Archive | April, 2008

"The Best Premier Oil Money Can Buy"

Greenpeace activists interrupt a fundraising dinner to expose Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach’s real role Edmonton, Canada — On April 24, 2008, Greenpeace Canada activists delivered a clear message to Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach, dropping from the ceiling above the annual Edmonton Premier’s Dinner as he was delivering his fundraising speech, unveiling a banner as they […]

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Climate Crisis — Urgent Action Needed Now!

Statement initiated by participants in the Climate Change|Social Change conference, Sydney, Australia, April 11-13, 2008 ++++++++++++ The following statement was started by the participants in the Climate Change|Social Change conference. It is being distributed to environmental, trade union, Indigenous, migrant, religious and community organizations to help build the movement against global warming. Anyone who agrees […]

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Evo Morales: 10 Commandments to Save the Earth

[Quotes and Insights #6] Speaking at the United Nations today, Bolivian president Evo Morales proposed 10 commandments to save the planet, life and humanity Acabar con el sistema capitalista Putting an end to the capitalist system Renunciar a las guerras Renouncing wars Un mundo sin imperialismo ni colonialismo A world without imperialism or colonialism Derecho […]

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Consultation, Not Consent: The First Interview with KI Political Prisoner Cecilia Begg

Cecilia Begg is the Head Councillor of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation. She is the lone female community leader in what has come to be known as the KI6, a group serving six months for contempt after blockading a mining company from its licensed operations on disputed land near their community. In her first interview […]

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