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| August 17, 2015
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Brett Matthews: Empowerment, innovation and money

August 5, 2015
| Brett talks about empowerment, innovation and money. He asks how we can bring the villagers struggling for survival all over the developing world inside our evolving "global village."
Length: 51:10 minutes (70.28 MB)

Does the Income Tax Act comply with human rights obligations? We'll soon know.

Photo: flickr/ U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Austerity fuels generational divide

July 11, 2015
| In a talk hosted by the CCPA, Markus Moos explores the factors behind growing inequality between and within generations.
Length: 33:21 minutes (30.54 MB)

A new kind of climate movement

Over the past few months an ever growing coalition has been steadily organizing towards what could be the most diverse march for climate and economic justice in Canada. This is the story of how the March for Jobs, Justice & the Climate has come together. RSVP for the March at http://jobsjusticeclimate.ca

Video produced by Kai RW in collaboration with Beyond Crisis Film. http://www.beyondcrisisfilm.com/

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| June 17, 2015
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Book: 'The Poor Get Prison'

May 29, 2015
| As the economy of the U.S. continues to stagnate, the banks have escaped scot free and the poor are targeted. Karen Dolan is author of a new report about the criminalization of poverty.
Length: 16:35 minutes (15.19 MB)

Left Forum unites progressive voices at 'No Justice, No Peace' conference

Every generation claims to live through a unique epoch, viewing their contemporary period as one fundamentally different and finally ripe for revolutionary change.

A generation ago, we began to see a rise in incarceration, unemployment and poverty rates while living and education standards, particularly in urban centres steadily declined.

However, even the most pessimistic among us expected time to mitigate many of the social ills afflicting the nation as it had in the past. But things are not getting better and it is looking more like a permanent bust in the perpetual cycle of capitalism.

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Book: A Better Place on Earth

April 28, 2015
| The divide between rich and poor in British Columbia is wider than in any other province. Andrew MacLeod documents the corrosive impact of inequality in his new book.
Length: 14:55 minutes (13.66 MB)
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