Stephen Kimber's book recounts the events leading up to the arrest of the Cuban Five, five Cuban anti-terrorism agents wrongfully arrested and convicted of “conspiracy to commit” espionage against the United States.
Support Local month happens every November in Ottawa, showcasing more than 110 businesses, artists, musicians and restaurants that make our city the creative hub it is.
251 Bank St, 2nd Floor (25OneCommunity)
Organized by Ottawa-Cuba Connections & Solidarity Syria presents Two Causes One Concert for Marvin Glass Memorial Solidarity Fund and Hands Off Syria.
At the Melkite Catholic Church 1161 North River Road (Vanier)
Join us at our centretown location (251 Bank St, 2nd floor) for a special evening event with the bestselling author Lawrence Hill, author of "The Book of Negros" with his new book "Blood: The Stuff of Life" which has been included in the CBC Massey Lectures.
In Blue Future, international bestselling author Maude Barlow offers solutions to the global water crisis base
Andrea Smith is a co-founder of Incite! Women of Color Against Violence and the Boarding School Healing Coalition. She is the author of Conquest and editor of the Revolution Will Not Be Funded.
Join us on August 21, as Zainab Amadahy launches her new book "The Science of Social Justice" with an interactive, community workshop which will help you:
Nunavut-based director Zacharias Kunuk (Atanarjuat The Fast Runner) and researcher and filmmaker Dr. Ian Mauro (Seeds of Change) have teamed up with Inuit communities to document their knowledge and experience regarding climate change.
As the Bedford Case moves through the Supreme Court of Canada, discussion about sex workers' rights and struggles have become more mainstream, with sex worker led organizations taking the lead in the fight for decriminalization.
Join us on July 23, as David Austin launches his new book “Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex and Security in Sixties Montreal.”
What started on Monday, May 27, as a peaceful protest at the İstanbul’s Gezi Parkı to prevent the destruction of the public park for a gentrification project, has turned into a country-wide mass demonstration after brutal police attack.
Join us for the Ottawa launch of Aboriginal Rights Are Not Human Rights: In Defence of Indigenous Struggles by Peter Kulchyski.
Join us for a discussion on how to build strong inter-generational movements. We'll discuss how, rather than focusing on divisions, the differences and disconnections, we can see the power, potential and potency of working across generations for social change.
How can our organizations be "more like 'people" and less like machines?
On June 14, Pullitzer Prize-winning reporter and writer Chris Hedges will be joining us to discuss his new book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt. In this book, Hedges and co-author Joe Sacco travel to the depressed pockets of the United States to report on recession-era America.
On June 10, Octopus Books is pleased to launch Le Fond de l'air est rouge, a collection of texts about the 2012 Quebec student uprising by Montreal artist and activist Stefan Christoff.
*Please note that this event will take place at our Glebe Street location (116 Third Avenue).
Octopus Books is pleased to present an evening with Bruce Campbell and Tony Clarke to discuss national energy policy.