On January 20, 2021, U.S. President Biden’s first day in office, he cancelled the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline by rescinding a Presidential permit required to complete construction at the U.S./Canada border. This cancellation is a victory for people throughout the United States who have organizing against the project, which, if…


March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, is an important day to recognize the challenges confronted and the great victories made by women around the world, especially in the past year of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Over the last 12 months, in addition to the health challenges posed by Covid-19 itself, women…


On March 5, 2021, Venezuela solidarity organizations and activists across Canada came together to organize the first monthly online picket in solidarity with Venezuela (watch the video here). …


Three years ago, on December 11, 2017 the NDP Premier of British Columbia John Horgan gave the greenlight to the Site C hydroelectric dam set to be built in northeast B.C. …


Rally for the Parliamentary elections in Nueva Esparta, Venezuela. The signs read “Enough of the Blockade! Vote 6D [in reference to the election date of December 6]” and “Vote! Ven — We go forward together1” 6D”

The people of Venezuela have dealt another decisive blow against U.S. domination in Latin America. On December 6, 2020, more than 6.2 million Venezuelans voted for a new National Assembly in what was Venezuela’s 25 election in the 21 years since the Bolivarian revolution began. Despite being under massive pressure…


On January 21, 2018 Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs released a statement repeating the government of Canada’s commitment to “democracy” and “human rights” in Venezuela. “Canada is committed to the peaceful return to democracy in Venezuela. The Maduro regime is systematically violating the human rights and fundamental freedoms…


We Must Keep Up the Struggle for Our Mother Earth

Alberta’s energy minister Sonya Savage was more than misguided when on May 20, 2020 she suggested, “Now is a great time to be building a pipeline because you can’t have protests of more than 15 people,” and “Let’s get it built.” …


Talk by Alison Bodine at the FTT Venezuela Solidarity Campaign Webinar for Venezuela on June 25, 2020.

Click here to watch the Webinar, which also featured Carlos Ron, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for North America at the Venezuelan Ministry of External Affairs; Dr. Luis Acuña Cedeño, former Minister of…


On June 5, 2020, Alison Bodine spoke on behalf of the Fire This Time Movement for Social Justice at an international climate justice Webinar hosted by the Venezuela Ecology Movement (MEVEN) and Misión Nevado, a Social Mission in Venezuela dedicated to the protection of animals. The Webinar was entitled, “The…


The Trump Deal is a Sham! US Colonial Ambitions are Inhuman, Criminal and Illegal

“The open lies of the Americans and their atrocities in Afghanistan every day has left us with a hole in our hearts, we’ve lost everything,” Masih Ur-Rahman, who lost his wife and seven children to a U.S. airstrike in Wardak, Afghanistan, in September 2019.

Afghan children in the mountains of Nuristan Province, Afghanistan — December 19, 2009 (Photo- Tauseef MustafaAFPGetty Images)

In October 2001, with the thin…

Alison Bodine

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