York University

How the Working Class Can Fight Corporate Giants

December 3, 2013
Leo Panitch: Giant corporations like Wal-Mart actively suppress unionization among workers

Canadians Imprisoned in Egypt Indefinitely After Filming Military Brutality

October 1, 2013

Upon their arrest, Tarek Loubani and John Greyson reported being beaten and abused, while the military says they could face murder charges Two Canadians are being held in Egypt on false and trumped up charges, says Justin Podur, author and associate professor at York University's Faculty of Environmental Studies. Tarek Loubani and John Greyson were…

Scandal and Corruption in Canada’s Right Wing Governments

May 28, 2013

Leo Panitch: Toronto’s right populist Mayor is accused of crack use and PM Harper accused of covering up corruption in the Senate – their more serious crimes are attacks on workers rights and on public services

Venezuelan Democracy: A Tension Between Centralized Power and Local Democracy

March 28, 2013

Manuel Larrabure: The Bolivarian Revolution succeeded in developing models of community power and reduced inequality but so far has failed to diversify the economy or extend workers democracy in the oil and mining sector

Family Members and Activists Call for Accountability in Killing of Brooklyn Teen by NYPD

March 27, 2013

Eye-Witnesses Challenge Police Account of Shooting of Brooklyn Teenager Kimani Gray

Why Turkey Wants Normalization with Israel

March 25, 2013

Baris Karaagac: Israeli apology is a propaganda victory for Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan; NATO member Turkey needs Israeli alliance to solidify role as regional power broker

Breaking Up the Big Banks is Not a Solution

January 24, 2013

Leo Panitch: Global capitalism needs massive banks, but big private banks have the power to prevent regulation and threaten more crisis; the solution is not breaking them up but making them public