The Political Road Map: Why Can’t We Feed Everyone?

If a mother and father fail to feed their children for any long period of time, the government will step in for the sake of the children and take action. When citizens of Canada fail to have access to food, with some living on the streets eating garbage, average people walk around them as if ...

Dead Wild Roses: Quotes from the Red Women’s Committee – Fight Patriarchy and Imperialism!

   Women, organized and speaking up for themselves, naming their oppressors and fighting back.  Inspiring stuff.  🙂 “It is an urgent necessity for the development of the communist movement and the revolutionary movement in general, that every viewpoint which sees the oppression of women as a “side issue” or any feminism as “petty bourgeois” be ...

The Canadian Progressive: Solidarity spring: A Call to action from Idle No More & Defenders of the Land

 By: Idle No More | Press Release: Idle No More has sparked an awakening of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples internationally in support for democracy, human rights and environmental protections. In three short months, the movement has succeeded in raising global consciousness through education, cultural resurgence, and democratic political activism. We have […] The post Solidarity spring: ...

350 or bust: On September 24th, The Planet Is Moving. Are You Joining The Ride Beyond Fossil Fuels?

Across Ontario and around the world, September 24th is a a day for people to rally and demand from our elected leaders action on moving beyond fossil fuels. Initiated by 350.org, Moving Planet is a day to put our demands for climate action into motion—marching, biking, skating—calling for the world to go beyond fossil fuels. ...

350 or bust: The Planet Isn’t The Only Thing Heating Up: Opposition to Keystone XL Pipeline Grows

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and seven other Nobel Peace Laureates have just written a letter to President Obama urging him to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, and to begin building a clean energy future immediately. The letter, released yesterday by the Nobel Women’s Initiative, concludes with: There is a ...

350 or bust: Tar Sands Pipeline Provokes Americans To Civil Disobedience

Saturday August 20th marked the start of the largest act of civil disobedience for the climate in U.S. history. Over 2,000 people from across the U.S. and Canada are arriving in Washington, D.C. to send a message to President Obama that our children’s future is more important than oil profits. Obama will be deciding the ...

350 or bust: Business As Usual Is Over: Value Change Required For Survival

Today’s blog posting was initially posted on 350orbust on June 30, 2010: Chief Oren Lyons said, when speaking about Climate Change at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the UN Headquarters in 2007: We’re talking about change. People have to change. Directions have to change. Values have to change. There is no ...

350 or bust: The Problem We’ve Created

The world needs to reduce carbon emissions. While oil and gas were cheap, there were few incentives to seek newer, cleaner and renewable resources. But time is now the biggest factor. We’re running out of cheap energy and continuing to contribute to the current climate change problem. What, if anything, have we learned in the ...

350 or bust: “Stop Harper” Protest by Parliamentary Page During Conservative Throne Speech

A Senate page managed to stand just meters away from the prime minister with a sign saying “Stop Harper” during the government’s throne speech in Ottawa today. Brigette Marcelle De Pape had this to say after being escorted out of the Senate Chamber and then fired: “Harper’s agenda is disastrous for this country and for ...

350 or bust: Climate Scientist Heidi Cullen On The “C-Word”

Climate Quote of the Day: But even though we don’t have all the answers — and maybe never will — we do know enough to act. And that is really the bigger point, the one I try to bring home when the phone rings. The recent National Research Council’s “America’s Climate Choices” report advised Congress ...