Extraction

Hydraulic Fracking

January 29, 2014
Dr. Elizabeth Cochran discusses research showing that injection wells from fracking and gas and oil production is likely causing an uptick in U.S. earthquakes

NAFTA Strengthened Canada’s Corporate Class

January 7, 2014

Engler: Free trade deal bolstered neoliberal capitalism in Canada and opened it up to further resource extraction

Climate Change Clears The Way For The Extraction of Arctic Resources

December 11, 2013

Canada and Russia are investing in military infrastructure in order to protect economic interests in Arctic energy resources

Canada and EU to Ink Largest Trade Agreement since NAFTA

October 28, 2013

CETA prioritizes investor and intellectual property rights above environmental and consumer regulations.

Idle No More Protestors Take to the Streets in Global Day of Action

October 8, 2013

Idle No More protestors assert treaty rights and nationhood as part of International Day of Action

Michigan Anti-Union Law Drafted by ALEC

August 5, 2013
Brendan Fisher: After forty years, corporate-funded ALEC remains an organization filled with secrecy

Company Responsible for Deadly Oil Train Crash Says It Won’t Pay, TransCanada Pushes Pipeline Deal

August 1, 2013

Yves Engler: Tragedy in Canadian town turns into an opportunity for some to argue that pipeline transport is safer, when the real argument should be against an oil-driven economy

Greg Palast

July 30, 2013
Greg Palast: Halliburton’s admission will make BP defense stronger against the government’s civil allegations of gross negligence

Obama Climate Change Strategy: Politically Realistic or Strategy for Disaster?

July 25, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate the question “Are Obama’s policies pushing things as far as politically possible or is he failing to alert Americans to the urgent danger of climate change?” pt.1

Obama in Africa

June 25, 2013
Emira Woods: Obama administration needs a new approach to trade and investment and should move away from policies that favor the extraction of African resources and the militarization of the continent