FOCUS: Awake, Hungry and Idle No More

 Naomi Klein    If Canadians have a chance of stopping Mr. Harper’s planet-trashing plans, it will be because these legally binding rights -backed up by mass movements, court challenges, and direct action will stand in his way. All Canadians should offer our deepest thanks that our indigenous brothers and sisters have protected their land rights for […]

First Nations, Political Hierarchy, and the Validation of Social Movements: Cory Sine

“If I speak for the Serpent, the Serpent may speak for the Bird…”
Gold has been discovered in the catacombs beneath the Vatican.  Saint Peter’s Basilica is to be dynamited along with the Pope’s residence and the Sistine Chapel.  Following that they will be bull-dozed to make way for prospectors.  The Pope and upper echelons of the Catholic establishment will be relocated to a new site in the south of France.  Faced with this potential reality, the reader scoffs.  Such a thing could never and would never happen.  God would not allow it; let alone millions of Catholics spread across the globe.  So why is it that members of