Reports are emerging from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay that a majority of the prisoners are on a hunger strike.
Taryn Fivek on the dangers of postfeminist, neoliberal discourse in progressive American publications
President Barack Obama's controversial nomination of John Brennan as director of the Central Intelligence Agency was held up Wednesday afternoon by a Senate filibuster.
Mar 6, 2013
Ottawa , ON
Canada45° 25' 17.508" N, 75° 41' 49.8948" W
The Criminalization of Dissent, a panel discussion with Guatemalan guests will follow the performance.
Lolita Chávez says it is love of life that motivates her to risk her own as an outspoken Maya K'iche' activist against racism, mining, and hydroelectric project developments in Guatemala.
Mar 8, 2013
Henry Marshall Tory Building (Tory) Room 1-129
North end of HUB Mall on Saskatchewan Drive, University of Alberta CampusEdmonton , AB
Canada53° 32' 39.8004" N, 113° 29' 27.3372" W
The majority of these Palestinian refugees and their descendents -- now numbering over 5.5 million -- have since been forced to live in exile.
Homelessness marathon and the fight for social housing kicks things off, then we go into abuses in jails, a nuclear North Korea, dead executives.
Before ever meeting a person with albinism, most people have experienced hundreds of negative references to albinism in popular culture.
The prison in Penetang (CNCC) is keeping reading material from prisoners. Here, Alex relates instances from different prisoners who have had books blocked because they were "urban."
Based on this week's Human Rights Watch report the police who are supposed to serve and protect northern British Columbia seem to be quite at odds with the communities they are mandated to protect.