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?

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.

Talking about residential schools today

When good intentions fail

On learning to embrace uncomfortable knowledge.

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.

What it means to love mothers

Beyond the nuclear family

What would it mean to live in a society that embraced mothers as whole people?