Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan March 6
Students in Parkland, Florida are channelling their rage and sorrow over the killing of 17 of their classmates and teachers against the gun lobby and the politicians in their pocket.
Rick Salutin March 6
Rick Salutin
Ontario Hydro was a public undertaking funded by the public that returned benefits to all. You can't sell it, you can only swipe it and hand it over, as Kathleen Wynne did.
Pro Bono, Celia Chandler March 1
Celia Chandler
In Canada, size is still an acceptable basis for discrimination, not protected by human rights legislation. It ought to be.
Digital Freedom Update, Marie Aspiazu March 1
This proposal from Bell is just one more example of the ways that Canada's vertically integrated telecom companies are trampling on our internet rights in favour of their concentrated media interests.
June Chua February 28
Edmonton's Youth Poet Laureate and multidisciplinary artist Nasra Adem explores personal truths in their first book of poetry.
Rick Salutin February 26
Rick Salutin
Why don't Americans ever learn from these things? It's a price they pay for their "exceptionalism"-- they have nothing to learn from others.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan February 26
The Pentagon is in our public schools, recruiting students to the military. At its side is the NRA, putting guns into the hands of children.
Matthew Behrens February 22
It has been 38 years of almost non-stop warfare and repression, with thousands killed, billions wasted, and Dr. Rafil Dhafir still in jail for violating sanctions
Lois Ross February 20
Next week's federal budget provides an opportunity to reinstate prison farms and improve food security
Linda McQuaig February 16
With key Sanders and Corbyn acolytes attending the Ottawa annual conference, there is a chance to get a jump on Trudeau when it comes to fossil fuel use
Wayne MacPhail February 12
Hearing aid companies are in a classic disruption space. They are incumbents in an industry that offers a high-cost product and are dependent on that high cost and the business models that support it.
Rick Salutin February 10
Rick Salutin
To such people, newspapers may look like dog turds left by feckless pet owners. There was nothing virtual about them.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan February 10
Recent reports -- and driver suicides -- in New York City reveal how Uber and Lyft interfere with local regulations and strip drivers of labour rights.
Monia Mazigh February 9
Monia Mazigh
In an era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, it is time to trust women's choices and stories in the face of all sorts of adversity. That includes choices made by Muslim women.
Rick Salutin February 2
Rick Salutin
Michael Bryant was named executive director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association recently.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan February 2
For millions of immigrants and their family members around the U.S., the State of the Union was not just a political speech; their lives hang in the balance.
Joyce Arthur February 2
Joyce Arthur
Should taxpayers fund summer jobs for youth where they will be trained to challenge and oppose the Charter rights of others? Anti-choice groups have been using the Canada Summer Jobs fund for years.
Ole Hendrickson February 1
Ole Hendrickson
Corporate dominance of public institutions and the public purse was on full display during a licence hearing for the federal government's nuclear research and waste facilities at Chalk River, Ontario.
Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update February 1
In Canada we pay some of the highest prices for cell phone services in the industrialized world. This makes it a lot harder for many people to access the internet and its benefits.
Rick Salutin January 26
Rick Salutin
Genuine political anger is an asset in politics but also a rarity. That may be why it’s an asset: it rings true amidst falseness, writes Rick Salutin.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan January 26
Yance Ford has just made history. He has become the first transgender director to be nominated for an Academy Award for his documentary "Strong Island".
June Chua January 26
A mysterious door at a Chinese mall became the gateway into a project for Toronto playwright David Yee, whose latest play examines the racialized spaces of those malls and the Chinese diaspora.
Michael Hackl, Pro Bono January 25
With the MeToo movement, many victims are more willing to report sexual harassment and assault. But we are also hearing about instances where perpetrators are trying to silence their victims.
Lois Ross January 24
What we eat definitely has climate impact but there is often more than meets the eye when you consider how to eat sustainably. Here's an easier way to break down your carbon footprint.
Matthew Behrens January 24
January 29 marks the first anniversary of the mass murder of six Muslim worshippers in Quebec City. As the date approaches, Justin Trudeau's government continues to unfairly target Muslims.
Linda McQuaig January 20
The franchise system in Ontario makes it incredibly difficult for workers to join organized labour.
Rick Salutin January 12
Rick Salutin
Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld, the Israeli novelist, died last week at 85.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan January 12
A coalition has formed to organize poor people in the United States into what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called "a new and unsettling force" to fight poverty.
Monia Mazigh January 12
Monia Mazigh
On January 29, 2018, Canada will commemorate the first anniversary of the shocking murder of six Muslim men in a Quebec City mosque. What has been achieved in the fight against Islamophobia?
Rick Salutin January 5
Rick Salutin
This column's topic, civil servants, may sound boring. But really it's about the surprising, almost entertaining incompetence of the Trudeau government.

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