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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 16
Krystalline Kraus | The issue of the Canadian seal hunt has been in the news recently thanks to spouting off of famous Hollywood types and the Twitter hashtag backlash. Let me explain...
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 16
Krystalline Kraus | Fighting Back Against Cuts to Disability Benefits – from U.K to Ontario Austerity is Global – so is our resistance.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 13
Photo by NumerologyJournal.com
Krystalline Kraus | A sunday pick me up ...or cry into your pillow - you decided.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 13
Photo by Krystalline Kraus
Krystalline Kraus | Without further ado, here are the photos I took at the George Brown Campus, Four Sacred Colours Pow Wow 2014.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 12
Krystalline Kraus | A recap for anyone involved in the Sherry Good class action lawsuit resulting from their experience at the G20.
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 12
Krystalline Kraus | The sources for eco-socialism are many but Andre Gorz's Ecology as Politics remains one of the most important texts. It first connected the ecological movement to larger struggles of the labour .
Blog - Activist Communiqué April 6
Photo by www.natgeocreative.com
Krystalline Kraus | Are Vegan Evangelists guilty of colonial behaviour when they suppose to dictate another people's eating habits?
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 31
Krystalline Kraus | A new report released today by the Sierra Club and 13 other groups examines the proposed expansion of the Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 27
Krystalline Kraus | All day listenings from paritipating cities and reserves,
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 25
Krystalline Kraus | A new truth for some young Canadians was: there wasn’t any American involvement in the crackdown on the Elsipogtog. The crackdown fit perfectly into capable Canadian hands.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 22
Krystalline Kraus | March 22 is world water day.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 14
Krystalline Kraus | In the middle of a snowstorm on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, Indigenous rights activists took over a Canadian Pacific (CP) railway line for over three hours to demand justice for Indigenous women.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 12
Krystalline Kraus | Here is a wonderful three minute video that explains the exploitative resource extraction that is the Alberta tar sands.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 11
Krystalline Kraus | We will gather in remembrance of: Terra Janine GARDNER, Cheyenne FOX and Bella LABOUCAN McLEAN.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 9
Krystalline Kraus | On Thursday March 6, 2014, Canada’s National Energy Board ok’ed Enbridge’s plans to reverse the flow on its Line 9 pipeline now from West to East.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 9
Krystalline Kraus | On Thursday March 6, 2014, Canada’s National Energy Board ok’ed Enbridge’s plans to reverse the flow on its Line 9 pipeline now from West to East.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 5
Krystalline Kraus | The National Energy Board (NEB) has announced that they will make their decision this Thursday afternoon at 4:30 EST.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 5
Krystalline Kraus, Melvinder Singh | I am pleased to reprint this open letter to Canada’s Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, by Torontonian Melvinder Singh.
Blog - Activist Communiqué March 3
Krystalline Kraus | As of Sunday, roughly 70 members and supporters of the Mohawks of Tyendinaga erected a blockade on Shannonville Road.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 21
Krystalline Kraus | In case you were wondering how and why a blue coloured dot has appeared on some famous First Nations portraits that are in black and white, welcome to the Blue Dot movement.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 20
Krystalline Kraus | Hey everyone, I want to introduce you to my friend and fellow Toronto singer, Faith Nolan.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 20
Krystalline Kraus | “Our pots and pans are empty, bring yours to bang!!!!!”
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 17
Krystalline Kraus | Members of the Mi'kmaq Warriors Society who have been arrested and incarcerated are on a speaking tour to raise awareness about their struggle against fracking.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 14
Photo by krystalline kraus
Krystalline Kraus | At the end of January 2014, a new database that tracks the number of missing and murdered indigenous women, shows numbers that are much higher than previously thought.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 12
Krystalline Kraus | Three Indigenous women have died violent deaths in Toronto since last year's ceremony. This has led No More Silence to create a community owned database to document and investigate such deaths.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 12
Krystalline Kraus received permission to take this photo of a moon ceremony
Krystalline Kraus | Laverne Victor has started a Fire for the Women's Warrior Song on Full Moons... and is inviting YOU to join her in singing the Women's Warrior Song on Full Moons. This coming Full Moon and always.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 12
Krystalline Kraus | The evening with be co-facilitated by our dear friends and mentors from the The Native Youth Sexual Health Food Network
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 12
Krystalline Kraus | 6:15 - 7:15 pm New Credit Community Hall, 659 New Credit Road, Mississaugas of New Credit First Nation.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 12
Krystalline Kraus | Come join us for an evening of music, dancing, good conversation, a silent auction, and a pancake dinner! Gluten free and vegan options available.
Blog - Activist Communiqué February 9
Krystalline Kraus | For US$40.00 you can be a make-believe chief of your own made-up tribe.

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