Macdonald Stainsby

Macdonald Stainsby is an anti-tar sands and social justice activist, freelance writer and professional hitchhiker looking for a ride to the better world, currently based in Vancouver, Canada. He can be reached at

Québec City: 20 Years Since The Storming of the Wall

Socialism and Collective Responses: Attacking Venezuela in a Pandemic

Why is Canada Refusing Cuban Doctors?

Unist’ot’en Camp is Under Threat in Northern Canada

The Collaborative Model Takes Root in Alberta’s Tar Sands

Tar Sands Bitumen Spill: Nexen’s “Green” History

Oil Spill on Beaches of World’s ‘Greenest City’

Doubling Tar Sands production for Imperial War

Challenging Tar Sands at its Source

What We Talk About When We Talk About Foundation Funding

Fracking Indigenous Country

How Tides Canada Controls the Secret North American Tar Sands Coalition

Corroding Our Democracy

The Problem With the Big Green’s Naomi Klein Gripe

The Problem With Bill McKibben and John Kerry

Mongolia, Canada, Israel & the United States

Just the Beginning of Canada’s Filthy Tar Sands

Paul Martin’s Broadside Against Bush