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  1. An account of my involvement with Solidarity - Bob Potter
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Bob Potter's previously unpublished 2004 recollections of his involvement in the libertarian socialist group Solidarity in the 1960s and 70s and some of its key figures like Ken Weller and Chris and Jeanne Pallis.
  2. Against the Current
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Bi-monthly magazine oriented toward movements for social and economic justice; radical, socialist and feminist in orientation.
  3. Another world is possible if...
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    Susan George suggests that we can create a new and better world -- if we act together to bring about changes. She discusses the ifs and hows.
  4. Beating Back the Corporate Attack
    Socialism and the struggle for global justice

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    Our movement is calling for a new direction -- for democratic control of our political life, and for democratic control over the most important aspects of the economy. Why should handful of the super-rich run the planet, and, moreover, run it into the ground?
  5. Canadian Boat to Gaza announces the delegates who will be aboard the Tahrir
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    Before the end of June, the Canadian ship Tahrir will join the Freedom Flotilla 2
    Stay Human, carrying civil society delegates from coast to coast, international partners, and journalists from a range of media organizations.
  6. Central American Women Speak for Themselves
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
    A dossier focusing on the participation of women in the popular movements and revolutionary organizations in Central America. Contains transations from newspapers, pamphlets, documents, interviews and reprints of already-published material.
  7. Christian Labour Association of Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  8. Confederation of Canadian Unions
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  9. Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1994
    A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rights, civil liberties, social change.
  10. A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics and Labor
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    Compilation and updates of many of Lichtenstein's most provocative and controversial essays and reviews. The author offers perspectives on the relationship of labour and the state, the tensions that sometimes exist between a culture of rights and the idea of solidarity, and the rise of conservatism in politics, law, and intellectual life.
  11. Cultures of Solidarity
    Consciousness, Action, and Contemporary American Workers

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    In three vivid case studies Fantasia explores the complicated, multi-faceted dynamics of American working-class consciousness and collective action.
  12. Dossier Homme Seul Itinerant
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1974
    Theoretical base for organising and educative effort with single itinerant men in Montreal.
  13. Emergence: An Irresistible Global Uprising
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2003
    An Essay from the Book We Are Everywhere.
  14. Globalizing the Left
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1991
    The Canadian trade union movement has to put greater emphasis on using its global ties to prevent multinational companies from shifting their operations to low wage countries.
  15. Greece's solidarity movement: 'it's a whole new model - and it's working'
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Citizen-run health clinics, food centres, kitchens and legal aid hubs have sprung up to fill the gaps left by austerity – and now look set to play a bigger role under a Syriza government.
  16. In Defence of Diversity
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    An essay on immigration.
  17. Independent Jewish Voices
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
    Jews in Canada who share a strong commitment to social justice and universal human rights and who promote the expression of alternative Jewish voices, particularly in respect of the grave situation in the Middle East, which threatens the future of both Israelis and Palestinians as well as the stability of the whole region.
  18. International Solidarity Movement
    Resource Type: Website
    A Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land using nonviolent, direct-action methods and principles.
  19. Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2014
    A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
  20. Jewish Voice for Peace conference - what solidarity looks like
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    When a Palestinian woman went to this Jewish group's annual conference, she found a growing movement of Jews and other allies.
  21. Joelito's Big Decision
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    Story of ten-year old Joelito, who learns about the struggle for economic justice as he heads toward the door of MacMann’s Burger Restaurant for his regular Friday-night family dinner.
  22. The Joy of Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    Knabb says "What is needed, I believe, is a worldwide participatory-democracy revolution that would abolish both capitalism and the state. This is admittedly a big order, but I'm afraid that nothing less can get to the root of our problems. It may seem absurd to talk about revolution; but all the alternatives assume the continuation of the present system, which is even more absurd."
  23. Karl Marx and the War Against Slavery
    Black History and the Class Struggle

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1990
    Alexander discusses Marx and Engels's views on the Civil War, the role of the First International in the struggle to overthrow black chattel slavery, and why the Marxist program of international working-class revolution is the key for black freedom and working-class emancipation.
  24. Kavita Krishnan: 'Women’s Liberation, Everyone’s Liberation'
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Kavita Krishnan on sexual violence, everyday sexism, protest, solidarity, and public space in India.
  25. Let's Stop Kidding Ourselves About the NDP
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1989
    Canadian socialists are terribly reluctant to give up their illusions about the NDP.
  26. The Life of Death: An Exchange
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1985
    The really great form of courage and honesty that could be witnessed under the conditions of the Holocaust was when a Pole opposed the opinion or the silence of other Poles, when a Jew opposed other Jews, and when Germans opposed other Germans or Nazism in general. This is the type of courage which we should learn about and emulate.
  27. Making Their Voices Heard
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1987
    An account of international solidarity work in El Salvador.
  28. Manifestos, Programs, Visions
    Selected Manifestos - Political Statements - Programs

