Social Change

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Against All Odds
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1985
The shadow haunting the power structure is the danger that those who are controlled will realize they are powerless only so long as they think they are. Once people stop believing they are powerless t...
Alternative Press Annual 1983, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
1984
Alternative Press Annual 1984, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
Alternatives Information
Website
Online social change library.
Another World is Possible: Globalization and Anti-capitalism
McNally, David
Book
2002
A call-to-arms for progressive activists. McNally argues that capitalism is synonymous with imperialism and fundamentally incompatible with democracy.
Beyond Voting
Knabb, Ken
Article
2000
By all means vote if you feel like it. But don't stop there. Real social change requires participation, not representation.
Bound By Power: Intended Consequences
Klaehn, Jeffery (ed.)
Book
These essays focus on how power and ideology work within society. Interviews are with Noam Chomsky, Linda McQuaig, Robert Bertuzzi and others. They speak to the issues of the understanding of power an...
Canadian Information Sharing Service: Pilot Copy, February 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The first issue of the Canadian Information Sharing Service publication. The name of the publication was later changed to Connexions and then to Connexions Digest.
The Case for Grassroots Archives
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Challenging McWorld
Clarke, Tony; Dopp, Sarah
Book
2001
Changing The Cogs: Activists and the Politics of Technology
Martin, Brian
Book
1979
What are the best ways to achieve beneficial change in society? Will widespread use of solar energy and other renewable energy sources bring about a good society? What technologies will be promoted by...
A Coal Miner's Call for Revolution
Roberts, Vic
Article
2001
I invite you to join with me in dedicating a portion of our lives to the task of bringing about political revolution. In the words of a great lady, Mother Jones: Let us pray for the dead but fight lik...
Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World
Macy, Joanna
Book
1998
A guidebook for dealing with the despair that stands in the way our our changing the world.
Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
Connexions Annual 1989: A Social Change Sourcebook: Information and ideas about social and environmental alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Book
1989
The Connexions Annual is simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives.
The Connexions Annual 1989: A Social Change Sourcebook: Information and Ideas About Social and Environmental Alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1989
The 1989 edition of the Canadian directory of grassroots groups working for social and environmental alternatives.
Connexions Annual 1994: A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1994
Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series...
Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
Article
1989
A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rig...
Counter Power: Making Change Happen
Gee, Tim
Book
2011
Argues that no major movement has ever been successful without counterpower, or the power that the "have-nots" can use to remove the power of the "haves." This book sets out to demystify the power dyn...
Critique of Nonviolent Politics: From Mahatma Gandhi to the Anti-Nuclear Movement
Ryan, Howard
Book
1984
Ryan accepts that sometimes nonviolence can be effective, but says that sometimes it is not: "a principled insistence on nonviolence can in some circumstances be dangerous to progressive social moveme...
Crossing a chasm slowly, in ten small steps? Sustainable living demands big changes
O'Neill, Kirstie; Friday, Adrian
Article
2015
A call to re-engineer our infrastructure, re-imagine society and re-think the ways we live for disruptive, transformative change - rather than tinkering at the margins of 'normality'.
Deep Ecology: Living as if Nature Mattered
Devall, Bill & Sessions, George
Book
Defiant Publics: The Unprecedented Reach of the Global Citizen
Drache, Daniel
Book
2008
Drache says that the new communications technologies of the contemporary information revolution are permitting new forms of transnational communication that are creating global consciousness and globa...
Democracy and Social Change
Gray, Stanley
Article
1966
Gray maintains that liberal democracy places power in only a few hands and calls for a radical democratization of power within the framework of an economy owned, controlled, and responsible to the pub...
Diagnosis, Goals and Methods of Social Change
Article
1976
Outline of several diagnoses of the state of social systems and institutions.
Directory of Progressive Organizations
Website
A list of activist organizations which are members of IGC.
Doom and Gloom
Brecher, Jeremy
Article
2009
Jermey Brecher says that the social roots of doom are part of a common pattern that we can observe repeatedly in history. People live their lives and pursue their goals by means of strategies that hav...
Drawing the Line: The Political Essays of Paul Goodman
Goodman, Paul; (edited by Stoehr, Taylor)
Book
1977
Goodman stresses that massive, uncentered governments and huge, sprawling communities alientate the individual and force people to conform to the status quo rather than to what they are or might becom...
Educating for a Change
Arnold, Rick, Burke, Bev, James, Carl, Martin, D'Arcy, Thomas, Barb
Book
1991
For the authors of Ecuating for a Change, genuine democracy does not happen solely through our political and educational work. Democratic processes and practices are essential elements in achieving a ...
