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Indigenous Nationhood: Beyond Idle No More
Our collective action in Idle No More has shown that there is support among Canadians for a movement that embodies principled opposition to the destruction of the land and the extension of social justice to Indigenous peoples. When we as Indigenous people have a political agenda that's consistent...
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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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Imran Khan, centre, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, with party's supporters. He has led a high-profile campaign against US drone strikes. Views
US Detention of Imran Khan Part of Trend to Harass Anti-Drone Advocates
The vindictive humiliation of Pakistan's most popular politician shows the US government's intolerance for dissent
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The Romney-Ryan ticket is extremely dangerous to women’s health and Americans should be very concerned about the future of women’s health and rights if Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan win," said NARAL Pro-Choice America's Nancy Keenan. News
If You're Pro-Choice, Admits Ryan: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
Romney-Ryan ticket is extremely dangerous to women, say health advocates
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