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Edge-U-cation Wed March 16 – 7:00pm sharp (6:30pm refreshments/ice-breakers) at PSAC building, JK Wlyie boardroom (first floor) 233 Gilmour (at Metcalfe) Thinking about liberating education! How can we overcoming the domesticating and confining education we experience everyday in our major institutions and media? What does a truly liberating education look like and how do we […]

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Fighting For The Forest By Greg Macdougall March 1, 2011 – an edited version of this article was published in the Peace and Environment News paper (Ottawa) On the last day of the first month of the UN-declared Year of the Forests, clear-cutting began on the Beaver Pond Forest, a section of the sacred and […]

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by Krishna Bera, Lori Waller, Greg Macdougall, with files from IPSMO March 2010 – Peace and Environment News paper (Ottawa) *note: a different version of this article was published on www.linchpin.ca ~~~~ On March 18th, an Ottawa resident along with a co-defendant from the Algonquin community of Barriere Lake will go to trial in a […]

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Environmental Justice: working together for transformative change by Greg Macdougall Dec 28, 2008 – published in the Deceember’08 / January’09 Linchpin newspaper (pages 1 and 2 of PDF) 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 […]

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From the organizers of the Unschooling Oppression conference (November 2007, Ottawa): This is what was brainstormed by the breakout groups and written on the board during the conference’s concluding caucus (problems and proposed solutions). We don’t need to use any or all of it, but it is useful in helping to refresh our memories and […]

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Notes from Matt Hern’s talk, “Possibility in the face of probability”, on Nov 10 at the Unschooling Oppression conference (Ottawa 2007) Matt Hern: Hope is a Participatory Exercise by Greg Macdougall, Nov 11 2007 originally published on Ottawa Indymedia: http://ottawa.indymedia.org/en/2007/11/6161.shtml Matt started his talk with a bit of history of schooling as supplied by the […]

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Some notes and the audio from Cindy Milstein’s presentation Nov.8th at the Unschooling Oppression conference (November 2007) Audio (2+hrs, first half is talk, second half is Q&A) files link Educate/ion/ing for Freedom Summary by Greg Macdougall, Nov 10 2007 She talked about how she wasn’t sure if the title of her talk should be ‘Education […]

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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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