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B.C. Women's Marches should spark a movement for justice here, too. | Jan 22 2017 | Lizanne Foster | It felt good to march among fellow British Columbians against Trump, but change is desperately needed here as well.
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Is a Pink Revolution beginning in America? This genie will be hard to put back in its bottle! | Jan 22 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | Given the turnout at Women's Marches around the world yesterday, if Trump's presidency has sparked a movement, its signature colour will most likely be pink.
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The Teflon Donald | Jan 21 2017 | Scott Stager Piatkowski | Why it was so hard for his opponents to put a dent in Donald Trump's support.
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Athabasca U's future seems brighter as Saskatchewan prof named to conduct sustainability review | Jan 20 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | Ken Coates is the Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan.
feminism
Dec 6 2016
"Notes from a Feminist Killjoy" is an answer to what is needed now -- a self-consciously contingent rejoinder to the question of "who needs feminism?"
Poverty
Oct 27 2016
In "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City" sociologist Matthew Desmond offers a critical examination of urban poverty and homelessness told through the stories of eight families.
Indigenous
Sep 15 2016
New collection "In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation" describes what reconciliation can mean to the individual. But are words enough? Our reviewer says it's time for action.

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What policy are you most excited to see Kevin O'Leary implement?

We did it, Canada! We got Kevin O'Leary to come back to the Great White North.

As candidate number 14 in a field chock full of real humans, O'Leary says he wants to come home (No, not Boston, L.A. or New York. Canada) and run our country, starting with the Conservative leadership. I know you're as excited as I am to find out which of the insulting, idiotic and ghastly things he has said (mostly on the CBC) will make up his policy platform. Will it be making unions illegal? Turning the Canadian Senate into a for-profit sweatshop? Or the real peach, dumping more than half of Canada into dire poverty so that they can use it for "motivation"?

Whatever you like best, there are some real innovative and stupid ideas in that brain of O'Leary's that will surely move Canadian political discourse even further to the absurd right. So which is your favourite?

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