Category: Activism

Thanks and see you next year!

Posted by on December 8th, 2012 in Activism, Band News

Greetings fellow psychologically-scarred members of western society! I hope you are well. So, just wanted to say thanks to everyone who helped support our band of (occasionally) merry men throughout 2012, especially those of you who came out to the shows and sang/ danced your faces off. Much respect to ... (more)

If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

Posted by on June 2nd, 2011 in Activism, Band News, Films

There's a documentary opening in theatres in June this year that Propagandhi makes a brief (and somewhat incidental) appearance in. It is called "If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front" and looks like it could be very interesting, especially given the state of the planet ... (more)

2011 All-Star Game: Will the MLB strike out?

Posted by on October 22nd, 2010 in Activism, Band News

Our man Erick from Les Gavels is involved the the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee and put together this video concerning the "Move The Game" campaign going on in Arizona. Check it out!

Haiti Still Totally Fucked

Posted by on July 15th, 2010 in Activism, Band News

I feel indebted to people with healthy attention spans. I feel indebted to people who are committed to following through on a train of thought and action guided by strong, humane principles. Without them, i'd essentially be just another dummy sitting around waiting for the next serving of infotainment to ... (more)

It’s all over.

Posted by on May 28th, 2010 in Activism, Band News, Commentary

Howdy partners. How's it going eh? When Jordy-Boy isn't busy dodging bullets over on Toronto Street, we continue to dig deep down here in the lab, seeking new ways to pound, pummel and otherwise titillate the Propagandhi listening public. In other news, you know that when Gary Coleman going to ... (more)

The Current Threat Level in Israel is Elevated to Orange…

Posted by on May 24th, 2010 in Activism, Commentary

...With a Big Red Nose and a Multicolored Wig: doot-doot-doodle-oodle oot doot do doo! doot-doot-doodle-oodle oot doot do doo! DOOT-doodle-do-doo! DOOT-doodle-do-doo! doodle-doodle-doodle-doodle-do-do-do-doo! Let's hope our pal Chris Pastor (aka Jamaica Plain) has better luck with his Ship to Gaza Project.

British Petroleum

Posted by on May 23rd, 2010 in Activism

There is growing frustration over the ongoing environmental catastrophe of a British Petroleum oil rig spewing over 5000 barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico every day for the past month, decimating sensitive ecosystems all along the Gulf Coast. There is no end in sight as BP has proven ... (more)

Support Kevin Olliff

Posted by on May 21st, 2010 in Activism, Band News, Commentary

Got a letter in the mail today that originated from within the walls of the infamous Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles. It was from this 23-year old kid named Kevin, who has been locked up for over a year without trial, facing 4 years in a penitentiary ... (more)

War On Earth, Ill-Will to All, Ho-hum.

Posted by on December 28th, 2008 in Activism

Hello Winnipeggers! Event: RALLY TO PROTEST ISRAEL'S MASSACRES IN GAZA, PALESTINE What: Rally Host: Canada Palestine Support Network (Winnipeg) Start Time: Saturday, January 3 at 2:00pm End Time: Saturday, January 3 at 3:30pm Where: Manitoba Legislature Not Unrelated.

Second Day of Summer!!

Posted by on June 21st, 2008 in Activism

As promised, yesterdays World Refugee Day was a great time! Today is another important day to participate in... Saturday June 21st.. Aboriginal Day! Time to celebrate The First Nations people and the first culture on this continent! It's a great opportunity to go to a powow at The Forks in Winnipeg at 1:00! ... (more)

World Refugee Day!

Posted by on June 18th, 2008 in Activism

Friday, June 20th is World Refugee Day. In Winnipeg the festivities will take place at 5:15 pm in Central Park! Last year was a blast and this year should be even more fun! Come on down. I swear it's great. See you there! 5:15 pm ... (more)

Thanks muthas!

Posted by on June 8th, 2008 in Activism

Thanks to everyone who stepped up with pledges for this year's Run For Rights. The stud-quotient was almost through the roof as all four members of Propagandhi unveiled their marbled thighs along the sidestreets of North Main for the event. Special mad props to Marty G., Caitlin N., Johnny T., Salvadore ... (more)

Propagandhi and the 7th Annual Run for Rights

Posted by on May 12th, 2008 in Activism

kee-rist, it's already that time of year again?? yes ladies and germs, propagandhi will be dragging our decrepit bodies to kildonan park next month to participate in the 7th annual Run for Rights to raise money in support of Winnipeg organizations working for social justice and human rights. the idea ... (more)

Local Stuff

Posted by on April 28th, 2008 in Activism, Band News, Commentary

This pretty neat. My long time pal Paul Burrows (co-founder of the A-Zone and Mondragon here in Winnipeg) just got his first peer-reviewed paper published in the journal of the Manitoba Historical Society. It's called "Apostle of Anarchy: Emma Goldman's First Visit to Winnipeg in 1907". Very interesting stuff ... (more)

You Don’t Know What You Got Until It’s Gone.

Posted by on February 23rd, 2008 in Activism, Commentary

If you have an extra second today, please go here and consider the urgent funding appeal from our tireless pals at ZNet. While you're there, check out the testimonials from journalists and activists from around the globe testifying to the "inestimable importance" of ZNet in the ongoing struggle against ... (more)

Winnipeg, Walk 4 Darfur…

Posted by on September 20th, 2007 in Activism

Hello, Dirty Winnipeggers and others! I have two things to announce here in Winnipeg that will be happening in early October. First of all is the return of the mighty K'Naan. October 4th at the West End Cultural Center. Check this out as well.... Also this(start is ... (more)

HAITI TODAY: ECONOMIC CALAMITY, FOREIGN INTERFERENCE

Posted by on September 11th, 2007 in Activism

Hello Concerned Citizens!! If you happen to be around the Winnipeg area, consider coming to this speaking event tonight. Roger Annis will drive another nail into the coffin of the notion of Canadian humanitarianism and benevolent foreign policy this evening, as he relays information gathered during his recent visit to Haiti. ... (more)

It’s Official!

Posted by on June 19th, 2007 in Activism

Here's the "official" World Refugee Day announcement for Winnipeg (below). Come and Celebrate! We invite you to join us in celebrating World Refugee Day June 20, 2007, beginning at 4:00 until 8:00 pm in Central Park. Featuring Rabi the Caribbean Drummer, Burundi dancers, a drama by Somali playwright Muuxi Adam, performance by Mijok aka Hot ... (more)

World Refugee Day!

Posted by on June 14th, 2007 in Activism, Commentary

Hello, Shirleys and other people! As you see above, Wednesday June 20th is World Refugee Day! Over 100 countries celebrate the achievements and acknowledge the efforts of the worlds 17 million refugees. At this years "celebration" there will be a bunch of singers from all over the world including the singer "Hotdog". ... (more)

WORLD REFUGEE DAY JUNE 20TH

Posted by on June 8th, 2007 in Activism

From our man Bill at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church here in Winnipeg, where the Raza family continues to seek sanctuary from deportation back to Pakistan where they face persecution: Wednesday, June 20th is World Refugee Day. A rally is planned for 7:30 that evening at Crescent Fort Rouge United ... (more)