grassroots organizing

Feb 24, 2010

Grassroots media report on the 2010 Olympics

The Vancouver Media Coop has been the centre of much of the reporting of protests against the Games. During the day of autonomous actions on Feb. 13, their coverage was picked up across North America.
Jan 8, 2010

Elizabeth May: Executing the Green master plan

Murray Dobbin
Murray Dobbin had the opportunity recently to talk to Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party, about her party, its policies, its electoral chances and its place on the political landscape in Canada.
Dec 6, 2009

Good news for a change -- from Bolivia

Murray Dobbin
The news out of Bolivia is nothing short of amazing. Evo Morales, the indigenous President and ally of Hugo Chavez, has begun to turn his country around in just 4 short years.
Oct 1, 2009

A history of Palestinian political organizing

Toufic Haddad is an American-Palestinian based in Bethlehem. He speaks with Mordecai Briemberg about the history of organizing efforts in Palestine from the 1930s to the 1990s.
Oct 8, 2009

Mobilizing climate action around Copenhagen

An impressive global grassroots mobilization, possibly unparalleled in creativity and diversity, is rising up, aiming for maximum citizen pressure on the final Copenhagen climate change negotiations.
Sep 29, 2009

Electrifying grassroots organizing

Peggy Nash
Looking for inspiration? Check out the Clean Train Coalition, a grassroots community movement in Toronto dedicated to clean air, good public transit and fighting against polluting diesel trains.
Sep 9, 2009

Van Jones and the boycott of Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck may claim a notch in his belt, but he's also helped push Van Jones back into an arena where he can be much more effective, as a grassroots organizer working for progressive change.


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