Murder isn’t the only method Colombian security forces use to make union activists disappear. As Mariano Jose Guerra Diaz knows, denunciation is another desperate tactic.
Nov 21, 2009
Sherton Centre Hotel
123 Queen Street WestToronto
Canada43° 39' 4.5828" N, 79° 23' 3.624" W
One day forum bringing unionists and activists from communities of colour together to develop a common action plan which will promote "green jobs" in an equitable society and sustainable economy while
The decision to dismiss Maher Arar's case sends a signal to the Obama administration that there will be no judicial intervention to halt the cruel excesses of the Bush-era "Global War on Terror."
With the publication of his new book, The Idea of Justice, Amartya Sen announces a needed new departure in political philosophy.
Nov 11, 2009
SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street Room 7000Vancouver , BC
Canada49° 17' 2.94" N, 123° 6' 43.3188" W
British Columbia CA
Three local filmmakers will offer their views and experiences on ethics and documentary filmmaking.
The narrow scope in which the issue of Afghan detainees is being examined tends to mitigate the original circumstances that laid the foundation for these abuses to take place.
In this podcast: How a Canada-Colombia FTA affects trade union activists in Colombia, Denise Chong about an activist's life in China, and preserving the history of resistance in Canada's Africville.
radio book lounge
Denise Chong speaks about writing one Tienanmen Square protestor's life story.
Denise Chong documents the story of Lu Decheng, a small town bus mechanic, imprisoned for thumbing his nose at Mao in her latest book. Chong chats with Meagan Perry in this book lounge interview.
Lt. Dan Choi, an Iraq war veteran, declared last March 19 on The Rachel Maddow Show, "I am gay." Under the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law, that's enough to get Choi kicked out of the military.