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Alternative Press Annual 1984, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Canada Since 1960: A People's History: A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
Color of Violence : The INCITE! Anthology
INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (ed.)
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...
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Dances with Guilt: Looking at Men Looking at Violence
Diemer, Ulli
Why are some men violent?
The "Date Rape" Issue: Feminist Hysteria, Anti-Sex Witchhunt
The anti-sex frenzy springs from the agenda of the religious right. Espousing an ideology supposed to have something to do with women's rights, the feminists might be expected to oppose this witchhunt...
Equality for Women?
David Irving's toxic views.
The Everyday Activist: 365 Ways to Change the World
Horton, Michael
A positive, practical guide to healing the world - one day at a time. Packed with ideas and facts from leading campaign organizations, this handbook shows how the smallest actions can make a differenc...
The Expo Files: Articles by the Crusading Journalist
Larsson, Stieg
Collected here for the first time are Stieg Larsson's essays and articles on right-wing extremism and racism, on violence against women and women's rights, on homophobia and honour killings.
Gender segregation is humiliating and damaging
Namazie, Maryam
The author looks at gender segregation, drawing on her own personal experiences in Iran but also in a broader context and the resulting psychological damage done to girls from a very young age.
Getting the Balance Right: Gender Equality in Journalism
Gender equality in journalism.
Good Girls, Bad Girls: Sex Trade Workers and Feminists Face to Face
Bell Laurie
Looks into issues like racism in pornography, reclamation of the label "whore," the concerns surrounding censorship and the myths and stereotypes that have made sex trade workers outcasts.
Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution
Eltahawy, Mona
A condemnation of the repressive political, cultural, and religious forces that reduce millions of women to second-class citizens.
Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution: Book Review
Aspden, Rachel
One afternoon earlier this year, I stepped into the carriage of a Cairo metro train. I was on the way home from interviewing female students - all of them devout, veiled Muslims - who had been snatche...
The importance of dealing with Occupy's misogyny problem
Kay, Joseph
An account of some misogynist dynamics within the Occupy movement and the need to challenge them.
Kavita Krishnan: 'Women's Liberation, Everyone's Liberation'
Krishnan, Kavita
Kavita Krishnan, a socialist organizer and a well-known international spokesperson for the movement against sexual violence in India, speaks on sexual violence, everyday sexism, protest, solidarity, a...
Misogyny reflected in Grocery Line
Waseef, Amani
Checking out the popular media at the grocery checkout.
More Than a Few Rogue Cops: the Disturbing History of Police in Schools
Henerson, Mary Anne; Platt, Brian
Another week, another video of police abuse surfaces. This time the video shows San Antonio school resource officer Joshua Kehm body-slamming 12-year-old Rhodes Middle School student Janissa Valdez. V...
A Parable of Women's Liberation: Against The Current vol. 134
Tax, Meredith
Interview with Meredith Tax.
Political Correctness: Handle with Care
Street, Paul
Racial, gender, and ethnic diversity matters, of course, but political correctness (PC) tied to bourgeois identity politics can be deadly to left thinkers and activists and to the causes of peace and ...
Red Emma Speaks: Selected Writings and Speeches by Emma Goldman
Goldman, Emma (edited by Shulman, Alix Kates)
A collection of essays which provide a comprehensive view of Emma Goldman's theories and beliefs.
Social Movements/Social Change: The Politics and Practice of Organizing - Socialist Studies 4
Cunningham, Frank; Findlay, Sue; Kadar, Marlene,
This collection of essays covers movements related to labour, ecology, childcare, peace, disability, gay rights, and access to abortion.
Solidarity against sexism on the shop floor: IWW member Angel Gardner goes over some ways of fighting sexism in the workplace through direct action.
If there is anything that I have learned from working in the restaurant and retail industry for over 14 years, it is that sexual harassment and sexism in the workplace is an issue that has not gone aw...
Targeting Iran
Barsamian, David
A critical analysis of the Bush administration's policies towards Iran.
Travails of U.S. Labor: Against The Current vol. 84
Cohen, Sheila
A Short History of the U.S. Working Class is an excellent introduction for the “workers and students” whom Paul Le Blanc commendably defines as its principal audience. The language is clear and access...
Understanding and Fighting Sexism
Blood, Peter et al
Women's liberation: theory and practice
German, Lindsey
Fundamental change for women means challenging the priorities of a system based on profit, and that requires connecting women’s movements to the wider fight for change.
Working for The Man
Angry Language Brigade
The author describes her brief experience at a now infamous language school in London, where she encountered blatant sexism.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Anarchist Black Cross
The ABC is an international organization formed to support political prisoners.
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.
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...
METRAC (The Metro Action Committee on Public Violence )
Promotes the rights of women and children to live free from violence and threats of violence.
Second Story Press
Dedicated to publishing feminist-inspired books for adults and young readers.
This Magazine
This Magazine tells you what's happening and why. News across Canada, award-winning investigations, columnists, fiction, poetry, comics, more!

Sources Library

The casual sexism of being a female journalist
Ward, Rachel
One or two prejudicial remarks might not mean much but add several hundred together and it can weigh down your confidence. Women in journalism can attest to this fact.
The Cost of Free Speech
Lee, Simon
In the wake of the Ayatollah's "fatwah" against Salman Rushdie and in the turbulent context of terrorism in Northern Ireland, free speech really can lead to death, according to the author. This book o...

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Collectif Masculin Centre le Sexisme/Masculine Collective against Sexism
Organization profile published 1983