The ongoing #NoDAPL protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline, led by the Standing Rock Tribe, is a new chapter in the “long history of Native American opposition to colonialism and resource extraction on their lands.”
Pardon Snowden campaigners call on President Obama to forgive Edward Snowden, arguing that the National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower’s act of conscience benefited the United States and enriched democratic debate worldwide.
Storytelling can help address police violence by enabling victims to articulate their personal experiences and reveal unjust policing practices. As well, articulated personal experiences of police brutality can help policing agencies to develop better systems of accountability.
Brigette DePape was right when she vowed that “despite the Harper government making it harder for us to vote, young people are going to be the game-changers nobody saw coming” during the 2015 federal election. Elections Canada’s 2015 National Youth Survey confirms it.
The late Muhammad Ali “was much bigger than boxing. He came, from the late 1960s onwards, to symbolise resistance to racism, militarism and inequality.”
Brian Martin on how “activists could be more effective in targeting their campaigns” if major political events had been easy to predict.
Canadian social activist, journalist and award-winning author of numerous bestsellers, Naomi Klein, is the the winner of the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize.
A new report outlines the “Top 7 Reasons You Can’t Trust Kinder Morgan” and the energy giant’s proposed $5.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.