Ralph Surette
Jun 29 2015 | Monuments are only a small part of the whole that, perhaps, will at last get fully exposed to a distracted public before the upcoming election.
Rick Salutin
Jun 29 2015 | The precedents for declaring what's culturally barbaric are pretty scary, as the exhaustive and heart-rending work of the TRC on residential schools sadly shows.
Murray Dobbin
Jun 26 2015 | Has the Liberal party grown more trustworthy in the 10 years since we had a Liberal government? A trip down memory lane to Paul Martin's government might offer a helpful reminder.
Rick Salutin
Jun 26 2015 | The urge to identify symbolically with some larger group runs wide: countries, faiths, "races," Ford nation, Leafs nation. What makes identity so compelling?
Safia J. Lakhani
Jun 25 2015 | With a federal election on the horizon, it is worth considering the role the federal government can and should play in addressing the housing crisis.
Amy Goodman
Jun 25 2015 | The symbol of the Southern states' rebellion and secession, of waging war to protect slavery, may be less visible. But the fight for equality continues.
Matthew Behrens
Jun 24 2015 | Under Canada's woefully unfair Extradition Act, the U.S. is seeking a Canadian mother for an alleged violation of a highly problematic custody order, which threatens to pull her family apart.
Duncan Cameron
Jun 23 2015 | Both social democratic and neoliberal market economists defend austerity, but the reasoning behind the policy is not strong enough to explain why the doctrinaire approach was adopted. So who benefits?
Rick Salutin
Jun 19 2015 | Free trade once got by on theory and jargon: It's free, it's trade -- what could go wrong? But now, decades on, there's some reality to test it against.
Amy Goodman
Jun 18 2015 | Just like the complex, interrelated issues of global trade brought together an unprecedented coalition in the streets of Seattle 15 years ago, so now does human-induced climate change.
Wayne MacPhail
Jun 17 2015 | In all sorts of different, but related, fields, human beings have made incredible strides at putting ourselves out of a job at the top of the food chain, cognition-wise.
Duncan Cameron
Jun 16 2015 | With former leader Gilles Duceppe taking over the leadership of the Bloc Québécois (BQ) from Mario Beaulieu, the only party able to threaten the NDP in Quebec has raised its game.
Linda McQuaig
Jun 15 2015 | Stephen Harper's re-election strategy depends on a lot of you not voting. And if you mess with his plan by showing up at the polling station on Election Day, he's prepared for that, too.
Ralph Surette
Jun 15 2015 | Nova Scotia's quest for energy efficiency, along with the wisdom of the Liberal government on energy matters, will be on trial before the Utilities and Review Board this coming week.
Monia Mazigh
Jun 12 2015 | Chris Hedges' recent book is a passionate call for the oppressed of the Empire to revolt against the tyranny of surveillance, financial greed and propagandist journalism.