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The anti-authoritarian current: sophisticated politics with powerful implications – a book review of “Another Politics: Talking Across Today’s Transformative Movements” by Chris Dixon (University of California Press, 2014). Including 17min video interview embedded at end. by Greg Macdougall With such widespread challenges and injustice facing our society, combined with the shifting energies and momentum of […]

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VIDEOS: 12-min interview and 73-min talk with Pam Palmater discussing root causes / historical context, the current situation and public discourse, and furthering the urgent call for both a national inquiry and an emergency action plan on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada. “So the reason why I’m talking about Murdered and […]

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by Greg Macdougall Originally published in Anishinabek News CURVE LAKE FIRST NATION – This Saturday October 4 will mark the ninth annual Sisters in Spirit vigils, honouring the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. The importance of making sure these women did not lose their lives in vain, but that some positive […]

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Interview with George Collins & John Anderson, discussing the case for offering banking services through the post office in Canada, and the success of New Zealand’s KiwiBank. Collins is the National Postal Logistics Organiser with the EPMU union in New Zealand. Anderson is the author of the recent CCPA report, “Why Canada Needs Postal Banking.” […]

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Joseph describes the context and leadup to the foreign kidnapping (by US military, with aid of Canadian and French forces) of Haitian President Aristide in 2004, and talks about the situation in Haiti since that time. He was in Gatineau/Ottawa to accept the Canadian Apology to Haiti – www.ApologyToHaiti.ca – as part of a Canadian […]

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  Film Review: The Inmates Are Running the Asylum By Greg Macdougall Set in the time of mass de-institutionalization of psychiatric patients, the Mental Patients Association (MPA) emerged in Vancouver at the start of the 1970s. This 36-minute documentary film, produced in 2013 by History of Madness Productions, captures the MPA experience and its impact […]

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Niigaan: In Conversation, a grassroots Ottawa project led by four Indigenous community members who have held 13 public events since March of last year, partnered with Winnipeg-based Ojibway/Métis comedian Ryan McMahon to host a live panel discussion recording for his Red Man Laughing podcast. The event was also a fundraiser that included food, live music, […]

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Interviewed here by Craig Fortier for a research project on decolonization and Indigenous solidarity, Greg Macdougall has been active with IPSMO, the Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement Ottawa, for the past five years. Prior to that he was already involved in independent media organizing and media-making; he has published an Aboriginal Understanding booklet that includes some […]

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