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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 | In a shooting death of an unarmed, black teenager that sparked off racial tensions, the shooter will not face Federal hate crime charges.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 26
Krystalline Kraus | On Ticket Master’s website, there is only a short statement citing “immigration issues” for the reason for the short notice cancellation.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 24
Krystalline Kraus | This Saturday, the Equity Studies Student Union hosts Decolonizing Our Minds at the Multi-Faith Centre, University of Toronto.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 24
Krystalline Kraus | In an attempt to clear up some of the confusion running rampant over the Internet this morning concerning B.C. Indigenous communities and their support of pipelines, I’ve tried to unravel the mystery
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 23
Krystalline Kraus | The new game in town, called Never Alone, features an Alaskan Native girl named Nuna and her Arctic fox whose challenge it is to rescue her homeland from an endless blizzard.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 19
Krystalline Kraus | So far this winter, there have been 26 days of Extreme Cold Weather Alerts.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 19
#ShutDownCanada events in Listuguj First Nation, Quebec. Via Twitter
Krystalline Kraus | Now that we have had some time to reflect on the #ShutDownCanada demonstrations, I think there are some important lessons to be learned/re-learned by veteran activists who think they know all tricks.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 13
Krystalline Kraus | There are 24 #ShutCanada events occuring across the country on Friday February 13, 2015.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 13
krytalline kraus | There are 24 #ShutDownCanada events happening on Friday February 13, 2015.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 7
Krystalline Kraus | Below is a list of participating cities:
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 7
Krystalline Kraus | There was much honour held this year for International Saami Day, which is celebrated on February 6 when the Saami Congress declared the day in 1992.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 5
Krystalline Kraus | There has been much concern and mobilization to stop the plan to bury low and intermediate level nuclear waste next to Lake Huron.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 29
Krystalline Kraus | Boil water advisories are nothing new outside of Winnipeg.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 28
Krystalline Kraus | Information on the campaign to stop Enbridge's line reversal pipeline.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 26
Photo of Lake Superior by krystalline kraus
Krystalline Kraus | I have always said that we risk everything if we see water as only a political issue to be manipulated by parliamentary politics and not something fundamental to the survival of all living things.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 25
Krystalline Kraus | There is currently a fundraiser being held on the internet site Go Fund Me created on January 17, 2015.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 23
Krystalline Kraus | A film exploring the controversial history of Treaty No. 9 against the backdrop of recent Indigenous activism like Idle No More premiers on Monday, January 26th.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 23
Krystalline Kraus | Facebook is not the first place I'd look to find any old Native spirit name.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 20
Krystalline Kraus | Well, I think I can firmly say I have no predictions about what is going to happen on February 13, 2015.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 20
Krystalline Kraus | On Monday January 19, 2015, anti-racist activists showed up en masse to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s residence at 5:30 am.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 11
Krystalline Kraus | South Dakota winters can be brutal, with wind chills dipping down to minus 60 to 70 Fahrenheit.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 10
Krystalline Kraus | For a week, it'd been cold enough to kill. And it has.
Blog - Activist Communiqué January 8
Krystalline Kraus | The premise of the demonstrations seems pretty simple: to prevent "business as usual" politics across Canada on February 13, 2015.
Blog - Activist Communiqué December 25
Krystalline Kraus | The "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" and "I Can't Breathe" campaign asks "Am I Next?"
Blog - Activist Communiqué December 14
Krystalline Kraus | In reaction to the recent wave of racist killings by the police, actor Samuel L. Jackson has stepped up with a new viral challenge.
Blog - Activist Communiqué December 14
Krystalline Kraus | Unite to ignite the longest, darkest night. Celebrate the solstice community-style in a luminescent lantern-lit procession through Toronto’s Kensington Market. Saturday, December 21st at 7:00 pm.
Blog - Activist Communiqué December 11
Krystalline Kraus | Toronto held its two-year anniversary of the Idle No More movement on December 10, 2014 with a round dance at the intersection of Yonge Street and Dundas Avenue.
Blog - Activist Communiqué December 11
Krystalline Kraus | On Sunday November 30, 2014, hundreds of activists gathered at Dundas Square in downtown Toronto before occupying the intersection of Dundas Avenue and Yonge Street.
Blog - Activist Communiqué December 2
Krystalline Kraus | We, the women of Grassy Narrows, make a statement on behalf of our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren on resource extraction on our traditional harvesting lands since time immemorial.
Blog - Activist Communiqué December 1
Krystalline Kraus | December 1 marks an important day: not only is it the countdown to winter holidays, it’s also the first day of the United Nation's 20th COP, convening world leaders to address climate change.

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