Yves Engler

Yves Engler is the author of a number of books. His most recent (with Bianca Mugyenyi) is "Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the road to Economic, Social and Environmental Decay.”

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:34am
Cars, Planes and Death
When a plane carrying 239 people disappears and everyone is presumed dead, the world’s TV networks devote hours of coverage to the tragedy. Newspapers run long and detailed stories. Experts are interviewed to discuss probable causes and remedies. Government safety boards investigate and produce reports.
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Friday, February 15, 2013 - 6:29am
Tar Sands: Poisoning Earth and Canada's Good Name
On Sunday tens of thousands are set to converge on the White House in what organizers are promoting as “the largest climate rally in U.S. history.” The protesters will be calling on Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Monday, October 1, 2012 - 11:58am
Success in Quebec Speaks to Power of Mass Movements
Usually it takes social movements years, even decades, to significantly affect public policy. The movement unleashed by Québec students last spring has had a much quicker impact.
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Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 8:43am
PARK(ing) Day: Reclaiming Our Streets from Our Cars
On Friday activists and artists will be celebrating PARK(ing) Day in hundreds of cities around the world.
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Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 9:34am
We Need a Cure for Our Ethanol Addiction
"Surging food prices fuel ethanol critics", noted a recent AFP headline. With the commodity food price index (a combined figure of various foodstuffs) up 40% over the past year the danger of feeding cars food has shot back onto the media/political radar.
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