People's Voice

2020 Sep 15 - 1:22am
By Communist Party, Fredericton Club With the sudden calling of an election by Progressive Conservative premier Blaine Higgs, New Brunswick faces the possibility of a Conservative majority government – this is a bid for unchecked power. A majority would give the Conservatives a free hand to carry out their preferred economic agenda – an agenda...
Tags: ATF, Canada, junktag (ignore), Communist Party of Canada, elections, Labour-community solidarity
2020 Sep 15 - 1:17am
With two million students and hundreds of thousands of education workers returning to schools across Ontario, the provincial government is still refusing to enact health measures that would limit the health risks of the ongoing pandemic. Teachers and education workers, students, parents and public health professionals are united in their calls for the province to...
Tags: ATF, Canada, Labour, covid-19, Doug Ford, Ontario
2020 Sep 15 - 1:13am
This is a moment of extreme danger and challenges for our planet. The pandemic remains a deadly threat, climate change has not been halted, imperialist wars continue to rage, and fascist forces are on the rise. Here in Canada, governments and bosses want workers to pay for the deepening economic crisis. Seven million workers in...
Tags: ATF, Canada, Communist Party of Canada, covid-19, economic crisis, Labour-community solidarity
2020 Sep 10 - 10:10pm
No foreign interference, no imperialist coup! The Communist Party of Canada denounces the interference in the internal affairs of Belarus, by the United States, European Union and NATO countries. The Party calls on the Canadian government to immediately stop its involvement in the campaign to destabilize the country, and to normalize relations with the elected...
Tags: ATF, World, belarus, Imperialism, NATO
2020 Sep 2 - 12:12am
On August 17, Ontario Premier Doug Ford declared that the province’s teachers’ unions were “part of the problem” preventing implementation of his government’s plans for public schools.  We couldn’t agree more.  In addition to the Ford’s current return-to-school-without-social-distancing-or-masks-or-safety-supplies plan, teachers’ unions have consistently been an obstacle to the Conservatives’ drive to gut public education. Last...
Tags: Labour, Class Struggle Unionism, Doug Ford, Labour-community solidarity, Ontario, Public Education
2020 Sep 1 - 9:57pm
As People’s Voice goes to press, Western governments are escalating their threats to intervene in Belarus against the elected government of Alexander Lukashenko. In response, a growing number of voices around the world are warning of the dangers of intervention to the people of Belarus and of the region. Here, we reprint an analysis from...
Tags: World, belarus, EU, NATO, US Imperialism
2020 Sep 1 - 9:34pm
Not one step further behind! The coronavirus pandemic coincided with forecasts of the coming economic recession. The combination, as we know, has been cataclysmic and both have had an overwhelmingly negative impact on women. The recovery from both must put jobs, services and supports for women at the forefront of the rebuilding agenda – governments...
Tags: Labour, junktag (ignore), Women and Gender, covid-19, Gender Pay Gap, Gender-based violence
2020 Aug 25 - 8:42am
The Business of Drugs Netflix series hosted by Amarylis Fox Directed by Erik Osterholm, Jesse Sweet, Nick Carew, Eric Strauss Much of the world is facing a crisis around the use and abuse of various sorts of substances, with different countries taking different approaches to the issue. The United States has generally focused on prohibition,...
Tags: Culture, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical Industry, review
2020 Aug 25 - 8:31am
On a beautiful summer afternoon on August 2, about 40 people gathered at a community park in Delta, British Columbia, to pay tribute to the memory of one of the area’s pioneers. The late Homer Stevens, born in 1923, grew up in Port Guichon (now part of Delta) into a fishing family of Greek and...
Tags: Labour, junktag (ignore), British Columbia, Class Struggle Unionism, Communist Party of Canada
2020 Aug 25 - 7:57am
By B. Prasant in Kolkata Everywhere you go in the rural districts of north India, you find billboards springing up with garish colours and misspelt letterings – touches of haste clearly on show. They read, “Come Back to Kerala. Come Back to Andhra Pradesh. Come back to Maharashtra.” And so on.  “Come back to where...
Tags: World, covid-19, India, modi
2020 Aug 25 - 7:25am
By Dipanjana Dasgupta Dey On December 6, 1992 India saw the demolition of the Mughal-era Babri Masjid mosque by fanatic Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Sawamsevak Sangha (RSS) cadres. The incident triggered a nationwide riot in which as many as 2500 people (mostly Muslim) lost their lives. Twenty-seven years later, the BJP is not...
Tags: World, covid-19, India, modi
2020 Aug 25 - 12:54am
By Caleb Thompson New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs has called a snap election for September 14, well in advance of the 2022 date established by the provincial Legislative Assembly Act, which mandates that a general election be held every four years on the third Monday in October. This election comes after the Liberals refused Blaine...
Tags: ATF, Canada, austerity, Healthcare, New Brunswick

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