Jenn Watt

Jenn was editor of the annual Best of rabble.ca books and is currently an Ontario-based journalist.

Jenn Watt
News
Apr 23, 2009

Upping the Anti: The making of a radical journal

Jenn Watt
Upping the Anti's Tom Keefer talks about where the publication came from and how it has continued to thrive in a time where print media is struggling to remain relevant.
News
Jun 11, 2008

RFK Jr. warns Canadians about corporate media

Jenn Watt
The topic of Robert Kennedy Jr.'s talk at Trent University may have been Our Environmental Destiny, but his message was of the danger to civilians when corporations take over both the government and
News
Jan 30, 2007

Student movement stalled in mid-'90s

Jenn Watt
The last time a Canadian Federation of Students day of action had over 10,000 estimated students in attendance was 1995. Since then there have been successive national days of action in 1997, 2000 an
News
May 17, 2006

Taking back Mother's Day

Jenn Watt
The radical roots of Mother's Day were embraced in Toronto last Sunday by a group calling for a stronger social safety net and reforms to the allowable actions of the Children's Aid Society in Ontari
News
Mar 8, 2006

Service workers look for decent standard of living

Jenn Watt
Members of UNITE HERE, a union of garment and hotel workers, met with Toronto feminist groups this week to talk about how to strategize for the upcoming negotiations between the union and 23 Toronto
News
Feb 14, 2006

Occupation shuts down tribunal

Jenn Watt
Thirty Torontonians were spared evictions Friday, after an Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal office was occupied and shut down by the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) and anti-poverty activists
News
Feb 6, 2006

Guns and gangs: Looking for solutions

Jenn Watt
Politicians need to open their ears and do some thinking about Black youth in Toronto rather than reacting to a year of intense gun violence with racist notions about crime, say leaders in Toronto's
News
Dec 2, 2005

Cutbacks anger activists

Jenn Watt
Anti-poverty activists in Toronto say the Ontario provincial government must restore the special diet supplement for people on social assistance, or face the consequences of chronic health problems f
Book Review
Aug 20, 2008
 Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism

Economics 101

Jenn Watt
Ever wondered how our economy works? Why capitalism and what are the alternatives? If so, then Jim Stanford's <i>Economics for Everyone</i> is the book for you! Whether you're an inquisitive student,
Book Review
Apr 24, 2008
 Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail

12 steps to end world poverty

Jenn Watt
Poor people are poor because they don't have money. It seems pretty basic, but according to Paul Polak's <i>Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail</i>, our theories on solving po

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