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The Activist Toolkit Blog

The Activist Toolkit Blog is the place to catch up on what's new with the Toolkit. With weekly roundups of newly added tools, highlights of featured tools and extra multimedia content, you'll get up to date info on grassroots organizing. Check out the full activist toolkit at [url=http://rabble.ca/toolkit]rabble.ca/toolkit[/url].

Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog October 23
Maya Bhullar | Read this partial list of campaigns launched during the election and get involved. Now.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog September 21
Maya Bhullar | What are the parties saying about issues important to the Muslim community?
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog September 16
Maya Bhullar | As the debate over economic policies heat up, here are some resources to help inform the argument.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog August 25
Maya Bhullar | Some key changes to Canada's election rules since 2006, and what to do about them.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog July 15
Maya Bhullar | Affordable housing, living wages, transit referendum ... and even fighting yuppies! There is a lot to support in Vancouver.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog July 1
Maya Bhullar | Civil liberties, teachers and public sector workers, the climate, and so much more is under attack...let's keep fighting back!
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog May 14
organize
Maya Bhullar | Taking action forced changes on the tax on tampons, Bill C-51, and, of course, in Alberta. Don't stop now!
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog May 7
Maya Bhullar | Affordable and quality child care, equal pay, a debate on women's issues...
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 30
May 1st
Maya Bhullar | May 1, International Workers' Day, is a big deal. Here's where Canadians are organizing.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 24
Maya Bhullar | In Toronto, join the May Day Rally and March, May 1, Yonge Dundas Sq, 4PM
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 2
stand up for rights
Maya Bhullar | You've done a lot in these two weeks!! Here is a summary post.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog March 19
end racism
Maya Bhullar | Last month, Chief Isadore Day, Serpent River First Nation, wrote an open letter to Parliament asking that April 12 be set aside as an Annual Day for a National Dialogue on Ending Racism.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog March 12
civil liberties demonstration
Maya Bhullar | Find out about all the Bill C-51 actions planned in 43 cities across Canada this weekend.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog October 6
Bailey Lamon | One of the most important rules to keep in mind when changing the system is that we should not cooperate with those who work to uphold it. Why would we work with those who work against us?
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog September 8
Kelsey Mech | On September 21, in New York City, tens of thousands will converge to take a stand for our climate and our futures.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog August 19
Greg Macdougall | Overwhelming information? Visceral connection? Niching? Fostering community? Organizing?
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog August 4
Meg Borthwick | Meg Borthwick speaks with MP Charlie Angus for our Revolution 101 series about his activist work, past and present.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog July 21
Kelsey Mech | I've always known these projects are on the traditional territories of Indigenous communities, but there is something about actually witnessing the massive implications that makes it much more real.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog July 8
Berlin | Sex work organizing, for me, has never been just about fighting for sex workers' rights -- it is also the place where I feel most at home.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog June 2
Megan Stacey | Megan Stacey discusses strategies and tactics with grassroots feminists to strengthen the movement against gender-based violence.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog May 31
Steffanie Pinch | Take a campaign to the streets with these resources for creating an effective and inclusive direct action.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog May 26
Steffanie Pinch | A basic roundup of accessible tools for being a non-Indigenous ally and decolonizing activist organizing.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog May 19
Steffanie Pinch | The Vancouver School Board's proposed trans* policy is just the latest example of how important gender-neutral bathrooms are.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog May 12
Robin Tress | A good action tells a story, and a good story has a moral or lesson. Activists can and should create a story that shows the lesson they're trying to teach.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog May 7
Krystalline Kraus | The big issue at stake here is the concept that Indigenous communities have been bored, ineffective and thus idle for 600 years.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 30
Steffanie Pinch | Here are the top five radical grassroots activists that were featured on the Rad Voices podcast that you need to listen to.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 25
Steffanie Pinch | Militant activist campaigns embrace confrontation as a catalyst for change. Here's how to start your own.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 21
Meg Borthwick | Author and activist Steve D'Arcy explains how social movements can use militant protest to strengthen democracy.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 11
Megan Stacey | Denouncing "slacktivists" who attempt to contribute to activist campaigns while really engaging in narcissistic or uninformed behaviour.
Blog - The Activist Toolkit Blog April 8
Steffanie Pinch | With problematic messages commonly found on women's underwear, a new campaign is offering a consent-based alternative.

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