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20/02/20
Author: 
Bruce McIvor
BC Legislature and 'We Stand with Wet'suwet'en' sign
February 20, 2020
 

Canada has reached a watershed moment.

Will it continue to bulldoze Indigenous rights in the name of resource exploitation and jobs and profits for the few, or it will renounce its colonialist past and strike out on the path of respect, collaboration and partnership with Indigenous people?

20/02/20
Author: 
Charlie Smith
https://www.straight.com/news/1218791/bc-green-leader-andrew-weaver-calls-ndp-governments-lng-legislation-generational
March 25th, 2019
 
The B.C. Greens have committed to supporting the B.C. NDP government on supply and confidence bills.
    But Andrew Weaver and his two B.C. Green caucus colleagues have no intention of voting for Bill 10, which would provide a natural gas tax credit for "qualifying corporations".
    20/02/20
    Author: 
    Julie Mollins
    View of deforestation around Lake Lagano in Ethiopia. Migration, agricultural expansion and charcoal production have cleared the forests in this area. CIFOR/Ollivier Girard

    Feb. 12, 2020

    Unless land management strategies are overhauled to reduce the gap between forestry and agriculture, it will be impossible to feed and nourish the human population without further damaging the environment and forests, according to scientists.

    20/02/20
    Author: 
    Thomas M. Hanna, Mathew Lawrence
    design

    February 13, 2020

    As we enter the second decade of the new century, signs of crisis are all around us. Climate change, rising economic inequality, assaults on workers’ rights and wages, unchecked corporate power, financialization, entrenched racism, misogyny, and xenophobia, and emboldened neo-fascism and right-wing populism, to name a few.

    19/02/20
    Author: 
    Richard D. Wolff, Truthout
    Students and their supporters protest as they demand transformative climate change action during the Black Friday sales in Santa Monica, California, on November 29, 2019.

    In the wake of Australian fire storms, global crop loss and catastrophic climate change shifts, billions of people are recognizing the dangers to society and life itself presented by capitalism’s profit-driven despoiling of nature. At the same time, the last 40 years of deepening inequality inside virtually all nations have undermined their social cohesion, and increasingly, capitalism’s mechanisms are being blamed. Anti-capitalism is exploding across many political landscapes.

    17/02/20
    Author: 
    Carol Linnitt
    A rare pink sunrise at the Unist’ot’en Healing centre, as police prepare for their second day of injunction enforcement near Houston, B.C. on Friday Feb. 7. Photo: Amber Bracken / The Narwhal
    Feb 8, 2020

    A formal request for judicial review submitted with the B.C. Supreme Court argues B.C.’s Environmental Assessment Office extended permit for Coastal GasLink pipeline without considering the findings of the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
     
    Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs are requesting a judicial review of a decision made by the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office to extend the environmental certificate for the 670-kilometre Coastal GasLink pipeline.

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