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Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions compiles and disseminates information about social and economic alternatives. Established in 1975 as an independent non-profit research organization and information clearinghouse, Connexions compiles and publishes a var...
Ulli Diemer
Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
The Preservation Institute
Today, most people recognize that modernization and growth can harm the natural environment. The Preservation Institute believes that modernization also damages the social environment - that many of our social problems are side-ef...
The Straight Goods
Over ten years Straight Goods News has worked to become a trusted, progressive Canadian online news source. It evolved from one news website - StraightGoods.ca - to a family of them including: HarperIndex.ca, PublicValues.ca, ...

News Releases

Connexions Archive seeks a new home
2009-11-18
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Grassroots Archives: Preservation as subversion?
2012-10-08
Ulli Diemer of Connexions, a social justice library and archive - www.connexions.org - discusses problems facing grassroots archives at a talk sponsored by the Humanist Association of Toronto (HAT).
Leftwords Festival of Books and Ideas
2012-05-05
Leftwords
LeftWords is a free public event that celebrates and promotes the work of progressive Canadian and international writers and thinkers whose works appear in books and magazines by Canadian independent ...
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
2012-11-02
Connexions Archive
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27).
Sources welcomes Commuto Inc.
2008-12-10
Commuto Inc.
Commuto is an online social bartering network where members trade in person with other members in their cities, schools, workplaces or any other communities they create.

Sources Select Resources

The Case for Grassroots Archives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Content Magazine - Number 8
June 1971
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine
Content Magazine - Number 47
December 1974
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Critique of Nonviolent Politics
From Mahatma Gandhi to the Anti-Nuclear Movement
Ryan, Howard
Book
1984
Ryan accepts that sometimes nonviolence can be effective, but says that sometimes it is not: "a principled insistence on nonviolence can in some circumstances be dangerous to progressive social moveme...
Crossing a chasm slowly, in ten small steps? Sustainable living demands big changes
O'Neill, Kirstie; Friday, Adrian
Article
2015
The Ecologist
A call to re-engineer our infrastructure, re-imagine society and re-think the ways we live for disruptive, transformative change - rather than tinkering at the margins of 'normality'.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
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Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
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Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
How the Left has Won
Livingston, James
Article
2012
Jacobin Magazine
Capitalism was the unintended consequence of bourgeois revolutions, whereas socialism has been the avowed purpose, or at least a crucial component, of every revolution since 1911. This difference has ...
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
Sources News Release
Article
2012
Connexions
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Laura Flanders talks to Gar Alperovitz about What Then Must We Do?
Alpervitz, Gar; Flanders, Laura
Article
2013
Alperovitz says we may be witnessing the prehistory of the next American Revolution.
A Marxist History of the World part 5: The Rise of the Specialists
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2010
Counterfire
The Early Neolithic economy was doomed by insoluble contradictions. Technique was primitive and wasteful. Society lacked reserves against natural disaster and hard times. Virgin land ran out as old fi...
A Marxist History of the World part 50: The Industrial Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
Counterfire
Frederick Engels was sent to Manchester, centre of the Industrial Revolution, to dispel his radicalism. Instead it made him the revolutionary he is remembered as today, Neil Faulkner explains.
A Marxist History of the World part 54: What is Capitalism?
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
Counterfire
In this critical chapter of his world history, Neil Faulkner explores capitalism and what it means from the Industrial Revolution to the present day.
A Marxist History of the World part 77 World Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
In the five years after the First World War, revolutionary contagion spread around the world. It showed the extraordinary possibilities that arise when the masses become active in making their own his...
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
Article
2012
Connexions and Beit Zatoun
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
Social Change & Alternatives Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to alternatives and social change in the Sources directory for the media.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
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An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...
What Do We Do Now? Building a Social Movement in the Aftermath of Free Trade
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1989
Connexions Information Sharing Services / Ulli Diemer
We have the potential to create a social movement in this country that goes beyond single-issue organizing to work toward an integrated vision of a more just and caring society.

Sources Bookshelf

Behind the Headlines
A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada
Rosner, Cecil
Book
2008
Presents the exciting history of investigative journalism in Canada, an account spanning from the nation's earliest newspapers through to the present day.
Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
The Connexions Directory
A Directory of Social and Environmental Alternatives
Serial Publication (Periodical)
An electronic directory of Canadian non-profit advocacy organizations concerned with social and environmental issues; indexed by subject.
Content Magazine - Number 8
June 1971
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 47
December 1974
Serial Publication (Periodical)

Media

Canadian Dimension
An independent magazine of the Canadian Left, of interest to radical Left and anti-capitalist activists and interested observers.
Outlook: Canada's Progressive Jewish Magazine
Promoting peace and justice in the Middle East and supports multiculturalism and self-determination of people all over the world. Original articles, poems, stories and reviews by writers from Canada, ...


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