Linda McQuaig
Jun 2 2009 | Despite a decade of huge budget surpluses, neither the Liberals nor the Conservatives invested in our public services, which would have distributed benefits far more widely than tax cuts.
Murray Dobbin
Jun 1 2009 | The $50 billion shortfall is a godsend for neo-cons like Jim Flaherty: a useful crisis that will provide the rationale for huge spending cuts.
Rick Salutin
May 29 2009 | Why did he claim he was an American, repeatedly? Not answering implies there is something to hide, and leaves everyone free to speculate what the motive might have been.
Amy Goodman
May 27 2009 | Oil giants Shell and Chevron are in the spotlight this week, with shareholder meetings and a historic trial being held.
Duncan Cameron
May 26 2009 | Michael Ignatieff has responded to the Conservative attack ads now airing on television across Canada.
Ashifa Kassam
May 25 2009 | Mainstream media coverage gave little time to the cause of Tamil-Canadians' protests. Instead the focus has been on the protests' instigators.
Rick Salutin
May 22 2009 | For 25 years, I've been irritated by Brian Mulroney, and it's only now, after six days of testimony that I sort of feel for the guy.
Murray Dobbin
May 21 2009 | With the federal Liberals now semi-officially supporting the banning of Canadian asbestos exports, a political debate that has been suppressed for over 20 years is truly beginning.
Alice Klein
May 21 2009 | As U.S. climate initiatives rev into real action, it shamefully ain't our love that we Canucks are sending stateside. Canada's offering is all about trade threats and obstruction.
Amy Goodman
May 20 2009 | The Philadelphia Inquirer, one of that city's two major daily newspapers, is in the news itself these days after hiring controversial former Bush administration lawyer John Yoo as a monthly columnist.
Jerry West
May 20 2009 | The dust has settled on the B.C. election, sort of. B.C.ers won't know until the end of May what the new legislature will look like.
Duncan Cameron
May 19 2009 | The current economic crisis raises two questions. What went wrong? What can be done about it? There is a facile answer to the first question. Capitalism is crisis prone.
May 19 2009 | With the world economy now looking remarkably like Argentina's in 2001, there is a new wave of direct action among workers in rich countries.
Linda McQuaig
May 19 2009 | If it had just been that former prime minister Brian Mulroney took hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash payments and failed to report the income for six years, it would be quite a story.
June Chua
May 15 2009 | Hot Docs has proven every year to be an essential forum for the stories that we never get to see in the mainstream. Look for these docs at local festivals in cities across Canada.