civil society

Jun 12, 2013
Photo: Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας/flickr

Canada's lessons in democracy for Egypt and Turkey

Gerry Caplan
In some countries, those who disagree with their government's policies are vilified, demonized, accused of being unpatriotic and operating under the influence of malign foreign influences.
Aug 15, 2012
Photo: Tom Cochrane/Flickr

Silencing the outriders, silencing democracy

Keith Reynolds
How did we come to the point where organizations advocating equality and changes to public policy appear to be seen by the government as the enemy of Canadians?
Feb 16, 2012

Understanding the roots of the violence in Mexico

President Calderon launched his war on drugs shortly after he came into office in December 2006. He brought the army out onto the streets and began a campaign of confrontation with drug cartels.
Dec 8, 2009

Copenhagen Day 1: Scandal! Bullying!

Joshua Kahn Russell
Well it was opening day of the madness that is COP15: the meeting of the UNFCCC that is supposedly going to decide the fate of the entire world.

The Taste of Peace: From Palestine to Canada

May 20, 2009 to May 21, 2009
7 Winchester Street Upper Level
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 55.296" N, 79° 22' 15.1464" W
Ontario CA
Robert Massoud will discuss the work of Zatoun, an organization that promotes peace and support for farmers in Palestine through the sale of Palestinian olive oil.
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