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Octopus Books, Louis Riel Bolivarian Circle (Ottawa branch) and the Frente Bolivariano para la defensa de los pueblos Hugo Chavez present this special event to discuss what's happening in Venezuela.
Which of us has not been caught short by our need for a toilet? The Crohns and Colitis Foundation surveyed their members in 2008 only to find that more than 85% of them had been humiliated in this way. What parent has not had their child urinate or defecate behind a tree in a park?
Today, when it seems like everything has been privatized, when austerity is too often seen as an economic or political problem that can be solved through better policy, and when the idea of moral values has been commandeered by the right, how can we re-imagine the forces used as weapons against c
Dear Friends and Supporters,
Waiting for the response from the Court of Appeal for Ontario regarding Hassan Diab's extradition order is difficult and stressful for Hassan and his family.
They need our support to keep up their spirits!
Arctic historian Kenn Harper gathers the best of his columns about Inuit history, which appear weekly in Nunatsiaq News, in this exciting new series of books.
"Anarchists in the Boardroom: How social media and social movements can help your organisation to be more like people" is a journey through worker-run factories, Occupy encampments, a spattering of non-violent direct actions and even a few forward-thinking companies, to make the case for helping
“I don’t train actors. I train citizens” - George Luscombe
Featuring readings from the new book Conversations with George Luscombe by co-author Steven Bush and TWP veteran J. Douglas Campbell
Join us for an important discussion with Mexican activist and academic Octavio Rosas Landa about the impacts of 20 years of the North American Free Trade Agreement in Mexico and the resistance movements that have emerged in its wake.
We are pleased to host lawyer Rafael Maldonado from the Guatemalan Centre for Environmental, Social and Legal Action (CALAS). CALAS is one of the most important centres for environmental justice in Guatemala.
The call for a National Action Plan on Violence Against Women comes from many groups across Canada and it grows.
Hosted by Shari Graydon, please join us for a celebration of this groundbreaking book "Defending Battered Women on Trial, Lessons from the Transcripts" with author Elizabeth Sheehy.
Co-presented with ABSeries.org, and thanks to the Department of English Language and Literature at Carleton University, we are thrilled to have Eden Robinson, a Haisla/Heiltsuk author who grew up in Haisla, British Columbia, with us on the evening of March 4.
Please join us for a talk by an award-winning British/Israeli journalist Jonathan Cook:
What the struggle by Israeli Arabs for equality reveals about the State of Israel today
Please join Andreas Harsono, an Indonesia Researcher for Human Rights Watch for a discussion of religious intolerance and related violence in Indonesia. A topic that has been Andreas' main focus for a couple of years.
Please join us for a launch of a new novel "The Tears in Their Laughter " with the author Carlyle Mitchell, a local writer and Ottawa resident.
Everyone has a right to feel safe in their community. To create safe public spaces, we must identify and understand what makes people feel unsafe in their neighbourhoods. There has been limited focus on how women and girls experience safety at a neighbourhood level.
Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 pm for a screening of a beautiful, thoughtful, and moving documentary on spirituality and social justice. This story follows five Mayan activists who take on multinationals in Guatemala.
A series of actions have been taken place across the country to confront the most recent outrageous cuts of the Harper Government: elimination of door-to-door mail delivery in urban centres and an increase in the cost of a stamp to $ 1 - to pave the road for privatizing our commons, our public se
Join us for an evening of discussion and debate with editor Aziz Choudry and contributor Brewster Kneen
Please join us as we present in partnership with the Ottawa Writers Fest and Harper Collins, Olivia Chow—Member of Parliament, seasoned politician and widow of former New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton—in conversation about My Journey, her candid new memoir.
On December 11 2013, Canada Post announced that it planned to phase out door-to-door mail delivery in urban centres over a five-year period, and to increase the cost of stamps to $1, in order to save this C
Hosted by Wabu Rice. author of Midnight Sweatlodge
Octopus and co-sponsor Centretown United Church are thrilled to present Ishmael Beah in celebration of his new novel Radiance of Tomorrow. In conversation with CBC Ottawa's Ad