Rick Salutin
Mar 5 2010 | Rick Salutin takes on the Spartacus of SeaWorld, embracing our stereotypes, and the speech from the throne.
Naomi Klein
Mar 4 2010 | A distasteful column in the Wall Street Journal tells readers that thanks largely to Milton Friedman, Chile "endured a tragedy that elsewhere would have been an apocalypse."
Amy Goodman
Mar 3 2010 | March is Women's History Month, recognizing women's central role in society. Unfortunately, violence against women is epidemic in the United States and around the world.
Steve Anderson
Mar 3 2010 | If politicians and policy craft a vision and plan for our digital economy, Canada could become a leader in mobile communications leading to new forms of entrepreneurialism and social change.
Duncan Cameron
Mar 2 2010 | Michael Ignatieff did a well publicized tour of Canadian Universities. Judging from the list of 40 speakers he invited to address the upcoming Liberal thinkers conference he was not impressed.
Ralph Surette
Mar 1 2010 | Finance Minister Graham Steele is doing the rounds, consulting the public on what to do in the upcoming budget to stave off a brutal rise in deficits and debt.
Rick Salutin
Feb 26 2010 | Yesterday was Andy Barrie's last as host of CBC Radio's Toronto morning show. It's a shame. The shame isn't that he's going after 15 years. It's that he wasn't there for 15 years before that.
Amy Goodman
Feb 25 2010 | Mike Markham of Colorado has an explosive problem: His tap water catches fire. Markham demonstrates this in a new documentary, 'Gasland,' which just won the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize.
Jerry West
Feb 24 2010 | Walt Cobb, former Liberal MLA and once Mayor of Williams Lake, B.C., published an editorial that questions environmentalists' opposition to a gold and copper mining project near their town.
Duncan Cameron
Feb 23 2010 | Speaking in Quebec City this past week, in honour of the centenary of Le Devoir newspaper, former PQ Premier Lucien Bouchard took slaps at his old party and its "raison d'être" Quebec sovereignty.
Linda McQuaig
Feb 23 2010 | No cost has been spared in mounting a giant spectacle of spandex-clad athletes performing dazzling feats in massive public venues. Nobody seems to be letting the $6 billion price tag get in the way.
Ralph Surette
Feb 22 2010 | The more consequential resignation triggered by the expenses scandal is not that of Yarmouth Tory MLA Richard Hurlburt. It’s that of Pamela Harrison, former NDP treasurer and longtime activist.
Murray Dobbin
Feb 22 2010 | As we approach budget day, the issue of taxes is being forced onto the political stage but the rich and super-rich seem completely oblivious to the plight of their fellow citizens.
Rick Salutin
Feb 19 2010 | Since Stephen Harper decided to cut and run from Afghanistan, it seems to have only one pillar: total support for whatever Israel's government does.
Duncan Cameron
Feb 17 2010 | Facebook's Onion Ring fan page shows the rules of political engagement are changing. Managing the media, the key to political success in the age of politics as public relations, is no longer enough.