Roger Annis

Roger Annis is a writer in Vancouver and member of the newly-formed Vancouver EcoSocialist Group. He wrote a comprehensive article on the lessons of the oil train disaster in Lac Mégantic that was published in rabble.ca on August 30.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Social Protest Rising in Ukraine as Government Approves Harsh Austerity Budget
A wave of public protests against the regressive social policies of the Ukraine government is rising in Ukraine. The Christmas season has been punctuated by protest across the country. Simultaneously, a fragile ceasefire in the east of the country is coming undone. The government in Kyiv is...
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Sunday, July 20, 2014
Escalation of Shelling in Eastern Ukraine by Kyiv After the Tragic Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight
I learned of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 when my plane landed in Montreal the same day, July 17, on my way home from Moscow. The Moscow-Munich leg of my flight departed one hour before the (delayed) departure of Flight MH17 from Amsterdam at 12:30 pm local time. I reckon the...
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Saturday, September 14, 2013
Derailments in Calgary, Mislabeled Oil at Lac-Mégantic: Oil-by-Train Dangers Further Exposed
For the second time in three months, a CP Rail train carrying toxic and flammable hydrocarbons has derailed in the city of Calgary.
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