Book Review, Climate Justice, Uncategorized

TOO MANY PEOPLE? Book Launch November 6th

TOO MANY PEOPLE? Population, Immigration, and the Environmental Crisis By Ian Angus and Simon Butler TORONTO BOOK LAUNCH Featuring co-author Ian Angus and special guests Sunday, November 6 at 3pm Trinity-St. Paul's Centre 427 Bloor St W | TTC: Spadina Facebook: http://on.fb.me/qwF189 Resistance Press invites you to hear author, socialist and climate justice activist Ian Angus speak about his new book. Ian is editor of Climate and Capitalism, an online journal focusing… Continue reading TOO MANY PEOPLE? Book Launch November 6th

Disability Movement

Can’t find work? Can’t find a partner? Why not be a phone sex worker?

"Confidence is the sexiest thing a woman can have. It's much sexier than any body part.” - Aimee Mullins First of all I just want to say this is not the blog I intended to write tonight. I am well aware that there may be people reading this who do not agree with what I… Continue reading Can’t find work? Can’t find a partner? Why not be a phone sex worker?

Disability Movement

Disability Rights’ Report On Treatment of People With #Disabilities in Mexican Institutions, This Sunday on Contact

It is a story where words fail to adequately describe the horror.   Tune in this Sunday at 7.30 p.m. when Contact presents an interview with Eric Rosenthal, director of Disability Rights International (DRI) regarding its scathing, ground-breaking report describing abusive and decrepit conditions in Mexican institutions for the developmentally and physically disabled.   The… Continue reading Disability Rights’ Report On Treatment of People With #Disabilities in Mexican Institutions, This Sunday on Contact

Disability Movement, Uncategorized

The ‘R’ Word: Language does matter

The ‘R’ Word: Language does matter By MICHAEL BACH In the Ottawa Sun on Wednesday, Anthony Furey wrote a column titled ‘A lobbyist by any other name ...’ in which he sought to denigrate lobbyists and the politics of language by which some re-fashion themselves as ‘government relations’ experts. But he tracks the “history of… Continue reading The ‘R’ Word: Language does matter

Activism, Disability Movement, Economic Justice, public education

Some follow up to the post I made earlier about the #disabled man who stood up for #student rights in the #UK

Following the interview I posted earlier this week, complaints have been made to the BBC. McIntyre has posted his thoughts on the interview to his blog, and says he finds the whole situation not that surprising. As for me, the whole situation has inspired me to keep tabs on how austerity measures are impacting people… Continue reading Some follow up to the post I made earlier about the #disabled man who stood up for #student rights in the #UK

Activism, Disability Movement, Economic Justice, public education

#Disabled Man w #CP gives #BBC a reality check! #solidarity @jodymcintyre

  This video made my morning.  Setting aside some CP solidarity bias, this guy is awesome.  The BBC clearly wanted to seek public support against the protests against this video, but McIntyre did not let that happen.  I wish I could shake your hand man.   Here in Canada, we experienced similar incidents during and… Continue reading #Disabled Man w #CP gives #BBC a reality check! #solidarity @jodymcintyre