Protest - Revolt

15/12/20
Author: 
Margaret Flowers
Popular Resistance

Dec. 13, 2020

The United States has reached a severe crisis point and the next few months will determine how we address it. The COVID-19 pandemic is raging across the country and some areas are struggling to provide enough hospital beds and staff to care for people. The recession is deepening as unemployment benefits and the moratorium on evictions run out. Yet, members of Congress cannot even agree to pass a weak version of the CARES Act they passed last March when the situation was less serious.

13/12/20
Author: 
Amrit Dhillon in Delhi and Hannah Ellis-Petersen
Protesting farmers listen to a speaker at the Delhi-Haryana state border in Singhu . Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images

Dec. 11, 2020

Digging in: on the frontlines as farmers lay siege to Delhi

hen the sacks were ripped opened, almonds poured out, more than 10,000kg of them. It was not the first donation that had been sent to the Indian farmers defiantly camped out along the periphery of Delhi. In previous days trucks had rolled up and disgorged sacks of rice, pulses, flour, vegetables, sugar, tea and biscuits.

11/12/20
Author: 
Vancouver Island Water Watch Coalition
10th December 2020
New Blockade to Halt Road-Building New or Updated
 
Rain4est Flying Squad Deploys New Blockade to Halt Road-Building into the Last Ancient Forests of Bugaboo Creek

rain4est flyingsquad Dec 8

03/12/20
Author: 
Morgan Lowrie
Wilner Cayo, centre, and Frantz Andre attend a demonstration outside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's constituency office in Montreal, Saturday, May 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Dec. 2, 2020

MONTREAL — Refugee advocates are criticizing Canada’s decision to resume deportations before the country irons out the details of a program to grant permanent residency to asylum seekers who have been working in the health-care system during the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/12/20
Author: 
Bruce S. Campbell
Broad-based citizen mobilization is essential to ensuring the implementation of emissions reduction measures are commensurate with the urgency of the crisis, says Bruce Campbell. Photo by Shutterstock

Broad-based citizen mobilization is essential to ensuring the implementation of emissions reduction measures are commensurate with the urgency of the crisis, says Bruce Campbell. Photo by Shutterstock

 

December 3rd 2020

With COVID-19 cases soaring in Canada and abroad, the immediacy of the pandemic is understandably sidelining public attention on the climate crisis barrelling down the tracks — with catastrophic effects if not reversed over the next 10 years.

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