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Good Night White Pride: Outing Neo-Nazis in Hamilton

The following communique from so-called Hamilton was sent to It's Going Down by person(s) unknown. Communique reads: Here in Hamilton, anti-fascists have been debating the merit of going after Paul Fromm – a well-known white supremacist...

Toronto: Antifascist Mobilization Shuts Down Far-Right Anti-Muslim Groups

Report back from antifascist mobilization against far-Right Islamophobic organizations in so-called Toronto. From Tracking Hate.  On March 23, 2019 PEGIDA, members of a far-right anti-Islam organization descended on downtown Toronto to hold one of their...

Toronto Residents Announce Rent Strike on February 1st

This following report from Parkdale Organize announces yet another rent strike in the Toronto based neighborhood. For more information about Parkdale Organize, check out our podcast interview about their last successful rent strike here.  Tonight,...

Report Back From PEGIDA Rally in Toronto

From Antifa International PEGIDA Canada is not a group that learns lessons.  Back in March, they failed to show up to their own announced rally in Montréal, presumably out of fear of having to face...

Now that it’s undeniable: Gentrification in Hamilton 2015

From The Hamilton Institute Introduction For the past several years, we’ve been talking quite a lot about gentrification here in Hamilton. In the current moment, as the vanguard of art galleries decisively give way to boutique...

Toronto: Soldiers of Odin Shut Down at City Hall

A tiny group of Soldiers of Odin and Jewish Defence League fascists were completely overwhelmed and drowned out by antifascists at City Hall. After initially being chased out of an underground parking garage earlier in...

Hamilton, ON: The Tower Anarchist Social Centre’s Statement on Recent Events

The following statement comes from the anarchist social center in so-called Hamilton, The Tower, and addresses their windows being smashed out and their door being kicked in on Sunday night. Locals believe it to...
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Hamilton: NEB Pipeline Hearing Gets Glitterbombed

Submitted to It's Going Down On October 18th, 2016, the National Energy Board (NEB) held a hearing in Hamilton over Enbridge's Line 10 pipeline expansion plan. The NEB is a sham organization that exists only to...

Class War on the Lobby Floor: How Tenants Won a Rent Strike

In this episode, we talk to an organizer with Parkdale Organize, an autonomous and grassroots working-class organization in so-called Toronto, Canada, which has worked to build the power of collective action among various apartment...

Five Questions for the Climate Movement

From The Hamilton Institute Text from a leaflet distributed at the Hamilton2Paris Climate rally in Hamilton, Ontario. The H2P rally was organized by a coalition of local organizations who invited others to form their...