A year ahead of the global financial collapse in 2009, All Together Now was conceived. It is now going into its second phase to ramp up the fight for a fair economy and justice.
Instead of dismissing angry, alienated Canadians as racist bumpkins, we should try to convince them that the fight for economic justice is their fight too.
A 100 per cent electric vehicle fleet? Postal banking? Door-to-door service and more, all from Canada Post? Where do we sign up?!
The Leap Manifesto has declared this leap year to be the time to take action on its call for new economic and energy systems.
Why should we all be Greeks now? Because the Greek crisis is about nation-building versus globalization, prosperity versus impoverishment and democracy versus austerity.
It is a truism to say that democracy began with the Greeks -- less so to say that it originated in popular rebellion against debt and debt-bondage.
Rising inequality is not just present in Canada, but all over the world. Yet while poverty is on the rise, the profits of large corporations are skyrocketing.
Watch the rebroadcast of the Inter Pares and Canadians for Tax Fairness event Armine Yalnizyan, Dr. Yao Graham and Jean Symes, as they discuss how we can work to foster economic equality.
Africafiles: The Pulse
In May 2009, toxic waste from a gold mine located in North Mara, Tanzania, spilled into River Thigithe. This was the beginning of a long line of human rights abuses by African Barrick.
Jun 5, 2010
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Join student and community activists to learn about the G20 and current social and environmental justice campaigns in Toronto, and to get involved.