Sketchy Thoughts: Montreal: Anti-Capitalist Contingents in Saturday Night Demos in June

ANTI-CAPITALIST CONTINGENTS IN SATURDAY NIGHT DEMOS IN JUNESaturday 16, 23 & 30As well as in the CLASSE “National” demo on June 22 This is a call to form anti-capitalist contingents in nightly demos on Saturday June 16th, 23rd, and 30th. Meet: 20:30 pm, Place Émilie-Gamelin (metro Berri-UQAM)Look for anti-capitalist flags and banners. The contingent will gather near ...

Sketchy Thoughts: It didn’t start with Occupy, and it won’t end with the student strike! The persistence of anti-authoritarian politics in Quebec

“It didn’t start with Occupy, and it won’t end with the student strike! The persistence of anti-authoritarian politics in Quebec” – this is a new article that appeared in wi: journal of mobile media. Of some interest!

Sketchy Thoughts: On Mass Struggles in the Metropole: Thoughts Inspired by Quebec

because mass struggles include all kinds of folks By Way of IntroductionIn many neighbourhoods and cities and towns across Quebec, there is a new phenomenon of people going into the streets every night and banging pots and pans together to signal their opposition to the government’s new repressive legislation, Law 78. This is in the ...

Sketchy Thoughts: Minorities and the Student Strike

The following text was written by Will Prosper, a community organizer in Montreal North has been posted on CMAQ. He brings up some important points for people to consider, so i am reposting it here with permission: Before I begin: this is strictly based on my own observations, I will scratch the surface but this ...

Sketchy Thoughts: Report on Quebec’s Student Strike

Reposted from the excellent signalfire blog: We are now in the 13th week of a Quebec student strike against a 75% tuition hike – the longest student strike in Quebec history – the conflict has become a rallying point for any and all opposition to austerity here, and clearly represents a political milestone, perhaps (we ...