Lori Theresa Waller
Lori Theresa Waller is rabble’s new labour beat reporter, a co-op position supported by the Canadian Auto Workers union. As a freelance writer, Lori has written about environmental and social justice topics for Briarpatch, The Dominion, and Peace and Environment News. She lives in Ottawa, where she works as a communications consultant, drums, dances, gardens, and is involved in community and activist groups including Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement Ottawa. In previous chapters of her life, Lori studied sociology, worked as a vegetarian cook, volunteered and worked for the Otesha Project, and biked throughout Alberta with the Sierra Youth Coalition to witness how landscapes, communities, and lives are being transformed by the rapid growth of tar sands exploitation.