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Blog - Murray Dobbin's blog December 6
Murray Dobbin | The news out of Bolivia is nothing short of amazing. Evo Morales, the indigenous President and ally of Hugo Chavez, has begun to turn his country around in just 4 short years.
Blog - Sharon Fraser's Blog December 6
Sharon Fraser | In 1989, I was writing a feminist column for The Daily News in Halifax. As I read those columns 20 years later, I am disheartened to find that too much has not changed.
Blog - Josée Madéia December 6
Josée Madéia | Experiences from the 5th Conference of Youth and the last minute prep for COP-15.
Blog - Time for change December 6
Gary Shaul | I haven't seen an email from Obama about Afghanistan yet.
Blog - JYD's Blog December 6
JYD | They say, 'Women Won't Forget' on December 6th. But as a young, sex working, multiracial, bisexual, two-spirited, Aboriginal woman, I think that sometimes women DO forget a few things.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog December 6
Judy Rebick | Feminists in Montreal remember the massacre at Ecole Polytechnique discussing the killings as an act of terrorism.
Blog - John Bonnar's December 5
John Bonnar | Ensuring the future of the province’s creative economy will require a serious, well-planned and well-delivered investment in post-secondary education in Ontario, according to a new report.
Blog - Josée Madéia December 4
Josée Madéia | Compte-rendu de la journée avant le début de la conférence des jeunes.
Blog - Fred Wilson’s blog December 4
Fred Wilson | A week of one humiliation after another for the old maple leaf.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog December 4
Raquel Brown | The world series of climate change is just around the corner. Next week, global leaders will convene in Copenhagen to discuss how the world will address climate change.
Blog - Ickaprick & Ironpussy December 4
Nico Little | A young woman volunteering for Amnesty International stopped me on the street recently and asked me, ""Do you think we have a moral obligation to free sex slaves?" This is my response.
Blog - John Bonnar's December 4
John Bonnar | Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is under fire from community and labour groups who gathered Wednesday to protest his proposed changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog December 3
Nezua | The Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is shifting its focus to silent or “quiet” raids, as Erin Rosa reports for Campus Progress.
Blog - Josée Madéia December 3
Josée Madéia | A quick update on arriving in Copenhagen.
Blog - Nima Maleki's blog December 3
Nima Maleki | 217,892 private security operate in Afghanistan and Iraq versus 192,000 US troops.
Blog - I Read the News Today, Oh Boy! December 3
Matthew Adams | The climate crises is just that, so much so that leading climate scientist James Hansen thinks nothing is better then something in Copenhagen. But where will that lead us?
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog December 2
Lindsay Beyerstein | The Senate is scheduled to begin voting on proposed amendments to the health care reform bill today.
Blog - James Laxer's Blog December 2
James Laxer | Following two months of lengthy consultations with his national security advisers in the Situation Room, Barack Obama has come up with his plan to handle the so-called "forgotten" war.
Blog - Making Waves December 1
Meera Karunananthan | The Blue Summit, a water conference that took place November 27-29, concluded with a declaration demanding a national water policy that recognizes water as a human right and a public trust.
Blog - Eric Mang's blog December 1
Eric Mang | In its latest report, the Fraser Institute makes its annual plea for privatizing health care.
Blog - Pierre Beaudet's Blog December 1
Pierre Beaudet | Monsieur Stephen Harper s'approche à grands pas de réaliser son rêve de constituer un gouvernement majoritaire à Ottawa.
Blog - Murray Dobbin's blog December 1
Murray Dobbin | If we were to judge democracy using the language of business we would ask how it does on the "deliverables." In other words, does it deliver on its promises of equality?
Blog - James Laxer's Blog December 1
James Laxer | As long as Stephen Harper's government holds the reigns of power, Canada will remain a global environmental pariah.
Blog - The Media Consortium Blog December 1
Zach Carter | Two key lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee, Reps. Alan Grayson (D-FL) and Ron Paul (R-TX), are pushing to authorize a full, comprehensive audit of the Federal Reserve.
Blog - Andrew Brett December 1
Canadian Federation of Students
Andrew Brett | At last week's national general meeting of the Canadian Federation of Students, delegates rejected a series of motions put forward by members participating in a coordinated defederation campaign.
Blog - Fred Wilson’s blog December 1
Fred Wilson | Lessons learned and not learned from nine dizzying weeks of the coalition that was formed one year ago.
Blog - Ickaprick & Ironpussy November 30
Nico Little | If things have truly progressed, how come so many of my gay friends are still afraid to hold hands in public?
Blog - Bound but not gagged November 30
Samantha Power | Ten years after the Battle of Seattle we are reminded citizen action changes the state of affairs.
Blog - Judy Rebick's Blog November 30
Judy Rebick | Judy Rebick responds to George Monbiot open letter asking Canadians to clean up their act on climate change.
Blog - Campus Notes November 30
Mara Kardas-Nelson | Student groups come together to put on a week-long series of HIV/AIDS related events in celebration of World AIDS Day, December 1.

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