Topics – Action

Ideas are only as powerful as the action they inspire. Here you’ll find stories about people who are turning their ideas into actions, projects and movements that are working toward social justice and environmental sanity.

  • The New Threat Threshold

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

  • Decolonizing the Toilet

    At the University of Cape Town in South Africa, the student-led Fallist movement is seeking institutional transformation that would uproot the deeply embedded ideological traces of apartheid and colonialism.

  • The Bonnot Gang

    Two book reviews

    Reviews of The Bonnot Gang: The Story of the French Illegalists by Richard Parry and Without a Glimmer of Remorse by Pino Cacucci reveal compelling insights into the history of French illegalists.

  • War in the Neighborhood

    Book review

    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.

  • The Ottawa Connection

    Symposium on Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America: Page 6

    Authors’ responses to the interventions and comments that emerged through the symposium

  • The Ottawa Connection

    Symposium on Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America: Page 5

    Nicole Fabricant: What does the hyper-militarization of resource-based capitalism in the Andes and mean for social movements in the region, for Indigenous peoples, and for alternative socio-ecologies?

  • The Ottawa Connection

    Symposium on Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America: Page 4

    Kyla Sankey: How do the authors invoke David Harvey’s concept of accumulation by dispossession?

  • The Ottawa Connection

    Symposium on Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America: Page 3

    Simon Granovsky-Larsen argues that the greatest contribution of Blood of Extraction lies in the use of documents released through access to information requests in Canada.

  • The Ottawa Connection

    Symposium on Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America: Page 2

    Jerome Klassen on Blood of Extraction demonstrates how Canadian foreign policy in Latin America can be viewed in relation to global dynamics of economic, political, and military power.

  • The Ottawa Connection

    Symposium on Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America

    A six-part discussion on the contributions of the new book by Todd Gordon and Jeffery Webber, Blood of Extraction.