European Social failure?
Haydock, Sophie; Robertson, James
Article
2010
The sixth European Social Forum in Istanbul left something to be desired
Everyday Life in the Modern World
Lefebvre, Henri
Book
1968
Everyday life is non-philosophical in relation to philosophy and represents reality in relation to ideality.
The Extraordinary Myles Horton
Horton, Myles; interviewed by Gould, Ellen & Dobbin, Murray
Article
1988
Myles Horton is the founder of the Highlander Folk School, a centre for leadership training in Tennessee. The Highlander trains organizers for unions, civil rights organizations and local citizens' gr...
Ferguson and After: Where Is This Movement Going?
The Editors
Article
2015
The movement that has erupted after non-indictments of the cop killers of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and of Eric Garner in New York City, one further fed by relentless continued police killings...
The fight for a different world
Shawki, Ahmed
Article
2001
For some, Genoa will become synonymous with violence - and this is certainly the line that many mainstream newspapers adopted. Unfortunately, so have some nongovernmental organizations. But there are ...
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Getting Started on Social Analysis in Canada: Third Edition
Czerny, Michael; Swift, Jamie
Book
1984
See also CX2933.
The Great Transformation: The political and economic origins of our time
Polanyi, Karl
Book
1944
Polanyi analyzes the social and political upheavals that took place in England during the rise of the market economy. Polanyi contends that the modern market economy and the modern nation-state should...
Helping you reach the media: How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
How Social Movements Can Win More Victories Like Same-Sex Marriage
Engler, Mark; Engler, Paul
Article
2014
The rapidly expanding victory around same-sex marriage defies many of our common ideas about how social change happens. This was not a win that came in measured doses, but rather a situation in which ...
How the Left has Won
Livingston, James
Article
2012
Capitalism was the unintended consequence of bourgeois revolutions, whereas socialism has been the avowed purpose, or at least a crucial component, of every revolution since 1911. This difference has ...
How to Change Everything
Battisoni, Alyssa
Article
2015
Naomi Klein's This Changes Everything is a vital book whose limitations should spark discussion about where we go from here.
In the Tiger's Mouth: An empowerment guide for social action
Shields, Kimberly
Book
1992
Information for ordinary people to become activists for social change.
Interview with Ulli Diemer
Diemer, Ulli; Orchard, Jeff
Article
1990
Jeff Orchard interviews Ulli Diemer about socialism, capitalism, life, and social change.
Introduction to the Media Guide
Article
An introduction to "Media for Social Change."
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?: Sources News Release
Article
2012
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Land and Community: Crisis in Canada's Countryside
Sim, R. Alex
Book
1988
Sim's thesis is that rural society is overlooked due to urban dependence upon "great associations," economies of scale, and other socio-cultural institutions of unmanageable size.
Laura Flanders talks to Gar Alperovitz about What Then Must We Do?
Alpervitz, Gar; Flanders, Laura
Article
2013
Alperovitz says we may be witnessing the prehistory of the next American Revolution.
Let's Stop Kidding Ourselves About the NDP
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1989
Canadian socialists are terribly reluctant to give up their illusions about the NDP.
Liberation, Then What?: Against The Current vol. 124
Webber, Jeffery R.
Article
2006
In a lucid contribution to our understanding of contemporary Africa, David Seddon and Leo Zeilig recently charted that continent's two waves of popular protest and class struggle over the last 40 year...
Macrocosm USA: Possibilities for a New Progressive Era
Book
1992
An environmental, political and social solutions handbook and directory.
Manifestations And Declarations: Of the Twentieth Century
Cormack, Patricia (Editor)
Book
1998
This collection of original documents describes what significance they had for the social change and political movements of the twentieth century.
A Marxist History of the World part 5: The Rise of the Specialists
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2010
The Early Neolithic economy was doomed by insoluble contradictions. Technique was primitive and wasteful. Society lacked reserves against natural disaster and hard times. Virgin land ran out as old fi...
A Marxist History of the World part 50: The Industrial Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
Frederick Engels was sent to Manchester, centre of the Industrial Revolution, to dispel his radicalism. Instead it made him the revolutionary he is remembered as today, Neil Faulkner explains.
A Marxist History of the World part 54: What is Capitalism?
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
In this critical chapter of his world history, Neil Faulkner explores capitalism and what it means from the Industrial Revolution to the present day.
A Marxist History of the World part 77 World Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
In the five years after the First World War, revolutionary contagion spread around the world. It showed the extraordinary possibilities that arise when the masses become active in making their own his...
