Protest - Revolt

Kai Nagata
Okanagan solar

Jan. 9, 2024

Major pipelines over budget, cancelled or facing fierce opposition

Just three days before Christmas, British Columbians received a surprise gift: a pipeline rejection. The BC Utilities Commission denied the application by FortisBC to build a $327 million gas pipeline in the fast-growing south Okanagan.

International Coalition to Stop Genocide in Palestine
Stop genocide - free Palestine

 January 9, 2024

On December 30, the newly-formed International Coalition to Stop Genocide in Palestine convened around the urgent need for nations to invoke the Genocide Convention as a way to end the State of Israel’s devastating bombing campaign and additional war crimes being committed in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. That effort advanced on December 29 when South Africa submitted a well-documented case against Israel to the International Court of Justice.

Brendan Montague
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil, June 11, 2013. Image: Gabriel Cabral / Creative Commons 2.0.  Gabriel Cabral / Creative Commons 2.0

Website editor: Important read.

Dec. 18, 2023

We need a mass movement to ensure a just transition and prevent climate breakdown. But such contestations can go very wrong.

The people in power are not acting on climate breakdown. Which presents us, those not in power, with three options. We change the actions of those in power, we change the people in power or we change the nature of power itself.

Owen Schalk
Photo: Indigenous land defenders from across the Global South were in Toronto last year demonstrating outside the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada conference | Mining Injustice Solidarity Network on X

Dec. 19, 2023

The ‘green’ transition is spurring a neocolonial rush for minerals

Around the world, Indigenous-led resistance to mining and extraction projects have been intensifying, and it is frequently Canadian companies who are the aggressors, pushing forward with neocolonial land grabs and violent state-sanctioned repression when projects are opposed by locals.

Saeed Rahnema
Obstacles to Palestinian-Israeli Peace - walkers with Israeli flags

December 24, 2023 

If Al-Qaeda and ISIS were the indirect products of the policies of US imperialism, Hamas is a direct product of Israel. A glimpse into the painful history of 75 years of conflicts and confrontations between Israel and Palestinians helps one better understand the latest Hamas/Israeli fighting that started on October 7, 2023.

The Origins of the Palestinian Movement

Brishti Basu
A man waves a Palestinian flag during a pro-Palestinian rally in Montreal on Nov. 12. Protests like this have been taking place across Canada for more than two months. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press)

Dec. 22, 2023

Employers, institutions alerted to individuals supporting Palestinians in Israel-Hamas war, CBC has learned

Restaurant staff losing their jobs for cheering on a pro-Palestinian protest. A Palestinian Canadian journalist fired for her social media posts calling for a #freepalestine. Medical residents flagged to potential hiring committees for their support of Palestinians.


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