Judy Rebick

Judy Rebick is the author of Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political and was the founding publisher of rabble.ca. She also holds the CAW Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy.

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Sunday, April 12, 2015
Biggest Climate March in Canadian History
It was far and away the biggest march on climate in Canadian history. Yesterday in a wide swath of red, thousands upon thousands of people hit the streets in quiet Quebec City with a cacophony of chants, drums and quiet conversations snaking through the tiny ancient streets of the old city emerging...
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Saturday, December 06, 2014
December 6: A Reminder to Uproot Our Culture of Misogyny
Violence against women was epidemic, but it wasn't until December 6, 1989 that the veil covering misogyny was lifted through an act of such fury and hatred it could not be explained any other way. That terrible act of violence allowed many of us to remember, to admit to ourselves or to speak to...
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Thursday, June 02, 2011
One Hoax to Rule Them All: The Hobbit Movie Tar Sands Story Revealed
Travelers at Terminal 3 in the Toronto airport were astounded Tuesday morning to see Gandalf the Grey and several hobbits march their handcuffed prisoner Stephen Harper, dressed as the evil lord Sauron, into a Synacrude Ltd. recruiting meeting. They demanded that Synacrude take him back to Mordor aka the Alberta tar sands, "the hell on earth that he created."
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Tuesday, July 02, 2002
Globalization: All We Are Saying is Give Protests a Chance
Last week may very well mark a critical turning point in the Canadian movement against corporate globalization. Ever since last year's protests in Quebec City, the movement has been increasingly divided on the issue of diversity of tactics, with anti-capitalist, direct-action activists on one side and the labor movement on the other. These divisions deepened after Sept. 11, when even minor violence became much riskier and less acceptable to moderate groups. Alliances forged at Seattle and Quebec City were becoming seriously frayed.
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Wednesday, March 13, 2002
Our Friend or Foe? A Newly Militaristic US Presents the Canadian Left with a Clear Challenge
The shockwaves of Sept. 11 have made life more difficult for the left in Canada. Canada's increased militarization and the repression of civil rights have been disorienting. But our strategic problems remain the same. They're simply more intense.
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