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Those Attawapiskat numbers vs. Toronto numbers

Toronto has been running a deficit for years, and the combined total of all government spending is $24,000 a year for each citizen. Attawapiskat is $11,000.

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Attawapiskat and colonialism: Seeing the forest and the trees

If you can cut through the racism, ignorance, and half-baked opinions of pundits, politicians and sound-bite media, most folks will realize that Attawapiskat and many other First Nations have been labouring under the repression of colonialism far too long.

The antidote for poverty is self-determination and no one can give you that. You have to stand up and take action yourself to make it happen. Colonialism does not give way on its own; it must be defeated through vigorous and enlightened opposition.


Photo: flickr/quinn.anya
| July 17, 2013

Video: Short trip to Attawapiskat in 2011

As of Dec. 11, 2012, Theresa Spence has undertaken a hunger strike in Ottawa. She is protesting the relative inaction of the federal government in regards to Native well as the near-gutting of environmental laws protecting all navigable waterways in Canada, with the Dec. 14, 2012 passing of Bill C-45 by the federal government...a decision that greatly affects all Canadians.

| January 6, 2013

Smash The State Report: Dec. 21, 2012 - IdleNoMore and More!

January 2, 2013
| From Attiwapiskat to #IdleNo More, will help you report on it, and we report on it here! Also jump into the war on the poor in ontario and more!
Length: 42:28 minutes (38.9 MB)
| December 12, 2012

Smash the State Report: Aug. 3, 2012

August 11, 2012
| Smash the State's weekly summary of news, actions, reactions, call-outs, updates, and music, with an anarchist twist. This week, we cover the Quebec election call, a G20 update and more.
Length: 57:41 minutes (52.82 MB)
| August 3, 2012
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