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Violence Against Indigenous Women Grows in Vancouver Amid ‘Apathy and Injustice’

Indigenous women and girls in Canada continue to face disproportionate levels of violence and insecurity rooted in colonialism. By Tanupriya Singh Violence against Indigenous women is “escalating like never before,” the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) has warned.…

Third new Staten Island Ferry, the Dorothy Day, arrives to NYC on Friday, September 16 after a 14-day journey from Florida

“It has been an honor for our company to build the three Ollis Class Staten Island Ferries for the citizens of New York City, marking a bold new chapter in the Staten Island Ferry’s 200-year-old legacy of public transportation,” said…

Monumental Plans to Fix the Planet

When Congress directs the White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) to coordinate with other relevant federal agencies to research a five-year scientific assessment of solar and other rapid climate interventions, it’s only too apparent that the highest levels…

A conversation with Charlie Fish about his short story collection, “The Man Who Married Himself.” Part II

I had the opportunity to talk with Charlie Fish, an author, and editor, about his book, “The Man who Married Himself.” In part I of the interview, Charlie tells us how he started his Fiction on The Web magazine. “When…

How Barbara Ehrenreich Exposed the ‘Positive Thinking’ Industry

We can thank the late economic justice warrior for her groundbreaking contribution in showing that “positive thinking” is part of a whitewashing of economic inequality. By Sonali Kolhatkar Although the late Barbara Ehrenreich was best known for her 2001 bestselling…

Over Forty Activities Will Be Offered as Part of Peace Days 2022 in Montreal

The theme for this year’s edition is, “Take action for equality: End racism. Build peace” The eighth edition of Peace Days, an initiative of the Peace Network for Social Harmony, will take place from September 21 to October 2. The…

9/11: Channels of Peace: Lost Sons

There are more judgments from experts and pundits than there are cable channels with the rolling witness of deception and destruction in Ukraine. On a recent broadcast, an expert in geopolitics referred to military troops under authoritarian mindset as, “used,…

Possible Prisoner Exchange in US Hybrid War against Venezuela

US special presidential envoy for hostage affairs Roger Carstens is on a case which could lead to freeing Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. Pressure is building on the Biden administration to swap Saab for some American citizens currently incarcerated in Venezuela.…

Pascuala Ilabaca at Montreal International Jazz Festival 2022 Approves from the stage

“As a people we have made the first Political Constitution in the world written in gender parity, and also this proposal recognises us as an inclusive country, which is hope for all dissidents in our country. It is a new…

Statement on Canada’s Labor Day: Protect Migrant Workers! Regularization Now! Let Danilo Stay!

MIGRANTE CANADA September 5, 2022 Thousands of migrant workers live in Canada in precarious situations. They have lost their legal immigration status and have fallen through the cracks of the immigration system. This situation is not an anomaly, but part…

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