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Current climate change reporting breeds cynicism

October 22, 2015
| When the media only reports on the failures of international climate politics, people lose hope. Shane Gunster says success stories are there and need to be told to inspire citizens to action.
Length: 17:18 minutes (15.84 MB)
Photo: Bekah/flickr
| October 13, 2015

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Grace Lee Boggs: A life of grassroots activism that spanned a century

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Pope Francis remembers U.S. activists who turned beliefs into action

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Pope Francis has left the building. His first trip to the United States created news at every turn.

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| September 15, 2015
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| August 18, 2015

Toronto wax bar's not-so-feminist promo slogan gets prickly reception

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Sarah Factor was strolling along Toronto’s Bloor Street. The 26-year-old musician had just returned after living in New York for several years. It was a sunny July afternoon, and she was walking towards a pizza joint to catch up with a friend.

That's when she spotted Fuzz Wax Bar's sandwich board.

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Weak tactics and misinformation cloud the seriousness of climate change in the eyes of Canadians

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In addition to the staging of the PanAm Games, Toronto has been the location of some unusually high profile activities in recent days that were supposed to increase the efforts to tackle climate change.

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Circuits of struggle: Community media in Oaxaca

July 14, 2015
| An address about the power of grassroots communications from the Union of Democratic Communications Conference, May 1, 2015 in Toronto.
Length: 1:05:27 minutes (59.93 MB)
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