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06/02/19
Author: 
Redfish

 

[Web page editor's note: Similar numbers of people voted for Nicolas Maduro in the last presidential election in Venezuela (6.3 million) as for Justin Trudeau's Liberals in the last parliamentary election in Canada (6.9 million). The Liberals received 39.5% of the popular vote, and with a turnout rate of 68.5% they got 27.2% of registered voters  - well below Maduro's 31.7%. Source of numbers for Canada: Wikipedia. ]

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01/02/19
Author: 
Scott Waldman
EPA - Credit: Getty Images

John Christy has advocated for the repeal of regulations on greenhouse gas emissions

February 1, 2019

The Earth will benefit from burning more fossil fuels and regulations on greenhouse gases must be challenged, one of EPA’s newest science advisers said yesterday.

01/02/19
Author: 
Dan Cohen and Max Blumenthal
Making of Juan Guaidó
January 29, 2019
 
Juan Guaidó is the product of a decade-long project overseen by Washington’s elite regime change trainers. While posing as a champion of democracy, he has spent years at the forefront of a violent campaign of destabilization.
27/01/19
Author: 
Socialist Project

 

[Click here to listen to the  discussion at this public meeting in Toronto on Jan 26]

[See also the statement by the Democratic Socialists of America further below]

Speak out against the ongoing coup attempt in Venezuela and the U.S. and Canadian government’s support!

24/01/19
Author: 
LA Times Editorial Board

....by this time next year the flow of plastic containers, cups, lids and utensils from restaurants, fast food outlets and other businesses serving prepared food within city limits will have virtually stopped...

09/01/19
Author: 
Associated Press
Protesters hold signs as they turn their backs on a meeting of the Virginia State Air Quality Control Board in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Photo by The Associated Press/Steve Helber
January 9th 2019

A state board in Virginia approved a contentious plan Tuesday to build a natural gas pipeline station in a historic African-American community, prompting angry shouts of "shame" from more than 200 opponents.

The State Air Pollution Control Board voted 4-0 in favour of a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which would run 600 miles (965 kilometres) and carry fracked natural gas from West Virginia into Virginia and North Carolina.

03/01/19
Author: 
Luke Broadwater
[Editor: This is motivated by a desire to protect citizens from possible spills from a three-mile-long fracked-gas LNG pipeline. John Horgan, are you listening? ]
Video at link.
 
25/12/18
Author: 
Emily Witt
Sunrise, founded a year and a half ago by a dozen or so twentysomethings, has established itself as the dominant influence on the environmental policy of the Democrat’s young, progressive wing.Photograph by Michael Brochstein / SOPA / Getty

December 23, 2018

Sunrise, founded a year and a half ago by a dozen or so twentysomethings, has established itself as the dominant influence on the environmental policy of the Democrat’s young, progressive wing.Photograph by Michael Brochstein / SOPA / Getty

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