Posts by Kai Nagata

The BC NDP fears debate over its true oil and gas agenda

September 23, 2022 | 

It’s a simple question: if elected premier, when would you stop approving new oil and gas projects in British Columbia? Good luck getting David Eby, or any elected member ...

B.C.’s Bernie Sanders moment is here

August 26, 2022 | 

Anjali Appadurai has many skills and attributes that Bernie Sanders does not. But her laser focus on corporate greed should be familiar to anyone inspired by the Vermont senator’s ...

WANTED: a premier for the climate emergency

It’s July 2022 and the climate emergency is killing thousands of people, melting airport runways and burning down homes across Europe. At his campaign launch in Kitsilano, David Eby ...

BC NDP leadership race will pick a premier for troubled times

June 30, 2022 | 

John Horgan is leaving before things get really bad. Will the next leader be able to turn the ship around? John Horgan certainly left his mark on the lands ...

Beyond Gas alliance scores victory in B.C. fracking fight

May 26, 2022 | 

Oil and gas companies lose billions in tax credits. Now part two: halting industry expansion Energy minister Bruce Ralston kept a poker face and quickened his step. Two Beyond ...

Your Fortis gas bill could double – here’s what to do about it

The price of fossil fuels is going up. How to save money, your health and the climate. Like gasoline, natural gas is a fossil fuel that’s getting more expensive. ...

Oil and gas oligarchs eager to profit from war

March 16, 2022 | 

Death and destruction in Ukraine is their latest excuse to bleed us dry Oil companies love war. Not just because their products propel tanks and fighter jets. Missiles flying ...

Emergencies Act gives more power to unaccountable Canadian police

February 16, 2022 | 

MPs must push for transparency around ‘national emergency,’ swift expiry Eighty years ago my dad’s parents were accused of being enemies of Canada, because their parents were born in ...

Private police, corporate prosecutors target Indigenous leaders

January 12, 2022 | 

Oil companies have a new strategy to put opponents in jail. B.C. is their testing ground. Corporate lawyers, backed by American billionaires, have won the right to privately prosecute ...

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