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Pussy Riot documentary gives human rights a badass twist

A thought-provoking documentary that highlights women in modern Russian society, Pussy Riot: A Punk Rock Prayer follows the story of the feminist protest group Pussy Riot from their humble beginnings to their internationally televised court trial.

From Tahrir Square to Wall Street: the globalization of protest

The protest movement that began in Tunisia in January, subsequently spreading to Egypt, and then to Spain, has now become global, with the protests engulfing Wall Street and cities across America. Globalization and modern technology now enables social movements to transcend borders as rapidly as ideas can. And social protest has found fertile ground everywhere:

Activism means more than broadcasting your bra colour

At this point, most female Facebook users have gotten a message from a fellow woman urging her friends to “keep men guessing” and to help spread breast cancer awareness through cutesy games involving status mash-ups of their birthdays, where they put their purse and the colour of their bra. But one cannot spread awareness through a

The darker side of Canadian history

Yves Engler has laid out a difficult task for himself. Although most Canadians believe Canada's foreign policy is built on peacekeeping and resolving conflicts, Engler is out to disprove such notions.

Youth movement spearheads eco-awareness

With the twin intentions of fostering youth involvement in politics and promoting an environmentally friendly Saskatoon, the people behind 2008's We Are Many festival organized an action summit for May 14.

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