Canadian radicals and the Spanish Republic

Among the Mac-Paps were communists, anarchists, and recent immigrants – the sort of people rarely treated as heroes, then as now.

Rejecting a gold mine and saving the land

The Tsilhqot’in fight for Fish Lake

The Tsilhqot’in Nation’s successful efforts to stop a copper and gold mine at Fish Lake.

Talking about residential schools today

When good intentions fail

On learning to embrace uncomfortable knowledge.

The Peoples’ Social Forum

Will the largest gathering of activists in years succumb to the left’s culture of complaint, self-victimization, and fracture, or can platforms for renewed organizing and real strategizing emerge from a weekend in Ottawa?


Will you be my comrade? On comradeship and the relationships that sustain, nurture, and inform activism.