Even as more than 10,000 demonstrators marched in Toronto for “Jobs, Justice, and Climate,” another report about the effect of the oil market glut shows how Canada’s reliance on tar sands exploitation makes it vulnerable┬áto the economic whims of the global market. The demonstrators were led by Bill McKibben, the founder of 350.org, and activist […]

Unless you’re Canadian, or live in Canada, or for some mind-boggling reason follow Canadian politics from beyond its border, you’ve probably never heard of the NDP, the New Democratic Party. There’s no reason you should have. The left-liberal party– think more Elizabeth Warren than Chuck Schumer– is the Little Engine That Could of Canadian politics. […]

On MSNBC’s “Disrupt with Karen Finney,” with Hilton Kelley, resident and activist in Port Arthur, Texas, and featured speaker in “Keystone PipeLIES Exposed. Talking about the fight low-income and minority communities face when battling the forces of Big Oil that poison their neighborhoods. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Cal.), joined by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Port Arthur, Texas, activist Hilton Kelley, and Fort Chipewyan physician Dr. John O’Connor, exposes the health impacts that threaten communities affected by tar sands development, from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast.