in their own words

May 18, 2011

Slutwalk: To march or not to march

Harsha Walia
I marched. Whether or not Slutwalk is around, there are hundreds of thousands of us who live and organize every day to eliminate heteropatriarchy, white supremacy, capitalism and colonialism.
May 16, 2011

We need a National Caregiver Day of Action

Carol Stanley
Living on a tiny pension and taking care of my 92-year-old father, I go unpaid, unseen and unacknowledged by the wider world -- particularly the government.
May 10, 2011

Canada's real electoral map: A surge for the left

Jesse McLaren
There has been a shift in consciousness. Looking at the NDP and the combined Tory/Liberal vote, a picture emerges of an eroding but concentrated corporate vote, and a surging NDP vote.
May 6, 2011

Garbage privatization in Toronto and why it stinks

Dave Buchanan
A close look at the proposal by Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his infrastructure committee to privatize the city's garbage collectors is like a study in bad civic and economic policies.
May 5, 2011

Our limited forests of infinite value

Bob Harrington
We have a problem. If we persist in our enthusiastic euphoria of development, which refers to unceasing exploitation of Earth, it is unlikely that we shall retain our tenure on the planet.
May 4, 2011

Finding a place for politics in the new Parliament?

Jesse Rosenfeld
Not all lessons need to be learned the hard way. Modern politics in this case is not about the division in Parliament but about the division between Parliament and the street.


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