Books: Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition
Part of the history of the last five centuries on these territories is the story of Europeans displacing Indigenous peoples for economic gain. It is this history that Glen Coulthard, in his new book, Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition, calls the "violent transformation of noncapitalist forms of life into capitalist ones."
In The News Today
The 100 most congested cities in Europe and North America
The Inrix traffic-data company has raided its archives to calculate the most congested cities in Europe and North America, as well as the total number of hours wasted in traffic.
www.theguardian.com | 23 Aug 2014, 3:00pm
Prospects for an Antiwar/Solidarity Movement in Russia
In an article published on Left-East on Aug. 10, Russian writer Ilya Budraitskis laments 'there is no antiwar movement in Russia.' His article is a rather bleak, despairing outlook on the prospects of organizing against 'war' in the border regions between Ukraine and Russia.
truth-out.org | 23 Aug 2014, 12:00pm
Israeli propaganda starts to wear thin
One of the fascinating dimensions of the battle between Israel and Palestine is how Israeli leaders and their American apologists keep changing their propaganda message aimed at generally ignorant Western audiences.
www.dailystar.com.lb | 23 Aug 2014, 4:00am
This year we are celebrating Cuban Culture and Sport, from 2 to 8 pm. We are featuring the Cuban Band - Grupo Moncada, direct from Cuba. As well we have Pablo Terry's Sold de Cuba band, Salsa lessons, Cuban Food, Sugar Cane juice, a beer garden and information tables, including about the Pan American Games in 2015. The official Cuban Flag Raising ceremony will be at 3 pm.
2:00pm, Saturday August 23, 2014
Nathan Phillips Square 100 Queen St West, Toronto.
Peoples Social Forum
Build together, Win together! The Future is Ours!
A grassroots, historical gathering of progressives from Québec, Canada and First Nations, The Peoples' Social Forum wants to stimulate debate, discussion and further our sense of community and collective action.
The Social Forum March to Parliament Hill: Many members are gathering at 2pm at the Canadian War Museum. The Ottawa & District Labour Council encourages Ottawa area locals to come out with a strong contingent of members, and to bring local union flags. The March will commence at 3:00pm to the Hill until close around 6:00pm.
www.peoplessocialforum.org | www.forumsocialdespeuples.org | Toronto caravan | Facebook event
August 21 to August 24
University of Ottawa , Ottawa.