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Jewish groups' reckless accusations of 'anti-Semitism' sets us down a dangerous path | Aug 24 2016 | Yves Engler | The primary public use of "anti-Semitism" today is to denigrate those defending a people facing the most aggressive ongoing European settler colonialism.
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Why are Dalhousie University students carrying costs for governments and CEOs? | Aug 24 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Dalhousie University is ponying up $300,000 USD to cover the cost for nine of the province's best and brightest (and richest) to attend an "entrepreneurship acceleration program" at MIT. Why?
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The business case for investing in Canada's auto industry | Aug 24 2016 | Armine Yalnizyan | Contract talks currently underway between Unifor and the Big Three U.S. auto manufacturers raise the old question: does Canada really need an auto industry, especially now that Mexico is a magnet?
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France's fear of the 'burkini' has nothing to do with protecting women | Aug 24 2016 | J. Baglow | The "burkini" ban should be seen for what it is: an ugly intersection of racism and misogyny.
interview
Aug 18 2016
Lauralyn Chow's new short story collection 'Paper Teeth' follows the lives of the Lees, a Canadian-Chinese family and their friends in Edmonton. Read this author Q&A now!
sexuality
Aug 11 2016
The clitoris. Something so powerful and wonderful, yet largely misunderstood and ignored. Dive into female pleasure and sexuality with "Closer: Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality."
Olympics
Aug 4 2016
So, the Rio Olympics start on Friday. Instead of the typical media tributes to Olympic success, let's look at the political resistance to the Olympic behemoth, past and present.

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What's your reaction to the fact that fracking could trigger earthquakes that could damage B.C. dams?

This week the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative (CCPA) exposed through a Freedom of Information request that senior B.C. Hydro officials fear that earthquakes, triggered by fracking, could damage Peace River dams and put hundreds, possibly thousands, of people at risk.

The Crown corporation has not said anything publicly about these concerns, instead negotiating behind closed doors, and has kept the public in the dark.

Let that sink in.

Fracking could trigger earthquakes more powerful than some dams are designed to withstand and they said nothing.

What's your reaction to the fact that fracking could trigger earthquakes that could damage B.C. dams?

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