Political Activism

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In Defiance

On February 7, 2012, as students in Quebec prepared to vote to go on strike, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois gave a rousing speech: “What you do today will be remembered. The decision you make will … ; 186 View

Languages of the Unheard

Why Militant Protest is Good for Democracy

“What we must see,” Martin Luther King once insisted, “is that a riot is the language of the unheard.” In this new era of global protest and popular revolt, Languages of … 232 View

Quiet No More

New Political Activism in Canada and Around the Globe

Spontaneous and creative protest movements have burst onto the political stage in Canada and around the world. Joel D. Harden, an activist, writer, and educator, offers a ground-level account of … 264 View

Whose Streets?

The Toronto G20 and the Challenges of Summit Protest

In June 2010 activists opposing the G20 meeting held in Toronto were greeted with arbitrary state violence on a scale never before seen in Canada. Whose Streets? is a combination of testimonials … 256 View
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In 2010 G20 leaders met in Toronto to pursue an agenda of bailouts and austerity measures. Unsurprisingly, thousands of people gathered in Toronto for ten days of action to oppose these … ; 15 $1.50 Add
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Introduction

From: In Defiance

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Introduction and background to the events that resulted in the Quebec student strike of 2011 and 2012, including a discussion of the provincial government’s attempts to raise tuition fees. ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction: Militancy as a Civic Virtue

From: Languages of the Unheard

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Riots, as outbursts of rebellion, might sometimes be defensible, even admirable, because they make it impossible to ignore the grievances of the exploited and the oppressed. The author presents a … 11 $1.10 Add
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Why Write This Book?

From: Quiet No More

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Outlines the authors history of Activism and how he came to the point of writing this book. His qualifications on the subject and the focus of the book 7 $0.70 Add
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A Twelve-Vote Margin

From: In Defiance

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How student organizations engaged students on various campuses and fostered mass meetings and voting on the strike. ; 12 $1.20 Add
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Building a Protest Convergence

The Toronto Community Mobilization Network

From: Whose Streets?

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This chapter discusses how the Toronto Community Mobilization Network started preparing, months ahead of time, for oppositional events during the G20 meetings. 14 $1.40 Add
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The Left, Neoliberalism, and Grassroots Activism

From: Quiet No More

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Gives a short introduction to the definition and development of Grassroots Activisim and the way it challenges Neoliberalism 7 $0.70 Add