Transforming Power: New paths to social and political change

Workshop Information
Event Date: 
Fri, 06/25/2010 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Event Location: 
TWW: 5
Full Description: 

A panel of activists and writers from the U.S. and Canada will discuss how globalization, the climate change crisis, Indigenous influence, new ideas in psychology and science and mass communications technology are revolutionizing our understanding of power and stimulating profound new ideas about social and political life. Participants including
Tom Goldtooth IEN, author and activist Judy Rebick, Paul Rogat Loeb author of Soul of a Citizen. Sharon Longo from Ruckus and a rep from Grass Roots Global Justice will be engaged in discussing strategies to achieve these changes to the traditional ways of doing politics. Alternative approaches to challenging political power will be discussed using concrete examples and drawing from the experiences of panelists and participants from around the world.

Organizer Name: 
Judy Rebick
Organizer Email: 
jrebick@ryerson.ca
First Sponsoring Organization Name: 
Toronto Social Forum
Language(s): 
en
Tracks: 
Democracy and Governance
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