As politicians squabble over bitumen, First Nations demonstrate clean energy alternatives. Using old pipeline materials to create clean energy and pushing forward an historic tribal parks program, this coastal British Columbia Nation is a force to be reckoned with.
Sous le couvert de l'anonymat, les sources ont confié à l’Observateur national qu’un haut fonctionnaire leur avait demandé, au moins un mois avant que le pipeline soit approuvé, « de fournir une base juridiquement solide au cabinet afin qu’il donne son appui au projet Trans Mountain ».
As politicians argue over pipelines and nuclear warfare, fear not. In many corners of the world, people are working tirelessly to learn land-based languages old as time, remembering, reawakening and revitalizing alternative ways forward.
Government insiders say a high-ranking public servant instructed them, at least one month before Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion was approved, “to give cabinet a legally-sound basis to say ‘yes’” to the project. Here are the results of a National Observer investigation that was more than a year in the making.
Honduran women are paying for their rights with their lives — a toll that continues to climb in the wake of a violent federal election, and the two-year anniversary of the assassination of beloved local activist Berta Cáceres.
It's as if Chief Patrick Michell of the Kanaka Indian Bar Band has a superpower. With what appears to be a normal set of eyes, his vision stretches back to the last 8,000 years of his people and ahead, to a future of climate chaos and unshakeable hope.