On December 5th 2009 at the Café Nagua in Québec City, comrades from the Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP) held their third meeting on First Nations struggles. Fifty people or so coming from different walks of life and nationalities gathered to hear Michelle Bédard, a Huron-Wendat, member of the Canadian Métis Council

Mrs. Bédard surprised the organizers by taking control of the conference: “What is important is to unite, to talk together about our experiences; it is useless if I speak alone.” This was a way to break the conferences’ conventional “face to face” style and to form a circle, symbol

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“A SINGLE SPARK CAN START A PRAIRIE FIRE” (MAO ZEDONG)

After the G20 Summit, let’s fight the whole bourgeois system!

On June 26, 2010 all we heard in the media about the G20 Summit was the breakage that happened at the big demonstration in Toronto. Mayor David Miller denounced the “criminal acts that could only have been committed by people coming from the outside.” As for Chief of police Bill Blair, he announced the beginning of the hunt for “criminal elements,” which continues until now. Even the so-called socialist Jack Layton from the NDP made a quick statement condemning the “acts committed by demonstrators” who were targeting the symbols of the big bourgeoisie like banks and multinationals buildings.

But one

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LOOKING BACK ON THE ANTI-G20 MOBILIZATION

Legitimate Revolt Is Not a “Conspiracy”

– Some comments by a militant

In the tumult of events surrounding the G20 Summit, a certain segment of what is generally referred to as the “far left” found itself denouncing the Black Blocs and other masked militants who carried out apparently illegal acts. Some went so far as to claim that the various actions against the bourgeoisie and its state were carried out by agent provocateurs, even that they were planned by the police itself. One could read this kind of analysis from the pen of Trotskyist authors. The leader of the “Communist Party of Canada,” Miguel Figueroa, took

The crisis of the imperialist system goes on with its impact on the proletarians and the masses throughout the world. The imperialist bourgeoisies in the world take advantage of the crisis to restructure the capitalist system at the world scale, to “improve” it in their interest and for their profits. For the proletarians and oppressed people, it means hunger and poverty, increasing unemployment and cost of living, sackings, closing factories, precariousness.

The capitalist crisis also feeds the inter-imperialist contradictions for the control on the world market and on the strategic geo-political regions. This raises and pushes the factors of Inter-imperialist

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THE RCP (CANADA)

A Party for Waging People’s War

People who call themselves communists are fewer. Yet it is this aspiration to a more egalitarian society that has guided the actions of many revolutionaries. Here in Canada, there are several organizations, like the old “Communist Party of Canada,” that claim to be communist; but most of them don’t do more than support bourgeois politics or a section of the ruling class. Others are even hiding their adherence to communism by practicing “entryism” in social-democratic parties, believing it is possible to create a kind of “workers party” within the frame of bourgeois politics.

An important ideological task for genuine communists

One of the numerous demonstrations organized by the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) to demand a raise of social welfare benefits.

According to the MasterCard Worldwide Centres of Commerce Index, Toronto is fourth out of the 75 “most influential cities that drive the global economy” for its “ease of doing business,” right after Singapore, Hong Kong and London. The index is based on indicators such as “assessments of investor protection, quality of banking, the ease with which contracts are enforced, and other basic services.” It also considers regulations for urban development as well as social policies. In other words,

The current capitalist crisis is not hurting people equally. Some—the capitalists—take profit of it, while others—we, the workers—are losing their jobs, houses and the little they have. Those who still fill their pockets—companies’ bosses, State rulers, big bankers and all those friends among the bourgeoisie—use every means they can to preserve their power and profits. Thanks to the governments, which use our own money through taxes, they received billions of dollars in subsidies and favorable loans.

This shows obviously how the capitalist State is totally devoted to those bourgeois, whether it be by diminishing their income taxes, facilitating tax evasion,

In November 2006, close to 100 activists coming from different parts of the country gathered in Montréal, Québec for the 1st Canadian Revolutionary Congress (CRC), where they enthusiastically supported the creation of a Revolutionary Communist Party. This led a few weeks later to the official founding of the RCP (Canada).

The RCP is now proud to announce the holding of the 2nd Canadian Revolutionary Congress that will happen in October 2010 in Toronto. This will be a unique opportunity for proletarian revolutionaries from across the country, and especially from Ontario, to gather and discuss about the current prospects for

From the RCP Programme: For all those who really wish to put an end to exploitation and oppression and get rid of the Canadian bourgeoisie, our main task is to build the new Revolutionary Communist Party of the Canadian proletariat.

Since the old Communist Party has given way to revisionism and gave up the fight for socialism at the start of the 1940s, the Canadian proletariat constantly suffered from the absence of this indispensable instrument of struggle for its liberation. There have been some attempts to rebuild such a party, especially during the 1970s; at that time, some Marxist-Leninist

Does the current trade union movement can help the Canadian proletariat to resist the attacks from the bourgeoisie? Who pays for the crisis now? It’s true there are some capitalists who lost money since last year, but the majority of them succeeded to withdraw profits of the situation. But for the working class, it’s not the same thing. Governments are helping the rich. We just have to think about the financing of the automobile sector. But when the crisis will be considered ended by the bourgeois economists, who are going to pay for the deficit? It will certainly be the