Truth and Reconciliation Commission – By the Numbers

Canada Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair Justice Murray Sinclair told CBC News that the TRC has recorded over 6,000 deaths of residential school students. (Darcy Hunter/CBC) Summary report is only one step in reconciliation By Daniel Schwartz The Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Canada’s Indian residential schools uses the term cultural genocide for what happened to…

Extractivism Staggers

Conflicts over Tia Maria Mine have left 4 people dead in Peru. By Raúl Zibechi Translated by Chiapas Support Committee Resistance to extractivism [1] is sweeping the Latin American continent, from north to south, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, involving all the countries, forcing governments to put its military in the streets and decree…

We walk together with you!

Last April 30, Miguel Ángel Peralta, a member of the Community Assembly of Eloxochitlán de Flores Magón, Oaxaca, was arrested at his workplace in Mexico City by plainclothes agents without an arrest warrant. He was held incommunicado for 20 hours before being presented at the Tlaxiaco prison in the state of Oaxaca. On the ride…