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Mixed-ability dance pushes boundaries of art form
May 16, 2016
| All Bodies Dance Project brings together people with and without disabilities to explore movement as a means of creative expression. Naomi Brand explains the challenges and joys of inclusive dance.
15:13 minutes (13.94 MB)
Responding to economic critiques of the Leap Manifesto
May 11, 2016
| The Leap Manifesto has been called divisive, naïve and economically unsustainable. Christopher Majka says these critiques are rooted in a misunderstanding of what the Manifesto aims to do.
18:10 minutes (16.64 MB)
Common Notions: A film about the Purple Thistle Centre
May 9, 2016
| The Purple Thistle operated for years as a youth-run space for arts and activism in Vancouver's East Side. The film, Common Notions, explores what made the Purple Thistle work for young people.
21:59 minutes (20.13 MB)
Disobedience: A film about the struggle to prevent climate catastrophe
May 9, 2016
| A new film by Kelly Nyks, director of Requiem for the American Dream, tells the story of four communities preparing for Break Free from Fossil Fuels actions in May 2016.
22:36 minutes (20.7 MB)
Indefinite detention, deaths of refugees spark hunger strike
May 7, 2016
| Advocates say that Canada's practice of detaining refugees indefinitely runs counter to both international law and the Charter of Rights of Freedoms. They're calling for a 90-day limit.
14:08 minutes (12.95 MB)
Nuit debout protests spread across Europe
May 6, 2016
| Nuit debout is a French social movement that began on March 31 with the occupation of La Place de la République in protest against proposed labour reforms. It has since spread across Europe.
12:40 minutes (11.6 MB)
John Nichols on the perils and opportunities of the next technological revolution
May 2, 2016
| John Nichols is the Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine. He's the author, with Robert McChesney, of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.
14:17 minutes (13.09 MB)
Robert McChesney on the fight against a jobless economy
May 2, 2016
| Robert McChesney says a technological revolution in artificial intelligence is around the corner and we need to get ready to fight to expand democracy and ensure everyone benefits from the changes.
18:31 minutes (16.96 MB)
What's yours is mine: Against the sharing economy
April 29, 2016
| In his recent book, Tom Slee delivers a sharp critique of technology companies like Airbnb and Uber, arguing that these businesses damage rather than serve the interests of communities.
24:18 minutes (22.26 MB)
Creative Disruption: Resisting fossil fuel projects in Pacific Northwest
April 27, 2016
| A year ago, Mary Democker "condemned" six of her neighbours' houses and built a block-long pipeline to draw attention to the Jordan Cove pipeline which will bring fracked gas to the Oregon coast.
10:30 minutes (9.62 MB)
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