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Demonstrate against the Israeli Assault on Gaza ! Lift the Siege!
2009-01-08
Join us this Saturday at 11:00 to demand that the Canadian government call for an immediate halt to Israel 's attacks and an end to the siege of Gaza! Followed by Free Gaza - A Teach-In, 1:00 - 5:30 s...
July 5: Thousands to march in Toronto for Jobs, Justice and the Climate
2015-06-30
March on July 5 comes on eve of the Pan American Climate and Economic Summits
Unacceptable police violence against journalists covering demonstrations
2010-12-10
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders calls on the Greek authorities to publicly condemn cases of police violence against journalists during the demonstrations of the past few weeks and to give the police clear i...
Wednesday's Casseroles Night in Canada will include more than 100 locations: Quebec's 'Maple Spring' spreads
2012-06-06
A second Casseroles Night in Canada has been organized for Wednesday June 6 at 8PM.

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After the Arab spring, the struggle continues on a university campus
A dispute between a secular academic and conservative Islamists threatens the peace at a Tunisian university
Brulliard, Karin
Article
2012
The Guardian
A university administrator takes a stand against religious extremism.
Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre
Pensioners take a stand against development of their comunity centre
Connolly, Kate
Article
2012
The Guardian
Dozen of pensioners took over a community centre in the east Berlin suburb of Pankow last month after the local council said the building they had used as a community centre for 15 years had to make w...
Connexions Library: Radical and Left History Focus Page
Website
2009
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Curiouser and curiouser
Tea Party members aren't foaming at the mouth racist bigots
Raban, Jonathan
Article
2010
The Guardian
A journalist travels to the first National Tea Party Convention in Tennessee as a delegate and finds the other delegates privately share his disdain for the racism and conspiracy theories the group f...
The Day the Internet Died
An Oral History of the Egyptian Revolution
Narco News School of Authentic Journalism
Article
2012
Narco News
When Hosni Mubarak Shut Off Cell Phones and the Internet in January 2011 Was the Moment When More Egyptians than Ever Went Out into the Streets.
Dignity of the Nobodies
La dignidad de los nadies
Solanas, Fernando E.
Film/Video
2005
The degraded socio-economic condition of Argentina leading to the December 2001 rebellions, and its consequent social chaos analyzed by focusing on real people from Buenos Aires' poorest shantytowns, ...
English Defence League: new wave of extremists plotting summer of unrest
Growth of anti-Muslim group raises fears of street violence
Taylor, Matthew
Article
2010
The Guardian
A profile of the supporters and the protests of the English Defence League, a right wing anti-Islam group of mostly white, young British men, many of them mobilized through their soccer clubs.
Handcuffed and herded
My big Alpine adventure with Switzerland's police
Clark, Andrew
Article
2011
The Guardian
A journalist at the World Economic Forum Summit is detained and intimidated along with protestors by Swiss police.
The Making of Jericho Road
Against The Current vol. 132
Williams, Charles
Article
2008
Against The Current
An interview with Michael Honey. The paperback edition of Michael Honey’s Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign is released this January 2008.
Met police face legal action for 'kettling' of protest teenagers
Townsend, Mark
Article
2010
The Guardian
Police in the UK are being sued for using violence against students during a tuition fees protest by three minors who suffered injuries. They claim they were falsely detained and denied medical assist...
The Nature of Mass Demonstrations
Berger, John
Article
1968
Counterpunch
John Berger analyses the social dynamics and strengths of mass demonstrations.
The Need for Clear Demands at the Peoples' Climate March
Peterman, Anne
Article
2014
Daily Kos
In New York City on September 21st, a major climate march is planned. It will take place two days before UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's UN Climate Summit -- a one-day closed door session where the...
Opposition daily throttled financially by lawsuits and dirty tricks
Article
2013
Reporters without Borders
The daily newspaper Azadliq, one of the few remaining opposition news outlets, is now in danger of succumbing to efforts to throttle it financially. Many members of Azadliq’s staff have been individua...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 12, 2017
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Connexions
Class conflict - first and foremost, the relationship between the capitalist class and the working class -- is the fundamental contradiction that defines capitalist society. Class is a reality which s...
Panama's indigenous champion defies president's mining deal
Canadian-Korean consortium plans 30-year gold, silver and copper project
Helmore, Edward
Article
2012
The Guardian
In Panama the Ngabe-Bugle indigenous community fights to keep a Canadian copper mining company off their land.
Quebecers' right to protest restricted after 2012 "Maple Spring" in Canada
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Article
2013
IFEX
In 2012, a massive student strike over tuition fee increases rocked Quebec and thousands took to the streets, marching in protest. In the aftermath, Montreal residents find that their ability to prote...
Quebec's manifs casseroles are a call for order
Sterne, Jonathan; Davis, Natalie Zemon
Article
2012
Globe & Mail
Report from the Pvt. Manning Contingent at SF Pride, June 2015
Borgstrom, Daniel
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
Sunday, June 28th started out cloudy, as one might expect in San Francisco, but the sun eventually came out, making it a good day for the Gay Pride event -- and a good day to honor Whistleblower Chels...
The Strategy of the Venezuelan Opposition
Ellner, Steve
Article
2014
The Bullet
The strategy and tactics of the Venezuelan opposition is a replay of events that took place leading up to the coup against Hugo Chávez on April 11, 2002 and is similar (although in some ways quite dif...
Turkey's Urban Uprising
The Struggle for Democracy against Inequality, Oligarchy, Oppression, and Tyranny
Marshall, Andrew Gavin
Article
2013
Dissident Voice
In Turkey, a wave of urban uprisings had spread across the country, involving hundreds of thousands of protesters, in dozens of cities, met with massive state repression and violence, resulting in a f...
Unacceptable police violence against journalists covering demonstrations
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders calls on the Greek authorities to publicly condemn cases of police violence against journalists during the demonstrations of the past few weeks and to give the police clear i...
Unlawful Dissent
New Laws Around the Globe Don't Curb Inequity, They Undercut Social Protests and Gag Free Speech
Warnke, Brett
Article
2012
CounterPunch
The state is increasingly encroaching upon dissent as social conditions worsen.


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