The Canadian Progressive: Londoners arrested for protesting petrocrat Stephen Harper, tar sands

By: Obert Madondo Twitter: @Obiemad Activists outside the British Parliament protest Canada’s tar sands. (Photo: Facebook/Idle No More UK Solidarity Action) Environmental activists protesting “petrocrat” Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and our dirty tar sands were arrested at the British Parliament earlier today, The Guardian (UK) and other media report. The protesters, identifying themselves as Love Canada, Hate Tar ...

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: ‘Senate’s Big Oil Benefactors’ Slammed for Keystone XL Vote

10 KXL amendment co-sponsors took $8 million from fossil fuel industry By: Jacob Chamberlain and Jon Queally | Common Dreams In a 62-37 vote late Friday, the US Senate passed a non-binding amendment calling for the approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Environmental groups and climate activists were quick to condemn […] The post ‘Senate’s Big ...