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View Diary: Yesterday Idle No More's mass protest rocked Canada from coast to coast (78 comments)

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  •  Polls may predict the winners of elections (4+ / 0-)
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    Lefty Coaster, KenBee, chimene, Reepicheep

    but they are poor measures of the effectiveness of movements. For some historical perspective, take a look at the nosedive in favorable views of Martin Luther King, Jr. between 1963 and 1966.

    •  Civil Rights Movements (1+ / 0-)
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      Glad to see you on this thread, and sorry I missed the discussion until today.

      Fully agree that we need to look further at the parallels between the 1960s civil rights movement and what is happening today with the Idle No More movement for indigenous civil rights.

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