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Nov 13, 2018
Extinction Rebellion/Twitter

How do we support disruptive resistance?

Brent Patterson
More of our support needs to go to Extinction Rebellion-like strategies based on disruption in order to shift our political culture and advance transformative change.
Blog
Nov 8, 2018
Person hanging their head. Photo: Alex/Wikimedia Commons

Feeling down about the world? Rise up!

Brent Patterson
It's very human to feel down about the injustices in the world around us. How do we cope and find the strength to work for a better world?
Blog
Oct 4, 2018
Sir Tim Berners-Lee at Open Data Awards 2015. Photo: Open Data Institute Knowledge for Everyone/Flickr

Digital activists are fighting to reclaim the web

Penney Kome
World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee is set to unveil a new commercial-free platform. He's part of a growing movement to decentralize the web and break down online inequality.
Blog
Oct 4, 2018
A house with solar panels in Falun, Sweden. Photo by Alicia Fagerving/ Wikimedia Commons.

Is cap and trade in Ontario worth fighting for?

Brent Patterson
The climate justice movement needs to fight for real solutions, not market-based schemes or modest taxes implemented by a federal government committed to spending billions on a pipeline.
Columnists
Sep 19, 2018
Sign at Hambach Forest occuption site. Photo: Hambi Info/Flickr

Squatting trees to stop a coal mine

The occupation of numerous old growth trees in the Hambach Forest provides an inspiring example of grassroots resistance to the coal industry that we can apply to struggles in this country.

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