Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street creator Micah White

Carrie Saxifrage to read with Occupy Wall Street creator Micah White and Andrew Nikiforuk

Occupy Wall Street co-creator Micah White speaks about his new book, "The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution" with writers Andrew Nikiforuk and Carrie Saxifrage.
Photo of Flood Wall Street protests

BREAKING: rebirth of Occupy movement floods Wall Street to protest climate change

Thousands have descended on Wall Street to demand responsibility for corporations' role in global warming.
Clean up efforts on the Kalamazoo River

Kalamazoo activist could face federal charges for Enbridge pipeline protest

Chris Wahmhoff spent 10 hours inside Enbridge's Line 6B pipeline and is now facing up to three years in prison

Vancouver can reinvent the global economy: Vancity

And the nation's leading credit union has the figures to prove it.

Are Canada’s environmental elders backing down from the fight?

Recent blogs from environmental leaders like David Suzuki cast an ominous shadow on the decades-old green movement. Will the new generation overcome?

CODEPINK co-founder Jodie Evans on women in activism

North America's leading female activist says women are "first responders" when it comes to standing up for peace and justice.

Hand-delivered petition urges Island Timberlands to reconsider logging of pristine B.C. forest

Cortes forest advocates plan for more discussion with Island Timberlands over controversial logging of pristine B.C. forest, after delivering their 6200-signature petition.

Petition against logging pristine B.C. forest draws Margaret Atwood, Mia Farrow and 4700 signatures

VO climate blogger Carrie Saxifrage is making headlines in more ways than one, with a petition against Brookfield Asset Management's logging on Cortes Island.

Tsunami, riots, Occupy, civic election, casino, Keystone XL pipeline, tar sands: VO's top stories in 2011

2011 was a year of big stories on the Vancouver Observer. From natural disasters to political unrest, many of the events around the world impacted people in Vancouver, while a few of the big stories...

Occupy the New Year: Reflections on covering a global movement

From tragedy to community, critique to inspiration, reporting on Occupy for VO yielded hopes for the New Year.