May 6, 2016

Nuit debout protests spread across Europe

Nuit debout is a French social movement that began on March 31 with the occupation of La Place de la République in protest against proposed labour reforms. It has since spread across Europe.
Jan 13, 2014
Photo: flickr/Wall in Palestine

Ariel Sharon's legacy of economic and military cynicism

Yoav Peled
Ariel Sharon's policies were aimed to make Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands more economical so taxes could be cut and liberalization of the economy could proceed to even greater heights.
Dec 23, 2013
Photo: flickr/Antana

How to protect yourself from your bank

Nick Fillmore
We need to reduce the power of big banks, weakening their grip on society's financial resources, and challenging their support for destructive, neo-liberal economic policies.
Apr 8, 2013

My favourite story about Margaret Thatcher

Judy Rebick
When Margaret Thatcher was first elected in 1979, some thought she would pave the way for other women leaders. Here's my favourite story about her showing quite the opposite.
Feb 20, 2012

The myth of American resilience

James Laxer
The truth about America is that it is anything but flexible and resilient and faces a range of obstacles that portend decline rather than a creative re-birth that will re-establish its supremacy.
Oct 31, 2011

Michael Ignatieff: The Lesser Evil?

Some people see Ignatieff as "yesterday's man," someone whose political outlook is no longer relevant. Author and activist Derrick O'Keefe disagrees.
Oct 25, 2011

Gaddafi's death marks end of era

Moammar Gaddafi came to power in a coup in 1969 at a time of widespread Arab nationalism. Initially his revolution saw the population benefit as oil revenues were used for national development.
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