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Are the Greens a progressive party? | Jun 30 2015 | Michael Laxer | Despite the partisan assertions of some, when it comes to economic policy the Greens are very clearly a "progressive" party.
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Alberta's NDP government moves too cautiously, but in the right direction, on raising the minimum wage | Jun 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Surprising support for a meaningful increase in the minimum wage suggests the NDP is on the right track, economically and politically.
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Israeli navy intercepts and boards Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla in international waters | Jun 29 2015 | Freedom Flotilla Coalition | Early Monday morning Gaza time the IDF announced that they had "visited and searched" the Marianne. They had captured the boat and detained all on board.
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Beyond teamsters and turtles: Jobs, justice, climate | Jun 29 2015 | Judy Rebick | On Saturday July 5, the March for Jobs, Justice and Climate led by Indigenous contingents will be the start of a new movement bringing together major forces in the struggle for transformative change.
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Jun 25 2015
In our health-obsessed culture, skinny=healthy and fat=sick. But, what if this is not the case? Read this excellent review on health, harm reduction and body and size diversity.
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Jun 18 2015
Sarah Gerard's 'Binary Star' casts a necessary, burning light. "A razor-sharp depiction of addiction and an unflinching look at our misogynist culture," says Yutaka Dirks; this book is a must-read.
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Jun 11 2015
Is Toronto the centre of Canada? Does its transformation echo that of Canada's? Hmm, guess it depends on what city you're from! Read Vancouverite Daniel Francis' incisive review.

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What do you think the summer will hold in politics?

This week, Karl Nerenberg wrote about the unofficial start of the campaign season. He noted that Liberal and NDP parties have more in common with each other than they do with the Conservatives. With an election on the way, politics are not on hold for summer 2015. What do you think the summer holds in politics?

 

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