Protest - Revolt

10/07/17
Author: 
John Bellamy Foster

Climate change is out of control. It is already too late to avoid soaring temperatures, scarce water, and extreme weather. But the financial structure of capitalism is tied to fossil fuels. Market-based solutions are ineffectual. John Bellamy Foster, a professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and the editor of Monthly Review, speaks about the kind of program necessary to stop this catastrophe.

 

10/07/17
Author: 
Patrick Bond

 

Interview by Ethemcan Turhan and Cem İskender Aydın *

Political economist and climate justice expert Patrick Bond comments on the prospects for a progressive anti-capitalist agenda in the face of increasing alt-right populism, xenophobia, climate denialism and economic-political exceptionalism. 

 

21/06/17
Author: 
Matt Kieltyka
JENNIFER GAUTHIER/FOR METRO  Environmental and community groups gathered in front of the BC Hydro offices on Dunsmuir Street for a lunchtime rally opposing Site C on June 15, 2017.

A large crowd gathered outside BC Hydro’s offices in Vancouver to protests the Site C dam Thursday, and Gordon August says awareness of the project is growing.A large crowd gathered outside BC Hydro’s offices in Vancouver to protests the Site C dam Thursday, and Gordon August says awareness of the project is growing.

The Site C dam has become top of mind to British Columbians after a historic election that has left the project’s – and government’s – future in flux.

29/05/17
Author: 
Cara McKenna
CARA MCKENNA/METRO  People demonstrate against the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion in Burnaby on Sunday, May 28, 2017 following a four-day march from Victoria to the Kinder Morgan terminal in Burnaby.

Four-day walk against Trans Mountain expansion finishes in Burnaby.

Several hundred people rallied at the gates of Kinder Morgan’s terminal in Burnaby on Sunday at the conclusion of four-day walk against fossil fuel expansion.

Some of the marchers, including federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, embarked on a full 75-km journey from Victoria, while others joined at various stops along the way.

19/05/17
Author: 
Bruce Livesey

This is the second installment of a two-part investigative series on government, spies and the oil industry

In the fall of 2013, Jason Augustine was in the thick of one of the most important standoffs First Nations activists have ever had with energy companies.

27/03/17
Author: 
Simon Little

[Editor: Climate change is already affecting populations to the point of migration, (see http://www.ecosocialistsvancouver.org/article/why-we-climate-activists-s...), so more immigrants can be expected and in turn we can expect more activity from racist anti-immigrant groups]

[See original for video of police clashing with Soldiers of Odin at Vancouver anti racism march]

26/03/17
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE ACROSS THE CONTINENT TO FIGHT TRANSCANADA’S KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE

For immediate release

 

09/03/17
Author: 
Lynn Perrin

Some directly affected residents and groups along the proposed expansion route have concerns in regard to the route, timing or construction methods. For instance many residents of Chilliwack are concerned about the risks to the aquifers which supply their drinking water.  Some in Abbotsford are concerned about the close proximity of the expansion route to aggregate mine blasting.

 
01/03/17
Author: 
Tom Fennario

APTN National News
Lawyers working on a review of how the Toronto Dominion bank is investing in the Dakota Access pipeline said it has not idea when the project will be complete.

In December, the bank issued a statement stating that it would undertake a review after protesters blocked several branches in Canada and the United States in an effort to get the bank to stop investing in the Dakota Access pipeline.

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