political activism

Elsie Dean and granddaughter Mic

At 91, Elsie Dean remains an active elder of B.C.'s political activist community

With the stakes so high, it is important to honour the elders who have set examples of relentless, joyful struggle.

Robocall scandal leads to apathy and disenchantment at family dinner table

What's the point of civic engagement when the government won't engage? One family finds its political conversations fall silent over robo-call scandal.

Michele Bachmann's weirdest quotes

Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann came out the winner of the  Iowa straw poll, narrowly beating out Ron Paul. Dubbed "Crazy eyes" for her unflattering Newsweek cover, Michele Bachmann...

Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival presents Lynda Barry, author of "Picture This: The Nearsighted Monkey Book"

Best known for Ernie Pook’s Comeek, Lynda Barry, is also a novelist, philosopher, and champion of an unpopular cause.

Honduran activist Maria Luisa Regalado tells group at El Barrio of President Lobo's brutality

CoDevelopment Canada invited Honduran activist Maria Luisa Regalad to Vancouver to spread awareness about her government's repression and to strengthen international solidarity for human rights.