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Podcast
May 2, 2013

Guelph celebrates May Day (3 of 3)

Migrant Matters
To help build a worldwide common front against capitalism, war and the increasing marginalization of workers, residents of Guelph, Ontario rallied in front of City Hall to pay our respects on May Day!
Podcast
May 1, 2013

Guelph celebrates May Day (1 of 3)

Migrant Matters
Contributing to building a worldwide common front against the increasing marginalization of workers, residents of Guelph, Ontario rallied in front of City Hall to pay our respects on May Day!
Podcast
May 1, 2013

Guelph celebrates May Day (2 of 3)

Migrant Matters
In honor of May Day and in the spirit of solidarity and celebration of the international labour movement, chanting and sign-waving fellow workers recently rallied in front of City Hall in Guelph, ON.
Blog
Jun 5, 2012
BlackOutSpeakOut

Abuse of process: Bill C-38 and the Harper agenda

Christopher Majka
Aside from the many dreadful provisions of Bill C-38, the initiative is an abuse of process, throwing everything into one legislative sink, forcing it through Parliament without proper oversight.
Podcast
May 3, 2012
Redeye

Harper budget a disaster for environment

Redeye
The Conservative budget for 2012 will weaken environmental standards across the board. This is especially concerning when it comes to corporations seeking approval for major industrial projects.
Podcast
Mar 28, 2010

Public left out of new US health care bill

Redeye
After months of political wrangling the US House of Representatives finally passed a new health care bill. The bill will keep insurance companies healthy, but will do little for the US public.
Podcast
Nov 10, 2009

Animal rights activists fight U.S. terrorism law

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Animal rights activists are increasingly being targetted by the state as terrorists. A lawyer with the Center for Constitutional Rights is challenging the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.
Blog
Oct 2, 2009

Weekly Mulch: Companies ditch chamber for climate bill

Raquel Brown
Media Consortium Blogger
Major utility corporations, like Exelon, California’s Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) and New Mexico’s PNM have announced that they are leaving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Blog
Sep 2, 2009

The Daily Pulse: Deep six the Gang of Six

Lindsay Beyerstein
TMC MediaWire Blogger
A power shift is underway in Washington. Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick announced on Monday that a special election to replace the late Sen. Ted Kennedy would not take place until 2010.
Blog
Apr 28, 2009

Weekly Audit: Curbing credit card abuses

The Media Consortium
This week's Audit takes a look at the credit card legislation moving through Congress that will rein in abusive lenders.
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