Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 9
The mass murder in Sutherland Springs, Texas, was a horrific crime. It was also horrifically predictable, and emblematic of the systemic problem we have with guns and violence in the United States.
Gerald Caplan November 9
Despite campaign promises of peacekeeping, the Trudeau government has given up on Africa.
Linda McQuaig November 9
Conservative and Liberal prime ministers have changed policies to tax the wealthy thanks to Kolber's persuasion
Rick Salutin November 3
Rick Salutin
If free speech gets shut down it will always be the privileged who benefit because they have the power, the guns, the legal institutions, the money, to bend the final decisions to their ends.
Monia Mazigh November 3
Monia Mazigh
Quebec's shameful embrace of a niqab ban grew out of the identity politics that followed the failed 1995 referendum to separate from Canada
Murray Dobbin November 3
Countries of the Global South and environmentalists are fighting developed countries oil giants being allowed in to climate change negotiations
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 2
Two months after Hurricane Maria hit, the island of Puerto Rico remains dark. There are people coming to the island, though: the disaster capitalists.
Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update November 1
The lack of transparency around NAFTA means undemocratic policies are being considered which could harm ordinary Canadians
Lois Ross November 1
As 'The Lancet' releases shocking information on deaths cause by pollution, the continuing saga of Grassy Narrows’ mercury poisoning remains the shame of Canada
Rick Salutin October 28
Rick Salutin
Taking care of big public programs, like health care and better CPP, means you need more revenues to fund them -- and that means more taxes.
Linda McQuaig October 27
Why a billionaire American hedge fund manager should personally pay benefits of terminated Sears workers
Matthew Behrens October 27
Ralph Goodale's series of new memos defy the absolute prohibition on torture. This is immoral and foolish, given how Canadian citizens have been treated and the deserved payouts they have received
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 26
Just over a year after attacking Khizr and Ghazala Khan, Trump has insulted and accused Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson of lying.
Safia Lakhani, Pro Bono October 26
There is a lot of push back against the report, which concluded discrimination and bias are experienced daily by racialized licencees
Rick Salutin October 20
Rick Salutin
The U.S. president has revived the fear of a nuclear holocaust for a new generation.
Murray Dobbin October 20
An updated list of loopholes that would be popular and right to close down.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 19
Helen Reddy sang those words in 1972, providing an anthem to the women's movement. Forty-five years later, it could serve as the score to a movie documenting the abrupt demise of Harvey Weinstein.
Rick Salutin October 14
Rick Salutin
As news outlets struggle to survive, the obvious solution is public funding
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 12
The corporate TV weather reporting aids and abets Trump's misinformation by consistently ignoring the role of climate change in this string of disasters.
Monia Mazigh October 10
Monia Mazigh
Many stories involving the West — including Guantanamo, the Nakba and the Algerian war — should be represented at CMHR
Murray Dobbin October 6
Scientists have fought back against irrationalism. They also need to fight against corruption in their own ranks
Rick Salutin October 6
Rick Salutin
America is known for embracing action and pragmatism versus "theory." But when an enemy actually strikes — hurricanes or mass murderers — it goes limp and turns to the Lord
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 6
The immediate response must be: How do we prevent another massacre? But that is exactly the debate the Trump administration wants to avoid.
Gerald Caplan October 4
Jagmeet Singh's self-confidence, pride, ambition, and egalitarianism have the potential to breathe new life into the NDP.
Linda McQuaig October 4
We are dealing with more than the struggling family farmer or Mom-and-Pop convenience store owner
David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update October 2
David Christopher
Digital rights and the government's proposed reforms to Bill C-51 are top of mind for many Canadians as the House of Commons resumes for its fall session.
Rick Salutin September 30
Rick Salutin
The Ken Burns documentary has multiple perspectives and lays them out almost randomly, not bothering to reconcile them or even segue between. That jibes with my own experience at the time.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 29
Much like Rosa Parks, Colin Kaepernick sat down and refused to get up. And like Rosa Parks on that Montgomery bus more than 60 years ago, Colin Kaepernick has sparked a movement.
Michael Hackl, Pro Bono September 28
There's a distinction between rules to protect people's rights and arbitrary requirements that limit them. We must be ready to fix outdated and discriminatory rules.
Jim Stanford September 27
Jim Stanford
Canadians should thank our lucky stars that Malaysia's state-owned Petronas finally pulled the plug on its Pacific Northwest LNG project.