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Digital activism

Digital activism refers to online participation in cause-related movements
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SlutWalk addresses the problem of victim blaming in cases of sexual assault
May 18, 2011

Slutwalk: To march or not to march

Harsha Walia
I marched. Whether or not Slutwalk is around, there are hundreds of thousands of us who live and organize every day to eliminate heteropatriarchy, white supremacy, capitalism and colonialism.
May 11, 2011

Vancouver homeless shelters close

Pivot Legal Society
Sean Spear from Raincity Housing talks about the need for permanent year-round shelters as a first point of contact for hard to house people.
Apr 15, 2011

Suppression of dissent in the Gulf States

Saeed Rahnema speaks with Redeye about the reaction of rulers of the Gulf States to protests that have erupted in some of these states, particularly Bahrain.
Apr 4, 2011
Last summer's G20 gave police extra overtime and brutality experience in Toronto. Photo: Ty Snadden/

Canada: Elections 2011 and criminalization of dissent

Stefan Christoff
Reflecting on the realities of a potential Conservative majority, it is critical to consider the systemic actions, undertaken by a Conservative minority parliament, to silence dissent in Canada.
Mar 8, 2011

#122 - Women's take on uprisings in the Middle East

rabble radio
Arab-Canadian feminist activist Nahla Abdo outlines her ideas for the region, and Palestinian activist Reem Yumis on women's role in the uprisings. Happy International Women's Day, all.
Mar 3, 2011

Wisconsin rising

Ariel Troster
Ariel Troster was in Madison, Wisconsin last week, witnessing the uprising of hundreds of thousands of workers again Governor Scott walker's union-busting budget bill.
Feb 22, 2011

Weekly Audit: A recall fight brewing in Wisconsin?

Lindsay Beyerstein
Tens of thousands of people continue their peaceful occupation of the Wisconsin state capital to protest a bill that would abolish most collective bargaining rights for public employees...
Feb 10, 2011

Revolution reveals Egypt's humanity

Murray Dobbin
In watching the live streaming coverage of the Egyptian revolution on Al Jazeera I am awe-struck by the incredible humanity of what is unfolding in that country.


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