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Judy Rebick

Judy Rebick

Judy Rebick

Judy Rebick is a prominent journalist, activist, and feminist.Rebick first gained prominence as a feminist advocate as president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women from 1990-1993. She went onto to a number of media roles, including co-hosting the CBC debate show Face Off , and then the women’s show Straight From the Hip. She regularly appeared on CBC TV’s Sunday Report and CBC Radio. In  2001, she co-founded rabble.ca, Canada’s most widely read left-wing independent news site, and was publisher there from 2001 until 2005.Rebick has also been involved in shaping national politics. Her efforts with the New Politics Initiative helped to reorient the federal New Democratic Party to more grassroots and activist activity.Rebick is also the author of  “Ten Thousand Roses: The Making of a Feminist Revolution” (2005) and  “Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political” (2009), and “Occupy This” (2012) based on her experiences visiting and promoting  Occupy camps.She is currently the Canadian Auto Workers–Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy at Ryerson University in Toronto.