For years they have had to endure the pain of austerity. Look on helplessly as their jobs disappeared, and their pensions shrank.But still the cruel and greedy banksters wanted to impose even more austerity upon them. And humiliate them further for daring to elect a left-wing government.But today the Greek people finally rose up and said enough is enough. Read more »
A new student coalition promises to block Transcanada’s Energy East and Enbridge’s line 9B tar sands pipeline projects “at Quebec border.”
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Democracy in Action – Look and Learn my sleeping obedient country.
The protests in Quebec are an example to the rest of Canada to what an active citizenry is like and how people can affect change in the political spectrum. At the time of this writing, 39 days of protest are on record. Thirty nine days of showing Canadians that people still do have a place Canadian politics. The real lesson though is that this political space is never given freely, it is earned by the mass momentum of people demanding and then taking their place in
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I just received an invite from an activist friend to attend the Ottawa launch of Judy Rebick new book on the Occupy movement and solidarity-building, Occupy This! The book excites the activist in me already, even before I’ve read it. … Continue reading →