Pete Seeger sang truth to power through the epic struggles of most of the last century, for social justice, for civil rights, for workers, for the environment and for peace.
Jessica Bell explores the critical question of how can we help folks in social movements do what they say they are going to do.
What gets swept to the darkened recesses in legitimate and long overdue recognitions of figures like Nelson Mandela and Rocky Jones is the un-whitewash-able realities of their fights for justice.
Nelson Mandela is rightly remembered for his remarkable ability to reconcile with his oppressors, and the political prescription his forgiveness entailed for the new South Africa.
For many trade unionists in Canada, including PSAC members, his life as a revolutionary, political prisoner and elected leader was an inspiration in our own struggles.
A persuasive argument from those on the left contends that the current LGBTQ agenda -- oriented as it is by a quest for equality by assimilation -- is actually hampering the pursuit of freedom.
Making waves was written on the basis of listening to what many people are saying about the state of progressive forces.
The call for genuine democratization is what unifies and inspires social movements participating at the World Social Forum, Tahrir Square, Zucotti Park and Taksim Square.
Aug 8, 2013 to Aug 9, 2013
Halifax North Memorial Public Library
2285 Gottingen St.Halifax , NS
Canada44° 39' 14.2524" N, 63° 35' 10.2948" W
Nova Scotia CA
Solidarity Halifax invites you to a panel discussion exploring how the left, and in particular the anti-capitalist left, should orient itself towards electoral politics in these times of crisis.
Watch as Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress, shares thoughts on what it takes to unite progressives.