Yes! Magazine co-founder Sarah van Gelder outlines the four reasons communities led by indigenous people all over the United States are winning against the war against the powerful and deep-pocketed fossil fuel industry.
David Suzuki on the crisis of violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada, and the “hard work and leadership of Indigenous women and communities who have spent decades calling for an inquiry.”
The growing militarization of law enforcement agencies, fueled by the “use of force” industry, has anti-police violence groups protesting and arguing that governments should prioritize human needs over militarization and violence.
The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is making significant investments in the Canadian public broadcasting, the arts and creative industries. A lesson for other countries on “how to tap into the creative capital of a society.”
The Canada-EU trade deal, CETA, “will elevate the rights of corporations above workers and the environment and undermine government regulatory flexibility,” new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds.
Not only are advertisements that feature sex and violence bad for business, but more importantly they are causing damage by normalising violence against women.
On Monday September 19, 2016, the Special Committee on Electoral Reform launched its cross-Canada tour to consult Canadians on the best alternative to replace the current anti-democratic first-past-the-post system.
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.”