Cleo Reese

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013

Cleo Reese

“What is happening with our waters? What is happening with our land and the animals and the skies? We want to stop it. We don’t want it to get any worse than this.”   Cleo Reece is an environmental activist who acts as Band Councillor for Alberta’s Fort Murray #468 First Nation. In 2010 she co-organized the Keepers of the Athabasca’s first 13-kilometer...

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bell hooks

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013

bell hooks

“What is justice? The heart of it is really longing for people to be able to grow and develop freely in a positive and constructive way. So what are the conditions that allow for that? Love comes in and says, ‘There isn’t any difference that can’t be understood. There isn’t any conflict that can’t be reconciled.’ So that love becomes a major, major threat...

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Natasha

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013

Natasha

“All of us in the movement are answering the call of our conscience. That your particular problem, of your family, your sister, brother, friend are shared problems. They are collective, global problems.”   Natasha was a protester and member of the ‘Spanish Indignados’ also known as the Indignants Movement. In the spring and summer of 2011, tens of thousands of...

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Anthony Robledo

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013

Anthony Robledo

“They can take the park. They can’t take our hearts. They can’t take that from us. You can’t take our hearts, buddy. Remember that. We’ve still got our passion. We’ve still got our beliefs.”   Anthony Robledo was an occupier at Occupy Wall Street.

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Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013

Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq

“Big ice where I come from is the clock on Mother Earth. It ticks and shows the changes. Whatever is happening on earth, that’s where it shows up first. I live with the big ice, literally a few kilometres away from me, and I’m seeing the big ice vanishing into thin air.”   Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq is an Eskimo-Kalaallit Elder from a long lineage of shamans, medicine...

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Amr Adel

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013

Amr Adel

“Standing in front of 10,000 saying ‘down to Mubarak’. This is one of the best moments of my life. At 11pm the guy that sells the state owned newspapers, lies and lies and lies and lies. We’re just looking at him. We don’t care about newspapers. We are the news! We are 10,000 occupying Tahrir Square.” Amr Adel has been a protester in the Egyptian revolution.

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