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Connexions
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 ...
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
The IAM is a trade union representing some 40,000 Canadian workers in air transport and a wide range of manufacturing including aircraft, autoparts, aerospace, autobuses, electronics, light and heavy machinery, tools and appliance...
International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote ri...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Michael Riordon
Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio and stage. A primary goal of his work is to recover voices and stories of ...
Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

News Releases

Bangladeshi and Tibetan bloggers win Reporters Without Borders category awards
2012-05-02
Reporters without Borders
Bangladeshi and Tibetan bloggers win Reporters Without Borders category awards.
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).
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
2009-03-10
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
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 ...
May Day 2010: Jobs, Justice and Public Services - Getting the Economy to Work
2010-04-30
Council of Global Unions
May 1, 2010 - On today of all days, trade unionists around the world demand fresh steps to reform the global economy in favour of social justice, investment in jobs and fairness in society. This is no...
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 Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...

Sources Select Resources

Biggest Strike In China's History Enters 6th Day: Police Arrested Organizers, Workers Battle SWAT Troops
Article
2014
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
The largest strike in China's history has entered the sixth day, defying state attempts to repress workers struggling against economic and social injustice. Police arrested several organizers of the s...
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...
Connexions Calendar
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Listings of events organized by or relevant to groups and individuals working for social change. To submit events go to http://www.connexions.org/SignInCx.htm
Connexions Library Subject Index
Website
1975
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A comprehensive subject index of documents in the Connexions Library.
Connexipedia
The Connexions Social Justice Encyclopedia
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
More than 1,000 articles on activism, radicalism, resistance, solidarity, social justice, events, movements, organizations, and people.
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...
The Importance of Journalism and Communications to Social Movements
Sicilia, Javier
Article
2012
Narco News
Remarks of Javier Sicilia to the School of Authentic Journalism.
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.
Jewish Canadians Concerned About Suppression of Criticism of Israel
Article
2009
We are Jewish Canadians concerned about all expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice. We believe that the Holocaust legacy "Never again" means never again for all peoples. It is a tr...
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 determinants of health
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Social determinants of health are the economic and social conditions under which people live which determine their health.
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

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.

Media

Adbusters Magazine
Features articles dealing with the erosion of the physical and cultural environment precipitated by commercial and corporate interests.
Canadian Dimension
An independent magazine of the Canadian Left, of interest to radical Left and anti-capitalist activists and interested observers.
Catalyst
Commentary of current events as well as news about Citizens for Public Justice.
Columbia Journal
Positive, progressive alternative to mainstream corporate media. Our mandate is to inform, entertain and advocate for the people of British Columbia.
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Salt + Light Television
Programs range from daily news and current events to special features and films. Most programming falls into one of five categories: National and international stories of Catholic Action and Social J...


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