Amy Goodman
Jan 26 2011 | While much of the attention is focused on the celebrities, the Sundance Film Festival has actually become a key intersection of art, film, politics and dissent.
Duncan Cameron
Jan 25 2011 | The NDP leader lays out his party's plans for 2011 at a pre-budget/pre-election town hall in Vancouver.
Linda McQuaig
Jan 25 2011 | The real story of the past five years isn't Harper's success but the timidity of the opposition in mounting a spirited case for progressive policies that would have sparked wide public support.
Alice Klein
Jan 20 2011 | What if right around now a solid hunk of global finance grew out of its devilishly anti-social phase and over the next few years got a social life, fell in love and got engaged?
Amy Goodman
Jan 19 2011 | Gun shows, the ready access to semiautomatic weapons and the additional availability of extended-capacity magazines are a recipe for the massacres that occur every few years in the United States.
Duncan Cameron
Jan 18 2011 | Should any opposition political party wish to avoid a spring election in Ottawa, they will be forced to swallow a poison pill or be painted as anti-business by the Harper Conservatives.
Murray Dobbin
Jan 17 2011 | With the top 50 CEOs making 219 times the pay of the average worker in 2009, their compensation has little to do with their ability and everything to do with their positions as the ruling elite.
Naomi Klein
Jan 17 2011 | I got off the research vessel WeatherBird II mid way through the cruise in Pensacola, Florida. Five days later, an e-mail arrived from chief scientist David Hollander, subject line: "Yuck!"
Ellen Russell
Jan 14 2011 | Every five years the Bank Act comes under review in Canada, and 2011 is the next scheduled review. You'd think in the wake of a financial crisis, there would be some important questions to ask.
Naomi Klein
Jan 14 2011 | For the scientists aboard the research vessel WeatherBird II, the recasting of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill as a good-news story about a disaster averted has not been easy to watch.
Amy Goodman
Jan 12 2011 | The Tucson massacre brought into sharp public focus the local sheriff, Clarence Dupnik, who has gained attention this week for linking the shooting to the vitriolic political climate in the U.S.
Duncan Cameron
Jan 11 2011 | We have all the evidence we need to say no to the Conservatives on the crime agenda, and the accompanying prison spending spree the prime minister wants us to be so proud about.
Linda McQuaig
Jan 11 2011 | While there's been much outrage over the Tucson violence, there's been a reluctance to pin the blame where it belongs -- on hostile, right-wing extremism that implicitly promotes political violence.
Amy Goodman
Jan 5 2011 | Remember "freedom fries"? It seems like renaming fries might be just about the extent of food regulation that some in Congress are willing to support.
Duncan Cameron
Jan 4 2011 | Despite the Cold War, Eisenhower invoked an ethical America in his farewell presidential address 50 years ago. It is worth reading today, with its talk of hope and 'mutual trust and respect.'