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Chiefs from Alberta and the Northwest Territories signed a declaration in Edmonton Friday which opposes the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. "The Save the Fraser Declaration" was started by the Yinka Dene Alliance in British Columbia and states that the undersigned First Nations will not allow Northern Gateway or any oilsands project "to cross our lands, territories, and watersheds, or the ocean migration routes of Fraser River salmon." Chiefs from Alberta and the Northwest Territories added their names to The Save the Fraser Declaration in Edmonton on Friday.
People protest during the 'Occupy Wall Street' rally at Bowling Green Plaza on 17 September. Photograph: Steven Greaves/Demotix/Corbis
Mike Adams Breaks Down The Monsanto Worshipping Act
NASHVILLE INT’L AIRPORT — A Wyoming man walked through a TSA checkpoint with a raging erection on Thursday, daring TSA officers and even fellow passengers to give him an invasive pat down. “I’m next,” Warren Kelvin, 34, screamed as he pushed to the front of the security line. According to TSA officials, Kelvin had ingested two Viagra and wore sweatpants without boxers for his Southwest flight from Nashville to Phoenix.
An Egyptian court has dissolved the former ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) and ordered its funds and property to be handed over to the government. The Higher Administrative Court issued the order on Saturday, meeting one of the key demands of the protest movement that ousted former president Hosni Mubarak in February. "The administrative court issued a ruling to dissolve the NDP and seize its money, and its headquarters and buildings will be handed to the government," a judicial source said.
City council's decision to to remove fluoride from Calgary's water supply follows years of debate on the subject.
Phyllis Bennis: US supported states and regional domination shaken by people's uprisings - January 29, 2011
For the first time in human history almost all of humanity is politically activated, politically conscious and politically interactive … The resulting global political activism is generating a surge in the quest for personal dignity, cultural respect and economic opportunity in a world painfully scarred by memories of centuries-long alien colonial or imperial domination… The worldwide yearning for human dignity is the central challenge inherent in the phenomenon of global political awakening… That awakening is socially massive and politically radicalizing … T he nearly universal access to radio, television and increasingly the Internet is creating a community of shared perceptions and envy that can be galvanized and channeled by demagogic political or religious passions.