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The Abolition of the State: Anarchist & Marxist Perspectives
Price, Wayne
Book
2007
Both Anarchists and Marxists believe that it will be possible to do away with the state. But what do they mean by that? What is the state, after all? What institutions, if any, would be necessary ...
Affairs: The Secret Lives of Women
Wollison, Mary Anne
Book
An African Village Two decades of change in an African Village: New Internationalist May 2006 - #389
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2006
A look at the lives of people living in African villages and how things have improved.
Alternative Press Annual 1983, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
1984
Alternative Press Annual 1984, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
Alternative Press Center
Organization
Annotated links to alternative points of view available on the Internet.
Another view: The South takes the pictures: New Internationalist August 2007 - #403
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2007
A look at the states of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, and South Africa and their experience of change presented in pictures.
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.
Antiwar Activism and Emerging Feminism in the Late 1960s: The Times They Were A'Changing: Against The Current vol. 85
Tischler, Barbara L.
Article
2000
The efforts of women to end the war in Vietnam have been subsumed into a paradigm that suggests that, some time in the late 1960s, women activists left the antiwar struggle for the new feminist cause,...
The Approaching Storm: One Woman's Story of Germany 1934-1938
Waln, Nora
Book
1939
Nora Waln, a Quaker journalist, chronicles her experience living in Germany during the rise of the Third Reich. During those four years, she took covert notes, bearing witness to the rise of Hitler.
The Arms Trade Bang bang you're dead The armed agenda: New Internationalist July 1991
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
In the wake of the Gulf war, what questions should we be asking about the arms trade? Militarism is dominating modern culture -- need to remember the personal and social implications of the arms trade...
Arms and the Woman
Charles, Jeanne
Article
1975
The modern revolutionary movement must destroy this opposition of pleasure-activity, sensitivity-lucidity, conception-execution, habit-innovation.
Bad Attitude/s On Trial: Pornography, Feminism, and the Butler Decision
Cossman, Brenda; Bell, Shannon; Gotell, Lise; Rose, Becki L
Book
1997
This work, wrtten by four Canadian feminist university professors, analyzes law and pornography.
The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women
Wolf, Naomi
Book
1990
Writer and Journalist Naomi Wolf calls the current all pervasive need for women to attain an intangible physical beauty ideal the "beauty myth". It is calculated to disenpower women and is a complex p...
Black Women's Narratives of Slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction
Wilson, Carla
Article
2005
Anyone who has ever wondered how black people managed to struggle and survive the hideous tortures meted out during slavery and afterward would gain from reading these books. They offer inspiration to...
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Putnam, Robert D.
Book
2000
Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the...
Canadian Feminism And The Law: The Women's Legal Education and Action Fund and the Pursuit of Equality
Razack, Sherene
Book
1991
The author gives a fascinating and informative look at the efforts of the Legal Education and Action Fund, a Feminist-Activist organization for the struggle to effect an egalitarian society through Ch...
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 Caribbean Left's Legacy: Against The Current vol. 112
Abraham, Sara
Article
2004
Sara Abraham interviews Eusi Kwayana of The Working People's Alliance (WPA) in Guyana. The WPA continued to organize and build its ranks through a democratic socialist multi racial agenda, but has con...
Central American Women Speak for Themselves
Central America Today
Book
1983
A dossier focusing on the participation of women in the popular movements and revolutionary organizations in Central America. Contains transations from newspapers, pamphlets, documents, interviews and...
The Chinese Working Women's Network: Against The Current vol. 113
Ngai, Pun; Ming, Yang Lie
Article
2004
There is no doubt that China is growing rapidly in importance in the global economy. China has now surpassed the United States as the largest destination in the world for foreign investment. While man...
Color of Violence : The INCITE! Anthology
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (ed.)
Book
2006
An anthology of critical writings demanding that we address violence against women of color in all its forms, including interpersonal violence, such as sexual and domestic violence, and state violence...
Coming Home to the Struggle: Against The Current vol. 134
Thompson, Wendy
Article
2008
I became a political activist at the age of 12, when I marched for open housing in Evanston, Illinois. We lived next to the Black community in Evanston; African-American students made up 40% of my gra...
