Activist Toolkit

Save the Science Libraries

3 Minute Action
Sign a petition to stop the disposal of valuable information as science libraries across the country are closed
Nov 12, 2013

Book: The Entrepreneurial State

The conventional wisdom says the private sector determines what gets created, then the marketplace determines success or failure of those products. Mariana Mazucatto says that's not how it works.
Sep 25, 2013

The Harper government's war on science and knowledge

Mark Taliano
The censuring, muzzling, de-funding of Canada’s knowledge base works as a cancer that undermines public safety, health and welfare, as well as our societal pluralism and self-determination.
May 13, 2013

Who needs science? Not the Harper government!

Karl Nerenberg
Corporations operate on a quarterly timeline. Science operates on a generational timeline. Theories, hypotheses, insights and discoveries feed into and build on each other, over time.
May 3, 2013

Citizen science: Big Data

Citizen Science
Why is big data important and how can citizen science can make data accessible and understandable to the general public?
Apr 30, 2013

Citizen science: Getting started

Citizen Science
Citizen science is a growing movement that's joining professional scientists with regular people around the world.
Apr 30, 2013

Citizen scientists: Vital to the future of science

Alyssa Ashton
Rubab Abid
Amar Shah
While citizen science may not be equal to the work done in labs, professionals are working to design projects that still produce valuable scientific data, especially in the field of medical science.
Apr 26, 2013

Can citizen science activism come to the rescue?

Dalal Kheder
Idil Mussa
Natalie Paddon
Andrea Smith
While the 'muzzling' of Canadian government scientists is worrying to some democracy advocates, citizen science activism is one movement that is providing greater transparency.
Apr 24, 2013

The history of citizen science

rabble staff
The latest in our special series: find out how citizen science solved the mystery of the missing monarchs. (Photo: stinkenroboter / flickr)
Apr 21, 2013

Citizen science: The basics

Citizen Science
Citizen science is a growing movement that’s joining professional scientists with regular people around the world.


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