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Activist Communiqué

Krystalline Kraus is an intrepid journalist and veteran reporter for rabble.ca since its 2001 beginnings. She needs neither a red cape nor safety goggles to fly into her latest political assignment. She often live-tweets from events -- almost exclusively First Nations and environmental issues. You can follow her on Twitter @krystalline_k.

Blog - Activist Communiqué April 7
Krystalline Kraus | Watch a clip from the Election 2011 debate between Conservative Stephen Harper and Liberal Michael Ignatieff.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 5
Krystalline Kraus | Mining alert on Algonquin territory, report on the activities of the Indian Act band council and report on the Section 74 letter-writing campaign.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 3
Krystalline Kraus | The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty was joined by its allies at a Raise the Rates rally at Nathan Phillips Square -- on the day that cuts to the Ontario Special Diet program were set to begin.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 3
Krystalline Kraus | SlutWalk Toronto aims at opening a dialogue about the use of language and how damaging sexual profiling can be to those who have experienced assault.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 2
Krystalline Kraus | Monday April 4, 2011 in Toronto: Up Against the Temp Shop: May Day Assembly on Immigrant Rights with Ai-Jen Poo (Domestic Workers' Alliance, USA), Lee Maracle, David McNally and Farrah Miranda.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 1
Krystalline Kraus | With no intention of dealing with the crisis of poverty they created, the Liberals are setting up an 18-month-long review of the welfare system to divert us from taking action to challenge them.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 1
Krystalline Kraus | CETA is the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement -- a free trade deal between Canada and the European Union. This deal will allow for water, land and oil to be exploited. Who bears the brunt?
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 31
Krystalline Kraus | Before the dissolution of Parliament, MPs asked for a federal inquiry into the G8-G20 summit protests because of alleged rights violations.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 30
Krystalline Kraus | Wondering what the hell happened in Japan? Wondering if that hell can happen here?
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 28
Krystalline Kraus | The boogeyman has taken time out of his busy schedule hiding in closets and scaring children to speak about the threat of a coalition.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 25
Krystalline Kraus | Give Earth Hour a chance -- it's not all about you.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 22
Krystalline Kraus | A totally different way of viewing the nuclear crisis in Japan and how you can support Mother Earth through this crisis.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 21
Krystalline Kraus | Campaign update from the War Resister Support Campaign. Please join us for a fundraising dinner and musical guest in support of U.S. Iraq War Resisters.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 21
Krystalline Kraus | This week hear from three of the women who helped initiate and sustain the Grassy Narrow blockade, the longest running blockade in Canada.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 21
Krystalline Kraus | Walking demonstration: Sunday, March 27, 2011, 9 a.m. start at St. James Anglican Cathedral, Metropolitan United Church and St. Michael's Catholic Cathedral.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 18
Krystalline Kraus | Ontario Coalition Against Poverty's Raise the Rates Campaign: Upcoming events, and support for the campaign grows!
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 16
Krystalline Kraus | In a city with a police force still obviously spooked by the events of the G20, you would have assumed that the 30 activists surrounded by a mob of police officers must be hardened criminals.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 15
Krystalline Kraus | MP Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, was embarrassed at his own event on Monday, March 14, 2011, by members of No One Is Illegal (NOII), Vancouver and its allies.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 15
Krystalline Kraus | Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax and Winnipeg are having demonstrations against police brutality to mark the 15th International Day Against Police Brutality.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 14
Krystalline Kraus | Blatchford's coverage of the 'Caledonia crisis' has been compared to 'a zombie movie. The Six Nations get to be the undead.'
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 14
Krystalline Kraus | This date marks the 15th International Day Against Police Brutality. G20 protesters will speak out against police misconduct at a press conference this Tuesday, March 15, 2011.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 10
Krystalline Kraus | Serious props to photographer Brett Gunlock for his G2O 'Prisoners' exhibit -- photos and impressions from G20 arrestees.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 10
Krystalline Kraus | International Women's Day (IWD) is on March 8, 2011, and as traditions go, we are yet again having a march in Toronto on Saturday, March 12, 2011.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 8
Krystalline Kraus | An Indigenous perspective on Canada's mainstream definition of womanhood and feminism. However you choose to define and present your gender -- you are beautiful.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 7
Krystalline Kraus | See the week-long calender of events for Toronto's Seventh Annual Israeli Apartheid Week, March 7 to March 13, 2011.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 4
Krystalline Kraus | Saturday March 5, 2011 @ Yonge Street and Dundas Avenue. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm. (Yes, it might rain but are you seriously gonna let a little wet keep you from seeking justice?)
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 3
Krystalline Kraus | The Native Canadian Centre of Toronto invites everyone to attend our Aboriginal Missing & Murdered Women Awareness Conference -- providing awareness and prevention workshops with our participants.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 2
Krystalline Kraus | Friday March 4, 2011 @ 7:00 pm: Haudenosaunee Land Rights Struggles and Non-Native Alliance Building 5 years after the “Douglas Creek Estates” Reclamation.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 2
Krystalline Kraus | Despite the CBC, when I was in that crowd of thousands during the G20 weekend, I was glad that the person on either side of me didn't stay home.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 1
Krystalline Kraus | The powerful pop/punk/funk video by Troy Jackson. Jackson confronts homophobic violence calling on the Queer Race to take back their collective voice.

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