    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    A selection of left manifestos, programs, poltical statements and visions from the 1600s to today.
  29. Marxists Internet Archive
    Resource Type: Website
    Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
  30. Naming the Moment
    Political Analysis for Action: A Manual for Community Groups

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    A given moment - this moment - is unlike any other moment in time. Howe can we understand what it offers so that we can make the best use of it? How have people used moments in the past to push toward greater social justice?
  31. Nelson Mandela
    The Struggle Is My Life

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    This is an updated account of Nelson Mandela's speeches and political writings from both his days as leader of the African Congress Youth League in 1944 to his release from prison in 1990. The excerpts from his trial are riveting and revealing of the governments mind-set on apertheid. Mandela emerges as a man with patience, thoughtfulness and character. The text is enhanced with an index and new photographs.
  32. Networks: The Ecology of the Movements
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2003
  33. New solidarity ship to sail to Gaza on June 25
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    On June 25th, the Free Gaza movement will set sail on its eighth mission to break Israelâ##s horrific siege and collective punishment of 1.5 million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
  34. News and Letters
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Articles from a Marxist-Humanist perspective.
  35. News & Letters: Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2006 - 2007
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    We aim to help fill the void on the question of "what happens after" by creatively rethinking and restating his concept of "revolution in permanence" for today.
  36. Of Sowing and Harvests
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Perhaps our word can manage to join forces with others in Mexico and the world and perhaps first it's heard as a murmur, then out loud, and then a scream that they hear in Gaza. We don't know about you, but we Zapatistas from the EZLN, we know how important it is, in the middle of destruction and death, to hear some words of encouragement.
  37. Olive oil, opposition and Gaza
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Rick Salutin writes about increasingly widespread Jewish opposition to Israel's actions.
  38. The Politics of Nonviolent Action
    Part Two: The Methods of Nonviolent Action

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    An encyclopedic treatment of the theory and practice of nonviolence, with a detailed examination of 198 specific methods of the technique — illustrated with actual cases — within the broad classes of nonviolent protest and persuasion, non-cooperation (social, economic and political) and nonviolent intervention.
  39. The Red Menace
    A libertarian socialist newsletter

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
    Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, and terrorism.
  40. Release of Al Jazeera journalists held by Israelis
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    The two Al Jazeera journalists who were arrested on 30 June have been released from Ramleh prison, on the outskirts of Tel Aviv.
  41. Renewing Socialism
    Transforming Democracy, Strategy and Imagination

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
  42. A Reply to B'nai Brith's Manifesto Denouncing CUPE-Ontario's Boycott of Israel
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    Why supporting the global campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israeli apartheid is the right thing to do.
  43. Revisiting the partition of Palestine
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2007
    Henry Lowi calls on honest, realistic and pragmatic peace activists the world over to expose partition, protest against it and propose an alternative solution to the question of Palestine.
  44. Rosa Luxemburg
    Selected Political Writings

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    A selection of Rosa Luxemburg's writings which highlight her outstanding contributions to the theory and practice of revolutionary socialism.
  45. Rosa Luxemburg on the Socialist Civic Virtues
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    One of Rosa Luxemburg's most striking and least well-understood contributions was to draw on the classical "republican" notion of "civic virtue," as a vital part of her analysis of working-class democracy.
  46. The Rosa Luxemburg Reader
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    A definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings.
  47. Socialism and Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    Representative democracy in every industrially advanced country is in a state of profound crisis. But we have been accustomed for so long to accept democracy in the form of its outward appearances and parliamentary institutions that its decay often does not become apparent to us until those institutions have been either brushed aside or reduced to a purely decorative role.
  48. Solidarity As We See It
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1967
    Ten Points on Solidarity's Socialist position - the compromised nature of the "Bolsheviks" and trade unions, the need to "build from below," the desire to see themselves as "merely an instrument of working class action."
  49. Solidarity Economies: A Guerrilla War against Capitalism
    An Interview with Nicolás Cruz Tineo

