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Presentation/Q&A of Marcelo Sabuc Xalcut, national coordinator of the Highlands Committee of Small-Farmers (CCDA) in Guatemala, building solidarity for circumstances where 21 human rights defenders have been killed this year amidst an escalating political crisis. Full writeup to come… These audio of Marcelo Sabuc, CCDA, from tour of Canada are posted for timeliness with both […]

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78 minute audio recording of talk by Research and Policy Director of the Algonquin Nation Secretariat, Peter Di Gangi, presented December 8th 2015 at Octopus Books in Ottawa, unceded Algonquin territory – also available is a 74 minute version for use in burning to standard CD format. Audio player embedded below. Outline of talk: The […]

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“Disability Justice work is … new in the sense that we’re building the shared political framework and shared language, so it’s also a very exciting time.” – Mia Mingus Disability Justice deals with the oppression of disability, but at the same time deals with other systems of oppression and injustice – it is a ‘multi-issue […]

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How can alternative media be used to address stereotypes and promote a fuller understanding of the contributions of ethno-cultural communities in Canadian media? The United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNA-Canada) Multimedia & Multiculturalism (M&M) Initiative presented a discussion to explore efforts to create alternative narratives of lives and experiences. Over 80 people attended the event […]

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Indigenous Sovereignty Week builds community-based resistance By Greg Macdougall October 26, 2009 – published on rabble.ca In November of last year, Indigenous activists and allies from across Canada came together in Winnipeg to form Defenders of the Land, a network of Indigenous communities and activists in land struggle across Canada. Out of this network came […]

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Environmental Justice: working together for transformative change by Greg Macdougall Dec 28, 2008 – published on linchpin.ca and in the Linchpin newspaper When we talk about the moral and ethical implications of climate change it sounds like something that could put you to sleep. “Morals”. “Ethics”. A response might be, “stop lecturing me” or “don’t […]

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