Idle No More founders named to top 100 global thinkers list

Idle No More founders (clockwise from top left) Nina Wilson, Jessica Gordon, Sheelah McLean and Sylvia McAdam. (photo supplied)

CTV Saskatoon, December 10, 2013

The founders of Idle No More joined a prestigious list this month as Foreign Policy magazine named the women to its top 100 global thinkers list.

The list includes Pope Francis, 16-year-old activist Malala Yousafzai, U.S. National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

Idle No More founders Jessica Gordon, Sylvia McAdam, Sheelah McLean and Nina Wilson began the now-global movement in Saskatoon last year by hosting a small teach-in at Station 20 West. The teach-in was to protest the federal government’s proposed omnibus budget bill, C-45. ...

Read more: http://saskatoon.ctvnews.ca/idle-no-more-founders-named-to-top-100-...

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