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Leanne Simpson collecting wild rice. Views
Dancing the World into Being
A Conversation with Idle No More’s Leanne Simpson
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The Keystone XL pipeline will only add to Canada's environmental downfall
President Obama should deny the Keystone XL pipeline to send a message to Canada to get its environmental house in order
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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. Alongside one of this country’s biggest corporations, Stephen Harper...
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Canada’s Energy Juggernaut Hits a Native Roadblock
Those who believe we can freely trash the environment in our quest to make ourselves richer suffer from a serious delusion — a delusion that doesn’t appear to afflict aboriginal people. Aboriginals tend to live in harmony with Mother Earth. Their approach has long baffled and irritated Canada’s...
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'Idle No More' Actions Sweep Canada
Protest movement takes message to Canadian capital and beyond
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'Smoking Gun': Tar Sands Report Eviscerates Industry Claims
Research shows toxic contamination caused by mining 'world's dirtiest oil' worse than previously thought
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Support Grows as Harper Continues to Ignore Indigenous Upswell
'Idle No More' support spreads from Hawaii to Palestine
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Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence, shown in December, 2011. (Sean Kilpatrick /THE CANADIAN PRESS) Views
As Chief Spence Starves, Canadians Awaken from Idleness and Remember Their Roots
I woke up just past midnight with a bolt. My six-month-old son was crying. He has a cold – the second of his short life–and his blocked nose frightens him. I was about to get up when he started snoring again. I, on the other hand, was wide awake. A single thought entered my head: Chief Theresa...
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Our Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign's Math Is Sound
Christian Parenti checks the math of the growing fossil fuel divestment movement on college campuses in his piece, "Problems with the Math: Is 350's Carbon Divestment Campaign Complete?," published recently at Common Dreams . While his critique on the strategy behind this historic effort is...
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Environment Canada Report: Tar Sands Leaching Into Snow, Harming Fish
Study confirms previous findings, but may not get much play
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