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I: Economic Writings 1
Luxemburg, Rosa (Edited by Peter Hudis
Book
This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg's Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg's most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labour, imperialism, an...
Connexions: Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
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.
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...
Connexions Library: Women's Issues Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on women.
Co-operatives Bite back! The return of the co-op: New Internationalist June 2004
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2004
A look at the issues regarding and the basic principles of a co-op. Discussion of the history of the international co-operative movement and information on how to set up a co-op.
Democracy Is that it?: New Internationalist June 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
Democracy has become commonplace and its original meaning -- "rule by the people" -- has got lost. Real democracy depends on active citizenship, something that's missing from contemporary culture. Ar...
Disability in the Majority World I've got a right!: New Internationalist November 2005
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
Discussion of people with dissability and their fight for equal rights.
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...
Equality: New Internationalist January/February 2004
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2004
A look at theories on the thought of equality and its progress in society.
The Female Body in Western Culture
Suleiman, Susan Rubin (ed.)
Book
1986
The female body has occupied a central place in the Western imagination, inspiriing both attraction and fear, seen as both beautiful and unclean, alluring and dangerous, a source of pleasure and evil....
Female Well-Being: Toward a global theory of social change
Billson, Janet Mancini; Fluehr-Lobban, Carolyn (eds.)
Book
2005
Feminism, Politcal Economy, and the State
Armstrong, Pat; Connelly, Patricia M
Book
Firing The Heather: The Life and Times of Nellie McClung
Hallet, Mary; Davis, Marilyn
Book
1993
This is the story of Nellie McClung, Canada's leading figure in the early women's rights movements. She fought for the right for women not just to be recognized as persons but as also to work outside ...
From Gaza, with Love
El-Farra, Dr. Mona
Website
2006
A blog by Dr. Mona El-Farra, about women, health, children and human rights in Occupied Palestine.
Getting Started on Social Analysis in Canada: Third Edition
Czerny, Michael; Swift, Jamie
Book
1984
See also CX2933.
Getting the Balance Right: Gender Equality in Journalism
Article
2009
Gender equality in journalism.
Getting There: Producing Photostories With Immigrant Women
Barndt, Deborah, Cristall, Ferne, Marino, Dian
Book
1983
Photostories about immigrant women surviving in and adapting to a new culture.
Girls Lean Back Everywhere: The Law Of Obscenity And The Assault On Genius
de Grazia, Edward
Book
1992
De Grazia, an attorney and defender of First Amendment rights, chronicles the conflict between artistic expression and censorship. Details the struggles of authors, booksellers and publishers.
Globalization and Feminism: Against The Current vol. 135
Hubler, Angela E.
Article
2008
In the concluding chapter of this innovative and insightful anthology, Torry Dickinson and Robert Schaeffer argue that “A key development for both theory and politics has been that the intersection of...
Gulf War The Gulf in flames The real cost of Desert Storm: New Internationalist October 1992
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1992
Examining the real reasons behind the Gulf War. Was it motivated by Western oil interests? Articles on arab women, oil and arms and the aftermath of Desert Storm in the arab world.
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Kristof, Nicholas D; WuDunn, Sheryl
Book
2009
Describes the health and situation of women worldwide by investigating issues such as rampant gendercide in the developing world and gender discrimation in the labour force. The authors aim to bring a...
Healing the Wounds: The Promise of Ecofeminism
Plant, Judith
Book
1989
An anthology of writings on ecofeminism.
A History of the Newfoundland Status of Women Council: 1972-75.
Goundrey, Shirley
Article
1977
This history is a resume of the activities of one group of women who have been involved in the women's movement in St. John's since the spring of 1972.
International Women's Day: Connexipedia Article
Article
Marked on March 8 every year. It is a major day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women.
The Invisible War
Dick, Kirby
Film/Video
2012
An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military.
Malawi: Women Fight Harmful Cultural Practices
Masina, Lameck
Article
2009
Combatting traditional practices that harm women.
