Two weeks ago police shot and killed an individual at Pacific Wildcat Resources tantalum mine in central Mozambique. The incident received some attention in Canada because community members responded by seizing the Vancouver-based company’s mine site and setting some equipment ablaze. One protester told O Pais newspaper this wasn’t the first time someone was shot dead at... Continue Reading →
Got a billion? They will listen
We've all heard many times that "money talks" in politics but it was unclear how loudly. Now we know --one billionaire is heard over 50,000 ordinary Canadians. While about 50,000 people and 175 organizations supported Up for Debate's call for an election debate focused on women's issues, it won't happen because Stephen Harper refused to participate and... Continue Reading →
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