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Building a Better Democracy In Canada: Problems and Solutions

I think we have two ‘basic’ problems in Canada:

  1. We don’t have a free media in Canada…
    The Canadian media is owned and controlled by Corporate Canada, and they’ve turned it into a propaganda machine they use to control us.
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Democratic Reform

Around The Matrix And Beyond #1: October 14, 2014

Hi everybody -

I have moved on over to WP.org. and still learning my way around – pros and cons to all of it.

There are several sites that I am working on at the moment, but for now my focus is on what I am calling the update to this site:  164 more words


▶ Gaza Under Siege - Eva Bartlett on Reality Asserts Itself Part 2

Eva Bartlett, Human Rights Advocate and Journalist talks about her experiences living in Gaza

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Military Madness

#SpeakOut for Freedom

From http://www.sodahead.com

Now dreams
Are not available
To the dreamers,
Nor songs
To the singers.
In some lands
ark night
And cold steel
Prevail… 220 more words


Twitter fights for #transparency

If independent media is rooted in journalists saying what the mainstream press isn’t, then Twitter is a pretty good place to find a lot of citizens, journalists, and citizen journalists doing exactly that. 237 more words

Independent Media

Free Press & 'Free Love'

I have a special interest in women’s issues, so I couldn’t help but read Rodger Streitmatter’s Voices of Revolution chapter on ‘Free Love.’ Most people (myself included) would associate the ‘free love’ movement with the ‘hippie’ era of the late 1900s; in reality, it started almost a century earlier with the independent press of the Victorian age. 405 more words

Independent Media

Streitmater's Voices of Revolution: lessons from the earliest dissident press

In reading the first three chapters of Rodger Streitmatter’s Voices of Revolution, there were three particular points that struck me most: early dissident presses established the concept of an open forum, made a tangible impact, and that the issues championed by these publications are timeless, despite the impact they’re making. 543 more words

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