Marx, Eleanor - Writings - Archive
Marx, Eleanor
Article
Writings of Eleanor Marx (1855-1898).
Marx on Gender and the Family: A Critical Study
Brown, Heather
Book
2013
A study devoted exclusively to Marx's perspectives on gender and the family.
Mothers of the Disappeared
Fisher, Jo
Book
1990
This is the story of the mothers who risked their lives to demonstrate in the plazas by holding placards of the children they lost during the "guerra sucia" the dirty war fought in Argentina during th...
The Myth of Women's Masochism
Caplan, Paula J.
Book
1985
No laughing matter: Cartoonists take issue: New Internationalist March 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2006
A look at the strengths of comics and cartoons as an educational and development communication tool.
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.
Not An Easy Choice: A Feminist Re-Examines Abortion
McDonnell, Kathleen
Book
1986
McDonnell describes the often conflicting needs and emotions experienced prior to and after abortion.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 5, 2016: International Women's Day
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
In this issue of Other Voices, we mark International Women's Day. An article written by Alexandra Kollontai in 1920 talks about the early history of this event, which grew out of a proposal put forwar...
Sex, lies and global survival: New Internationalist September 1992
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1992
Is overpopulation the cause of the global ecological crisis? Rather than the overpopulation of the South, it's the overconsumption the North's much smaller population that's having the greatest impact...
Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in the Badlands of India
Fontanella-Khan, Amana
Book
2013
Narrating the story of Sampat Pal and the Pink Gang's fight for Sheelu, as well as for others facing injustice and oppression: a portrait of women grabbing fate with their own hands - and winning back...
Pioneers of Women's Liberation: Women and Class: Toward a Socialist Feminism (Book Review)
Holmstrom, Nancy (Reviewer); Draper, Hal (Author)
Article
2015
Hal Draper (1914-1990) was both a master polemicist and an erudite scholar of Marxism and of socialist history, often combining these talents in withering critiques of alternative analyses. These qual...
P.I.S.E.M. Materials: Questions Immigrants Raise; Immigrant Life in Toronto; Themes for English language training of Portuguese
Slide Show
1977
Audio-visual materials designed for use in small groups with immigrants to give them information about dealing with alienating elements in their environment.
The Political Economy of Health
Doyal, Lesley
Book
1979
The Power of Women United: Against The Current vol. 134
Dawson, Kipp
Article
2008
Interview with Kipp Dawson.
Privatization The great privati$ation grab : New Internationalist April 2003
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
The effects of privatization on public services. Discusses who is responsible and why they are doing this.
The Radical Therapist: Therapy means change not adjustment
Radical Therapist Collective - Agel, Jerome (ed.)
Book
1971
The contributors to this anthology proceed from the premise that therapy should be a means of liberation rather than a tool of social control.
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nafisi, Azar
Book
2003
A Report Card on Women and Poverty
Townson, Monica
Article
2000
Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation, and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Book
1981
Part I - Rosa Luxemburg as Theoretician, as Activist, as Internationalist. Part II - The Women's Liberation Movement as Revolutionary Force and Reason. Part III - Karl Marx: From Critic of Hegel to Au...
The Second Sex
Beauvoir, Simone de
Book
1953
simone de Beauvoir explores what is is to be a woman from a multitude of perspectives: sexual, social, biological, historical.
Sisterhood is Powerful: An Anthology of Writing From the Women's Liberation Movement
Morgan, Robin (Editor)
Book
1970
The first comprehensive collection of writings from the Women's Liberation Movement, including articles, poems, photographs, and manifestos.
Sisters in the Resistance: The Women's War to Free France
Collins Weitz, Margaret
Book
1995
Weitz documented accounts of 70 women involved in the Resistance.
Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
The Socialist Register 1983: Volume 20: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1983
State-Sponsored Violence Against Women: Against The Current vol. 121
Cervera, Julia Perez
Article
2006
The words of Latin American women continue to have no value to those who legislate, govern and administer justice. The permissiveness and omissions of state laws, institutions and functionaries in res...
