R.I.P Irene Howard (1922 – 2023)

“Irene Howard (left) wrote an important bio of  the first woman to be elected to Vancouver City Council. But she is probably best known for the memoir about her immigrant mining family.FULL STORY



Big Oil vs. democracy

May 19th, 2021

U of Vic professor, William K. Carroll is the editor of Regime of Obstruction: How Corporate Power Blocks Energy Democracy (AU Press $39.99), a collection of essays showing how the reach of corporate power into all areas of society is an obstacle to overcoming climate change and ecological destruction. Includes writing from Marc Lee about how clean growth rhetoric is simply cover for a business-as-usual expansion of fossil fuel production and exports; and Clifford Atleo – Kam’ayaam/Chachim’multhnii who examines how Indigenous communities navigate resource extraction activities while working to sustain their unique cultural identities, practices and worldviews. 9781771992893

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