Political activism

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Women Winning Office

By (author) Peggy Nash
Categories: Elections and referenda

When Peggy Nash first decided to run for elected office, she had no idea where to start, who to contact, or what the rules were. For those who are underrepresented in political life, politics can seem ...


By (author) Jennifer D. Grubbs
Categories: Terrorism, armed struggle
Series: Outspoken

A captivating glimpse into the world of direct action, animal and earth liberation, and political repression. Tracing the strategies of liberationist activists as they grapple with doing activism under ...

Almost Feral

On July 2, 2015, influential social activist Gemma Hickey began a 908-kilometre walk across Newfoundland to raise awareness and funds for survivors of religious institutional abuse. Almost Feral celebrates ...

Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey

Born to Jewish parents in Paris in 1941, Suzanne was hidden from the Nazis on a farm in rural France. Alone after the war, she lived in Communist-run orphanages, where she gained a belief in peace and ...

Orange Chinook

The first scholarly analysis of the unprecedented New Democratic Party victory in the 2015 Alberta Provincial Elections, Orange Chinook brings together Alberta’s top political watchers to explore the ...

Radical Transformation

By (author) Kevin MacKay
Categories: Political activism

Drawing on a vast knowledge of history, human evolution, philosophy, and modern complexity theory, MacKay tells a story that recognizes the marvels of human civilization while revealing its dark tendency ...

Nothing to Lose but Our Fear

While the scale of recent uprisings may be unprecedented, the refusal of fear is not unique to our time.

As the Egyptian revolution gained momentum, a common refrain echoed across Tahrir Square: “The ...

Time Will Say Nothing

Sorbonne-educated and the author of almost 30 books, Ramin Jahanbegloo, a philosopher of non-violence in the tradition of Tolstoy and Gandhi, was arrested and detained in Iran's notorious Evin Prison ...

Languages of the Unheard

By (author) Stephen D'Arcy
Categories: Political activism

Languages of the Unheard addresses a timely and controversial topic: the ethics and politics of militant resistance.

“What we must see,” Martin Luther King once insisted, “is that a riot is the ...

Confessions post-référendaires

By (author) Chantal Hébert & Jean Lapierre
Translated by Joseph-Aimé Valcourt
Categories: Political activism

Les généraux politiques qui ont mené la bataille référendaire de 1995 ont aujourd'hui tous quitté la scène politique. Certains sont plus ou moins oubliés; d'autres sont entrés de plain-pied dans ...