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Photo courtesy of "Ambulance" documentary (Jabfilm and First Hand Films)
Palestinian filmmaker facing deportation from Norway after officials claim he is not a director | Dec 22 2016 | June Chua | Norwegian film organizations and unions have banded together in an international call for help in the case of a Palestinian filmmaker, Mohamed Jabaly, who could be deported Dec. 30.
The year in your ear | Dec 22 2016 | Victoria Fenner | World Social Forum, a steampunk mystery and getting in a good headspace for the new year. Some highlights from the rabble podcast network in 2016.
Photo: Kim Jones/flickr
The year in your ear: Instant replays from the rabble podcast network | Dec 21 2016 | Victoria Fenner | There's lots of work for us to do in the New Year to help restore this planet to health and happiness. But for now, take a break and have a listen to some of our faves from the rabble podcast network.
Photo: Access to Media Education Society (AMES)
Revolutionary program empowers girls with media literacy and activism skills | Dec 20 2016 | Tania Ehret | #HerDigitalVisions is an afterschool program that works with self-identified girls, building media literacy skills in order to better establish power in an online world.
A fierce holiday giving guide to build a better future | Dec 16 2016 | Maya Bhullar | A Canadian activist guide to fight for food, shelter, the environment and peace this holiday.
Photo: waldopepper/flickr
The year in technology: Change is good-ish | Dec 14 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | A lot shifted in 2016 -- our perception of who we are, what we share, how smart we want our devices to be, and what truth and news really are. It was a little like waking up in a Black Mirror episode.
Beauties Of The Night, Gender Disparity, "Show Women," and Re-Inventing Yourself
'Beauties of the Night' delves into the lives of iconic Mexican showgirls now in their golden years | Dec 14 2016 | Face2Face | Maria-Jose and Olga and Face2Face host David Peck talk about show-women, reinventing yourself, living for and with your dreams and gender issues of all kinds.
Photo: Steven Depolo/flickr
Tread lightly to lift the weight of the world | Dec 14 2016 | David Suzuki | We can all do our part to reduce consumption. We might find we're happier when we do.
Image: Black Mirror
China's dystopian 'social credit' surveillance system could move to Canada | Dec 13 2016 | Kyle Curlew | China's "Social Credit System" pilot project aggregates a wide variety of data to rate citizens as desirable or undesirable. Canada is not exempt from this dystopian future.
Holiday tree
Dressing for the tree | Dec 11 2016 | Kelly Okamura | Shopping for Christmas presents -- showing your love for debt?
Courtesy: Media Democracy Days website
Ryan McMahon: Red Man Laughing | Dec 9 2016 | Victoria Fenner | Indigenous comedian and storyteller Ryan McMahon delivered this year's Media Democracy Days 2016 keynote address.
Joyce and Judith Scott. Photo by Erik Butler.
'Entwined' a call to action for the rights of the disabled | Dec 8 2016 | Franke James | Judith Scott, whose art now hangs in the Museum of Modern Art, was institutionalized for 35 years. A new book tells her story.

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