So, my grandmother passed away on Yom Kippur. She was 99 and apparently dying on Yom Kippur means you’re absolved of all your sins, ironic, as my grandmother never did anything remotely sinfully in her nearly century of life. 166 more words
Heather Martin puts all of the pieces together brilliantly in this article- documenting her experiences in Saskatchewan watching the NDP, Green Party, Sierra Club and Polaris Institute co-opting movements in her province. To add to her story, Toronto activistocrat Taylor Flook was with Jeh Custera when they invaded Parliament. The connection she makes with Kevin Annett's family's Western Canada Water and the Council of Canadian's protests answers a lot of questions I've been pondering. I don't normally re-blog people's articles- but, this one is a must read!