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Bellingham Rolling Rebellion Advocates for Net Neutrality and Takes on TPP & Fas
We want to know exactly what is in the Trans Pacific Trade Partnership | Oct 13 2015 | Demand that the government release the text before the election. | Oct 13 2015 | a new hangout app which builds conversations on social media
Youth Digital Media Ecologies Project | Oct 13 2015 | Mapping the impact of youth digital media
Sign a letter today to demand access to information reform! | Oct 10 2015 | Canadian Journalists for Free Expression have laucnhed a campaign for access to information reform.
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The issues and progressive organizations that are making a difference in this election | Oct 9 2015 | Judy Rebick | October 19 is almost here. With just days remaining before this vitally important vote, I want you to know that is working hard to amplify progressive voices in this election.
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Star Touch, Kinky Boots and Hotel California: Toronto Star's digital gamble | Sep 30 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | Star Touch is a free, iPad-only app that totally repackages Toronto Star content for an Apple tablet audience. But who was it really made for?
Chris Hedges on the death of journalism and critical thought in the Internet age | Sep 25 2015 | Meghan Murphy | American journalist and Pulitzer prize-winning author, Chris Hedges, will speak in Vancouver on Friday, September 25.
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How content blockers are the Jericho missiles of the web | Sep 23 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | New content-blocking technology in iOS 9 allows users to block ads, trackers and other pieces of code at an operating system level. With that, Apple is now the Stark Industries of web advertising.
Bridging the age divide in digital technology | Sep 22 2015 | Frieda Werden | Rose Marie Whalley interviews Communications Professor Kim Sawchuk, researching aging and mobile technology, about ways to bridge the age divide in communities.
Listen Here! Celebrating 10 years of Democracy, Technology and Podcasting | Sep 17 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A live podcast celebrating the 10th anniversary of the rabble podcast network.
Demand a better internet and digital policy from the federal government | Sep 11 2015 | Support OpenMedia's Our Digital Future campaign
Anita Sarkeesian's new video takes on male entitlement | Sep 9 2015 | Meghan Murphy | In Anita Sarkeesian's new Feminist Frequency video, she looks at the "women as reward" trope in video games.

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