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Art and Sexual Politics: Why Have There No Great Women Artists?
Hess, Thomas B.; Baker, Elizabeth C.
Book
1973
Examines cultural and ideological biases about female artists
A Brief for Equality
Schwalbe. Michael
Article
2015
If it is believed that equality reflects and affirms what we most value in human social life, then the only politically coherent stance is to insist on it as a goal to aim for. This article takes a lo...
Connexions: Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Website
2009
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy
Bookchin, Murray
Book
1982
Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, cons...
Free Speech For Me - But Not For Thee: How the American Left and Right Relentlessly Censor Each Other
Hentoff, Nat
Book
1992
Hentoff is a passionate believer in free speech who recognizes that if speech is truly to be free, we must protect the expression even of ideas we abhors. He catalogues with equal disapproval the effo...
Getting the Balance Right: Gender Equality in Journalism
Article
2009
Gender equality in journalism.
Human Rights videotapes
Film/Video
1992
5 videotapes for use at senior elementary or secondary levels or for adult audiences.
Miss Representation
Newsom, Jennifer and Acquaro, Kimberlee
Film
2011
Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Class, Caste & Hierarchies
Seabrook, Jeremy
Book
2002
Concentrates mainly on the history of social hierarchy in Western civilization, and particularly the struggles of the working class.
Queer Progress: From Homophobia to Homonationalism
McCaskell, Tim
Book
2016
A political memoir by a leading gay rights and AIDS activist.
Race and Class: Paris to New Orleans: Against The Current vol. 120
Miah, Malik
Article
2006
It turns out that the city of lights and city of jazz have a lot in common. The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and militant explosions in the suburbs of Paris expose the underbelly of racism and class...
Race and Class: The Wealth Gap: Against The Current vol. 88
Miah, Malik
Article
2000
Politicians and government officials point to the historic low unemployment level in the Black community as signs of a strong economy and a future where whites and African Americans will finally have ...
Race, pluralism and the meaning of difference
Malik, Kenan
Article
1998
Far from establishing a critique of racial thinking, the politics of difference appropriates many of its themes and reproduces the very assumptions upon which racism has historically been based. Most ...
Racism and Structural Solutions: Against The Current vol. 135
McCarthy, Michael A.
Article
2008
When Barack Obama raised the specter of race in a March 18 speech that went far beyond what one would expect from the Democratic Party, some of us on the left were hopeful. Since the 1970s, race-speec...
Real Utopia: Participatory Society for the twenty-first century
Spannos, Chris (ed.)
Book
2008
Real Utopia identifies and obliterates the barriers to an egalitarian, bottom-up society, while convincingly outlining how to build it.
The Real Value of Diversity
Malik, Kenan
Article
2002
The real failure of multiculturalism is its failure to understand what is valuable about cultural diversity. There is nothing good in itself about diversity. It is important because it allows us to co...
Religion and the Rise of Labor and Black Detroit: Against The Current vol. 134
Higbee, Mark
Article
2008
Historians and other scholars have given Detroit plentiful attention, including some very important books, yet in this vital new study Angela Dillard manages to approach the Motor City’s past in sever...
Revolution Re-Assessed: Politics of Human Liberation
Article
1980
The political objectives and beliefs of the Australian-based Libertarian Socialist Organisation.
Selfish Activism or Equal Rights for All?
Tatchell, Peter
Article
1993
The separatist agendas of women, gays, black and disabled activists are divisive, and undermine the campaign for equality.
Strange Fruit: Why Both Sides Are Wrong in the Race Debate
Malik, Kenan
Book
2008
Malik makes the case that most anti-racists accept the belief, also held by racialists and outright racists, that differences between groups are of great importance. While racialists attribute the dif...
Ten Thousand Roses: The Making of a Feminist Revolution
Rebick, Judy
Book
2005
Using interviews with many feminist activists, Rebick provides an oral history of feminism in Canada from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Whither Diversity?
Article
2007
We love race - we love identity - because we don't love class. That is, the upper income groups in society, including many liberals, prefer to believe that a fair and just society can be realized prim...
Why Sharing is a Common Cause that Unites Us All: The Common Cause
Parsons, Adam
Article
2014
The demand for sharing wealth, power and resources is at the heart of visions for a better world. In fact, the principle of sharing is often central to efforts for progressive change in almost every f...
The Willmar 8
Grant, Lee (Director)
Film/Video
1981
Eight female employees of the Citizens National Bank in Willmar Minnesota, USA went on strike on December 16, 1977 over charges of sex discrimination. The tellers and bookkeepers were protesting unequ...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Centre for Equality Rights in Accomodation
CERA was established to protect the housing related human rights of people operating under low income constraints. The group attempts to address the systemic barriers low income families and individu...
Centre for Social Justice
The CSJ conducts research, educates and advocates to narrow the gap in income, wealth and power and enhance peace and human security. It does this by bringing together academics, labour unions, faith...
Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...
MATCH International
To promote the welfare of women in Canada and overseas, by funding projects, while ephasizing a feminist vision of development.
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United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

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ARTICLE 19 launches the Camden Principles on Freedom of Expression and Equality
Sources News Release
2009
ARTICLE 19 has launched The Camden Principles on Freedom of Expression and Equality, a ground-breaking document that will guide legislators, policy-makers and civil society in balancing the rights to ...
Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
Sources News Release
2009
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.