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Is solutions-based journalism the cure to what ails us?

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What if journalism is doing it wrong? What if reporting about the problems, ills and calamities of the world isn't the best way to actually solve them? What if, instead, it makes readers feel powerless and more inclined to ignore those challenges, distrust the world and retreat to their backyards instead of participating in the commons of civil discourse and action?

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| May 17, 2016
Redeye

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.
Length: 21:59 minutes (20.13 MB)
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What in the world is the World Social Forum?

May 2, 2016
| Activists from around the world will be coming to Montreal from August 9-14, 2016. Hear ye, hear ye!
Length: 29:25 minutes (28.09 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

The World Social Forum is coming to Montreal

April 13, 2016
| Sarah Sultani and Katia Stuart-Gagnon talk about bringing the World Social Forum to Montreal from August 9 to 14, 2016.
Length: 28:19 minutes (25.93 MB)
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'The Struggle for Democracy' offers framework for assessing democratic change

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Finding the right moment to intertwine progressive movements

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We sometimes take for granted, just how easy it is for well-meaning people to work in silos.

But, by the same token, we must also appreciate that sometimes movements must take time to find their voice, to understand their motivations and to articulate their demands.

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