social change

Columnists
Aug 14, 2009

Obamacare and the limits of politics

It is awfully tempting -- painfully so -- to feel superior to the United States over its national debate, and I use the term irresponsibly, on health-care reform. But give Americans their due.
Columnists
Jun 19, 2009

Coalitions and other lost causes

Today, you say coalition and many Canadians shudder. But a day will come when they will merely shrug because, after all, it's only democratic and not to tremble over. There is a time and tide.
Columnists
May 15, 2009

Spring 2009's don't miss documentaries

Hot Docs has proven every year to be an essential forum for the stories that we never get to see in the mainstream. Look for these docs at local festivals in cities across Canada.
Columnists
Apr 16, 2009

A lexicon of disappointment

If the superfan culture that brought Obama to power is going to transform itself into an independent political movement, we are all going to have to stop hoping and start demanding.
Columnists
Mar 24, 2009

Getting a grip on greed

The impulse to resist unbridled capitalism -- with its resulting extreme inequality and economic domination by the rich -- is basic and has persisted throughout the centuries.
Book Review
Mar 12, 2009

Politics that pack more punch

Judy Rebick
Activist and rabble.ca co-founder, Judy Rebick, identifies a new kind of politics in an excerpt from her new book, Transforming Power.
Event

Community Change Institute

Sep 26, 2016 to Sep 30, 2016
The Westin Prince Hotel
900 York Mills Rd.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 45' 22.6188" N, 79° 20' 58.2216" W
Ontario CA
Event

The Vancouver South African Film Festival

Apr 8, 2016 to Apr 11, 2016
SFU Woodwards
149 West Hastings
Vancouver , BC
Canada
British Columbia CA
The Vancouver South African Film Festival is proud to present features and documentaries that explore the culture, history and politics of South Africa -- films that entertain and inform.
Event

Critical Pedagogy and the Citizen-Student: A just society is possible

May 22, 2014
George Brown College (St. James)
290 Adelaide, Rm 406
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 6.6348" N, 79° 22' 12.1296" W
Ontario CA
This all-day event of breakout sessions, interactive exhibits, and a closing community forum will open with a keynote address delivered by journalist and social activist, Judy Rebick.
Event

Book launch for "Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution"

Jun 28, 2012 to Jun 29, 2012
414 Ave B South (19th Street & Ave B)
Saskatoon
Canada
52° 8' 3.732" N, 106° 38' 51.5616" W
CA
Beautiful Trouble is a book and web toolbox that puts the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest into the hands of the next generation of change-makers.
Event

Book launch for "Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution"

Jun 27, 2012 to Jun 28, 2012
German Club (downstairs)
1727 St. John Street
Regina
Canada
50° 27' 5.0544" N, 104° 36' 7.2" W
CA
Beautiful Trouble is a book and web toolbox that puts the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest into the hands of the next generation of change-makers.
Event

Book launch: Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution

Jun 23, 2012 to Jun 24, 2012
Tranzac
292 Brunswick Avenue
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 55.0152" N, 79° 24' 26.5104" W
CA
Beautiful Trouble is a book and web toolbox that puts the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest into the hands of the next generation of change-makers.
Event

James Loney: Explorations in non-violence

Mar 17, 2012 to Mar 18, 2012
Tatamagouche Centre
259 Loop Route 6
B0K 1V0 Tatamagouche , NS
Canada
45° 43' 12.7236" N, 63° 18' 6.768" W
Nova Scotia CA
Deeply influenced by four months captivity in Iraq, Christian Peacemakers Team member James Loney challenges us to consider the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.
Event

Intersections / cross sections 2012: Occupations

Apr 27, 2012 to Apr 29, 2012
Ryerson University Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
An academic, artist and activist-organized conference on the occupy movement and the hermeneutics of 'occupy.' Keynotes: Brian Holmes, Continental Drift and Sarah Sharma, University of North Carolina
Event

Roots to Grow: The need for radical spaces in movement-building

Nov 24, 2011
Rhizome Café
317 East Broadway
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 46.6812" N, 123° 5' 55.0536" W
British Columbia CA
Roots to Grow invites panelists from a variety of spaces to share their experiences and lead a discussion that will help position Rhizome Cafe as part of a network of radical spaces.
Event

Bring Your Boomers: Intergenerational Dialogue Party

Nov 1, 2011
SFU Contemporary Arts Theater
149 West Hastings
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 56.3592" N, 123° 6' 31.5648" W
British Columbia CA
Join the Gen Why Project for an intergenerational dialogue event around social change and activism.
Event

Evelyn Lau: Writing for social change

Oct 2, 2011
Historic Joy Kogawa House
1450 West 64th Avenue
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 12' 47.1348" N, 123° 8' 19.014" W
British Columbia CA
Join Evelyn Lau for the first in this year's series of six literary readings to explore the use of memoir and community history in non-fiction writing.

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