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory: Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
Article
2012
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...
The Modern Crisis
Bookchin, Murray
Book
A Modest Proposal for How the Bad Old Days Will End
Article
1975
A brief explanation of capitalism and an optimistic manifesto for stateless communism.
Naming the Moment: Political Analysis for Action: A Manual for Community Groups
Barndt, Deborah, Freire, Carolos
Book
1989
A given moment - this moment - is unlike any other moment in time. Howe can we understand what it offers so that we can make the best use of it? How have people used moments in the past to push toward...
Needed: 5% Participation to Overthrow Crony Capitalism
Kerrigon, David
Article
2013
Erica Chenoweth, author of Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict, explains how to overthrow U.S. crony capitalism: “In raw numbers, movements generally achieve systema...
The new socialist revolution: An introduction to its theory and strategy
Lerner, Michael P.
Article
1973
Chapter 6 - Strategy and Tactics. The first task of the revolutionary movement, its most important task within the next few years, is to destroy bourgeois hegemony and develop a radical consciousness ...
The Next Liberation Struggle: Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy in Southern Africa
Saul, John S.
Book
2005
An indispensable guide to understanding how the resources of that era can be used to contribute to real liberation for the region and for the continent of Africa as a whole.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Democracy
Swift, Richard
Book
2002
Ths book explores how democracy is constricted and deformed by economic power-brokers and a self-serving political class.
One Fine Day
Bense, Klaas
Film/Video
2011
The documentary One Fine Day, shows six people from different cultures and religions who all, through a small nonviolent act, have had a significant and positive influence on society. Director Klaas ...
One Vote for Democracy: Consensus vs. democracy
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1986
Makes the case that the democratic model is better than the consensus model for activist group decision-making.
Ordinary People
Article
2001
When we talk about revolution, we aren't talking about pie in the sky or something that's never existed. We're talking about reshaping the world with the very best values that we practice now, today, ...
Organize! Organizing for Social Change
Bobo, Kim; Kendall, Jerry; Max, Steve
Book
1996
A guide to community organizing with attention to specific tasks such as hosting meetings, public speaking and making partnerships with other activist groups.
People, Get Ready
Article
2002
There is nothing more necessary for the success of popular struggle in the coming years than a worthy revolutionary alternative to aim for. This alternative must inspire confidence that we can create ...
People Power: Applying Nonviolence Theory
Alpert, David H.
Book
1985
Explores the theory of power on which all successful nonviolent action is based, the blocks which keep people from acting when confronted with injustice, and the roles played in any nonviolent campaig...
Planning As Learning: The Education of Citizen Activists
Alexander, Donald Hayley Morrow
Book
1994
Phd thesis focusing on the learning undertaken by members of citizens' groups involved in land use planning.
The Press and the Class Struggle: Against The Current vol. 131
Eidlin, Barry
Article
2007
Early on the morning of August 19, 1997, the U.S. labor movement experienced something it had rarely known in recent years: a victory on a national scale. After two weeks out on strike, over 185,000 m...
The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
a collection of short commentaries by Noam Chomsky on global issues, drawn from interviews in the early 1990s. Topics include global economics, racism, NAFTA, and hot topics of the day.
Race, Class & the Apartheid State
Wolpe, Harold
Book
1990
The rise of mass political opposition has put in question all the major issues of social change-relationship of race and class, challenges to apartheid in the economy and the nature of the state.
Radical Newspapers
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1979
A radical newspaper succeeds to the extent that in engages in dialogue with its readers and community, rather than in preaching.
Reimaging America: The Arts of Social Change
O'Brien, Mark; Little, Craig
Book
1990
More than 40 artist-contributors using video as their medium describe and analize how they create art as part or their struggle to alter mass culture and to reconnect with the communities which inspir...
Resource Manual for A Living Revolution: A Handbook of Skills & Tools for Social Change Activists
Coover, Virginia, Deacon, Ellen, Esser, Charles, Moore, Christopher
Book
1977
A manual for people who are concerned or angered by the deterioration of our society and who, because they have some sense that their efforts can have an effect on change, are looking for tools to tra...
Resources For Radicals: An Annual Review of Books and Publications for Those Active in Movements for Social Change
Burch, Brian
Book
1997
An annotated list of resources -- books and periodicals -- for people working for non-violent social change.
Review: Accompanying: Pathways to Social Change
Neigh, Scott
Article
2013
Review of Staughton Lynd's "Accompanying: Pathways to Social Change", a book that by and large uses a story-based pedagogy rather than an analysis-based one. It walks through struggles that Lynd and h...
