Activism

Think Outside the Bomb youth group proposes non-violent solutions

To commemorate the 65th anniversary of the detonation of the first atomic bomb, I travelled to Tularosa, New Mexico, a small community directly affected by radioactive fallout from the Trinity...

On the frontlines of the fight against female genital mutilation

Although political mood is beginning to change, it is not that often we hear about the subject of female genital mutilation (FGM) in any great depth.  Most people in the West believe that female...

Wave of political repression hits Toronto - youth, women, journalists targeted

Wave of Political Repression and Violence sweeps Toronto in Wake of G20 Summit Female journalist threatened with sexual assault, young women assaulted

Police report six protesters arrested outside Fairmont Hotel G8 University Summit

 What began as a peaceful protest this afternoon ended with three men and three women being taken into custody by Vancouver Police after protesters tried to storm the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel...

The World People's Conference on Climate Change ends with Declaration for the Rights of Mother Earth in Cochabamba, Bolivia

The World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth  wrapped up its four days of non-stop working activism a little over a week ago. Located in the small...

Sending out an SOS: Vancouver Rally for a National Housing Program

Downtown Vancouver has transformed into Olympiamania: everyone dressed gaily in red waving flags up down and sideways, long line-ups everywhere, buzzing excitement in the energy field, and people taki

HIV/AIDS Community Rallies at the VAG to Show Opposition to Provincial Aids Funding Cuts

VO's favourite citizen journalist takes us to the HIV-AIDS community's protest against Aids Funding budget cuts with his video camera.

Saving Our Wild Salmon

Young wild salmon are vulnerable to sea lice from infested salmon farms.

Anita Burke "It is too easy to blame the corporations and the media."

The Resilient Cities Conference brought together big names from all sectors to discuss sustainability imperatives. Anita M. Burke, former advisor to Shell International and founder of the Catalyst...

Daphne Nederhorst Makes a World of Difference

Sawa means “equal” in Swahili. We give recognition and a global voice to local grassroots leaders in the fifty poorest countries in the world that have never had the chance to tell their successes.