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Hennessy’s Index: The climate crisis

The world is getting hotter, and the climate crisis is burning up. Let's look at some of the numbers.

Why Canada needs grassroots climate organizing

The climate crisis is a problem too big for anyone to solve on their own.

How organizing led Nanaimo to adopt the doughnut economics framework

They started during the worst of the pandemic—and won.

The invisible workforce and climate justice

Building maintenance operators could be an unexpected climate champion, if given the tools

After the flood, they mapped land ownership

Land ownership matters—and mapping it out is a powerful tool in the just transition toolbox

Candidate forums can foster a collaborative climate movement

A Manitoba example of using the 5D framework for organizing

When governments fail us

Governments at all levels are abdicating their responsibility in the climate crisis. That doesn't mean all is lost.

Neoliberalism is like a zombie that won’t die

Neoliberalism is about power, but it’s also about the stories we tell

The pretense that Canada’s immigration system isn’t racist persists

Canada's immigration system is fundamentally based on exploitation of racialized workers.

Dawn of the Debt

Governments aren’t households—and their budgets don’t act like them

How to kill a zombie or the strange persistence of neoliberalism

Since the pandemic, many observers have proclaimed the death of neoliberalism—but is it really dead?

Vampire consulting firms in the public service

Like a vampire, consulting firms are suave and sophisticated actors that aim to gain the trust of their targets.

Zombie climate change denial: we’re in the “bargaining” stage

The fossil fuel industry is moving away from outright denial, and towards negotiating for their version of an energy transition.

CCPA Summer Reads

Here's what CCPA staff are reading this summer