Against the Grain

Organizing Against the Canadian Petro-State

If it feels like an uphill battle to organize against climate change in this country, imagine the challenges in Canada where a significant part of the economy is based on fossil fuel extraction and transport. Yet Canada also has multiple inspiring movements, with indigenous people at the forefront, fighting to leave coal, oil and gas in the ground. Scholar and activist Chris Dixon discusses what people in the U.S. can learn from climate struggles there.

Resources:

Alexis Shotwell and Chris Dixon, For a Grieving Optimism Canadian Dimension

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