Alison Bodine

Alison Bodine

Alison Bodine is a social justice activist, author and researcher in Vancouver, Canada. She is the Chair of Vancouver's antiwar coalition, Mobilization Against War and Occupation (MAWO). Alison is also on the Editorial Board of the Fire This Time Newspaper. @alisoncolette

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A victory for women—from Argentina to Ireland and beyond, is a victory for all working, poor and oppressed people around the world. (Photo: Getty/Stock Photo/urbazon) Views
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Women's Rights Are Human Rights
March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, is an important day to recognize the challenges confronted and the great victories made by women around the world, especially in the past year of the Covid-19 pandemic. Over the last 12 months, in addition to the health challenges posed by Covid-19 itself,...
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 On December 6, 2020, more than 6.2 million Venezuelans voted for a new National Assembly in what was Venezuela’s 25th election in the 21 years since the Bolivarian revolution began. (Photo by Cristian Hernandez / AFP/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Venezuela Elections: A Key Victory for Anti Imperialist Movement in Latin America
Originally published in Fire Time Newspaper, Volume 14, Issue 9–12 www.firethistime.net The people of Venezuela have dealt another decisive blow against U.S. domination in Latin America. On December 6, 2020, more than 6.2 million Venezuelans voted for a new National Assembly in what was Venezuela’s...
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Despite the severe repression, on October 25, 2019, 1.2 million people marched in Santiago, representing diverse sectors of Chilean society including social movements, Indigenous people, women, retired people, unions, students and more. (Photo:  Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Chile Despertó! Chile Has Woken Up! The Rising Fight Against Neo-Liberalism in Chile
¡Chile despertó! ¡Piñera, renuncia! ¡Piñera ya fue! ¡Que se vayan los milicos! Chile Has Woken Up! Piñera Resign! Piñera Has Gone! Let the “Milicos” leave! (“Milicos” is a derogatory word for police and military personnel) These are some the powerful chants that have echoed throughout the streets...
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U.S. government policies are causing deaths and hardship, and make no mistake, it only takes a brief examination of history to understand that a wall and criminalization are not deterrents for people with no options. (Photo: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty) Views
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Imperialist Made Crisis of Migrants and Refugees
The CBC article headline reads, "Majority of Canadians against accepting more refugees, poll suggests." It reports that, "the [poll] results come as no surprise to immigration experts and advocates, who point to a negative shift in tone on migration around the world, especially when it comes to...
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