What's New: A new model of multi-issue social justice organizing in Oshawa
On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, organizers Tiffany Balducci and Jim Freeman talk about We Are Oshawa, a new organization working on multiple social justice issues in a small Ontario city. Oshawa is a city of just over 150,000 people on the north shore of Lake Ontario, east of Toronto.
What's New: Are You Ready to 'Disrupt'?
On Sunday night, a new documentary film highlighting the intertwined story of the climate crisis and the growing social movement which has grown in response to it was released online for national screenings that took place in people's home and public meeting spaces.
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Ten conclusions from the #indyref
There's enough results in to say a victory for no looks highly likely, so here are some initial thoughts...
blogs.channel4.com | 20 Sep 2014, 4:00pm
China's workers are turning from analogue slaves into digital rebels
With a wave of strikes co-ordinated on social media, the migrant workforce is using 21st-century tools to fight poverty, corruption and sweated labour.
www.theguardian.com | 20 Sep 2014, 2:00pm
A Tribe Called Red cancels performance at human rights museum
Museum says DJ group has concerns over how indigenous issues are presented.
www.cbc.ca | 20 Sep 2014, 1:00pm
If you think Yes voters were backing nationalism, then you weren't paying attention
This has been a long campaign. Two years ago, even the very notion of imagining winning the referendum would have seemed absurd. Yet as the polls inched closer, the prospect of a Yes vote came into our sights.
www.redpepper.org.uk | 20 Sep 2014, 7:00am
How historian Shlomo Sand 'stopped being a Jew'
Sand is speaking as a secular Israeli Jew, an atheist, who ultimately rejects the idea that he belongs to a certain ethnos simply by virtue of matrilineal descent.
electronicintifada.net | 20 Sep 2014, 4:00am