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    Not Here To Party: Canada 150 Confronted

    A Canada 150 intervention. Letter from the Editor.

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    Infiltrated!

    When the Indigenous Peoples’ Solidarity Movement of Ottawa was infiltrated by a police officer, organizers were left feeling betrayed and paralyzed. How did they rebuild and strengthen their movement?

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    War in the Neighborhood

    War in the Neighborhood, a graphic novel about the struggles of squatters at war with police and developers, is re-read 17 years later with fresh eyes.

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    The New Threat Threshold

    What Project SITKA reveals about the basis of pernicious surveillance of Indigenous activists

  • Blog

    Who Are We Marching For?

    Lessons from Vancouver’s Women’s March on Washington.

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    The End of Protest

    Micah White’s conclusion – that the future of efforts to change society will be a combination of electoral politics and cultural “meme warfare” – misses the mark.

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    Who Controls the Climate Discourse?

    Do we have a problem imagining carbon neutrality?

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    Joint Statement on the Criminalization of Journalist Justin Brake

    As editors, publishers, and journalists working in independent media, we condemn the criminalization of Indigenous land protectors and journalist Justin Brake.

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    Everything Goes Up But Pay

    Racialized women are at the forefront of labour’s most promising campaign.

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    Extractive Logics

    The capitalist extractive industrial logic sees water and land as collateral. In social justice logic, water and land are life.

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    Visions of the Future

    At the heart of all social movements is imagination. Can the genre of visionary fiction be a conduit for organizing and radically re-envisioning a just future?

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    The Intellectual Labour of Social Movements

    While the intellectual processes of movement building are often associated with charismatic leaders and catchy sloganeering, the knowledge building that changes our social world is driven by the struggles of ordinary people.

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    Why the Left Needs Experts

    If social justice movements are to succeed, they have to be right.

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    Tracking HudBay

    The film Flin Flon Flim Flam documents a bloody and violent trail of HudBay’s resource extraction practices.

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    Access to Information

    Libraries and archives can and should be leveraged by activists to access histories and records of dissent.

  • Blog

    Debriefing Black Lives Matter Toronto’s 15-day occupation (Part 2)

    Part 2 of 2 of an interview with two Black Lives Matter Toronto organizers.

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    Debriefing Black Lives Matter Toronto’s 15-day occupation of police headquarters (Part 1)

    Part 1 of 2 of a Q&A with two members of the BLMTO Steering Committee.

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    Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead

    Lumpen is the raw autobiography of revolutionary George Jackson Brigade member, Ed Mead.

  • Blog

    Rejecting the Master’s Tools: An Interview with a Line 9 Activist

    David Gray-Donald speaks to one of the activists who was involved in shutting down Line 9 at the Quebec–Ontario border on December 7, 2015.

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    Crowd Power!

    In an age of austerity, activists are increasingly turning to crowdfunding to launch and sustain their work. In this instalment of the Briarpatch Toolkit: how to harness crowdfunding to agitate and mobilize.