Rich Coleman says LNG development is about “generational opportunity”—it’s for his grandchildren. We follow the money.
Comment: Beyond ‘quick wins’: Decolonizing British Columbia – Op-Ed – Times Colonist. Way to go, Times Colonist. How can I encourage them to keep posting thoughtful pieces like this? Should we be sending letters in response?
Redress settlements are necessary, but not enough. As the Idle No More movement so well illustrates, the problems associated with a century or more of white supremacy are hardly over. The murder and disappearance of hundreds of indigenous women is tragic testimony to that fact. Without mainstream society taking responsibility for the past, do we have a future?
For its part, the provincial government has done even less than the federal government. In our classes, students are often stunned and at times end up in tears when they learn the truth about the province’s past. They deserve better.
Northern B.C.s First Nations people to stand firm against pipelines | Georgia Straight. Sometimes I bookmark news articles (as opposed to blog posts) about awesome people and resistance projects in case I want to improve a related page of wikipedia in the future.