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03/06/18
Author: 
Confederation des Syndicats Nationaux, Confederation of National Trade Unions

[Translation by Gene McGuckin]

29/05/18
Author: 
Bob Farkas

May 29, 2018

In the weeks and months ahead, there will be many political casualties of the Liberal government’s crisis surrounding the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion. The first of these, however, was the carefully-crafted illusion that the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (CPPIB) investment decisions are free from political influence. Over two decades, the Board had painstakingly constructed the pretence that Board decisions stood above retail politics.

06/04/18
Author: 
Vancouver Ecosocialist Group

Following are a series of videos of the event we held on March 22, 2018

'The City As A Site Of Struggle Part 2'.

 

On January 25, 2018 we held a first such event: 'The City As A Site Of Struggle''. The videos of this earlier event can be accessed here: http://www.ecosocialistsvancouver.org/article/city-site-struggle

 

28/03/18
Author: 
Tom Walker

 

March 23. 2018 -  "What makes one poor is not the lack of means. The poor person, sociologically speaking, is the individual who receives assistance because of the lack of means." – Georg Simmel

 “A tight labor market is important for all workers, but especially for historically disadvantaged groups." – Janelle Jones, Economic Policy Institute

Executive Summary

Forty percent of the 678,000 British Columbians living below the poverty line are working adults. This submission focuses on the reduction of poverty among employed adults.

20/02/18
Author: 
Emma Foehringer Merchant
Bolivia lithium brine  Photo Credit: Dimitry B./Flickr
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September 20, 2017

Gigafactories intended to scale the production of electric-vehicle batteries can exact a human toll.

 
In his first Tesla Motors master plan, Elon Musk wrote, “The overarching purpose of Tesla Motors (and the reason I am funding the company) is to help expedite the move from a mine-and-burn hydrocarbon economy towards a solar electric economy, which I believe to be the primary, but not exclusive, sustainable solution.”

14/02/18
Author: 
Richard Moser
Jackson Rising: At Last, a Real Strategic Plan
​30 Jan 2018
 
Jackson Rising: At Last, a Real Strategic Plan

“When the bubble bursts we will need a network of worker cooperatives and people’s assemblies to sustain us.”

“Revolution is based on land. Land is the basis of all independence. Land is the basis of freedom, justice, and equality…. — Malcolm X

22/01/18
Author: 
Simon Davis-Cohen
Photo: Ty Campbell via The Red Line Salish Sea
NINE MONTHS AFTER pipeline opponents in Washington state staged a protest that blocked freeway traffic, Facebook ended a protracted legal standoff with a county prosecutor, turning over detailed records on the indigenous-led group behind the demonstration.
16/01/18
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

(Fort St. John, B.C., Treaty 8 Territory, Jan 16, 2018) – The West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations have filed notices of civil action alleging that the Site C hydroelectric project, together with the two previous dams on the Peace River, unjustifiably infringes their constitutional rights under Treaty 8, stating:  

15/11/17
Author: 
Michael Safi
 People cover their faces from the dust and smog in Delhi. Photograph: Harish Tyagi/EPA

Measures aimed at slashing vehicle emissions will be introduced two years early, the Indian government has announced in its first major policy response to the Delhi smog crisis.

As the haze improved slightly on Wednesday – albeit to levels still considered “very poor” – the Indian petroleum ministry said it would introduce Bharat VI fuels from April next year, instead of April 2020 as originally planned.

12/11/17
Author: 
Dr. Warren Bell , Amy Lubik
Darryl Penner, an employee of TRICAN Well Service, takes a break outside of fracking operation at a site near Rosebud, Alberta. TIM FRASER / CALGARY HERALD

Published on: November 10, 2017

Prior to last spring’s provincial election, the B.C. NDP promised to appoint a panel to examine the impacts of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in B.C., a review that would include an investigation into the natural gas industry’s impacts on water, earthquakes and greenhouse gas emissions.

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