Tags – Activism
Crass sees “collective liberation” – a term borrowed from an essay by bell hooks – as a “vision of what we want and a strategic framework to help us get there.”
Do it together
Through the intersections of social centres, strategies for change emerge.
Imprisoned activist Alex Hundert on incarceration and solitary confinement
This is the kind of place where Ashley Smith died in 2007. It is also the kind of place where Julie Bilotta gave birth on a cement floor last year.
The Idle No More movement in photos
Nothing can really convey the power of moments where people come together to realize their collective strength, but we thought we’d try anyway
Quebec has much to teach social movements across Canada
In the final days of Quebec’s 2012 election campaign, many journalists and federalist politicians warned Canadians of the dangers of a Parti Québécois victory. Progressive movements across Canada have a lot to learn about what is made possible when the question of independence is raised.
(You have nothing to lose – literally)
If decent, full-time work is getting harder to come by, the same can’t be said for internships, whether unpaid or barely paid. From street protests to online campaigns, the emerging intern activism is one part of the wider effort by fresh actors to reformat labour politics for precarious times.
Conservative strategy and the fight for the PIRGs
Some PIRG supporters fear that adopting controversial positions will provoke attack. Especially after a defunding effort, PIRGs tend to endure a chilling effect during which volunteers and staff can be seduced by “neutrality” and engage in self-censorship.
From Montreal to Mexico City, something is stirring in the university
The neoliberalization of the university has produced its own antagonists, and it is from the ranks of those who stand to lose the most from this transformation – students and academic workers – that the greatest conflicts have emanated.
The tenacity and vibrancy of the Quebec student uprising is delivering a wake-up call to the left across the country.
Fernwood celebrates 20 years of radical publishing
Fernwood has given hundreds of visionaries a voice they’d otherwise lack, taking financial risks many publishers avoid.