Science for Peace Annual General Meeting June 20, 2019, from 6:00-9:00 pm University College, room 148
Unchecked climate change will, almost inevitably, galvanize fascism and bring an end to capitalism as we know it. Although the far right today comprises climate-change… Read More »Climate Crisis, Fascism and the End of Neoliberalism
People need to solve their own problems to build a democracy that is meaningful. Foreign interference is not only unethical in the case of Venezuela today, but ultimately will make matters worse.
What must be done to support the ban of nuclear weapons? Enact the UN nuclear ban treaty, dismantle NATO, elect an informed and responsible people to the Canadian government.
Why should we in the Western liberal democracies be interested in nonviolent action? Sure, if you want to participate in anti-globalization protests, block pipeline construction, vent against the one percent, or support indigenous demonstrations or Black Lives Matter you’d be interested, But what about the rest of us?
Activism is a serious business when we contemplate the future. But it is not the whole story. Anyone involved in campaigns will talk about the frustrations and difficulties, but also the rewards. They include camaraderie, a strong sense of purpose, the elation of nonviolent protests and demonstrations, and, to be frank, the parties. The pursuit of the politics of the possible is serious, but that’s not to say it can’t be fun.