Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: Canada

Canada’s hollow celebration

As Canadians celebrate 150 years of nationhood it seems that the ongoing suffering of the country’s original inhabitants is once again mostly absent from the stories we tell about ourselves.

Goldman Sachs-backed firm invests big in shipping tar sands by train...

The tar sands have a larger carbon footprint than other oil products when accounting for the product's entire life cycle – making it bad news for the climate.

Donald Trump’s deepest fraud?

Without a doubt, the aristocracies of the U.S. and of all of its allied countries want this type of world government, even though it would hurt the publics everywhere.

Canada will welcome refugees the U.S. is turning away

“The Prime Minister is looking forward to discussing the successes of Canada’s immigration and refugee policy with the President when they next speak.”

These 13 Democrats joined with the GOP to defeat Bernie Sanders’...

There is something seriously iffy about the Democrats that voted “nay.”

Arctic drilling ban reveals crucial difference between Obama and Trudeau on...

Prime Minister Trudeau continues to cling to an ideological and dangerous assertion that his government has no responsibility to restrict fossil fuel supply in the middle of a global climate crisis.

Canada’s Trudeau plans to work with Trump admin to approve Keystone...

The deck now stacked against those who have spent years fighting against Keystone XL.

Tell Canada to stop the commercial seal hunts

Put your voices together and tell them that that is what the people want.

Canada’s shame

Fresh from the victory at Standing Rock, activists need to look from Flint, Michigan to places like Azacualpa to confront neoliberal efforts to put profit over people and the environment.

Kinder Morgan: Canada’s Dakota Access Pipeline

A new, energized pipeline movement has been born. And the fight will soon be over Kinder Morgan.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Microplastics are blowing in the wind: New Study shows plastic pollution falling from the...

"They're a brand new [type of] pollution, but there's so much of it and it's increasing so fast that it's something we really need to start learning about."

To Ola Bini, a political prisoner caught up in the Assange debacle

My Swedish friend is sitting in a jail cell.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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