Refusing Settler Colonialism, From Turtle Island to Palestine
Sunday 26 Mar 2017, 2:00am
The keynote event of Israeli Apartheid Week 2017 focused on articulating connections between ongoing struggles against settler colonial violence and dispossession across Turtle Island (North America) and in historic Palestine. The panelists reflected on the history and current state of these anti-colonial struggles. Featuring Erica Violet Lee. Recorded in Toronto, 15 March 2017.
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Martin McGuinness funeral: Christy Moore sings final song at Derry City Cemetery
Mourners included DUP leader Arlene Foster, who received applause as she took her seat in the church inside St Columba's Long Tower church. After the service, thousands followed the coffin of Mr McGuinness onward to the republican plot of the City Cemetery.
m.belfasttelegraph.co.uk | 26 Mar 2017, 6:00pm
Air strikes on Isis-held Mosul 'leave 230 civilians dead', reports local media
A correspondent for Rudaw, a Kurdish news agency operating in northern Iraq, said that 137 people – most believed to be civilians – died when a bomb hit a single building in al-Jadida, in the western side of the city on Thursday. Another 100 were killed nearby.
www.independent.co.uk | 26 Mar 2017, 5:00pm
Israeli Jewish man arrested for bomb threats against Canadian, U.S. Jewish targets
A 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man was arrested in Israel Thursday as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centres and other institutions in Canada and the USA.
www.cbc.ca | 26 Mar 2017, 4:00pm
Federal government's message to homeless people: Get a good tarp, a sleeping bag, and prepare to die
Today's Federal budget says $11.2 billion will be spent on housing over the next 11 years. Mainstream media has celebrated the housing budget. Toronto Star says cities are one of the winners because of the housing budget. Huffington Post's headline was 'Liberals Dedicate Billions For Affordable Housing' and Global News called it a 'Big investment in affordable housing.'
www.carnegieaction.org | 26 Mar 2017, 3:00pm
NDP leadership candidate Charlie Angus to spearhead campaign with priority on First Nation issues
Angus recalls the 2011 Attawapiskat housing crisis when he travelled to the James Bay community with a video camera to capture the community's housing conditions.
anishinabeknews.ca | 26 Mar 2017, 2:00pm
On international day against racism, unions build solidarity with refugees
On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, unions are on Parliament Hill with a unique experience that will let Members of Parliament and their staff see through the eyes of a refugee.
canadianlabour.ca | 26 Mar 2017, 1:00pm
Trump and Trudeau plan to sell out our public infrastructure
As with most Donald Trump policy ideas, details remain sparse on his plan for rebuilding America's crumbling infrastructure. And like almost everything Trump does, he's talking a big game.
vancouversun.com | 26 Mar 2017, 12:00pm
Inside Alabama's Auto Jobs Boom: Cheap Wages, Little Training, Crushed Limbs
Regina Elsea was a year old in 1997 when the first vehicle rolled off the Mercedes-Benz assembly line near Tuscaloosa.
www.bloomberg.com | 26 Mar 2017, 11:00am
Alexis Tsipras on austerity, collective labour agreements and the European social acquis
Europe is not defending its own accomplishments, its heritage and social model and has surrendered to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which explains its existential crisis, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday evening.
www.greeknewsagenda.gr | 26 Mar 2017, 10:00am
The Survival of the Paris Commune
The Commune of 1871 was never truly vanquished--its political imaginary lived on and is today being liberated and revived in a new cycle of struggles.
roarmag.org | 26 Mar 2017, 4:00am