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Blocking Public Participation: The Use of Strategic Litigation to Silence Political Expression
Examines the different types of litigation and causes of action that frequently form the basis of SLAPPs (Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation), and how these lawsuits transform political...
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Putnam, Robert D.
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...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 21, 2018: Their Interent or Ours?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Internet, which was at one time a free and open space for sharing information and ideas, has been privatized and twisted to serve the profit-making agenda of huge corporations, working hand-in-glo...
Ours to Hack and To Own: The Rise of Platform Cooperativism, A New Vision For the Future Of Work and A Fairer Internet
Scholz, Trebor; Schneider, Nathan
The activists who have put together Ours to Hack and to Own argue for a new kind of online economy: platform cooperativism, which combines the rich heritage of cooperatives with the promise of 21st-ce...
Canadians Choose a Clean Start: Bury the Tar Sands Along With Harper's Tenure
Sources News Release
The ousting of the Conservative Government from Ottawa by the Canadian public in Monday's election is also a repudiation of the continued, unrestrained development of the Athabasca tar sands.