Rick Salutin
Nov 20 2009 | The truly sickening part about Canada's role in turning Afghan detainees over for torture is that it provides one more proof that the war on terror has become the chief incubator of terror, post-9/11.
Murray Dobbin
Nov 19 2009 | The new Canadian Parliamentary Coalition to Combat Antisemitism is currently holding an inquiry on Parliament Hill -- will its recommendations find their way into the criminal code?
Amy Goodman
Nov 18 2009 | The United Nations World Food Programme launched the Billion for a Billion campaign this week, urging the 1 billion people who use the Internet to help the billion who are hungry.
Linda McQuaig
Nov 17 2009 | This time last year, financial elites everywhere seemed under siege. A year later, they are safely back in the saddle, enjoying a virtual stranglehold over key public policies.
Duncan Cameron
Nov 17 2009 | Just before U.S. President Obama arrived in China, his hosts proffered an outspoken criticism of the negligence of the U.S. in allowing their currency to promote speculative finance.
Naomi Klein
Nov 16 2009 | Unlike at previous summits, where alternatives seemed like an afterthought, in Copenhagen the alternatives will take centre stage.
Rick Salutin
Nov 13 2009 | Remembrance Day this week looked a lot like an exercise in rebranding -- by the Canadian military, for its purposes and the Harper government for its own.
Duncan Cameron
Nov 10 2009 | British Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown has come out in favour of a global financial transactions tax.The tax is opposed by the U.S. Treasury, and the Canadian Finance Minister James Flaherty.
Ralph Surette
Nov 9 2009 | The bill to kill the national gun registry has gone to committee before it emerges for the final reading. With extreme luck, they might even make it the lean thing it should have been to begin with.
Nov 6 2009 | The economic downturn has been hard on both independent and corporate media. But now there's an opportunity for independent media outlets to chip away at mainstream media's market share.
Rick Salutin
Nov 6 2009 | By rights, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff should own the H1N1 issue and the botch that the authorities have made of it, just as he should own the health-care issue overall.
Alice Klein
Nov 5 2009 | A study released last week is the first detailed attempt to foresee how policies pushing targeted greenhouse gas reductions will affect Canada's economic growth.
Murray Dobbin
Nov 5 2009 | Were it not so tragic the whole situation would be comic. The most powerful Empire in the history of the world has, from the start, been as dumb as a bag of hammers.
Amy Goodman
Nov 4 2009 | The decision to dismiss Maher Arar's case sends a signal to the Obama administration that there will be no judicial intervention to halt the cruel excesses of the Bush-era "Global War on Terror."
Linda McQuaig
Nov 3 2009 | The Harper government appears to have embarked on a campaign to silence Canadian critics of Israel, in ways that threaten to undermine Canada's tradition of debate, particularly at our universities.