Ian Angus and John Riddell argue that using the Leap Manifesto as the basis for building a new socialist movement in Canada must include confronting the climate crisis and the power of Big Oil.
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Climate justice activists have not yet found a path to transformational change. That can only emerge from the experiences of all working people here and worldwide, present and past.
Canadian activists are finding ways to use the Liberal government’s highly restrictive ‘consultation’ process to demand real action to cut greenhouse gas emissions and stop pipeline projects.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has acknowledged shocking details about the violence of Canada’s near past. Deepening poverty and inequality are a scar on the country’s present. And Canada’s record on climate change is a crime against humanity’s future.
Ecosocialist Resources, published monthly in Climate & Capitalism, links to articles, reports, talks and videos that are relevant to our mission.
John Riddell reviews ‘This Changes Everything’ — a rich resource of fact and argument that every climate justice activist should read, use and share.
World War I began 100 years ago. Today’s ecosocialist movement has much to learn from the revolutionaries who campaigned to stop that catastrophe.
Extreme weather and rising oceans, driven by rich country emissions, threaten to destroy Bangladesh’s remarkable social gains.
Video of meeting to protest Enbridge’s tar sand pipeline, organized by Toronto East End Against Line 9, August 25, 2013
People whose water, air and homes are endangered by Enbridge Line 9 have been refused the right to testify. We’re fighting back anyway.
“A resounding success!” Participants report on a major step forward for anti-capitalist organizing in the environmental movement.
Line 9 protest organizers build community support for grassroots fight against local pollution, tar sands, and global warming
Mobilizing against Line 9; Obama, markets & climate; Just development in India; Quinoa wars; Antibiotics and meat
Join the discussion of Michael Lebowitz’s latest book
Teach-in delivers a clear grass roots message: there is now a strong basis for organizing education and broad collective action to stop Enbridge from piping tar sands oil across southern Ontario.
Join us at a day-long grass-roots education and organizing meeting, Saturday Nov. 17
Attendance at a Toronto meeting on Tar Sands and Environmental Justice greatly exceeded expectations.
Actions against tar sands and pipelines are an opportunity to revitalize the movement to stop climate change ++++++++++++ by John Riddell The historic confrontation now shaping up over plans by Enbridge Corp. to build a new pipeline across the Canadian Rockies to export dirty tar-sands oil was discussed at a protest meeting inToronto, February 16. […]