Dear Readers, Please support the Urgent Appeal below from the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) and Cordillera Human Rights Alliance (CHRA) to demand the Philippine government to drop the trumped-up charges filed against CPA pioneer Sarah Abellon-Alikes, stop the attacks against indigenous peoples and human rights defenders, continue the peace talks between the Government of the… Read More APPEAL: Stop the attacks against Indigenous Peoples and human rights defenders! (Philippines)
[This essay excerpt was written by Jimmie Durham of the Cherokee nation. Durham was a member of the American Indian Movement and founder of the International Indian Treaty Council that lobbied the United Nations in favour of decolonization of indigenous peoples worldwide. He is also a sculptor and poet. The entire essay can be read… Read More CULTURE AS A WAY TO KNOW THE WORLD
“Every single Empire in its official discourse has said that it is not at all like the others, that its circumstances are special, that it has a mission to enlighten, civilize, bring order and democracy, and that it uses force only as a last resort. And, sadder still, there is always a chorus of willing… Read More Syria to Standing Rock: Everywhere is a No-Fly Zone
Solidarity with Muskrat Falls and resistance to colonization masked as “development” comes to Fredericton. This piece was originally written for the NB Media Co-Op… Read More “Make Muskrat right:” St. Thomas University students from Labrador and allies rally in solidarity with people fighting dam
An outline of Capitalism’s destructive process in Atlantic Canada and the need for anti-capitalist, anti-colonial resistance to be the center of reversing this process… Read More In Defense of the Environment: What Is To Be Done?
The October 2nd episode of From the Margins features interviews with authors and professors, Kent Roach and Jennifer Brant.… Read More From the Margins: False Security, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Summary: A revised, in-depth of assessment of class dynamics present in Canada and the nations that compose it. Advancing our analysis of class, national oppression, and the overall structure of Canadian society has been a long-time coming for Revolutionary Initiative. It’s safe to say that elements of our preliminary “Theses…” document concerning the class structure… Read More Class Analysis and Class Structure in Canada