The Struggle to Stop Female Genital Mutilation: Against The Current vol. 91
Brenner, Mark
Article
2001
In January, 1999 the Senegalese parliament joined several other African nations imposing a ban on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). At the time of the ban over 700,000 women -- approximately twenty per...
Sweeter than Honey: Ethiopian Women and Revolution: Testimonies of Tigrayan Women
Book
1990
Through the voices of Tigrayan women-farmers, famine survivors and military commanders this book allows the reader to see what is happening in Tigray. Women have been working with the People's Liberat...
Three Decades of Iranian Women's Activism: Against The Current vol. 142
Sameh, Catherine
Article
2009
Before the June elections and the protests that ensued, 2009 was hailed as a milestone in Iran for another reason: it marked the 30th anniversary of the 1979 revolution.
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...
Trade Justice! Yes, but what is it?: New Internationalist April 2006
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2006
Discusses Trade justices and the effects its has had on different parts of the world. Voices the opinions of people from the around the world on the topic of trade justice.
Triple Jeopardy and the Struggle: Against The Current vol. 134
Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon
Article
2008
Being bi- and female in the Asian movement also means putting in double, triple, quadruple time. The Third World Women’s Alliance, an offshoot of the Black Women’s Liberation Committee of the Student ...
Under the Viaduct: Homeless in Beautiful B.C.
Baxter, Sheila
Book
The author, through interviews, gives a collection of testimonials of Vancouver's homeless and strategies to combat this social problem.
Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement and Resistance
Faith, Karlene
Book
1994
Investigates the ways in which women who transgress the social order are disciplined, punished, silenced and confined. Covers material from the witch hunts to contemporary discriminatory treatment of ...
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects
Wollstonecraft, Mary
Book
1792
Published in 1792, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman was the first great feminist treatise. Wollstonecraft preached that intellect will always govern and sought to persuade women to endeavour to ac...
Voice of Women/La Voix Des Femmes
Article
1979
A Calgary group that opposes nuclear energy.
Voices from Women's Liberation
Tanner, Leslie (ed.)
Book
...
We need to think about Toilets: New Internationalist August 2008 - #414
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2008
A look at the history and facts about toilets. A look at sanitation and employment opportunities surrounding toilets.
Which side are you on?
Majedi, Azar
Article
2009
The women's question has haunted the Islamic regime from the start. The Islamic Republic has been in continuous conflict with the women's liberation movement, which has grown considerably in the past ...
Who Cares?
Dransfeld, Rosie
Film/Video
2012
Rosie Dranfeld captures the gritty and dangerous world of Edmonton's sex-trade workers. In this post-Pickton era where the unthinkable is now a gruesome reality, women voluntarily provide police with...
Winter Soldier 2008: Against The Current vol. 134
Franco, Nate; Feeley, Dianne
Article
2008
More than 250 veterans and military families gathered from March 13-15 outside Washington, DC for the Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) Winter Soldier Investigation: Iraq and Afghanistan. Videos of...
Woman's Consciousness, Man's World
Rowbotham, Sheila
Book
1973
The cultural and economic liberation of women is inseparable from the creation of a society in which all people no longer have their lives stolen from them, and in which the conditions of their produc...
Woman's Estate
Mitchell, Juliet
Book
1966
Juliet Mitchell defines the specific areas of women's oppression and describes current attempts to break the pattern of repression imposed on all women.
Women Against Censorship
Burstyn, Varda
Book
1985
Essays which argue that women have nothing to gain by allying themselves with anti-feminist forces and mainstream politicians. The contributors say that censorhip will be used against feminists who se...
Women and Global Capitalism: Against The Current vol. 85
Dujon, Veronica
Article
2000
Women are affected in unique ways by current forms of global economic integration. Their experiences, concerns and needs must be a central part of the groundwork for understanding and transforming thi...
Women Are Not Wallpaper: Miren Gutierrez and Oriana Boselli interview filmmaker Erik Gandini
Article
2009
Something new is appearing on the Italian screen. About time, some may say.
Women at Work - Ontario, 1850- 1930
Goldsmith, Penny; Shephard, Bonnie.
Book
...
Women and Children First
Landsberg, Michele
Book
1982
Women and Marxism
Website
Documents on Marxism and women.
