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Army Recruitment Center Bombed in Quebec

Around 3am on July 2nd, a bomb exploded just outside a Canadian Army Recruitment Center in Trois Rivieres, a small city roughly half-way between Montreal and Quebec City. The building was empty at the time, and nobody was hurt. While one man was arrested at the scene of the attack, …

FOR WOMEN ONLY: After Anti-War movements win or lose in Iraq… there’s still Women

WOMEN’S WAR DAILY #1 [A paper critiquing the political assumptions of today’s Anti-War/anti-imperialist activism by J. Sakai – Beyond McAntiwar: notes on finding our footing in the collapsing stageset of u.s. empire – has been circulated in the current issue of the maoist zine 8th Route.  Below is an alternate viewpoint from …

No Surrender: Writings from an Anti-Imperialist Political Prisoner, by David Gilbert, Reviewed by Michael Novick, Editor, Turning the Tide

You may know David Gilbert from his appearance in the recently popular, award-winning documentary “Weather Underground,” which has played in art houses around the US and is now available on DVD. If so, you know he is a warm, engaging, committed, optimistic and insightful person, capable of unflinching self-criticism but …

Newport 63: With God on Our Side

I can’t sing “John Johanna” cause it’s his story and his people’s story – I gotta sing “With God On My Side” because it’s my story and my people’s story – – Bob Dylan The “social patriotism” that had inspired activists in the first half of the sixties came to …

Notes on XXIst Century Socialism

Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela, recently announced the arrival of XXIst Century Socialism. This declaration, although greeted with great enthusiasm, left a residue of confusion. Since Chavez didn’t discuss XXIst Century Socialism during his recent Presidential campaign, and since there are virtually no public theoretical documents defining this new Socialist …

August: War Criminals Coming to Montebello, Quebec

This August, Stephen Harper, George Bush and Felipe Calderon will be just 90 minutes from Montreal, in Montebello, Qc! Mobilize and Protest against George Bush, Stephen Harper and Felipe Calderon at the meeting of the “Security and Prosperity Partnership” (SPP) ::::::::::AUGUST 19-21, 2007MONTEBELLO, QUEBEC(Between Ottawa and Montreal):::::::::: A main Day …

Hezbollah and the Left

During the failed Israeli invasion of Lebanon earlier this year many of us were both wary and intrigued about the political nature of Hezbollah, the Islamic organization which provoked and then successfully repelled the attack. Flags went up because of Hezbollah’s close ties to the Iranian regime, its religious ideology …

Radical Anti-Imperialists Carry Out Second Armed Attack in Quebec

For the second time in two years a group calling itself the Initiatives de Resistance Internationaliste (Initiatives of Internationalist Resistance – IRI) has claimed responsibility for an armed attack within the province of Quebec.Very little is known about the IRI. In December 2004, just as President Bush visited Ottawa for …