Citizens Press Announcements, Alternative and Corporate News
r1 Friends, In a week the National Energy Board is going to open up applications to intervene in it’s review of the Energy East pipeline project. So far you and over 60,000 others have sent messages to the NEB demanding a climate review of Energy East, and I want to boost that number as much as possible before we deliver the messages to NEB headquarters on February 2nd. Help us get there by sharing the call to action with your friends and family: Energy East is… Read More +
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(((( T h e B u l l e t ))))~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A Socialist Project e-bulletin .... No. 1072 .... January 27, 2015 ____________________________________________________ 68 Years of Struggle and Resistancefor Peace, Justice and Freedom Sid Shniad When I was invited to speak at today's forum, the attacks in Paris against the magazine Charlie Hebdo and the kosher super market had not taken place. In light of the media coverage of what happened in Paris, I feel the need to situate my comments against the backdrop of… Read More +
Supporters of Greek anti-austerity party Syriza wildly cheered Sunday’s election victory, confident that the first-ever victory by a leftist party in Greece would help turn back austerity in Europe.Red and white flags emblazoned with Syriza’s tricolour motif waved outside the main party platform in central Athens, where hundreds of supporters gathered as election results poured in.Many Syriza supporters said they were pinning their hopes on party leader Alexis Tsipras turning the country around after six years of recession which led… Read More +
BCSEA is a non-profit society that relies on memberships to advance sustainable energy. Will you please join us? Read this story on our web site... 50 Shades of Electric Vehicle policy by Guy Dauncey January 24, 2015 NOTHING Nothing. It’s the building block of all mathematics, from which numbers begin. It’s also the current state of federal policy on electric vehicles in Canada. The BCSEA wants to change that and start adding some numbers, and we are seeking fifty volunteers to help us do so. Five years… Read More +
Michelle is seeking bunch of volunteers with repair skillswww.facebook.com/RepairCafeVictoriaI'm one of several volunteers helping to organise Repair Café Victoria - a place where people can bring broken household items and learn to fix them for free. Our first event will be on Saturday, February 14, 9:30am-12:30, at the Central Branch of the public library. If you'd like to volunteer your repair skills (sewing, darning, fixing small electrical appliances, etc.) please let me know. And if you'd like to come with… Read More +
NEWS: The Draft Regional Sustainability Strategy – an action plan for the region’s future to 2038 – is ready for public feedback! Please complete the online feedback form before February 15, 2015; the RSS Targets Backgrounder (download) provides details related to the target questions. Then, sign up for the RSS Listserv to find out how you can provide ongoing input as the process continues. For more information, visit the CRD website. AT UVIC: A DIALOGUE: CLIMATE CHANGE, DIVESTMENT AND SOCIETY, Monday January 26th, 7:00 PM Room B150 of… Read More +
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BY GLENN GREENWALDhttps://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/01/23/compare-contrast-obamas-reaction-king-abdullah-hugo-chavez/Hugo Chávez was elected President of Venezuela four times from 1998 through 2012 and was admired and supported by a large majority of that country’s citizens, largely due to his policies that helped the poor. King Abdullah was the dictator and tyrant who ran one of the most repressive regimes on the planet.The effusive praise being heaped on the brutal Saudi despot by westernmedia and political figures has been nothing short of nauseating; the UK Government, which arouses itself on a daily basis by issuing self-consciously eloquent lectures to the world about democracy, actuallyordered flags flown… Read More +
I wanted to let you know that the Broadbent Institute just released a new batch of speakers for our progressive policy conference, Progress Summit 2015, running from March 26 to 28.
AFL-CIO President Richart Trumka will be a keynote.
If you could help spread the word on your social streams, that would be great!
Thanks for considering,
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Dear Friends of SJS,
Below are some upcoming events that may be of interest to you:
From Rights to Responsibilities to Decolonization: Shifting Political Discourses
Professor Joyce Green is the editor of Making Space for Indigenous Feminism (Fernwood Publishing and Zed Books) and of Indivisible: Indigenous Human Rights (Fernwood Publishing 2014).
Thursday, February 5, 2015 – First Peoples House Ceremonial Hall
(see the link for a campus map http://www.uvic.ca/home/about/campus-info/maps/pdf/3d-map-latest.pdf)
Feb. 15th, 2015
From Charity to Social Justice:
The Conversation Continues
Addressing Child and Family... Read More +