social justice

Jul 17, 2012

Quebec social movement's annual brainstorming

Pierre Beaudet
The last months have been intense in Quebec, but the news is, wait till to August. The "Maple spring" is likely to become a hot autumn. Join in discussion at the annual "popular university".
Jun 22, 2012
Theatre of the Oppressed Tree

Performance and protest

Holly Adams
A brief look at performance as protest, and a few of its many forms.
Jun 18, 2012

On strategic 'violent' resistance

Migrant Matters
Gord Hill, author of "500 Years of Indigenous Resistance," and Peter Gelderloos, author of "How Nonviolence Protects the State," talk about how strategic "violent" resistance can work.
Jun 13, 2012

Debt, reparations and a new form of power

How do we move from economies of indebtedness towards sustainable and socially just development? Northern, neoliberal, funding regulations have not produced a financially solvent form of development.
May 29, 2012

Social justice marches in Montreal

Tariq Jeeroburkhan
With over 200 000 citizen and student protesters in the streets of Montreal daily, it was time for my first ever video blog to report "why?".
May 11, 2012

Pivot Points Radio

Carolyn Wong interviews community researchers Surita Parashar and Valerie Nicholson on Pivot Points radio.
May 10, 2012
Quebec student strike protest. (Photo: Darren Ell)

'Rêve général illimité' in Quebec

Stefan Christoff
Politicians in Quebec are moving to place an increasing part of the economic burden of austerity on public institutions, while the students push for change in a 'rêve général illimité'.
Apr 20, 2012

Green economy coalitions for change

For sustainable development and poverty reduction to be attainable, broad-based participation is required to shift power relations and empower citizens to hold governments and businesses to account.
Apr 18, 2012

Green economy and sustainable development

Discussions about the green economy often ignore the social -- this short 10-minute video from the UN Research Institute for Sustainable Development addresses this issue.
Mar 15, 2012

Parliament to debate abortion in April

Mercedes Allen
Conservative Party backbencher Stephen Woodworth has put forward a motion that will result in a debate in Parliament on abortion, tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 26.
Mar 15, 2012
Photo: Stephen Collis

To re-Occupy or not to re-Occupy

Stephen Collis
Spring is just around the corner and across North America Occupy is gearing up to take back public space. One Vancouver Occupier shares his vision for the movement's renewal.
Activist Toolkit

Slow food movement

The history of the food justice movement called slow food
Mar 9, 2012
Pamela Palmater

Pamela Palmater named YWCA Woman of Distinction

Carmelle Wolfson
On International Women's Day Pamela Palmater won the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for Social Justice. Carmelle Wolfson spoke to Palmater at her office in Toronto.
Activist Toolkit

Sins Invalid

The theatre troupe uses performance to express their experiences with disability and sexuality


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