Political Action

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Unite 4 Our Rights: Stop C-51 Canada-wide event

May 30, 2015
Various
Canada
CA
Bill C-51 is a threat to our rights and freedoms. Join the National Convergence in Ottawa as we continue to voice our opposition, or if you are unable to make it, join or start a rally of your own.
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March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate

Jul 5, 2015
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
A coalition of grassroots organizations march on the eve of the Pan American Climate Summit of the Americas
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Cuba combatting Ebola in AfricaL Cross-Canada Speaking Tour

May 21, 2015
Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 21.9072" N, 123° 7' 21.2988" W
British Columbia CA
You’re invited to come hear from Dr. José de Jesús Portilla, one of Cuba’s celebrated internationalist revolutionary doctors about Cuba’s contribution to the battle against Ebola.
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What is the future of the Conservative party?

I ask this not out of any affection but as a means of understanding the future political landscape. The question does have some bearing now in terms of how we communicate our opposition. Is it to Harper? The Conservative Party? or to the Right Wing Failed Ideology that should be our real target?

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Art and activism

May 27, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Theresa Wolfood takes us on a tour of many art forms created all over the world that show how creativity can inspire action and hope.
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C-51 about to be passed: 'See you in the slammer kids'

"There are no internal constraints left to halt totalitarian capitalism. Electoral politics is a sham. The media is subservient to corporate power. The working class is being disempowered and impoverished.

The legal system is a subsidiary of the corporate state. Any form of dissent, no matter how tepid, will soon be blocked by an internal security apparatus empowered by anti-terrorist laws that will outstrip anythign dreamed of by the East German Stasi state.

And no one in Ottawa or Washington intends to help us..."  

 

Chris Hedges on C-51: They Have Won, And is is Up to Us

http://rabble.ca/news/2015/03/chris-hedges-on-c-51-they-have-won-and-it-...

 

Bill C-51 goes to a final House of Commons vote today

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Toronto’s 29th Annual Socialist May Day Celebration

Toronto’s 29th Annual Socialist May Day Celebration

with speakers: Javier Domokos Ruiz, Consul General of the Republic of Cuba in Toronto (written message).

John Clarke organizer for the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty.

Megan Whitfield, President, Toronto Local, Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Mohamed Boudjenane a director of the Canadian Arab Federation

Marie Clarke-Walker Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress.

Myles Magner, Vice-President, Ontario Public Service Employees' Union.

Barry Weisleder  Federal Secretary, Socialist Action, and substitute teachers' organizer.

 

Forums: 
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Petition to Tom Mulcair to advance, as a priority, the following policies, which we call the 4 P's, as part of the

Please sign and share!

 

We call on Tom Mulcair to advance, as a priority, the following policies, which we call the 4 P's, as part of the current NDP election platform

We, the undersigned, applaud Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair for advocating a national childcare plan, a $15/hour minimum wage, and for opposing repressive Bill C-51 and the extension of the bombing of Iraq, and into Syria.

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The vegan challenge 2015. It's happening!

The rabble.ca vegan challenge launched today for Earth Day, and it runs until the 29th. Vegan resources, information, and most importantly recipes. If you're in the mood, share your ideas and recipes with us on our facebook page, or check out our vegan challenge blog. Here's the first post of this year's challenge, with more to come.

Will any babblers be taking this up? I'm looking forward to reading the discussion.

 

Event

Unite Against Austerity! Toronto Panel and Discussion

Apr 25, 2015
United Steelworkers Hall
25 Cecil Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 24.0768" N, 79° 23' 46.4748" W
Ontario CA
All around the world -- from Quebec to Greece to Chile to South Africa -- tens of thousands of people are rising up against austerity.
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Women Building Connections Gala Dinner

May 14, 2015 to May 15, 2015
Royal Canadian Yacht Club
141 St. George Street Canada
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 8.2272" N, 79° 24' 1.3536" W
Ontario CA
Celebrating Mother’s Day for Peace the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) will hold a gala dinner, “Women Building Connections” on Thursday, May 14th, 6:00 pm at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club.
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Chris Hedges: Wages of Rebellion

May 13, 2015
Centretown United Church
507 Bank St.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 36.6372" N, 75° 41' 32.2152" W
Ontario CA
ages of Rebellion shows the cost of a life committed to speaking the truth and demanding justice. Hedges has penned an indispensable guide to rebellion.
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Stand with Clyde River Inuit: Rally at the Courthouse

Apr 20, 2015
Federal Court of Canada
180 Queen Street West
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 2.0484" N, 79° 23' 16.5768" W
Ontario CA
The Inuit community of Clyde River, Nunavut is trying to use the court system to stop offshore oil and gas exploration in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait.
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Rage Against the System conference

Apr 24, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015
Ryerson Student Centre
55 Gould Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 27.8028" N, 79° 22' 41.2968" W
Ontario CA
Join a weekend conference of ideas to change the world.

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