Tar Sands: the Ugly Proof that the Politicians are Still Clueless about Climate Change

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OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The mining of the Tar Sands and the drilling of oil in Canada’s boreal forests is the most destructive project on the earth in terms of climate change. Climate scientist James Hansen has said that developing Tar Sands further would be game over for the world climate. The Sierra Club feels so …

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Idle No More and the Church

MENNONITE CHURCH CANADA Winnipeg, Man. — It started with a few women in Saskatchewan. Now, it has spread across Canada and the U.S, all the way to France, New Zealand and Palestine. Idle No More is an indigenous ‘resistance’ movement supported by a broad range of non-indigenous people – including some Mennonites – who are …

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#IdleNoMore protests sweep across Canada

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OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN View #IdleNoMore Events in 2012 in a larger map. Google Map by Tim Groves A movement is sweeping across Canada that has ignited over 100 rallies, blockades, flash mob dance circles and teach-ins. The actions are widely reported online to have been started by four indigenous women activists participating in a teach-in …

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Quebec Student Strike Wins Big

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INDYPENDENT Psst, the secret is out: We fought the law and we won. Quebec’s five-month college and university student strike against tuition hikes ended in victory last week. Coming on the heels of the Arab Spring, the European revolts against disastrous austerity policies and the Occupy movement, Quebec students in three province-wide associations struck, hung tough and refused …

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Occupy-related uprisings continue across the world

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OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN ATHENS (May 29) — Voters in Greece sent tremors across the Eurozone on May 6 by recording a massive protest vote against EU-dictated austerity. Parties that had participated in an emergency government tasked with passing deeply unpopular belt-tightening measures in return for rescue loans to prop up the near-bankrupt Greek economy were …

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