Blog of the Week
These are blogs that have been highlighted as rabble-approved Blog of the Week. It takes a special blog to get such an honour, so take some time and look through them.
Some links may be out of date. The internet is a transient place.
It's time to send a Canadian Boat to Gaza
Canadian civil society has a responsibility to fight the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza and to expose the Canadian government's unjustified support for Israel.
The time has come to send a Canadian boat to challenge the blockade of Gaza, in coordination with similar international efforts.
We need to raise $300,000 (cost of boat and crew, not including aid to carry to Gaza) over the course of the coming months. We need to approach Canadian public figures to be on the boat.
The Group of 8 Leaders and the Group of 20 Leaders are meeting in Ontario from June 25-27, 2010. Toronto-based organizations of women, people of colour, indigenous peoples, the poor, the working class, queer and trans people and disabled people are organizing a people's convergence
When the G8 and G20 meetings come to Huntsville and Toronto this June, there will be a lot of corporate media that will be undoubtedly praising the ministers initiatives, offering a narrow range of debate, and maligning the protesters while not really listening to why they are there. However, there will also be independent media providing an alternative voice.
Rather than try to replicate all of the great work being done elsewhere on a multitude of topics, this blog makes its contribution by focusing on three things:
This link brings together the Tyee's 2010 Winter Olympics coverage.
McClung’s is a feminist magazine based out of Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. We are published twice a year (in January and in April) and are largely student-produced. We started as a photocopied magazine 18 years ago. Along the way, we’ve won a Canadian Association of Journalists award. We reflect our readers – young, vibrant, smart women who are interested in eclectic, wild, weird and wonderful pop culture, politics, news and social issues from Toronto and around the world. We give our readers stories about women they can’t find anywhere else.
Racialicious is a blog about the intersection of race and pop culture. Check out our daily updates on the latest celebrity gaffes, our no-holds-barred critique of questionable media representations, and of course, the inevitable Keanu Reeves newsflashes.
Searching4Azadi is a blog about the 2009 Iranian Presidential Election and its aftermath.
QuAIA has been in the news a lot recently. They will be marching at Pride this week.
Omid Memarian is a well known Iranian human rights activist.