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Jul 14, 2012

Rio minus twenty: Too little, too late

Ben Powless
The Rio+20 Earth Summit has been called too little, too late, but there may be some positive developments from social movements that met during the talks.
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Sep 13, 2010
The tar sands action during the visit of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, on Sept. 9. Photo: Ben Powless

An Indian Summer for the tar sands

Ben Powless
Impacts and resistance to the tar sands megaproject in Alberta are broad and increasingly well known -- and are spreading like wildfire around the globe.
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Sep 13, 2010
Wet'suwet'en Nation protest against Enbridge pipelines in May, 2010. Photo: Ben Powless

An Indian Summer for the tar sands

Ben Powless
Impacts and resistance to the tar sands megaproject in Alberta are broad and increasingly well known -- and are spreading like wildfire around the globe.
News
Jan 14, 2010

Avatar and the true Defenders of the Land

Ben Powless
After seeing the film Avatar, the recent release by James Cameron dealing with allegorical Indigenous Peoples on an alien planet, a few reflections emerge.

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