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Fracking protest focuses on Earth, life

MiKmaqStopSignThe opposition of native Mi’kmaq people to fracking exploration in New Brunswick puts a sharp focus on the bond that links us to the Earth. Their shameful treatment at the hands of Canadian authorities puts an equally sharp focus on the need to stop rushing to exploit our world, sacrificing our humanity in the process.

The basic story has received little mainstream coverage, so I’ll summarize it before looking at the bigger clash of world views. Continue reading