Great new book! This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

http://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/book/this-is-an-uprising/9781568587332 This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century by Mark Engler and Paul Engler (Nation Books) “Absorbing… Ambitious… Indispensable. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere.” —Naomi Klein From protests around climate change and immigrant rights, to Occupy Wall Street, the Arab Spring, and #BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is reasserting [...]

Update from Ottawa ACORN – 2016 is off to a great start!

Here’s what’s happening city-wide:  Postal Banking Forum- Tuesday, January 26 7pm at 233 Gilmour – ACORN member Amber Slagtenhorst will be a featured speaker as we are part of this coalition for better public banking options.  Predatory Lenders: Zoning Now! Vanier members invite you to rally with them on Thursday, January 28 at 12PM outside [...]

New Economy Week -More great info!

While the one percent tries to convince us that we’re broke and that privatization is the only solution, the rest of us know that’s not true. Even on a finite planet, there’s enough to go around. All around the world, people are uniting behind a vision of a new economy where all people’s basic needs [...]