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Book Review
Dec 2, 2010
Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists

'Small, radical acts' drive big changes

Jessica Rose
Save the world. These three words have slipped off the tongues of well-meaning parents for decades. This is a good thing, right? Maybe not, argues Courtney E. Martin, author of Do It Anyway.
Sep 23, 2010

Toward a democratic globalism

Jim Quail
Instead of waging an endless succession of losing battles to restore the past, we need to imagine a future, and work to achieve it.
Sep 9, 2010

An era of new politics begins

Murray Dobbin
In the era of social justice coalitions the political culture provided the possibility of change -- the elites were still susceptible to pressure from citizens and their organizations.
Jul 19, 2010

Another political season is over

Murray Dobbin
I often say to people that the left -- whatever that is these days -- has to offer people hope, not despair, if we are to motivate and engage people in social change action.
Jun 19, 2010

Redwire: Hope in a time of hopelessness

Marika Swan discusses how Redwire Native Youth Media has provided a space for native youth to discuss challenging and controversial issues that other publications avoid.
Mar 3, 2010

Is Canada a mobile laggard?

If politicians and policy craft a vision and plan for our digital economy, Canada could become a leader in mobile communications leading to new forms of entrepreneurialism and social change.
Jan 8, 2010

Elizabeth May: Executing the Green master plan

Murray Dobbin
Murray Dobbin had the opportunity recently to talk to Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party, about her party, its policies, its electoral chances and its place on the political landscape in Canada.
Jan 5, 2010

A cause for optimism

Those on the left are understandably pessimistic about the Afghanistan war, the economic outlook, Canada under Harper, or climate change. But there is good reason to be optimic about change.
Dec 6, 2009

Good news for a change -- from Bolivia

Murray Dobbin
The news out of Bolivia is nothing short of amazing. Evo Morales, the indigenous President and ally of Hugo Chavez, has begun to turn his country around in just 4 short years.
Oct 20, 2009

After the crisis -- what's left?

An increase in anti-government attitudes is a more widespread outcome of the rescue of financial capitalists at least in the U.S.Does the financial crisis offer new, and better prospects for the left?


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