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Canada's political police? | Apr 23 2014 | J Baglow | The RCMP has a bit of a history of being partial to Stephen Harper's government. Is its refusal to charge Harper's Chief of Staff Nigel Wright an indication of more of the same?
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On natural gas and other, rampant resource extraction in BC: Interview with Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition | Apr 23 2014 | Dana Hibbard | Dana Hibbard explains how conservationists in northwest BC are fighting to preserve the Sacred Headwaters region from destructive mining and gas fracking plans.
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The unbearable lightness of being progressive | Apr 23 2014 | Michael Laxer | The progressive agenda in North America has become so insignificant in its aims that if it got any less so it would simply cease to be.
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Temporary foreign worker policy lets low-wage firms have their cake and eat it too | Apr 23 2014 | David Green | The current policy allows firms to operate low wage and benefit workplaces without worrying about turnover costs, which provides a clear incentive to adopt a bad jobs model.
social policy
Apr 17 2014
This excerpt from 'Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power' suggests the decline in the public sphere is not because capitalism is in crisis, but because capitalism is the crisis.
Gender politics
Apr 10 2014
A collection of autobiographical vignettes, sketches and essays capture the moments of Ivan E. Coyote's and Rae Spoon's navigation through ill-fitting gender rules, roles and assumptions.
politics
Apr 3 2014
The life and times of Rob Ford written by incredible reporter Robyn Doolittle. What more can we say?

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Do you think Canada should intervene in Eastern Europe?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Thursday that Canada has agreed to send six CF-18s to assist NATO in operations in Eastern Europe. Of the decision Harper said, "This is in response to the situation that's developing there, and frankly, more generally to the concern that we have on what really is expansionism and militarism on the part of Russia under the presidency of Mr. Putin."

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