Our Blog | January 2013

Photos from Idle No More Day of Action, Nanaimo

by: EJ on 01/31/2013
Posted in: Activism

On Monday, January 28th, New Society Publishers closed their office in order to attend the Idle No More Day of Action in Nanaimo.  Jean Wyenberg, as well as being Publisher Assistant, Customer Service and Office Manager, is also a fabulous photographer.  I hope you enjoy this collection of photos from our big day out!

 

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Decolonising Canada

by: EJ on 01/30/2013
Posted in: Activism

Today on Aljazeera website, Stefan Christoff writes an in depth blog about the colonial reality of Canada's relationship with first nations.  Most of Canada's economic wealth is dependent on resource extraction and the historical agreements between the government and first nations should play a critical role in any resource development. This is …

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Closed Today for National Day of Protest

by: EJ on 01/28/2013
Posted in: Activism

 

In keeping with our activist roots, our office is closed today in support of the Idle No More and Common Cause Worldwide Day of Action.  New Society Publishers stands in solidarity with the movement’s goal to urge the government of Canada to repeal all legislation which violates First Nations treaties and indigenous sovereignty rights, and removes environmental protections, leaving land, water and forests endangered and terribly vulnerable to exploitation. 

 

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It is Up to Us to Make a Stand and the Time is Now!

by: Sara on 01/24/2013

Today's blog post comes from our very own Publishing Assistant, Customer Service, and Office Manager extraordinaire Jean Wyenberg. Jean made the following presentation at the Joint Review Panel for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project as a member of the local Gabriola organization the Positive Energy Quilters.The full list of presentations can be …

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Guest Post - Duncan Crary - New Podcast Brings Troy to the World

by: EJ on 01/11/2013
Posted in: Guest Posts

Duncan Crary, author of The KunstlerCast: Conversations with James Howard Kunstler,  is please to announce his new podcast, A Small American City which made its debut January 8.

Duncan Crary in Monument Square, Troy, N.Y. (Photo by Brendan Kennedy)

 

A new podcast series is bringing the voices, …

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