Wanda Whitebird, of the Bear Clan, is a member of the Mi’kmaq Nation from Afton, Nova Scotia. She currently resides in Toronto, and has been active with No More Silence for ten years.
It is time we stopped playing the game, and put an end to the system that lifts up racism, sexism and bad sports like Donald Sterling in the first place.
On April 14, a crowd of about 175 people marched in downtown Toronto to demand a $14-an-hour minimum wage and improved legal protections for precarious workers.
It is essential to address the root cause of the violence, mainly due to colonialism and sexism.
Pride this year needs to be a celebration of our solidarity against attempts to divide us one from the other.
The resistance turned from defence of the trees to a mass movement against police violence.
Nine years ago, the people across Canada started welcoming a new generation of U.S. soldiers of conscience from another illegal and immoral U.S. war.
Many of the gains that women have made have been through collective bargaining and strikes.
To continue the “orange wave” we need to take the surge to the streets to confront Harper’s agenda of austerity, ecological destruction and war.
In the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and “opposition leader” Michael Ignatieff want to extend the war in Afghanistan for the third time.