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An Invaluable Book for Teachers

Review of Lois Weiner, The Future of Our Schools: Teachers Unions and Social Justice (Haymarket, 2012)

By Lisa Descary

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Honduras: The Oligarchs Have Lit a Fuse

By Elena Zeledon

This Wednesday, tens of thousands of Hondurans jammed the central plaza of the impoverished Central American capital,Tegucigalpa, in protest against the latest political manoeuvres of the oligarchy - the 13 families which control Honduras. Answering the call by LIBRE, the Party of Liberty and (National) Refoundation, the activists of the social movements which LIBRE represents came from all parts of Honduras to protest the attempt to change the Electoral Law just hours before the opening of the next Presidential election campaign.

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Why are the Harper Conservatives so pro-Israel?

By James Cairns

The Canadian government has been a strong supporter of Israel since the country was founded in 1948 through the expulsion of most of the indigenous Palestinian population from their homes. In its friendly treatment of Israel, Canada has long played an important international role in covering up the violent dispossession of Palestinians and the apartheid system that maintains and normalizes their oppression.

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Labour-Community Solidarity and Climate Change

By Gene McGuckin

This is the slightly edited text of a presentation to CEP BC Provincial Council in Vancouver on April 27, 2013.

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Up Against the Neoliberal Parties: What Should the Left Do? Four Views

The editors of New Socialist Webzine recently sent the following short description of the situation in which the Left finds itself today to a number of people we respect and asked them for their thoughts. We are glad to publish four responses, from Cindy McCallum Miller, David McNally, Leanne Simpson and Cloé Zawadzki-Turcotte. We welcome additional constructive responses from readers.

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