Propagandhi is a Canadian punk band formed in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba in 1986 by Chris Hannah and Jord Samolesky. The band is currently located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. While their earlier work draws from the punk rock and skate punk tradition, recent Propagandhi records have moved towards a heavier, heavy metal-influenced sound. The band members are known for championing various anarchist causes and have taken an active stance against human rights violations, sexism, racism, homophobia, imperialism, fascism, capitalism and religion. The band supports vegan lifestyles and animal rights and are frequently involved and active in various forms of activism.