Avi Lewis

Avi Lewis is a journalist and documentary filmmaker who, alongside the book written by his wife Naomi Klein, is working on the feature-length film of their joint project, This Changes Everything.

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Saturday, December 19, 2015
Why Most Of What You Think You Know About The Paris Climate Deal Is Wrong: An Annotated News Story
With a little distance from the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris, it’s clear that the meaning of the deal struck there is deeply contested. From the euphoric pronouncements of politicians like U.S. President Obama (this is “the best chance we have to save the one planet that we’ve got”) to the...
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Monday, October 26, 2015
Trudeau Is Less Liberal Than You Think
Our inboxes runneth over with congratulations from American friends. “Pleasure to be able to look north without wincing,” “we’re all thrilled to have regained our sensible neighbors to the north,” “Goodbye Stephen ‘Keystone XL’ Harper.” And then there was this from England: “you now officially have...
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Friday, October 16, 2015
'Be Joyful, Though You Have Considered the Facts'
[ Editor's note: Several weeks ago, ahead of the U.S. premiere of his new film, This Changes Everything , journalist and filmmaker Avi Lewis spoke with Common Dreams via phone to discuss the documentary inspired by the book of the same name, written by his wife Naomi Klein. Some of that discussion...
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Sunday, April 26, 2015
Our Power: Battling Austerity with a Bold Green Vision
Avi Lewis delivered the opening keynote at the 9 th annual Advocacy Conference of Public Interest Alberta , entitled “A Just and Fair Alberta: Making It Happen,” on April 9 in Edmonton. PIA “exists to foster an understanding of the importance of public spaces, services and institutions in Albertans...
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