Watch the discussion during the Alternative Media Movement Assembly at the Peoples' Social Forum!
What: A 15 minute informal update on current state of the UN climate negotiations by award-winning journalist Stephen Leahy including his personal observations on the process.
Who: Stephen Leahy is an indpendent, environmental journalist who has covered climate negotiations around the world. He is co-winner of the 2012 Prince Albert/United Nations Global Prize for reporting on Climate Change.
Where: Part of a public forum in Toronto last June titled CLIMATE CHANGE EMERGENCY.
Camp Madii Lii is located at the entrance to Luutkudziiwus territory within the Gitxsan Nation. On Aug. 26, 2014, access to the territory was closed to all LNG traffic and other unauthorized industrial activity, and the Luutkudziiwus Territorial Management Plan was enacted.
TransCanada is proposing construction and operation of the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission (PRGT) pipeline project. The proposed PRGT will cross Luutkudziiwus territory for about 32 km from Suskwa Pass to the Shegunia River. Approximately one-half -- 16 km -- lies on top of the Babine Trail, the ancestral grease trail connecting Gitanmaax with Fort Babine.
The People's Climate march. In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change. With our future on the line, we will take a weekend and use it to bend the course of history.
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.