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Soundwalking the Bill C-51 protests

March 16, 2015
| Audio snapshots of three Bill C-51 protests in Toronto, Winnipeg and Barrie.
Length: 21:33 minutes (29.61 MB)
| March 16, 2015
| February 24, 2015
Photo: Flickr/Mark Klotz
| February 19, 2015
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| February 13, 2015
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Vandana Shiva on Earth Rights

February 9, 2015
| Part two of a speech by Vandana Shiva, in which she addresses solutions based in human rights allied to rights of nature.
Length: 29:29 minutes (40.51 MB)
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The World Social Forum: Building alternative forms of globalization

Photo: Amine Ghrabi/flickr

The greatest progressive innovation of our century -- to this point -- has been the World Social Forum (WSF). In the book Another World is Possible: popular alternatives to globalization at the World Social Forum, William Fisher and I first contended that the World Social Forum represented the beginning of building a new left and a new global civilization, grounded by a desire for participatory, radical democracy.

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Five global food trends for 2015

I have no idea whether cauliflower will send kale back to the farm leagues this year, or if Greek yoghurt is doomed to eat the dust of customers rushing away to kefir, or whether harissa will redefine cool and sriracha will be yesterday's hot sauce.

But I can see some clear trends arising from deep-going changes within our global food system. We are in a moment of greater shift disturbing than any since the modern food movement emerged full-blown from distinct social, cultural, spiritual, ecological and public health organizations during the 1990s.

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Kayak: A play about climate change

January 11, 2015
| Annie is a wealthy middle-aged woman lost in a kayak. As she floats aimlessly on the water, she is haunted by memories of Julie, a radical environmentalist and girlfriend of her son, Peter.
Length: 14:59 minutes (13.73 MB)
December 22, 2014 |
With 2014 about to end as the warmest year on record, it is becoming more and more urgent that meaningful action to address climate change take place.
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