What we’re seeing in 2020 is Idle No More 2.0 – Macleans.ca

What we’re seeing in 2020 is Idle No More 2.0 – Macleans.ca

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202063 Views

Pam Palmater: A much larger and more powerful movement than the last, led by Black and Indigenous peoples and supported by millions of Canadians

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has prorogued Parliament in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, a reset that may serve to intensify simmering tensions across the country rather than quell them. While Trudeau claims he shut down Parliament to address the coronavirus, it appears more likely that he’s escaping the WE Charity controversy.

Whatever the reason, his biggest challenge may well be the movements that continue to build around social justice and climate justice. Not even a worldwide pandemic could stop Indigenous people defending their land rights or Black and Indigenous solidarity against systemic racism and violence. Canadians are rising up in solidarity. There is no going back to the status quo.

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