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Activist Communiqué

Krystalline Kraus is an intrepid journalist and veteran reporter for rabble.ca since its 2001 beginnings. She needs neither a red cape nor safety goggles to fly into her latest political assignment. She often live-tweets from events -- almost exclusively First Nations and environmental issues. You can follow her on Twitter @krystalline_k.

Blog - Activist Communiqué May 27
Krystalline Kraus | Important policing and security information, plus activist-organizing details regarding the upcoming G8/G20 protests.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 26
Krystalline Kraus | Dump Site 41 will be permanently shut down and land will be used for agriculture instead.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 26
Krystalline Kraus | Direct Action and Legal Training: May 29 to 30 weekend in Toronto. A big thanks to OPRIG and Tools for Change for hosting these important activist workshops.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 25
Krystalline Kraus | The aftermath of the RBC bank bombing and the repercussions on First Nations communities.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 20
Krystalline Kraus | Activist communities react to the RBC branch fire bombing in Ottawa.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 20
Krystalline Kraus | The Anarchist Group "FFFC - Ottawa" has claimed responsibility for the early morning Royal Bank of Canada firebombing in Ottawa Tuesday.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 18
Krystalline Kraus | Introducing all the folks who are helping to facilitate the June 25 to 27, 2010 protests in Toronto against the G20 Summit.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 17
Krystalline Kraus | In a new Smartwater ad, Jennifer Aniston is seen playing with a paper boat at a Los Angeles lake. The ad copy reads: "I love the reflection of water... But what I drink is a reflection of me."
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 14
Krystalline Kraus | As you all know, there is going to be a lot of activity in Toronto during the latter half of June, 2010 so I am pushing forward the calendar of events activists are organizing here on the ground.
Blog - Activist Communiqué May 13
Krystalline Kraus | Who wants a revolution if you're not allowed to dance...no actually, I've seen some activists try and dance and I actually don't want them in my revolution.
Blog - Activist Communiqué
Krystalline Kraus | More Than 250 First Nations and Allies From Across North America Gather In Alberta To Raise Awareness of the Tar Sands
Blog - Activist Communiqué
Krystalline Kraus | With an eye towards the growth of direct democratic practice and healthy student organizations, the training provided through these events will inspire activists.
Blog - Activist Communiqué
Krystalline Kraus | Around the world, people are rising up against austerity and an oppressive neo-liberal agenda that asks them to pay for the destructive greed of the wealthy elite.
Blog - Activist Communiqué
Krystalline Kraus | Occupy Toronto's little garden at Queen's Park is still growing.