Hennessy's Index
Oct 1 2014 | There's been a steady decline in the number of quality jobs in Canada since the late-1980s, a reflection of the rise in part-time jobs and self-employment as well as lower pay.
Stephen Leahy
Oct 1 2014 | The world's last remaining forest wilderness is rapidly being lost -- and much of this is taking place in Canada, not in Brazil or Indonesia where deforestation has so far made the headlines.
Duncan Cameron
Sep 30 2014 | As if 10 years in Afghanistan were not enough, the Conservatives want Canadians to support another war alongside the U.S.
Ole Hendrickson
Sep 30 2014 | Will the world be driven into a rapid downward spiral by the nexus between oil, war and climate change? It is time for democratic debate on these and related issues.
Harsha Walia
Sep 29 2014 | The coroner's inquest into Lucia Vega Jimenez's death that begins today may expose some horrifying details about migrant detention, but it will not restore Lucia's humanity and her right to be free.
Elizabeth Littlejohn
Sep 26 2014 | Our current government is so far behind the collective outpouring of our political will for greenhouse gas reduction that we are doing it ourselves, just as we marched as one on September 21.
Rick Salutin
Sep 26 2014 | Mo3, as friends knew him -- Mohamud Mohamed Mohamud -- from Hamilton and long before that Somalia, died this week in Syria, possibly fighting for ISIS. He was 20.
Celia Chandler
Sep 25 2014 | The impending end of operating agreements for housing providers, with its potentially catastrophic results, is an opportunity to bring the issue of affordable housing into the public discourse.
Amy Goodman
Sep 25 2014 | Hours after people joined in the largest climate march in history, U.S. President Barack Obama started another war, while simultaneously failing to address our rapidly worsening climate.
Linda McQuaig
Sep 25 2014 | The corporate spin that pits old against young studiously avoids the root cause of the problem: policies that have led to a dramatically rising gap between rich and poor of all ages.
Matthew Behrens
Sep 24 2014 | The barbarism that is ISIS has its roots in the barbarism that was Canadian and "coalition" war policy in the obliteration of Iraq in the 1991 "Gulf" war and subsequent sanctions.
Wayne MacPhail
Sep 24 2014 | In recent weeks, new smartphones from a variety of manufacturers have sported improved cameras. To make the most of them, here are five tips for taking better pictures with that phone in your hand.
Duncan Cameron
Sep 23 2014 | The Scottish independence referendum offered Canadians lessons on democracy and nationhood. Here are the top 10 takeaways for Canada.
Ole Hendrickson
Sep 23 2014 | Climate change deniers may unwittingly do us a favour if they shift our thinking away from average weather, global warming and climate change to the broader concept of a high-energy world.
Murray Dobbin
Sep 22 2014 | Why is there no militancy today among working Canadians, why no sustained and focused solidarity or courage in facing powerful adversaries? The answer is rooted in an anxiety that defines our society.