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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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by Greg Macdougall, EquitableEducation.ca ~~~~ This article was published as part of rabble.ca’s Revolution 101 series, on their Activist Toolkit Blog. It is also available in a 4-page PDF version (8.5″x11″) for printing / use as handouts / etc. ~~~~ This piece is aimed specifically for people who make media with the intent to help […]

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Kristen Gilchrist self-identifies as a non-Indigenous woman with Scottish, Welsh, French-Canadian and Ojibway relations, living on un-surrendered Algonquin lands. She’s working on a doctorate in sociology at Carleton University, is a survivor of sexual violence(s), co-founder of Families of Sisters in Spirit (FSIS), and ally in Ottawa’s sex-workers’ rights movement. ** note: this was originally […]

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‘A book and toolbox all in one’ – review of Joan Kuyek’s Community Organizing: A Holistic Approach, along with interview in both video (9min) and audio (22min) formats.   Listen to Joan Kuyek in conversation about her book here (or also on rabble.ca) – video interview is embedded after the following review, or is also […]

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guest post from Dillon Black:   Because the Revolution Starts from Within. Because we’ve been having to do this a lot lately, inside of organizing spaces, and outside of them. To strangers, and people near and dear to our hearts. Because it reflects experiences of so many others we know. This note is copy and […]

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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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Notes taken from a discussion on independent media as part of the ‘open space’ part of the open university summer program at Concordia University, Montreal, on June 19, 2008. Independent Media discussion June 19 as part of the Open Space activity Open University summer program Institute of Management and Community Development, Concordia University http://instdev.concordia.ca notes […]

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BUILDING A LOCAL INDEPENDENT MEDIA NETWORK >> the following ideas were presented by myself (Greg Macdougall) as a session at the Un-censoring: MediaMorphosis conference (March 4-6, 2004 at Carleton University) Through personal experience working with Indymedia in Kitchener-Waterloo and provincially with IMC Ontario, I’ve found that we do not have or apply all the necessary […]

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