Generation Rising on CCPA’s Summer Reading list

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has selected Generation Rising as a "staff pick" in its July/August edition of national ...

Quill and Quire

Generation Rising lauded by Canada’s national book magazine

Generation Rising receives the praises of Canada's national book magazine, Quill & Quire, in a review published in its July/August ...


Praise for Generation Rising from the mRb

The Montreal Review of Books sings the praises of Generation Rising in a new review published in its fall edition. The book, released in ...

Debat Projet2
November 3rd, 2016 | Blogpost

Projet Montréal leadership race shows why city politics matter

Cities around the world are demonstrating the revolutionary potential of urban policies. Why can't Montreal?

The NDP's Leap Manifesto debate could reignite Canadian politics
April 20th, 2016 | Blogpost

The NDP can Leap into relevance

The NDP's debate over the Leap Manifesto could reignite Canadian politics by re-engaging youth, who want nothing more desperately than to simply believe in the future again. And if we’re fortunate, the bottom-up pressures it unleashes could reshape electoral politics across the land.

Micah White's new book, The End of Protest, delivers an impassioned plea to reimagine protest. I interviewed Micah in Montreal.
April 10th, 2016 | Blogpost

An interview with the co-founder of Occupy Wall Street

In his new book The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution, Occupy Wall Street co-founder Micah White delivers an impassioned plea to reimagine protest for the 21st century. I spoke with Micah in Montreal.

Parliament Hill
November 11th, 2015 | Blogpost

A skeptic humbled, and a new era begins

“Sunny ways” are infectious, it seems. On Wednesday, the new Liberal government of Justin Trudeau was sworn in, and the voice of long-buried Canada re-emerged from its winter slumber.

Trudeau family shot
October 21st, 2015 | Blogpost

Justin Trudeau and the politics of image

Dig behind the sugary facade of the Trudeau campaign's marketing savvy, and the Liberals are still the party of the corporate elites.

Niqab - NDP sign vandalized
October 12th, 2015 | Blogpost

Unveiling the Bloc’s fake feminism

The once-inclusive Bloc Québécois has succumb to trolling for votes on the backs of Quebec's most vulnerable minorities, and they must be made to pay for it at the ballot box.

Photo by Adolfo Lujan, Creative Commons.
June 8th, 2015 | Blogpost

Indignados poised for power in Madrid and Barcelona

Four years after the Indignados erupted onto Spain's streets to ignite revolts across Europe and inspire Occupy Wall Street, activists stand poised for power in the country's two largest cities.

Photo Toma Iczkovits / Agence QMI
May 28th, 2015 | Blogpost

In Québec, a clash of generations

The Liberal government speaks at and over the youth, rather than speaking with them.

Students occupy the Maagdenhuis at the University of Amsterdam. Photo by Malcolm Kraatz.
March 25th, 2015 | Blogpost

The movement is global

The current student occupations in Amsterdam and London are the latest chapter in the global youth movement to reverse the tide of commercialization that is dismantling our education systems across the West.

Students occupy UQÀM during the 2012 student strike. Photo by Mario Jean
March 22nd, 2015 | Blogpost

On the legality of student strikes

In denying students' historic right to strike, both the Liberals and the carrés verts are perpetrating a violence against our collective memory.