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Sometimes We Resist

I was in a park

I could not see
Global capitalism

Its dinosaur bones
Covered in chrome

I saw     trees
Their leaves
Turning yellow and… 139 more words

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In spite of Burnaby City Council and 75% of Burnaby residents' opposition, the National Energy Board granted Kinder Morgan access to begin work on their TransMountain tar sands pipeline expansion project in a designated conservation area on Burnaby Mountain. In response to the intrusion, local residents have been peacefully blockading the area. Kinder Morgan is now suing five residents of Greater Vancouver for $5.6 million. Stephen Collis is one of the five. Last week, during an injunction hearing, his poetry was used against him in court. If you stand behind the blockade members, you can show your support by adding your voice to this letter.

Oil Enters Bear Market

Brent Falls to Lowest Since 2010 After IEA Cuts Forecast

Brent crude fell to the lowest level in almost four years after the International Energy Agency said oil demand will expand this year at the slowest pace since 2009. 751 more words



Autumn is upon us.

I spent this past weekend in the mountains hiking through the fallen leaves, making the most of my last kayak adventure of the year, and cutting wood for the winter. 1,594 more words