Protest - Revolt

Darron Kloster
Protesters have been preventing Teal Jones’ road building and logging crews from accessing its cut block on Tree Forest License 46 at various access points for nearly seven months. RAINFOREST FLYING SQUAD

Feb. 20, 2021

Teal Jones has filed an application with the Supreme Court of British Columbia for an injunction to remove blockades at Fairy Creek near Port Renfrew and other areas of its logging operations on the South Island.

CBC News

Feb 11, 2021

'We recognize the Inuit as the rightful custodians of this land,' say group of employees in open letter

Carl Meyer
Clockwise from top left: SFU professor Tim Takaro, his treehouse protest site along the TMX route in Burnaby and a sign put up warning of an injunction order in effect. Twitter / Facebook / Protect the Planet Stop TMX

February 10th 2021

A Vancouver-area public health physician is challenging the Trans Mountain pipeline in court after his protest site along the expansion route was demolished so trees could be cut down.

International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group

This is a further entrenchment of Harper's widely opposed Anti-Terrorism Act (Bill C-51) of 2015. A short time after that law was passed, an RCMP report identified environmentalists as "terrorists." First Nations activism, of course, has also been identified as terrorist. Trudeau, elected a few months after the law was enacted, had promised to amend it to "increase oversight," but he never seems to have gotten around to that (another campaign-trail lie).

Jessica Corbett
Water protectors protested at a construction site for the Line 3 pipeline near Cloquet, Minnesota on February 2, 2021. (Photo: Line 3 Media Collective)

Feb. 2, 2021

"We are endangering future generations," said Charles King, who locked himself to construction equipment, "and that's got to stop."

After three protesters were arrested on Monday at a Minnesota construction site for Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline, more than 50 water protectors on Tuesday marched onto an easement—with two people locking themselves to an excavator—and temporarily shut down work on the contested tar sands project.

Carl Meyer
Rep. Ilhan Omar (centre), the whip for the Congressional Progressive Caucus, appears on Jan. 30 with Indigenous leaders organizing to stop Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline project in Minnesota. Omar photo / Twitter

February 2nd 2021

Canada’s federal government is voicing its support for Calgary-based Enbridge’s Line 3 project in northern Minnesota as opposition to the pipeline’s construction intensifies.

Kenny Stancil
"There is still an opportunity for us to stop" the construction of Line 3, said Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Saturday, January 30, 2021. "It is going to be really important for people to raise their voice." (Photo: Giniw Collective/Twitter)

January 30, 2021

"We owe it to future generations, to the Indigenous communities we've signed treaties with, and to every living being on this planet to stop building fossil fuel infrastructure."

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota traveled to the northern part of her state on Saturday to meet with Indigenous leaders and environmental justice advocates who are organizing opposition to Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline project.

Greta Thunberg
Greta Thunberg

Her message to global business magnates and their political collaborators, assembled in the Davos World Economic Forum, on January 25, 2021.

Alphabet Workers Union
Alphabet Workers Union logo

January 13, 2021  

On January 4th, workers at Google and other Alphabet companies announced the creation of the Alphabet Workers Union with support from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) – the first of its kind in the company’s history. It will be the first union open to all employees and contractors at any Alphabet company, with dues-paying members, an elected board of directors, and paid organizing staff.


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