Leap Manifesto

02/03/17
Author: 
Avi Lewis, Naomi Klein, David Suzuki
11/11/16
Author: 
Ian Angus and John Riddell
Leap Manifesto
Posted on November 6, 2016

Ian Angus and John Riddell argue that using the Leap Manifesto as the basis  for building a new socialist movement in Canada must include confronting the climate crisis and the power of Big Oil.

14/10/16
Author: 
Roger Annis

Author and environmentalist Naomi Klein published a feature article in the Globe and Mail‘s edition of Saturday, Sept 24 in which she defends against its detractors the Leap Manifesto issued in Canada in April 2016. Her unique argument in this essay explains that Canada’s “founding economic myth” has been that of the ‘good’ created by the vast pillaging of the country’s natural resources following the arrival of settlers from Europe.

27/09/16
Author: 
Bill Tieleman

It’s unrealistic, and pursuing it will only lead NDP to leap further off a high political cliff.

 

“(Media are) portraying the Leap as a radical document, I don’t see it that way and I don’t think most people in Canada do actually.” – Robert Fox, new NDP national director .

27/09/16
Author: 
CBC Staff
Documentary filmmaker and co-author of the Leap Manifesto, Avi Lewis, says he has been courting the Liberal government to adopt parts of his ambitious climate change agenda. (CBC News)

Filmmaker says Leap Manifesto could expand into a larger political platform

There could come a time when the Leap Manifesto, a five-page document that calls for a radical rejigging of the Canadian economy, moves beyond its existence as a movement, says one of its chief champions.

But Avi Lewis isn't signing up for political office just yet.

24/09/16
Author: 
Richard Fidler

To overcome the systemic crisis of humanity and Mother Earth we must turn to indigenous ecological concepts, says Pablo Solón in his new book

Introduction

by Richard Fidler

12/08/16
Author: 
Denise Leduc

Posted on August 4, 2016 in LEAP

After I became a parent in the early 1990s, I soon became concerned about the environment. I read extensively on the topic, made shifts in my lifestyle choices and aspired to one day be like Scott and Helen Nearing, the 1930s pioneers who advocated simple living for the health of people and nature.

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