the oil industry

Jan 3, 2011

Harper’s pipeline nightmare

Environmental issues still take a back seat to economic ones, but it is on the environmental front that gains are made. After Fish Lake, the PM may feel the heat because of his support for Enbridge.
Aug 19, 2010
Organized and led by Indigenous people and welcome to everyone, roughly a 100 walkers trekked through a 13-kilometre loop that could be called the Ground Zero of Alberta's dirty oil industry. Photo: Jason Franson.

A healing walk around the tar sands dead zone

Rita Wong
I felt incapable of addressing the huge, overwhelming scale of the destruction. Yet, on this walk, the sick feeling co-existed with a quietly hopeful one, invoked by the efforts of my co-walkers.
Jun 7, 2010

You, me and disasters in the deep sea

For those of us who live far away from the Gulf of Mexico, the oily videos and doomsaying headlines are getting to be a bit wearying and are drifting to the back of the news.
May 28, 2010

Enbridge wants oil tankers to travel B.C. coast

rabble staff
Oil shipping firm Enbridge has applied to the federal government to allow its oil tankers on the B.C. coast, ignoring a First Nations ban and public opposition.
May 17, 2010

Shrill baby shrill: Right wing rhetoric rising

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The Maine Republican party goes Tea Party, a Senator calls for guilty until proven innocent, another TP group wants U.S. senators to be appointed, but democracy might be breaking out in Britain.


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