Review: Riding the Bus to Freedom: Against The Current vol. 132
Feeley, Dianne
Article
2008
The 1961 Freedom Rides challenged a racially segregated society by openly defying its customs, riding in interracial groups on interstate buses going South and desegregating the stations’ facilities. ...
The Revolution Game: The Short Unhappy Life of the Company of Young Canadians
Daly, Margaret
Book
1970
A historical overview of the Company of Young Canadians.
The Revolution of Hope: Toward a Humanized Technology
Fromm, Erich
Book
1968
Froom argues for the urgent necessity of shfiting our priorities from things and death to the priorities of life and human beings.
Roots of Empathy: Changing the World Child by Child
Gordon, Mary
Book
2007
Roots of Empathy looks at eliminating crime and changing the world by starting with a compassionate environment for children.
Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals
Alinsky, Saul
Book
1971
Alinsky's Rules for Radicals provides perspectives, principles and lessons for realistic radical organizers.
The Russian Revolution Ninety Years After: Against The Current vol. 131
Mandel, David
Article
2007
The October Revolution of 1917 in Russia was the most influential political event of the 20th century. But since history is written by the victors, it is not well known that October was the opening sh...
Saving the Countryside: Conserving Rural Character in the Countryside of Southern Ontario
Byrnes, Brian
Book
1995
An overview of the issues and politics of preserving the rural nature of the countryside. Byrne outlines the problems facing rural communities: rapid pace of changge, not having access to the informat...
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
Seventeen Problems of Man and Society
Borsodi, Ralph
Book
1968
Ralph Borsodi's magnum opus, outlining his philosophy of society and the practical implications that flow from it.
Social Movements/Social Change: The Politics and Practice of Organizing - Socialist Studies 4
Cunningham, Frank; Findlay, Sue; Kadar, Marlene, et.al.
Book
1988
This collection of essays covers movements related to labour, ecology, childcare, peace, disability, gay rights, and access to abortion.
Socialism and Revolution
Gorz, Andre
Book
1967
Representative democracy in every industrially advanced country is in a state of profound crisis. But we have been accustomed for so long to accept democracy in the form of its outward appearances and...
Socialism in Crisis?: Canadian Perspectives
Roberts, Jos.; Vorst, Jesse
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1992
Essays addressing questions such as What is the nature of socialism? How do gender and activism determine the socialist agenda? What is the essence of democracy under socialism?
A Socialist Alternative For Canada
Warnock, John W.
Book
1973
A discussion on the future of the sociliast left in Canada and its relationship to the New Democratic Party.
The Socialist Register 1978: Volume 15: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
The Socialist Register 1983: Volume 20: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1983
The Socialist Register 1985/1986: Volume 22: Social Democracy and After
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John; Liebman, Marc; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986
Socialist Register 1993: Volume 29: Real Problems False Solutions
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1993
Tide Turning in Latin America?: Against The Current vol. 131
Quandt, Midge
Article
2007
NACLA’s first volume in its new series, Dispatches from Latin America: On the Frontlines Against Neoliberalism, reported on an array of popular initiatives and left-leaning regimes across the continen...
Toolkit for a New Canada
Gonick, Cy (Coordinating Editor)
Article
2008
A pamphlet providing a snapshot of what the contributors, brought together by Canadian Dimension magazine, believe are the big issues facing Canada in the first decade of the 21st century. The article...
Transforming Apathy and Denial
Melamed, Lanie
Article
1990
Assisting others to face militarism and ecocatastrophe and become motivated and capable of working to reverse these threats is a substantial challenge for educators in all setting.
Transforming Ourselves Transforming the World: An Open Conspiracy for Social Change
Murphy, Brian K.
Book
1999
Addresses society's pessimism about social change and provides a theoretical means and practice to overcome this fatalism.
Transition Initiatives Primer
Article
A comprehensive document about embarking on a transition journey. A Transition Initiative is a community (lots of examples here) working together to look Peak Oil and Climate Change squarely in the ey...
Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals
Goodman, Paul
Book
1951
Whatever the subject, Goodman asks: What blocks and limits human freedom, joy, and creativity? What tends to release, free, liberate? In criticizing society and life his purpose is to improve. Goodman...
The Wandering of Humanity
Camatte, Jacques
Book
1973
Humans are subjugated by Capital. The logic of production removes decision-making from human control. Capital is anthropomorphized. Technology has no borders or limits. Nature is ravaged as humanity w...
Ways and Means
Connexions Collective
Article
1983
Connexions attempts to stimulate practical and theoretical sharing through the Ways and Means section.
