social justice

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
Jan 11, 2012

B.C. trial lawyers start job action

Last week, more than half of the province's 70 courtrooms had no duty counsel, the lawyers who usually represent people for first-time appearances.
Jan 5, 2012

The problem with charity

Every year in December the CBC holds an all-day fundraising event for the Food Bank. This year, poor people showed up in force at the event to share their thoughts on charity.
Nov 6, 2011

Zero tolerance policing

Following the uprisings in London and other English cities, the U.K. government introduced plans to broaden the use of U.S. suppression models of policing including civil gang injunctions.
Nov 1, 2011

#131 - Who are those that #occupy?

rabble radio
In this episode, intrepid rabble reporters talk to the people who chose to #occupy. Michael Stewart heads to Vancouver, while Matthew Adams and Meagan Perry take on Toronto.
Sep 16, 2011

On courage, social justice and policy-making

Janine Brodie
Neoliberalism cannot speak to questions of redistribution, arguably the essence of political ethics and social justice. Courage in policy-making evokes the responsibility to unsettle this imbalance.
Jul 14, 2011

When business and progressives agree

Armine Yalnizyan
It was news, not so much because of what was said, as who said it: The Conference Board of Canada released a report on rising inequality in Canada yesterday.
Activist Toolkit

World Day of Social Justice

On This Day
The United Nations' World Day of Social Justice is annually observed on February 20
May 17, 2011

Remembering Juana Tejada

A grassroots campaign was launched calling for justice and permanent residence for Juana. In less than two months, the immigration department reversed its decision.


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