This comparison is not surprising. His appeal to a mythical past in which America was Great and took shit from no-one sounds an awful lot like Mussolini's appeal to the greatness of the Roman Empire.
The development of the Common Front, as well as the community resistance supporting it, represents the most militant expression of the labour movement in Canada in recent history.
For more than a decade we have been told that just a little more bombing or training would solve the problems the West created.
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre's pointed opposition to the Energy East pipeline was singled out by pro-pipeline pundits and politicians in a disgusting display of anti-Quebec scapegoating.
AFN Grand Chief Perry Bellegarde said he is optimistic that the Trudeau government is listening. But indigenous groups warn they will go to court again if the government does not fix the system.
Trudeau was elected by promising "real change," including cancelling Harper's fighter jet contracts. So far the Liberals refuse to cancel Harper's $15-billion arms deal to the Saudi dictatorship.
The climate accord is not historic, but the growing climate justice movement is.
We must not allow this atrocity to fuel racism and Islamophobia.
Yes, every Liberal government ever elected in Canada has ended up screwing working people. But this Justin fellow seems awfully nice!
Now that there is a Liberal government in Ottawa the working class, social justice and climate movements must be relentless in their demands for change.