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  • BDS Victories: Online retailer drops Ahava; Kuw

  • World Fed Friday Talk for October

    World Federalist talks resume this week, with another of Bill Pearce's enlightening talks on the Middle East:  "Was the Palestinian State Dead at its Birth?"  Can there be a reconciliation between a Zionist Israel that sees itself as rightfully reclaiming its homeland and views Palestinians as homicidal bombers and a Palestine that views Israel as colonists and occupiers? Bill Pearce will explore this question and the steps that must be taken by Israel and the international community to make statehood a… Read More +
  • TransCanada is filing a proposal to build Energy East TODAY.

    r1 Friends,  Today TransCanada is filing a proposal with the National Energy Board to build the Energy East Pipeline, the biggest tar sands pipeline in history. We knew this was coming. We know Energy East is a climate nightmare. Now we have to rise up to stop it. Many communities are already planning on taking action this weekend. You can lead your own action here. Click here to find an action near you. From Kenora to Montreal to the Atlantic, climate activists are carving and delivering… Read More +
  • Gender gap by level of education, field of study

    Newly released Statistics Canada data show women make, on average, half of millions less than men over 20 years.
    Interestingly, the gap is smallest for women in education (with BEds), where they are represented by strong unions.
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    http://www.pressprogress.ca/en/post/canadian-women-make-half-million-dollars-less-men-over-20-years
    Sarah
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  • Email change

     Peoples assembly of Victoria: We’ve made the change. Thanks for your email ( see below). Watch for the list to get busier though – and for us to be asking for your help. A revised application for the proposed Raven Underground Coal Project has been sent to the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) and it is likely that the EAO will finish its review of the application within the next month. At that time, they will ask the applicant for more information, delaying… Read More +
  • Can We Defend Our Pensions Without Challenging Financialized Capitalism?

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(((( T h e B u l l e t ))))~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A Socialist Project e-bulletin .... No. 1050 .... October 29, 2014 ____________________________________________________ Can We Defend Our Pensions Without Challenging Financialized Capitalism? Kevin Skerrett Unrelenting employer attacks on workplace based pension plans are intensifying, and the struggle to defend them is becoming more challenging right across the country. One recent development appears to be an important partial victory. Some 900 workers at Bombardier's Thunder Bay production facility, represented by Unifor, launched an eight-week strike on July 14,… Read More +
  • [evoz] upcoming events

     From: Social Justice Studies [mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.] Sent: October-28-14 5:42 PMTo: undisclosed-recipients:Subject: upcoming events Dear Friends of SJS,The Institute for Studies and Innovation in Community-University Engagement welcomes you to the UVIC Sustainability Research and Engagement Festival on Wednesday October 29th.  Everyone is welcome to all events.  ·      Daytime:  ·       9-12pm - What is happening at UVIC?  How do we increase our collaboration between ourselves and the broader public?  What are the innovative approaches and methods for communications and knowledge mobilization?·       12-12:30pm - Sustainability Fashion Show ·       12:30-1pm… Read More +
  • upcoming events

    Download FileDownload FileDear Friends of SJS, The Institute for Studies and Innovation in Community-University Engagement welcomes you to the UVIC Sustainability Research and Engagement Festival on Wednesday October 29th.  Everyone is welcome to all events.    ·      Daytime:  ·       9-12pm - What is happening at UVIC?  How do we increase our collaboration between ourselves and the broader public?  What are the innovative approaches and methods for communications and knowledge mobilization? ·       12-12:30pm - Sustainability Fashion Show ·       12:30-1pm - Lunch ·       1-3pm -  Two Hands-on Workshops to choose from: Participatory Video and Film   Community Mapping   Evening: ·       Public Film Evening:… Read More +
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