What's Left This Week

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What’s Left is a weekly digest that delivers a quick overview of current news and events. Articles are curated to focus on left-wing issues in Canada, important international struggles, and provide useful analysis for workers and activists across the country. Subscribe to What's Left and we promise to send you only one email a week.

What's Left: 2015-03-22 Volume 5

by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Apr 06, 2015 09:47 AM
It’s well known that capitalism and industrial development are responsible for climate change and it has become obvious that more capitalism will not reverse the destruction. Unfortunately, that hasn’t stopped the cheer-leading squad for “free markets” from continuing to spin the media.

What's Left: 2015-03-15 Volume 4

by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Apr 06, 2015 09:47 AM
Canada used to be known as a country that, more than most, promoted human rights around the world. Of course, this was and is a self-constructed fallacy. The Canadian state’s history of imperialism, oppression, internment, genocide and just straight-up racism is well documented. However, there is something to be said about the importance of promoting a narrative of peace, tolerance and acceptance as part of a cultural identity: it tends to make society a little more compassionate and keeps destructive bigots marginalized.

What's Left: 2015-03-08 Volume 3

by Editors (What's Left) — last modified Apr 06, 2015 09:48 AM
This past year has been rich in opportunities for feminist organizing, from high-profile stories of sexual violence on campuses, to high-profile individuals being held accountable for sexual harassment at home and in the workplace, to the growing solidarity amongst women online around rape, assault, and combating misogyny.
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