Welcome to the Lynn Williams Activist Toolkit, an exciting new project of rabble.ca currently in Beta. The Toolkit is a wiki-style section of the rabble site devoted to content collaboration. It contains a growing number of encyclopedic resources that you can write. The Toolkit is named after activist, organizer, and labour leader, Lynn Williams, whose commitment to social justice has inpired generations of United Steeworker activists. Read more about Lynn Williams here. Participate in the Toolkit! See our User Guide, and please check out the toolkit blog and podcast.
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The Mozilla Firefox web browser is open source and free to download
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Censorship circumvention is the act of bypassing Internet filters in order to access restricted websites and other online services
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KeePass is a free and highly secure password-management tool
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'Grassroots' comics are often linked to activist organizations, movements, and social change campaigns
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avast! is an anti-virus software program that is free for non-commercial use
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Tactical Tech is an international NGO dedicated to bringing about social change via information & technology
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Reclamos is a website that utilizes crowdsourced consumer complaints to create and maintain satisfaction ratings of corporations and government agencies in Chile
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Digital activism refers to online participation in cause-related movements
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The Meta-Activism Project is an organization dedicated to establishing digital activism as a field of study
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Tak-tak-tak offers an online forum for discussions about social change in Russia
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InMediaHK aims to protect freedom of speech in Hong Kong
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Fair-Play Alliance is a political watchdog that aims to increase transparency in Slovakia's party financing system
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The Ujima Project aims to bring transparency to the actions of those at work in the developing world
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Transparency International is an NGO dedicated to the fight against corruption
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The Corruption Fighters' Tool Kit is a project of Transparency International
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The World Bank's Open Data Initiative aims to provide all users with access to World Bank data
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Global Voices is an international community of bloggers and translators
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The Transparency & Accountability Initiative utilizes technology to safeguard democracy and spur development
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The Africa Technology & Transparency Initiative (ATTI) is a fund that supports organizations
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Established by an Act of Parliament, the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) has been in operation since January 1, 1966
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The United Nations' World Day of Social Justice is annually observed on February 20
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Resources to help students launch fair trade activism on campus.
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Crabgrass is a web application that provides activists with communication tools
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SlutWalk addresses the problem of victim blaming in cases of sexual assault
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Medic Mobile utilizes mobile technology to improve the delivery of healthcare services in rural areas
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Crisis mapping software leverages crowdsourced information to create maps
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FrontlineSMS is a free, open source software that enables large-scale communication via SMS text messaging
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Since its founding in 1990, EFF is a nonprofit that has sought to safeguard society's digital rights
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The use of HTTPS affords users protection online
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Hushmail offers free and secure webmail accounts for individuals

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