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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 Read more

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

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


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


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



Rebecca Tisdelle

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

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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 Read more


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


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

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

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Ben Spurr

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



Ethan Eisenberg

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


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