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Regan Russell, the Toronto Pig Save activist who was killed by a truck carrying pigs to slaughter. (Photo: Agnes Cseke) Views
The Birth of a Bill, the Death of an Activist
Regan's viewpoint, known as intersectionality, is the theory that all forms of oppression, discrimination, domination etc., intersect and influence each other.
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"From coast to coast we are rising up in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en nation and against colonial violence and land theft," said Vanessa Gray, Anishinaabe Kwe Land Defender from Aamjiwnaang First Nation and one of the organizers of Sunday's demonstration. "It's clear that Canada is a state built on the removal of Indigenous people for resource extraction." News
'Against Colonial Violence and Land Theft,' Indigenous Activists and Allies Target Mining Industry Convention in Toronto
Demonstration held "in solidarity with every community that has found itself staring down the barrel of a gun for daring to oppose Canada's ongoing colonial project through resource extraction."
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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Advocate for Justice, Dies at 76
Wrongly convicted of murder by an all-white, famous ex-boxer became advocate for other prisoners
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Train Line Blockaded: Action Demands Justice for Missing, Murdered Women
Demonstration by Tyendinaga Mohawks highlights lack of federal action on deaths of over 800 aboriginal women
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Canadian Govt Targets Environment NGOs
TORONTO - Job cuts totalling 1,000 at Environment Canada’s climate change division this month means there will be even fewer government scientists onboard to monitor the impact of the extraction, development and transportation of crude oil from the carbon-intensive oil sands in Alberta. The oil...
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Line 9 Will 'Snake' Across Ontario and Quebec Waterways
The National Energy Board's (NEB) announcement of its approval of Enbridge's Line 9B pipeline is generating outrage among environmental activists across Ontario and Quebec. The pipeline, already in place for nearly 40 years, has a history of leaks and the repurposing of it to carry dilbit (diluted...
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Journalists Hold Global Day of Action for Detained Al Jazeera Staff
#FreeAJStaff sparks social media protest
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Message to the Oilpatch: Beware Neil Young
For 45 years Neil Young has periodically entered the political fray by writing influential protest songs that shine a light on injustice.
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Report: Tar Sands Mining Pollution Far Worse Than Industry Reports
Scientists factoring in 'indirect pathways' of pollution discover significantly higher emission of carcinogens
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2014, the Year of Living Consciously
Buy less. Give five per cent of your earnings to others fostering change.
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