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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.
Naomi Klein speaks to the Peoples' Social Forum | Sep 2 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, author and one of the most influential voices on our political and cultural environment. She spoke to the Peoples' Social Forum August 21, 2014 in Ottawa.
From the Peoples' Social Forum to a Peoples' Platform | Sep 1 2014 | Dylan Penner | A federal Peoples' Platform would be a new tool to pressure federal election candidates and parties to adopt more progressive positions and could be a strong part of our on-the-ground organizing.
Peoples' Social Forum 2014 and beyond | Sep 1 2014 | Michel Lambert | Both the political and social success of the Peoples' Social Forum show the incredible will and desire of activists from multiple social movements to work together in developing a common strategy.
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Peoples' Social Forum: 500 workshops, 19 assemblies, 5,000 voices and a declaration | Aug 28 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | The final assembly at the Peoples' Social Forum brought together activists from across Canada. On the last day, at a final assembly, the participants reported back. Miriam Katawazi was there.
KAIROS-led Blanket Exercise at the People's Social Forum
Peoples' Social Forum: How Indigenous rights and ecological justice lead us towards living well | Aug 28 2014 | John Dillon | How can Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples work together to restore harmonious relationships with each other and the land, asked KAIROS at the Peoples' Social Forum.

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Peoples' Social Forum brings more allies in movement to protect public services
The Peoples' Social Forum brought together thousands of activists from several social movements from across the country who now have protecting quality public services on all their agendas.

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