Blog August 18
Elementary school students. Photo: Government of Prince Edward Island/flickr
Benjamin Doxtdator | Tom Bennett, who is the keynote at this week's Leadership Conference for educators, has connections to very troubling claims about links between student performance, race, and the heritability of IQ.
News August 18
Inside an ambulance. Photo: Zhu/flickr
Meagan Gillmore | Paramedics on Beausoleil First Nation's reserve on Christian Island in Ontario have joined the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).
Blog August 18
Image: Twitter/Jagmeet Singh
Yves Engler | Singh wants NDP members to think he's opposed to Israeli violence and supportive of Palestinian solidarity activism. Simultaneously he wants to signal to CIJA and Israeli officials he'll play ball
Blog August 17
Bilan Arte | We need a media that seeks out the stories of equity seeking groups, and we need a media that is not dependent on corporate advertising.
Blog August 18
A group of Métis women and children in Alberta circa 1931
Debra Huron | Neither I nor Joseph Boyden can squirm our way into being Métis by means of a DNA test or a laminated card in our wallets.
Blog August 18
Image: First Nations Education Steering Committee
Lizanne Foster | Well-being for our children and for our planet should be the ultimate goal of learning. We can't afford for it not to be.
Columnists August 18
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Billy Hathorn​
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The growing movement for racial justice is making demands and taking action. With each passing day, white supremacists will find themselves with fewer and fewer Confederate statues to cling to.
Podcast August 17
Connecting Climate Change to Social Change Panel
Victoria Fenner | Climate Change isn't just about economics and science. It's about our entire way of life. This panel from the 5th Annual Tommy Douglas Institute explores the connections.
Blog August 17
Chrystia Freeland. Photo: OEA - OAS/flickr
Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood, Stuart Trew | In a series of speeches on Monday morning, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined six broad priorities for Canada in the impending renegotiation of NAFTA.
Blog August 17
Image: Wikimedia Commons/ChadPerez49
Lizanne Foster | Have you heard of First Peoples Principles of Learning, a list of approaches to learning common amongst Indigenous peoples for the multiple millennia before colonization and the residential schools?
Blog August 16
Protest against fascism. Photo: Joe Brusky/flickr
Nora Loreto | The roots of the labour movement are anti-fascist. How do we get the labour movement to take up the fight today?
Blog August 16
Derek Fildebrandt and his red Ford
David J. Climenhaga | Apparently there is a three-strikes law in Alberta politics, and Derek Fildebrandt, the self-described "liberty Conservative" caught taking liberties with the rules, has struck out.