We Make the Road By Walking: Conversations on education and social change
Horton, Myles; Freire, Paulo
Book
1990
Horton, the founder of the Highlander Folk School, and Freire, a Brazilian education leader, are from two different backgrounds, but their shared views on the use of participatory education in bringin...
What Do We Do Now? Building a Social Movement in the Aftermath of Free Trade
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1989
We have the potential to create a social movement in this country that goes beyond single-issue organizing to work toward an integrated vision of a more just and caring society.
What Then Must We Do?: Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution
Alpervitz, Gar
Book
2013
Gar Alperovitzexplains why that the time is right for a revolutionary new economy movement, what it means to democratize the ownership of wealth, what it will take to build a new system to replace the...
When the UAW Was Young: Against The Current vol. 131
Feeley, Dianne
Article
2007
An interview with Erwin and Estar Baur.
Whom Should We Support in Iran?
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
The people we should support in Iran are those who are trying to make Iran more equal, more democratic and more friendly to the principle of solidarity--concern for one another. Since we want the worl...
Workers Hold the Keys
Chibber, Vivek; Farbman, Jason
Article
2017
In a discussion of the history and practice of socialist ideas, Chibber and Farbman discuss precarity and the changing composition of the working class, how socialists should think about unions, and h...
The Working Class and Social Change: Four Essays on the Working Class
Glaberman, Martin
Article
1975
A study of "The Working Class," and the complexities of its definition as economic categories diffused from profound bases of social demarcation during the 1960's.
Working Harder Isn't Working: A Detailed Plan for Implementing a Four-day Workweek in Canada
O'Hara, Bruce
Book
1993
O'Hara details how the overworked can job share with the unemployed for economic, social, and psychological benefits for all.
Worldchanging: A User's Guide to the 21st Century: A User's Guide for the 21st Century
Steffen, Alex ed
Book
2007
A User's Guide to the 21st Century is a compendium of everything a generation of environmental activists has to offer.
You Got to Move
Phenix, Lucie Massie; Selver, Veronica
Film
1985
Follows people from communities in the Southern United States in their various processes of becoming involved in social change.
A Zapatista 'Seminar' in Chiapas
Rodgers, Christy
Article
2015
On the outskirts of San Cristobal de las Casas, famed colonial center of the southern state of Chiapas, over a thousand people from all over Mexico and beyond are attending a weeklong seminar "Critica...

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Canadian Cohousing Network
Resource for the cohousing movement which seeks to create and maintain neighbourhoods which emphasize a supportive, inter-generational community, common facilities and participation by all members usi...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
Mines Action Canada
Mines Action Canada (MAC) is the Canadian component of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL). The coalition's primary concern is the human and socio-economic impact of landmines. It is co...
News and Letters
An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...
Ontario Coalition Against Poverty
OCAP is a direct-action anti-poverty organization based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. We mount grassroots political campaigns against regressive government policies as they affect poor and working peop...
Radical Digressions
Progressive comment and analysis by Ulli Diemer, featuring articles, letters, photos and the Radical Digressions Blog.
Red Menace, The
The online archive of the libertarian socialist newsletter The Red Menace. Articles on socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, h...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Connexions
Connexions compiles and disseminates information about social and economic alternatives. Established in 1975 as an independent non-profit research organization and information clearinghouse, Connexions compiles and publishes a var...
Ulli Diemer
Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
The Preservation Institute
Today, most people recognize that modernization and growth can harm the natural environment. The Preservation Institute believes that modernization also damages the social environment - that many of our social problems are side-ef...
The Straight Goods
Over ten years Straight Goods News has worked to become a trusted, progressive Canadian online news source. It evolved from one news website - StraightGoods.ca - to a family of them including: HarperIndex.ca, PublicValues.ca, ...

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Behind the Headlines
A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada
Rosner, Cecil
2008
Presents the exciting history of investigative journalism in Canada, an account spanning from the nation's earliest newspapers through to the present day.
The Connexions Directory
A Directory of Social and Environmental Alternatives
An electronic directory of Canadian non-profit advocacy organizations concerned with social and environmental issues; indexed by subject.
Getting your story into the media
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Social Change & Alternatives Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to alternatives and social change in the Sources directory for the media.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...

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Idealist
Website
International directory, organized by country, of thousands of non-profit activist organizations, designed to help people "think globally and act locally". Features an events calendar of mostly US eve...
Marxists Internet Archive
Website
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
News and Letters
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Articles from a Marxist-Humanist perspective.
The Red Menace
A libertarian socialist newsletter
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, ...