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It’s time to say yes to people, no to oil

This Tuesday, an unprecedented journey started on the shores of Vancouver. For the first time ever, six people from as many First Nations set sail on board the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza to Haida Gwaii, to help connect coastal communities opposing pipelines and super tankers to the seven-million-strong global movement against Arctic oil drilling.
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Honouring courage and compassion: Peace Day 2015

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 21, 2015

I was 22 years old when I had to leave my homeland, South Africa. I had no choice. I was living underground for a year by then, to avoid being arrested. This was 1987, in the midst of one of the most bloody and violent periods in the...

The poetry and prose of 100% renewable energy for all

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | September 21, 2015

Working on The Leap manifesto over the last few months with a group of thinkers and activists brought together by Naomi Klein, I alternated between thinking “Yes – that is what I’ve meant to say all these years” and “That’s a great...

Boreal forest: Cree struggle to save the Broadback goes global

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | September 15, 2015

Giant banner deployed by the Waswanipi Cree First Nation on the shore of Quénonisca lake near the Broadback valley.    One of the last intact forests in Quebec has been making headlines. All this thanks to the Cree Nation of...

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