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Capitalism is based on the philosophy that man is inherently evil and selfish. But solidarity economies suggest something different: that we are human, we cooperate with one another, we love, we struggle for the love of humanity, and that the future of our planet, our life, is based on our having a culture of brotherhood, sisterhood, collaboration, cooperation. It is an economy of love.
  50. Solidarity For Ever! Can These Bones Live?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1975
    A newsletter that looks at the agricultural labour movement.
  51. Solidarity Forever
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Audio
    Union song.
  52. Solidarity (UK)
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Libertarian socialist organisation and magazine of the same name in the United Kingdom.
  53. Solidarity (US) Founding Statement
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1986
    Adopted at the founding national convention of SOLIDARITY in the Spring of 1986.
  54. Sources welcomes Independent Jewish Voices
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Sources welcomes a new member: Independent Jewish Voices. ndependent Jewish Voices represents Jews in Canada from diverse backgrounds, occupations and affiliations who have in common a strong commitment to social justice and universal human rights.
  55. South African trade union congress supports CUPE boycott of apartheid Israel
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    South African workers will never forget the support given by the Israeli state to the apartheid South African regime. In the same way we will never forget the thousands of acts of solidarity of ordinary citizens around the world who sustained our struggle through the boycott weapon.
  56. Spontaneity and Organization: Some Comments
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1973
    A contribution to a symposium on Jeremy Brecher's book Strike!
  57. States of Denial
    Knowing About Atrocities and Suffering

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
  58. Strike!
    The True History of Mass Insurgence from 1877 to the Present

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    A history-from-below that brings to light strikes as authentic revolutionary movements against the establishments of state, capital, and trade unionism.
  59. Thoughts on a Timely Narrative for the Left
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    "Without a story every battle is lost”, formulated the authors of the Wu Ming group, whose name demonstrators in Rome had on their shields which protected them from the police clubs. With the naming of great authors and narratives of world literature on their book shields they were indicating that power does not shy back from violently attacking even intellect and beauty.
  60. Trade Unions: International Solidarity in Action
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    International solidarity can be understood as cooperation between trade-union organisations that, by their nature, share the same objectives because they represent the workers of their countries. It takes on a special importance when the workers are employed by the same multinational company or in the same worldwide type of industry.
  61. Trade Unions: The Difficult Path to Solidarity in One’s Own Interest
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    In both the ideals and the rhetoric of trade unions international solidarity plays a major role. Trade union practice, however, is first and foremost focused on the context of those nation-states, in which they were able to achieve their most important victories in the 20th century. It is those achievements within the national framework which are being undermined with the help of the EU and its institutions.
  62. A Troublemaker's Handbook
    How to Fight Back Where You Work -- And Win!

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2005
    An organizing manual for workers dealing with both major issues and everyday problems in the workplace.
  63. A Troublemaker's Handbook 2
    Resource Type: Book
    A manual for workers who want to take control over their lives at work. In hundreds of first-person accounts, workers tell in their own words how they organized and struggled to do that.
  64. Unions and Free Trade
    Solidarity vs. Competition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    This handbook details the effects of free trade on workers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. It argues that solidarity, not competition, is the only long-term strategy for unions. It includes case studies of unions that are creating cross-border ties.
  65. Unity brings strength
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1989
    The NDP puts too much emphasis on electioneering and not enough on economic action.
  66. We are everywhere: The irresistable rise of global anticapitalism
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2003
    Global voices presenting alternative visions of democracy.
  67. We are NOT the 'Story', It's Not Just Our 21 Kidnapped Passengers
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    On June 30th 2009 Israeli Occupation Forces forcibly boarded the Free Gaza boat, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, and kidnapped 21 human rights workers and journalists who were on their way to deliver much needed humanitarian and reconstruction supplies to Gaza.
  68. What Black Lives Matter means for Labor
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    An account and analysis of the centrality of the Black freedom struggle to the working class movement as a whole, arguing that the struggle for Black liberation is a precondition for human liberation generallyand recognizing the deep historical thread connecting the centuries-old struggle for Black freedom in the U.S. and the struggle to organize the working class to fight for workers' power.
  69. What Do We Do Now? Building a Social Movement in the Aftermath of Free Trade
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1989
    We have the potential to create a social movement in this country that goes beyond single-issue organizing to work toward an integrated vision of a more just and caring society.
  70. With A Little Help From Outside
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    The world sees a great and ongoing injustice. They want a just Israel. They see an Israel that occupies and is clearly unjust, and they believe they should do something. We should thank them for this from the bottom of our hearts.
  71. Wobblies & Zapatistas
    Conversations on Anarchism, Marxism and Radical Theory

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    Wobblies and Zapatistas offers readers an encounter between two generations and two traditions. Staughton Lynd and Andrej Grubacic meet in dialogue in an effort to bring together the anarchist and Marxist traditions, to discuss the writing of history by those who make it, and to remind us of the idea that 'my country is the world'.

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