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The growing spate of neo-Nazi and far-right activity around the world means it's important for Canadians to take a stand more

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Plus: Naomi Klein on green policies in the age of Trump & Bus tour shines light on mining injustice more

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Decades of austerity have eroded social assistance in the province to the point where people are unable to feed themselves. Now the Wynne government is taking poverty reduction cues from the International Monetary Fund more

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Jonathan Goldsbie will be a guest speaker at the Closing Plenary of the 6th Annual Ryerson Social Justice Week! more

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Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate delivers keynote at Tommy Douglas Institute's fourth annual conference on social justice issues Thursday, May 19 more

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With the latest research showing one in eight households in the city experiencing food insecurity, food banks are busier than ever more

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Alan Lissner

Co-founder of campaign targeting Toronto-based Barrick Gold reflects on 10 years of taking on the world's most powerful gold mining company more

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The Rebel Zone archives recall the movement that transformed Queen West more

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Rebecca Tisdelle

There's still a long way to go in the fight against oppression more

, Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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Giles Clarke

Findings of six-month probe into 2013 shooting at Canuck company's Guatemala mine were presented recently to the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights more

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After reading Between the World and Me, it is clear why Ta-nehisi Coates is one the most important voices of this era more

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Celebrity and local activists unite for an economy for the people and the planet more

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Self-described "reluctant soldier" turned pacifist became a pillar of Toronto's peace and social justice movements more

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Ben Spurr

Is Ontario-wide push for $14 minimum wage good for the economy? more

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Ethan Eisenberg

How could the very systems ostensibly set up to protect us so suddenly become our worst enemy? more

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Workers' solidarity day march attracts nearly 2,000 protesters more

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