In The News Today
First Nations protesters occupy grounds of Manitoba Hydro dam, refuse to leave
Protesters from a northern Manitoba First Nation are occupying the grounds around a generating station and have issued an eviction notice to Manitoba Hydro for what they say is a violation of their treaty rights.
redpowermedia.wordpress.com | 23 Oct 2014, 6:00pm
Apple's Sordid Business Practices Are Even Worse Than You Think
New research shows just how disturbing labor conditions at Foxconn, the 'Chinese hell factory,' really are.
www.alternet.org | 23 Oct 2014, 3:00pm
Former Idle No More organizer unfazed RCMP have him under surveillance
An Indigenous activist says documents showing the RCMP have him under surveillance reveal Canadian authorities have criminalized Indigenous dissent.
redpowermedia.wordpress.com | 23 Oct 2014, 2:00pm
One City and COPE liven up the Vancouver election campaign
The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born.' - Antonio Gramsci. These words from the Italian revolutionary's Prison Notebooks are on the sign outside the old Video-In space on Main Street. This is where the Coalition of Progressive Electors has rented a campaign office for the next few weeks, and Gramsci's words feel like a good fit there.
thelasource.com | 23 Oct 2014, 12:00pm
The 'great indigenous divide': Winnipeg stares into an ethnic chasm
On the eve of an election, Winnipeg, home to Canada's largest urban indigenous population, is finally grappling with a social division reminiscent of US cities before the civil rights movement.
www.theguardian.com | 23 Oct 2014, 11:00am
As Casualties Mount, Scientists Say Global Warming Has Been 'Hugely Underestimated'
As we look across the globe this month, the signs of a continued escalation of the impacts of runaway anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) continue to increase, alongside a drumbeat of fresh scientific studies confirming their connection to the ongoing human geo-engineering project of emitting carbon dioxide at ever-increasing rates into the atmosphere.
truth-out.org | 23 Oct 2014, 4:00am