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Brewster Kneen is well known as a leading analyst of the industrial food system in Canada and around the world.
Recent decades have seen the exciting convergence of anti-authoritarian radicalism and broader-based movements in the U.S. and Canada.
The economic stimulus which followed the 2007-08 global financial crisis have been succeeded by what we now call “austerity” measures –characterized by a renewed assault on public spending and further restructuring of social and labour market policies.
In 1971, President Richard Nixon coined the term “War on Drugs.” His campaign to eradicate illegal drug use was picked up by the media and championed by succeeding presidents, including Reagan.
Your Water Footprint reveals how water is essential to our way of life in ways we never imagined. While water usage continues to soar, shortages now affect more than 3 billion people including millions of Americans and Canadians.
Please join us for an afternoon of delicious biryani
As we peruse the pages of books and delve into the lives
Of characters who mirror our own humanity . . .
We are thrilled that much respected and loved author Lee Maracle will be joined by our friend Waubgeshig Rice, author of a new novel Legacy for a launch of her new nvoel: Celia's Song!
Buy Nothing Day is an international day of protest against consumerism celebrated annually just after American Thanksgiving.
This Friday, November 28, join millions from countries around the world and see what Buy Nothing Day feels like!
Threatening Democracy: SLAPPs and the Judicial Repression of Political Discourse is an introduction to the phenomenon of judicial intimidation used against socially and politically active citizens.
Indigenous rights are generally conceptualized and advocated separately from the human rights framework.
Co-sponsored by the institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Carleton University:
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm.
The interconnections of natural resources, empire and labour run through the most central and conflict-ridden crises of our times: war, environmental degradation, impoverishment and plutocracy.
Dear Friends and Supporters,
Money Logging: On the Trail of the Asian Timber Mafia investigates what Gordon Brown has called ‘probably the biggest environmental crime of our times’—the massive destruction of the Borneo rainforest by Malaysian loggers.
Saturday November 8, 2014
St. Giles Presbyterian Church
Corner of Bank Street and First Avenue (enter off First Avenue)
Just follow the crowd of fun people!
Saturday, Nov. 8 2014
Raw Sugar Cafe
692 Somerset St W, Ottawa
In the past six years, over 80,000 people have been jailed, without charge or trial, with no end in sight. This includes children, who are detained or are separated indefinitely from their caregivers.
Presented by A B Series:
In collaboration with the Institute of African Studies at Carleton University, veteran analyst and activist John S.
Please note that this event is cancelled. One of our speaker, Irvin Jim, has an emergency meeting with his union, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA).
Aplogoize for the inconvenience.
Taking advantage of James Daschuk coming to Ottawa to receive Sir John A.
During the past 20 years the food scene in Ottawa has changed from a landscape of pub grub-driven dining to a vibrant environment for trendy eateries and forward-thinking chefs.
When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, brought radiation to international attention but the exact nature of what had been unleashed was still unclear to most.