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People's Social Forum: Rally on Parliament Hill | Oct 10 2014 | rabble staff | In late August thousands rallied on Parliament Hill, as part of the People's Social Forum. Watch the rebroadcast here.
Watch: Grand Chief Derek Nepinak on sustainable energy and indigenous ways of knowning | Oct 10 2014 | rabble staff | Grand chief Derek Nepinak, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs spoke at the Peoples Social Forum on August 22, in Ottawa.
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Sacred site or land development? Competing visions for the Chaudière Islands | Sep 19 2014 | Ole Hendrickson | A showdown is looming between different visions for the Chaudière Falls area in Canada's capital. Which one will win out -- sacred Aboriginal site or a plan for urban development?
Video: Energy East 101 | Sep 17 2014 | rabble staff | Energy East 101, a four-minute handimation gives a comprehensive background on the controversial Energy East pipeline proposed by TransCanada.
Chief Derek Nepinak, Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs | Sep 11 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Listen to Chief Derek Nepinak, Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, speak at the Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa, August 21- 24, 2014.
Watch: Peoples Social Forum opening, and closing plenaries | Sep 11 2014 | rabble staff | The Peoples Social Forum was held in Ottawa August 21-24, 2014. The following includes reports from movement assemblies.
Watch: We have a better plan for Canada Post | Sep 11 2014 | rabble staff | CUPW has a better plan for Canada Post: a plan that can secure the future of the crown corporation without cutting the services.
Watch: Ellen Gabriel at the Peoples Social Forum | Sep 11 2014 | rabble staff | Ellen Gabriel was chosen by the People of the longhouse and her community of Kanehsatà:ke to be their spokesperson during the 1990 “Oka” Crisis. She recently spoke at the Peoples Social Forum.
Watch: Bridging our movements. A panel discussion at the Peoples Social Forum | Sep 10 2014 | rabble staff | Social movement leaders Clayton Thomas Muller, Brigette DePape and Harsha Walia came together to discuss how to bridge our movements.
Watch: Viola Thomas on Truth and Reconciliation in Canada | Sep 10 2014 | rabble staff | Viola Thomas (Anemki Wedom) spoke on reconciliation at the Peoples Social Forum in August. Watch the rebroadcast.
Linda McQuaig: Celebrating Indie Media and Activism | Sep 4 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Linda McQuaig spoke to guests at's event Celebrating Indie Media and Activism at the Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa on August 21, 2014.
GroundWire | September 1, 2014: Unist'ot'en Summer Action Camp, Vancouver tent city, #PSF2014 | Sep 3 2014 | GroundWire | This episode of Groundwire covers the Unist'ot'en Summer Action Camp, Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park tent city and the Peoples' Social Forum.

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Building radical media and activist communication infrastructures via the PSF fluidity said... there is now also a fench tranlsation for those who want to repondez en francais:
A Living Minimum Slumberjack said... A Living Minimum Quote: If you are serious about poverty reduction, replacing the minimum wage --...
Homeless Man In Montreal lagatta said... Brian, this incident is already being discussed here:
Live from Calgary, the anti-summit! NorthReport said... Great Rebecca - thanks for the heads up about this. in
GCC to screen LGBT individuals bagkitty said... With Qatar scheduled to host the World Cup in 2022, there are already calls for FIFA to confront...
How words define politics mark_alfred said... It's interesting to me how ideas such as "flexibility" and "freedom" used to be the domain of the...
A Conversation about the People's Social Forum with Corvin Russell kropotkin1951 said... What First Nation does Corvin belong too? in
Kitchener/Waterloo Anti-Harper Rally (April 1, 2013) abnormal said... I think we've got it.  You don't like Harper.  So what are the options? in
Common Causes, an assembly of social movements Rebecca West said... has also published an article about Common Causes/Causes communes here. in
Idle No More Unionist said... Thousands demonstrated across Canada on December 10 in support of this movement - Idle No More. I...

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