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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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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J.S. Woodsworth was the first leader of the CCF
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The CCF was the precursor of today's NDP
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The Council of Canadians along with FOE, Norway, GP-Canada, Indigenous Environmental Network, REDOIL Network and others are sponsoring an international statement against Arctic offshore drilling.
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Riseup is an American non-profit organization that provides activists with email solutions
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Tommy Douglas was the first federal leader of the NDP
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SDS was an American student activist movement in the 1960s
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The Ojibwe language is the fourth most spoken Native language in North America
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Buy Nothing Day is an international day of demonstration against consumerism.
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Culture jamming is utilized by consumer social movements to alter the intended message of advertisements
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The United Nations General Assembly has declared May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day.
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Julian Assange is the editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks
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MobileActive utilizes mobile technology tools to bring about social change
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SafeHouse allows potential whistleblowers to share information with The Wall Street Journal
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Bradley Manning allegedly supplied classified information to WikiLeaks.
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I Paid a Bribe is an initiative that uses crowdsourced information to fight corruption across India
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Tor
Tor is a free and open source software that affords users anonymity online
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The Free a Challenged Book project encourages readers to promote freedom of expression
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Field canvassing means taking your campaign door to door
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Public demonstrations can be a peaceful and meaningful way for activists to unite and raise awareness about a particular concern or issue.
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The Activist Toolkit is an exciting new collaborative resource on rabble.ca
On This Day
February 6 is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation.
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The Writers in Prison Committee Handbook provides advice on how activists can oppose the persecution of writers, journalists, and other literary professionals.
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Get the word out about the Robocall Scandal
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Robin Hood Tax refers to a set of Financial Transaction Taxes (FTTs) on financial market transactions.
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the Ontario Days of Action were a series of labour actions against the Conservative Government of Ontario that began in December of 1995
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Sourcemap is a platform for researching, optimizing and sharing the supply chains behind a number of everyday products

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