What if the bombing of Gaza were taking place in Toronto. What would be hit? A new short film by John Greyson reimagines Israel's massive bombardment of the Israeli-occupied and besieged Gaza Strip as if it were an attack on his home city Toronto. Watch.
The new book by Naomi Klein. In stores September 16 and available for pre-order. For more information, tour dates, or to buy the book: http://thischangeseverything.org/
Forget everything you think you know about global warming. The really inconvenient truth is that it's not about carbon -- it's about capitalism. The convenient truth is that we can seize this existential crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better.
Are you excited for the Peoples' Social Forum happening in Ottawa August 21 to 24? Us too!
Not sure what the Peoples' Social Forum is all about? Check out this video, and learn why activists, students, unions, Indigenous peoples, youth, environmentalists and thousands of ordinary individuals from every region are uniting this summer.
New Operation Maple video Disconnected: The Sacrifices We Make for This Human Right feautres ACORN members Natalie Hundt, Marva Burnett and Kelly Lalonde talking about why we need affordable and reliable high-speed Internet and how ACORN Canada members are fighting to make that happen.
On July 22, the Unist'ot'en Camp evicted a TransCanada crew working on the Coastal Gaslink pipeline within their territories in northern B.C.
The Unist'ot'en Camp warns, if caught tresspassing again, TransCanada's equipment will be confiscated.
Here are highlights from a UK parliamentary debate in which MPs variously accused Israel of war crimes, disproportionate violence, ruining peace negotiations by building illegal settlements, running the world's largest outdoor prison, collective punishment,and attacking water supplies, hospitals, supply centres and all manner of other civilian targets.
Don't Get My Valley Up! -- the rap song used in the Act 1 finale of Stone Fence Theatre's new musical, G'day, We're from the Valley, EH!, which opens in Eganville July 22 and plays throughout the summer and fall in six Renfrew County locations. The rap is written by Ish Theilheimer and Chantal Elie-Sernoskie. Leads in video: Robin Pinkerton, Chantal Elie-Sernoskie and Ambrose Mullin. Information, scheduling and ticket purchases are all at the company's website, www.stonefence.ca . The video was shot and produced by Space Camp Collective, with recording by Robin Pinkerton.
"I want Canadians to know that the silver, and possibly the gold, that is being extracted from Guatemala is bloodstained," said human rights lawyer and activist, Rafael Maldonaldo.
There has been a lack of consultation between Guatemala's government and Tahoe Resources Inc. (a Canada-based mining company), and the local communities in the region.
Maggie Padlewska travelled there last month, to explore the allegations, and to document the voices of the communities impacted by Tahoe's Escobal Mine in San Rafael and surrounding areas.
Recorded back in December of 2013, the 25th Annual McDonald Lecture hosted by the Centre for Constitutional Studies features Professor Pamela Palmater. In this lecture Professor Palmater argues that the federal government has failed to meet its obligations under the treaties signed with Canada's Aboriginal peoples. Professor Palmater is head of the Centre for Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University and was the runner up in the Assembly of First Nations leadership elections for national chief in 2012.
See Part Two of Pam Palmater's discussion here.
The RCMP descended on a peaceful anti-fracking protest led by the Mi'kmaq of Elsipogtog and their allies on October 2013.
Clifton Nicholas captures the voices of some of the people involved in the anti-fracking movement as they talk about what happened, why they took the stand against hydraulic fracturing and how the heavy handed police response has affected their people.