Women of the revolution
Article
2009
Thirty years after the toppling of the Shah in Iran, Azar Sheibani looks at how Iranian women have defied the reign of misogynist terror.
Women Organizing for Change: Confronting the Crisis in Latin America
Book
1988
A series of articles which seek to examine the effects of recent profound economic, social and political crises of the part several years, particularly the effects of the crisis on the lives of women ...
Women, Resistance and Revolution
Rowbotham, Sheila
Book
1972
A wide-ranging survey of the roots of inequality and of the long but sporadic struggles to covercome it. Her narrative extends from the seventeenth century to present-day (1970s) Vietnam, showing how ...
Women Stand Up, Fight Back: Against The Current vol. 133
Tribich, Chloe
Article
2008
What would it mean to truly end gender-and-race-based violence? How can radicals acknowledge the totalizing violence of white supremacy while also accounting for the very diverse, and sometimes confli...
Women Unite: An Anthology of the Canadian Women's Movement
Book
1972
An anthology doucmenting the Canadian women's movement of the late 1906s and early 1970s.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Founded 1915 in The Hague, the Netherlands, by women active in the women's suffrage movement in Europe and North America. They sought to end the war and seek ways to ensure that no more wars took plac...
Women's Labour Leagues (Canada): Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Women's Labour Leagues emerged in Canada prior to WWI. Their purpose was to defend the struggles of women workers and support the labour movement.
Women's Organizing and Public Policy in Canada and Sweden
Briskin, Linda; Eliason, Mona (eds.)
Book
Essays exploring the similarities and differences of women organizing and changing public policy in two different national and regional contexts. It examines the strategies that women have used to org...
Women's rights: What have men got to do with it?: New Internationalist November 2004
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2004
A look at the relations between men and women dealing with equality.
Women's Space, Contested Terrain
Sameh, Catherine
Article
1997
Lately I am struck by how easy, still, for men to behave however they desire. That in spite--indeed, sometimes because--of the women's movement, men still control so much of our public space with an a...
Women's Suffrage (Canada): Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Suffrage campaign in the late 19th century which aimed to achieve votes for all women as a democratic right.
Women's Suffrage and Class Struggle
Luxemburg, Rosa
Article
1912
In any society, the degree of female emancipation is the natural measure of the general emancipation.
WomensNet
Website
News, activism alerts, and links to many resources for women.
Women's Oppression and the Struggle for Liberation: A Marxist Analysis
Zamora, Laura
Article
2014
Society's mores and culture-on questions of marriage, the family, the roles of men, women and children-are not preordained, but must be studied in their man-made historical context. Emancipation means...
Words that Count Women In - Review
Kaufman, Kate
Article
1993
Review of Words that Count Women In. A guide to eliminating gender bias in writing and speech.
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
1983
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Arusha Cross-Cultural Centre
Stimulate reflection and action by Canadians to promote equitable development of peoples at home and abroad, and communication and understanding among people of different cultures.
Bat Shalom
Feminist peace organization working toward a just peace between Israel and its Arab neighbours.
Briarpatch
Briarpatch is Saskatchewan's independent alternative newsmagazine committed to building a socialist society. We provide an open forum for disadvantaged peoples and support progressive movements workin...
Committee of Canadian Labour History
Promotes the study of Canadian workers and their contribution to Canadian History. It publishes Labour/Le Travail and occasional books.
Canadian Dimension
Canadian Dimension is published by, for and about activists in the struggle for a better world, covering women's issues, aboriginal issues, the environment, labour, etc. in ways not found in the mains...
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nation...
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
Advocate for accessible, affordable, high quality, comprehensive, not for profit child care for every Canadian.
Childbirth by Choice Trust
To educate the public on the issues of birth control, abortion and family planning.
Common Ground Magazine
Independent magazine about health, the environment, personal growth and creativity.
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...
Council of Canadians
We believe that we Canadians should control our natural resources, our energy, our water, and our culture. We believe the important political and economic decisions that decide our future should be ma...
Feminist.com
News, resources, links to activist pages dealing with women's rights and equality. Articles, speeches, documents. Classified ads.
