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Posted inClimate CrisisPolitics and Movements: US

BC Pipeline Fight and Quebec Elections – The Canada Panel

Linda Solomon Wood and Yves Engler also report on the residential schools case and the Fair Election Act Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. And welcome to The Canada Report on The Real News. And now joining us from Canada first of all in Vancouver […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

Quebec Election Gives Students a Victory on Tuition Hikes, Fight for Free Education Continues

Jérémie Bédard-Wien: Quebec student activists work to create a global movement for the right to a free education Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. In Quebec, a provincial election has been held. A new government has been elected. The Parti Quebecois is now […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: US

Decades of Relentless Austerity in Canada Could Defeat the Conservatives

Nora Loreto, the author of From Demonized to Organized: Building the New Union Movement, and Dru Oja Jay of Unite Against Austerity Campaign discuss how an anti-austerity platform could make a difference in the upcoming Canadian elections Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: US

First Canadian Officer Convicted for Mass Arrests at 2010 G-20 Toronto Summit

Canadian Civil Liberties Association’s Laura Berger and TRNN’s former video journalist Jesse Freeston discuss the police’s motivations behind mass arrests and the legacy of the G-20 in current policing practices Story Transcript JESSICA DESVARIEUX, PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. It’s been more than five years since the […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: US

New Democratic Party Ends 43 Year Conservative Domination in Alberta

The victory of the new Premier-elect of Alberta Rachel Notley and the loss of the bastion province of the conservative Harper government is analyzed by Notley’s former professor Gordon Laxer of the University of Alberta Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: InternationalPolitics and Movements: US

Why Aren’t the 50% Living in Poverty Protesting in the Streets?

Paul Buchheit PT2: Poor Americans are angry but so far don’t think there is much they can do about their situation except find some individual solution Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’ve been talking to Paul Buchheit, who now joins us again […]

Posted inArticlePolitics and Movements: US

Quebec Election: A Seismic Shift Within the Independence Movement?

By Richard Fidler. This article was first published on the Socialist Project. The defeat of the Parti Québécois (PQ) and the election of a federalist Liberal party government in the Quebec general election of April 7 raises important questions about the future of the Quebec movement for sovereignty and political independence. And it poses some […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: US

Quebecers Reject PQ and Elect a Liberal Government Representing Big Business

Leo Panitch: “PQ fronting Pierre Peladeau as a their star candidate blew up in their faces” Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. In the Quebec provincial elections that took place earlier this week, the separatist party Parti Québécois suffered its worst […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

Over 165,000 Students On Strike in Quebec Over Planned Tuition Hikes

Students lead tens of thousands in protests against tuition hikes and neoliberal reforms of Quebec government Story Transcript VOICEOVER: More than 165,000 students in Quebec, Canada have been on strike for more than 9 weeks in response to a Provincial government plan that would raise university tuition rates, some of the lowest in the country, […]

Posted inArticlePolitics and Movements: US

As Anti-Protest Law Attempts to Stifle Dissent, 400 Students in Quebec Arrested in Mass March

By Yana Kunichoff. In the most recent escalation in the battle between a Quebecoise government pushing tuition hikes and striking Canadian students, at least three cities saw mass arrests at demonstrations against a newly minted anti-protest law that activists are calling “absurd.” The “biggest act of civil disobedience in Canadian history,” as some groups are calling […]