Canada’s Liberal Leadership Betrays Climate Activists
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FEATURING DERRICK O’KEEFE – US liberals and even progressives have a bit of a crush on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The telegenic young leader has won over hearts and minds with his socially liberal values of embracing multiculturalism and speaking in Obama-like fashion, in broad visionary terms.
But behind the facade, as is the case with Obama, lies a cynical politician, at least judging by his actions. Trudeau has in recent months approved or has leaned toward approving major fossil fuel projects, earning the ire of Canadian environmental activists.
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Derrick O’Keefe, Founding editor of Ricochet Media, writer and activist based in Vancouver, BC.