right to Be
Helms-Burton Lawsuit Dismissal Sets Precedent

Cuban Sappers in White Lab Coats - Patricio Montesinos 

Spanish Journalist Gives Colombian Foreign Minister Fitting Reply

On the Passing of Eusebio Leal, Historian of the City of Havana

The Sweet and Consoling Union of Love and Hope for the Homeland - Radio Havana 

Webinar August 13
• Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Fidel Castro

COVID-19 Update
World Health Organization Directives on Preventing COVID-19 Transmission

- Steve Rutchinski 

• Six Months into the Pandemic - Nick Lin 

On the Unfolding Events in the United States
• Trump, Elections and a Dysfunctional Political Process - Kathleen Chandler 
• Actions and Photo Review

August 15, 2020 - No. 30

Important Anniversaries
• Revisiting the Significance of the Historic Conference Held in Chertsey, Quebec
• 25 Years of the Party's Historic Initiative
A Turning Point in History and Our Decision of September 1, 1985

August 22, 2020 - No. 31

No to the Anti-Communist Monument! No to Black Ribbon Day!
Information Picket Against the Glorification of Nazism
Slanders and Lies to Glorify Nazism - Louis Lang

The Soviet-German Non-Aggression Pact, August 23, 1939
Falsifications About the Origins of the Second World War - Dougal MacDonald
The Role of Anglo-American Financiers - Valentin Katasonov

For Your Information
Falsificators of History Chapter 3: The Isolation of the Soviet Union and The Soviet-German Non- Aggression Pact - Soviet Information Bureau, February 1948

August 29, 2020 - No. 32

On the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of CPC(M-L)
Tributes Paid at the Party Memorial in Beechwood Cemetery

• 50th Anniversary of the Party Press

Permanent Resident Status for All!
National Day of Action in Defence of the Rights of All

• Activists Call Out Legault Government on Restrictive "Special Program" for Asylum Seekers

• Migrant Workers Speak Out

Federal Government's Permanent Residence Program for a "Category" of
Asylum Seekers

Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino's Remarks

About the Federal Government's "Historic and Significant" Announcement

Quebec Announces Special Program for Asylum Seekers During the 
COVID-19 Period

COVID-19 Update
Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada

75th Anniversary of Vietnam's August Revolution and National Day
Beautiful Celebration Held in Toronto
• Online Celebration to Be Held September 2

Worldwide Support for the Palestinian People and Their Right to Be

• Thousands Around the World Join the Days of Resistance for Palestine - Samidoun

Photo Review August 8-28
• U.S. People's Movement Against Racism, Injustice, Impunity and Inequality Does Not Relent - Kathleen Chandler

September 2020

September 5, 2020 - No. 33

Labour Day 2020
Workers' Forums Exchange Views on New Challenges in Light of Developments in Canada and the U.S.
Speaking in Our Own Name Goes Hand in Hand with the Need to
- Normand Chouinard
The Conditions Are Calling on Workers to Act Forcefully and
- Workers' Centre of CPC(ML)

Consequences of Neo-Liberal Anti-Social Offensive During Pandemic
Top 12 U.S. Oligarchs' Combined Wealth Surpasses One Trillion Dollars During Pandemic
Concentration of Capital Under the Pandemic - Sandy E. Ramírez Gutiérrez
Remittances -- A Unique Segment of the Global Financial System
Plight of Foreign Trade in Latin America and Caribbean Due to Pandemic - Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Decrease of Domestic Product in Mexico

Important Anniversaries
75th Anniversary of the Founding of Socialist Vietnam Celebrated in Canada
Vietnam Celebrates 75 Years of National Independence
-- September 2
-  Steve Rutchinski
Commemoration of 75th Anniversary of Chinese People's Victory Against Japanese Aggression in World War II -- September 3
72nd Anniversary of the Founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea -- September 9

Use of State-Backed Racist Militias in the United States
Resistance Persists Against State-Organized Attempts to Undermine Movement for Change

September 12, 2020 - No. 34

Appropriate Demand for Upcoming Speech from The Throne
Stop Paying the Rich; Increase Investments in Social Programs!

What to Expect
Pay-the-Rich Schemes by Borrowing Money from Private Sources
Increased Government Debt
Who Pays for Public Infrastructure
The Issue of Public Revenue
The Need for Modern Definitions

Discussion of the Pay-the-Rich Economy and How to Overcome It
The Aim of the Working Class Movement
Objective Conditions of Paying the Rich
The Trend of a Falling Rate of Profit
A New Direction for the Economy

Anniversary of Attack on Twin Towers and Coup d'État in Chile
Justice for the Chilean People! - Dougal MacDonald
Catastrophic Consequences of U.S. Imperialists' Wars of Aggression - Nick Lin

United States
The Fight of U.S. Postal Workers to Oppose Privatization and Debunk Self-Serving Anti-Worker Myths in Lead-Up to U.S. Election
Government-Created Funding Crisis
Postal Service Is Committed to Public Service, Not Commercial Profits - National Association of Letter Carriers
Postal Days of Action

Made in Cuba
Soberana -- Cuba's COVID-19 Vaccine - Gerardo Szalkowicz

Elections for National Assembly Underway

People Take Action in Defence of Their Rights and Against State Terror

National Plebiscite on New Constitution

October 18 General Election

Former President Correa Unjustly Blocked from Candidacy for Vice President

Discussion on the Economy
• Modern Monetary Theory: Keynesianism Warmed Over - K.C. Adams

September 19, 2020 - No. 35

The Appropriate Political Response to the Speech from The Throne
Nation-Wrecking No! Stop Paying the Rich; Increase Investments in Social Programs!

What to Expect from the Speech from The Throne
Speculation on What the Throne Speech Will Contain - Pauline Easton
Illusion-Making that a Just Society Can Be Created the Neo-Liberal Way - K.C. Adams
Claims that Schemes to Pay the Rich Address Inequality and Plutocracy - Anna Di Carlo

September 11, 2020
Tribute to the Chilean People and Their Determined Struggle for Justice and Peace

Canada's Shameful Ranking on Child Welfare
Canada's Top 20 Billionaires Get Richer by the Day
Global Tourism Losses Amount to $450 Billion
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Releases Interim Outlook Report on Global Economy

For Your Information
Seminar at the Parliament with Economist Dr. Joseph Stiglitz - Louis Lang
Neo-Liberal Arguments for "Ensuring a Resilient Economy"
Recommendations of the Task Force for a Resilient Recovery
Proposing a "Roadmap to the Canada We Want"

United States Resistance Continues Unabated
• Demands for Justice, Equality, Defunding and Control of Police Persist Against Ongoing Police Violence

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