Institute for Global Communications
Internet provider for social justice organizations; groups five online communities: PeaceNet, WomensNet, EcoNet, LabourNet, and ConflictNet. News, articles, features, links to progressive issues.
METRAC (The Metro Action Committee on Public Violence )
Promotes the rights of women and children to live free from violence and threats of violence.
New Society Publishers
New Society Publishers' mission is to publish books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society, and to do so with the least possible impact upon the e...
Octopus Books
Octopus Books originated in 1969. It began as a socialist newspaper but soon evolved into a small bookstore. The store operated as a collective for 27 years until it was bought by three faithful membe...
Off Our Backs
Off Our Backs is a nonprofit organization run by a collective where decisions are made by consensus. Formerly a print news journal by, for, and about women, off our backs was published from 1970 to 20...
Organization for Women's Liberation - Iran
Organisation for Women's Liberation (OWL) was built on 14th December 2002 in direct response to the growing women's movement in Iran for equality and liberation The contemporary history of women's mov...
Our Times Publishing
Independent Canadian labour magazine.
Quebec Public Interest Research Group - McGill
The Quebec Public Interest Research Group at McGill is a non-profit, student-run organization that conducts research, education, and action on environmental and social justice issues at McGill Univers...
Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan
RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, was established in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1977 as an independent political/social organization of Afghan women fighting for human right...
Second Story Press
Dedicated to publishing feminist-inspired books for adults and young readers.
Society for Socialist Studies
The society's purpose to facilitate and encourage research and analysis in Canada with emphasis on socialist, feminist, ecological, and anti-racist points of view.
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...
This Magazine
This Magazine tells you what's happening and why. News across Canada, award-winning investigations, columnists, fiction, poetry, comics, more!
Trotskyist League
Works to build a revolutionary internationalist workers party to fight for socialist revolution.
White Ribbon Campaign
A campaign that encourages men to wear a white ribbon on December 6 to remember the Montreal massacre and to show their opposition to all types of violence by men against women.
Women's ENews
Nonprofit daily Internet-based news service covering issues of particular concern to women and their allies.
World Literacy of Canada
A voluntary, international development agency working in support of non-formal adult literacy projects in Third World countries.

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Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
Partners in Population and Development
Partners in Population and Development (PPD) is the only organization in the world fully dedicated to the promotion of South-South partnerships.
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...
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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The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: 'I don't scare easily'
Saner, Emine
2012
Lydia Cacho is one of Mexico's most fearless journalists. Her investigations have led to attempts on her life, and now she has been forced to flee her country. What next?
The Woman Reader
Jack, Belinda
2012
Belinda Jack's history of women's reading and the ceaseless controversies it has inspired, explores what and how women of widely differing cultures have read through the ages.
The Woman's Page
Journalism and Rhetoric in Early Canada
Fiamengo, Janice
2008
A detailed study of these six women and their respective works: Agnes Maule Machar, Sara Jeanette Duncan, E. Pauline Johnson, Kathleen Blake Coleman, Flora MacDonald Denison and Nellie L. McClung. Dem...
Women Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to women and women's issue in the Sources directory for the media.

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Alberta Status of Women Action Committee
Organization profile published 1982
Organization
1982
Index/Directory of Women's Media
Allen, Martha Leslie (ed)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986
Marginal Distribution
Website
Book distributor.
The Newsmagazine for Alberta Women
Periodical profile published 1986
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986
Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)
Website
Women opposed to the Taliban, to the Afghan government, and to the foreign forces in Afghanistan.
Status of Women News
Periodical profile published 1979
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1979
The National Action Committee (NAC) on the Status of Women comprises approximately 130 non-governmental women's organizations.
Status of Women News
Periodical profile published 1983
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1983
Women and New Technologies
An Organizing Manual - Periodical profile published 1990
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1990
Newsletter #44, March 1990. ...
Women's Research Centre
Organization profile published 1977
Organization
1977
The intention of the Women's Research Centre is to work closely with women who do not normally have access to research facilities or who lack the skills to do such work themselves.