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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 February 27
Krystalline Kraus | The fifth anniversary of the Six Nations land reclamation of Douglas Creek Estates, confront anti-Native activist Gary McHale.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 23
Krystalline Kraus | I have an idea for Toronto's International Women's Day this year and I could use some feedback.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 23
Krystalline Kraus | A greenwashing ad corporations would be proud of. Download and share it because it will probably get shut down quick.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 17
Krystalline Kraus | Is "don't dress like a slut" the best advice that Toronto police officers from 31 Division can give women?
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 15
Krystalline Kraus | If you've learned a lot about leadership and making a movement, then let's watch a movement happen, start to finish, in under 3 minutes, and dissect some lessons.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 13
Krystalline Kraus | Updated! Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa and Montreal MONDAY vigils for missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 11
Krystalline Kraus | On February 10, 2011, Toronto mayor Rob Ford was to meet with the budget committee of Toronto city council to discuss cuts to Toronto's operating budget but faced a People's Delegation instead.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 11
Krystalline Kraus | The February 14th Annual Women's Memorial March is held on Valentine's Day each year to honour the memory of the women from the Downtown Eastside who die due to violence.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 11
Krystalline Kraus | UPDATED: To protect the Beaver Pond Forest, there have been prayers and Sacred Fires, attempts to lobby Ottawa city council. Direct action is the latest tactic being used.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 9
Krystalline Kraus | Daniel Bernard 'Amikwabe', Algonquin Firekeeper, will keep a Sacred Fire burning at Queen's Park from Wednesday, Feb. 9 to Sunday, Feb. 13 to urge the province to halt tree-clearing at Beaver Pond.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 9
Krystalline Kraus | Audio of testimony from the G20 People's Inquiry held in November 2010 by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the National Union of Public and General Employees.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 9
Krystalline Kraus | This morning at sunrise a group of concerned community members gathered in front of the machines that have been destroying the Beaver Pond Forest in Kanata for the past week.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 7
Krystalline Kraus | A week of events celebrating Indigenous culture at First Nations House, University of Toronto.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 4
Krystalline Kraus | TADAMON! Here is a list of planned protests for this Saturday to support the pro-democracy movement in Egypt.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 4
Krystalline Kraus | A message from the youth of the Tahrir Square sit-in written on February 3, 2011.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 4
Krystalline Kraus | Rally for freedom and democracy in Egypt this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Queen's Park.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 1
Krystalline Kraus | As with the one million march on the streets of Egypt, our goal is to reach one million voices in support of their march.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 31
Krystalline Kraus | Byron Sonne's preliminary inquiry began last week and continues this Monday. Byron was one of the first people arrested in the week leading up to the G20 last June, 2010.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 31
Krystalline Kraus | Vancouver Downtown East Side: Two weeks of commemoration events starting January 30, 2011. The Annual Women's Memorial March is on Monday, February 14, 2011.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 31
Krystalline Kraus | Solidarity with the people of Egypt! Updated info on how you can help keep the information about the uprising flowing.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 30
Krystalline Kraus | Check out this Toronto screening of A New Dawn by Audrey Huntley in support of the Feb. 14 No More Silence National Day of Action.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 30
Krystalline Kraus | A Sacred Fire will be burning at this event to help stop the destruction of the Beaver Pond Forest to make way for subdivisions just outside of Ottawa. Bring tobacco.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 29
Krystalline Kraus | Please read this post before you consider sending this pamplet to your friends over Facebook. Feel free to read it, though.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 29
Krystalline Kraus | Please check out this list of cross-country actions in support of the Egyptian democracy movement.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 28
Krystalline Kraus | Alex Hundert is now free. Hundert, a community organizer who was allegedly involved in facilitating the G20 Summit protests, was first arrested at gunpoint in a pre-dawn raid on June 26, 2010.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 26
Krystalline Kraus | Vote BP for this year's Public Eye Award! Share with your networks, and help the Indigenous Environmental Network put a spotlight on BP as the world's worst company.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 25
Krystalline Kraus | The First Nations Solidarity Working Group (FNSWG) is hosting a new members meeting. Anyone interested in working with the FNSWG is welcome to attend.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 25
Krystalline Kraus | This workshop talks about the basics of Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) -- what are your rights, useful tips, what extra benefits exist and how to access them.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 25
Krystalline Kraus | The trial for Toronto police constable Babak Andalib-Goortani, charged with assaulting a demonstrator during the G20 Summit, has been postponed, while G20 activist Alex Hundert's is set to begin.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 21
Krystalline Kraus | The Ethics at Ryerson Speaker Series presents the Right Honourable Paul Martin and Phil Fontaine, former National Chief, Assembly of First Nations.

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