Protest - Revolt

15/09/22
Author: 
Chad Pawson

Sept. 11, 2022

Groups have documented the logging of old growth trees in at-risk areas proposed for deferral

Two years into a three-year process to defer the logging of some of B.C.'s grandest trees in its most ecologically diverse wilderness so that forestry stewardship could undergo a vast transformation, First Nations and conservationists are decrying a lack of progress and transparency.

15/09/22
Author: 
Jessica Corbett
Nurses at Children's Minnesota and United Hospital in St. Paul were among some 15,000 nurses in the Twin Cities and Twin Ports who walked off the job on September 12, 2022 for a three-day strike. (Photo: John Autey/MediaNews Group/St. Paul Pioneer Press via Getty Images)

Sept. 12, 2022

"We feel like this is the only thing we can do," said one nurse. "Hospitals tell us it's our fault, but we've been actively involved and getting nowhere."

About 15,000 nurses in Minnesota walked off the job on Monday for a historic three-day strike after months of failed contract negotiations during the Covid-19 pandemic.

"I can't give my patients the care they deserve."

04/09/22
Author: 
Arno Kopecky
After years of working as a climate activist, Anjali Appadurai is gunning to be the next leader of the B.C. NDP. Photo: Rebecca Simiyu / The Narwhal

Aug. 29, 2022

In a litmus test for the political clout of the climate movement, Anjali Appadurai, who’s never held public office, is gunning for an upset over establishment favourite David Eby in the NDP leadership contest

Inspired, bemused or aghast, there’s one thing almost every description of Anjali Appadurai’s leadership run agrees on: it probably won’t end in victory. 

30/08/22
Author: 
Damien Gayle
Scientists for Extinction Rebellion demonstrate outside the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in London. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Aug. 29, 2022

An article in the Nature Climate Change journal argues that non-violent direct action taken by experts is effective

Scientists should commit acts of civil disobedience to show the public how seriously they regard the threat posed by the climate crisis, a group of leading scientists has argued.

“Civil disobedience by scientists has the potential to cut through the myriad complexities and confusion surrounding the climate crisis,” the researchers wrote in an article, published in the scientific journal Nature Climate Change on Monday.

22/08/22
Author: 
Stan Cox
Participants seen holding a banner at the protest in New York City on September 24, 2021. Youth in New York City and across the globe led strikes as part of climate week, demanding urgent action on the climate crisis and calling on us all to #UprootTheSystem which has allowed imperialism, colonialism, racism and other systemic injustices to harm people around the world and dangerously warm the planet. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Aug. 15, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act is being hailed by the mainstream climate movement, Congress members, and the media as the most important climate bill in U.S. history. That's a pretty low bar, and it says more about our government's long record of failure on climate than it does about whether this law can prevent dangerous temperature increases in coming decades.

29/07/22
Author: 
People's Dispatch.
 Photo: After almost a month-long struggle, the Panamanian people succeeded in convincing the right-wing government to reduce the cost of essential commodities by 30%. SUNTRACS / Twitter.

July 27, 2022

After Almost A Month Of National Strike Against The High Cost Of Living, Peoples’ Movements Win The Reduction Of The Cost Of Essentials By 30%.

After three weeks of national strike and nationwide demonstrations and roadblocks in protest against the cost of living crisis in Panama, the right-wing government of President Laurentino Cortizo was forced to engage in negotiations with the organizations behind the protests in Penonomé on July 21.

29/07/22
Author: 
Christopher Reynolds
Until Thursday, the cost estimate for the 670-kilometre pipeline, which aims to carry natural gas to the LNG Canada processing and export facility in Kitimat, B.C., stood at $6.6 billion. File photo

July 28th 2022

The projected cost of the contentious Coastal GasLink pipeline spanning northern British Columbia has jumped 70 per cent to $11.2 billion in the wake of a freshly inked deal between operator TC Energy Corp. and the group building a liquified natural gas terminal on the West Coast.

27/07/22
Author: 
Julia Conley
Students march to demand climate action in New York City on March 25, 2022. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)

July 26, 2022

"We can't keep pretending everything is all right, studying as if the planet wasn't on fire."

Students from around the world announced Tuesday their intention to "disrupt business as usual" at their universities and schools this fall, pressuring administrators and policymakers to ramp up efforts to combat the climate crisis by holding occupations and refusing to attend classes as normal.

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