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Take your land and take you to court

Take your land and take you to court

On October 26th, Walton Development attempted to file an injuction against Mohawk workers and Six Nations people, who have been protesting against future housing development at Tutela Heights, in Brantford, Ontario. Tutela Heights is part of the Haldimand Tract and contains Tutelo burial grounds. The site was unlawfully taken by the Crown in 1835. It

Jane-Finch org rallies against poverty – October 17

*Article: Megan Kinch & Steve da Silva * Videography: Darryl Richardson *  Video: Editing Camila Uribe * Photos: Darryl Richardson & Steve da Silva * Four years to the day after Jane Finch Action Against Poverty’s (JFAAP) founding on October 17, 2008 – the International Day for the Elimination of Poverty – one of Jane-Finch’s leading people’s organizations

Six Nations Students Need Supplies, Not Lies

Video by Zach Ruiter Still No Texts/Supplies for Six Na, not much else to say except for that Six Nations has a lot to say and they will say it Thursday October 11 in Toronto, noon at 25 St. Clair Ave East. Some schools may have their photocopiers repossessed, this is very sad to treat

Toronto commemorates Bolivar birthday, expresses solidarity with Venezuelan Revolution

[Editor note: this article was originally posted on The Spanish version follows.] by: Juana Cabezas Over 50 people convened in Toronto’s Trinity Bellwood Park, site of a bust of South American Liberator Simon Bolivar, as an expression of solidarity with the Venezuelan people and with the Bolivarian Revolution. In a recent meeting in Caracas, Venezuela,

“Call Out For Support” – Barriere Lake VIDEO

Clear cutting on Algonquins of Barriere Lake territory is happening at devastatingly rapid rate. A group of Anishinabek people are camped out at Poigan Lake, Quebec determined not to leave until Resolute Forest Products (formerly AbitibiBowater) stops clear-cut logging their unceded territory. There are urgent and immediate calls to mobilize and act in solidarity. Organize

What is a Student Strike?

On July 12th, student organizers of the Quebec student strike were in Ottawa as part of the Quebec-Ontario student solidarity tour. The video below is an excerpt from Gabriel Nadeau Dubois’ talk that explains what exactly is a student strike and why it is a useful strategy.

Awit ng Kadamay – Song of the Filipino Urban Poor

Philippines, 2011 – This past summer 3 basics correspondents went to the Philippines to report on the social conditions and the people who are organizing to change their society in the interest of the oppressed. This is a short documentary of the situation of the urban poor in the Philippines as told through a song written