David Conway of BC Hydro and Ana Simeon of Sierra Club BC explain pro and contra of a project that will cost around 9 billion dollars. The energy produced will help industries and gas and oil wells, while more than 5000 hectares of farmland and sacred sites will be flooded.
Arlene and Ken Boon will have to move from their house if Site C will be built: their garden is the proposed site for the reallocation of the highway that would be flooded, but they don’t stop fighting. “Once you stop fighting, you die, and we are not ready for that”.
Poul and Esther Pedersen have their fields and their horses right in front of the construction site of the dam and they remember when an helicopter took off from their land to take Chiefs and activists to the occupation camp on the other slope of the Peace River. But that camp had to be removed.
Every Summer since more than 10 years people gather on the Peace River for the Paddle for the Peace: settlers and First Nations, farmers and native people are fighting together to protect 83 km of valley.
Peter McCartney of the Wilderness Committee in Vancouver gives an overview of the proposed developments planned in northern British Columbia, from the fracking wells in Fort St. John to the gas refrigeration plants on the coast, from the Site C dam to the pipeline network.
Whilst the rest of France was trapped within the dilemma between capitalist Macron or fascist Le Pen, in the evening of presidential election night, anarchists, antifascists and anticapitalists gathered once again to protest with the slogan “No nation, no bosses, No Le Pen, no Macron”
This year Anarchists celebrated MayDay in Makassar, Indonesiaby by taking to the streets, pasting fliers and passing out information.
On Saturday, May 6, community members and antifacists from Minneapolis and St. Paul resisted the appearance of a “race war” advocate at the invitation of alt-right and white nationalist groups in Minnesota. Trump rally organizers disavowed the racist alt-right ideals and their rally.
Visual report by MADOC on the annual anti-capitalist holiday in Montreal