fix articles 173695, first nations
Summer of discontent: Mega-project protests across B.C. (tags)
System change - not climate change! The people united shall never be defeated! The economy should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity, self-determination and the rights of nature.
CNN, Do You See Us Now? (tags)
Protest and educational outreach continues in Canada, the U.S., and other countries concerning pending bills and projects that would be a major assault both on indigenous people and the environment. In Canada, Bill C-45 would unilaterally alter treaties with First Nations people, drastically effect lands and waterways on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border, and reduce jobs for all Canadians. In the U.S., the proposed XL pipeline would have devastating effects on aquifers and wetlands if there was ever a leak. The Indigenous movement, Idle No More, now several months old, has been ignored by the mainstream media.
“Red Cross, Where is Haiti's Money?” (tags)
“. . . All of the generous people who donate to the Red Cross have no idea that very little of those resources get to the victims of the disaster. It's being used for administrative costs. The CEO of the Red Cross is earning $600,000 a year." -- Margaret Prescod, Women of Color in Global Women's Strike
Idle No More – Los Angeles (tags)
A common sentiment expressed by speakers was, “if we won't do it, who will?”