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|Blog - Alberta Diary April 25 David J. Climenhaga | Want to hand a victory to those who would shut down Alberta's oilsands tomorrow? Withdraw the U of A's offer of an honorary degree for David Suzuki. Trust me, that'll work.|
|Blog - David Suzuki April 24 David Suzuki | To meet our climate commitments and protect citizens from pollution and climate disruption, we need policies and regulations to make all vehicles -- including trucks and SUVs -- less polluting.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 24 David J. Climenhaga | One would have thought a corporation with revenue of US$14 billion could afford to hire people who would keep them au courant about how things work in the countries where they do business.|
|Blog - Council of Canadians' blog April 23 Brent Patterson | Justin Trudeau's government has broken its promises on democracy, the environment, trade, water, and health. The Council of Canadians is mobilizing for the 2019 federal election.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 22 David J. Climenhaga | The Liberals setting up a national election campaign that is about 50 per cent Sunny Ways and 50 per cent Beware of the Dog. Jason Kenney looks good for the part of the dog.|
|Blog - On The Other Hand April 20 Penney Kome | Linda Silver Dranoff's calling changed family and marriage in Canada.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
New Kinder Morgan exit strategy hint emerges as tangled Trans Mountain tale twists national knickersDavid J.Climenhaga | It's time, perhaps, for Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to spend more energy explaining how her government is different from Jason Kenney's Opposition and less on how it's the same!
|Blog - Yves Engler's Blog April 19 Yves Engler | A number of members of the subcommittee on anti-Semitism have personal or institutional ties to the Jewish National Fund, which practices a form of discrimination outlawed in Canada seven decades ago.|
|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 19 Sophia Reuss | In honour of rabble's 17th birthday, Judy Rebick, rabble's co-founder, and Duncan Cameron, president emeritus of rabble, reflect on our impact.|
|Blog - Policy Note April 18 Seth Klein | Here's a different take on Kinder Morgan's ultimatum and the so-called "constitutional crisis" it has sparked.|
|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 18 Bruce Campbell | The feds do not favour the request. Why? The reasons extend to Transport Canada decisions.|
|Blog - David Suzuki April 17 David Suzuki | If people, especially those in positions of power, truly understood the severity and urgency of the climate crisis, they would be doing everything possible to confront and resolve it.|
|Blog - Progressive Economics Forum April 17 Nick Falvo | A federal-provincial-territorial (FPT) framework agreement on housing was signed on April 10 in Toronto. It supports the Trudeau government's National Housing Strategy, which was released last fall.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 17 David J. Climenhaga | Overwrought anyone? Rachel Notley threatens to punish British Columbians. UCP, after screaming for something like this, ducks and covers. Send in the army, demands former energy minister.|
|Blog - On The Other Hand April 16 Penney Kome | Last weekend's airstrikes in Syria are just one in a string of recent world-destabilizing events. Luckily, activists everywhere are continuing to mobilize for a more just and peaceful world.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 16 David J. Climenhaga | The current dispute between Alberta, B.C., and Ottawa over the Trans Mountain pipeline is not a constitutional crisis, but it could turn into one.|
|Blog - Yves Engler's Blog April 14 Yves Engler | By launching airstrikes without UN approval, the U.S. has once again flagrantly violated international law, and Ottawa immediately supported the U.S. bombing.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 13 David J. Climenhaga | We've got the chance, thanks be unto Donald J. Trump. Obviously, it's time to get the heck out of NAFTA!|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Despite NDP stamp of approval, pipeline rally on Alberta Legislature's steps looked like a UCP eventDavid J. Climenhaga | Yesterday's rally was an unedifying event. At least no one was chanting, "Lock 'Er Up" this time, although I'd bet you some members of the crowd were thinking it.
|Blog - Yves Engler's Blog April 12 Yves Engler | By turning public land devoted to noisy, dangerous, and polluting vehicles into social housing it is possible to put a dent into runaway climate change while improving housing affordability.|
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 12 David J. Climenhaga | New salary regulations introduced by Alberta NDP won't please top university administrators; entire United Conservative Party Caucus goes missing!|
|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 11 Judy Rebick | Part Two excerpt from rabble co-founder Judy Rebick's memoir, with a look at the court battle to support Dr. Henry Morgentaler, and Rebick's own exploration of her mental health.|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Why demanding Ottawa intervene to bend B.C. to Alberta's will is probably a terrible idea, from Alberta's point of viewDavid J. Climenhaga | It's pretty hard to argue this situation isn't an example of the oil industry's continued domination of the Alberta government.
|Blog - David Suzuki April 10 David Suzuki | As with climate change, we have ample evidence that we're facing a biodiversity crisis, we know what's causing it and we have numerous solutions. It's time to act.|
|Blog - rabble.ca's staff blog April 10 Judy Rebick | Part One: Activist, feminist and co-founder of rabble.ca, Judy Rebick shares her life in this excerpt about her support for Dr. Henry Morgentaler's Toronto abortion clinic.|
|Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg April 10 J. Baglow | Canadian journalists didn't support their Palestinian colleagues under fire in Gaza. Instead, they went after a journalism advocacy organization that did.|
|Blog - Linda Leon's Blog April 9 Linda Leon | Party List Proportional Representation (PLPR) is one of the more commonly used electoral systems in the world. Could it work for the Yukon?|
|Blog - Alberta Diary April 9 David J. Climenhaga | If Canada won't stop acting like a constitutional democracy and start acting like a petro-tyranny, Kinder Morgan says it will take its pipeline and go home!|
Blog - Alberta Diary
Was the Russian Embassy's press secretary expelled from Canada for telling the embarrassing truth? Sure sounds that way!David J. Climenhaga | It’s not a "scurrilous story" to say Chrystia Freeland's grandfather was a Nazi collaborator and a propagandist for the Holocaust. It’s an uncomfortable fact.
|Blog - Yves Engler's Blog April 6 Yves Engler | NDP Palestine policy offers a sort of barometer by which to evaluate the party’s commitment to democracy and social justice. Right now the forecast doesn’t look good.|