Protest - Revolt

28/04/22
Author: 
the Early Edition - CBC
Vancouver Tenants Union

Apr. 27, 2022

Vancouver Tenants Union's Ben Ger speaks with Stephen Quinn about how a big court battle win for American renters could spark new negotiation rules for landlords and tenants here in Vancouver.

23/04/22
Author: 
René Bruemmer
People mark Earth Day with a march, Friday, April 22, 2022 in Montreal. PHOTO BY RYAN REMIORZ /The Canadian Press

Apr 22, 2022 

Hundreds marched through the downtown core calling for an end to fossil fuels by 2030 and higher taxes on the rich to fund climate change programs.

Chanting “We want climate justice — now!”, hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Old Montreal and the downtown core Friday afternoon to mark Earth Day.

22/04/22
Author: 
Ben Parfitt
A recent old-growth clearcut adjacent to the Fairy Creek Valley in Vancouver Island’s coastal forests. Photo by TJ Watt.

Apr. 14, 2022

Despite record government revenues, the province faces a grim reckoning for years of mismanagement.

As hundreds of protesters trying to stop logging of old-growth forests were arrested at Fairy Creek on Vancouver Island last year, the B.C. government raked in big money from logging companies.

18/04/22
Author: 
Jordan House and Paul Christopher Gray
ALU

Apr. 18, 2022

14/04/22
Author: 
Damien Gayle
Extinction Rebellion protesters play drums outside Lloyd’s of London as they blocked the entrances to its headquarters. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP

Apr. 12, 2022

Extinction Rebellion close Lloyd’s of London as activist groups continue their direct action

Anti-fossil fuel activists have vowed to continue blockading oil terminals until they are jailed, as they approached 1,000 arrests for their actions so far.

08/04/22
Author: 
Gloria Oladipo
Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, helped co-ordinate the triumphant unionization effort at Amazon’s Staten Island, New York, warehouse. Photograph: Seth Wenig/AP

Apr. 6, 2022

Staff at more than 50 locations have contacted the organizers as a second warehouse is set to vote on a union later this month

Staff at more than 50 Amazon warehouses have contacted the organizers of last week’s historic vote establishing Amazon’s first-ever union, expressing interest in setting up unions of their own.

08/04/22
Author: 
Sarah Lazare, In These Times
Amazon workers celebrate following the April 1, 2022, vote for the unionization of the Amazon Staten Island warehouse in New York. Andrea Renault / AFP Via Getty Images.

Editor: Great details here on this historic win.

Apr. 5, 2022

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