Murray Dobbin October 20
An updated list of loopholes that would be popular and right to close down.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 19
Helen Reddy sang those words in 1972, providing an anthem to the women's movement. Forty-five years later, it could serve as the score to a movie documenting the abrupt demise of Harvey Weinstein.
Rick Salutin October 14
Rick Salutin
As news outlets struggle to survive, the obvious solution is public funding
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 12
The corporate TV weather reporting aids and abets Trump's misinformation by consistently ignoring the role of climate change in this string of disasters.
Monia Mazigh October 10
Monia Mazigh
Many stories involving the West — including Guantanamo, the Nakba and the Algerian war — should be represented at CMHR
Murray Dobbin October 6
Scientists have fought back against irrationalism. They also need to fight against corruption in their own ranks
Rick Salutin October 6
Rick Salutin
America is known for embracing action and pragmatism versus "theory." But when an enemy actually strikes — hurricanes or mass murderers — it goes limp and turns to the Lord
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 6
The immediate response must be: How do we prevent another massacre? But that is exactly the debate the Trump administration wants to avoid.
Gerald Caplan October 4
Jagmeet Singh's self-confidence, pride, ambition, and egalitarianism have the potential to breathe new life into the NDP.
Linda McQuaig October 4
We are dealing with more than the struggling family farmer or Mom-and-Pop convenience store owner
David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update October 2
David Christopher
Digital rights and the government's proposed reforms to Bill C-51 are top of mind for many Canadians as the House of Commons resumes for its fall session.
Rick Salutin September 30
Rick Salutin
The Ken Burns documentary has multiple perspectives and lays them out almost randomly, not bothering to reconcile them or even segue between. That jibes with my own experience at the time.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 29
Much like Rosa Parks, Colin Kaepernick sat down and refused to get up. And like Rosa Parks on that Montgomery bus more than 60 years ago, Colin Kaepernick has sparked a movement.
Michael Hackl, Pro Bono September 28
There's a distinction between rules to protect people's rights and arbitrary requirements that limit them. We must be ready to fix outdated and discriminatory rules.
Jim Stanford September 27
Jim Stanford
Canadians should thank our lucky stars that Malaysia's state-owned Petronas finally pulled the plug on its Pacific Northwest LNG project.
Rick Salutin September 22
Rick Salutin
The four candidate vying for the leadership of the national party provided feeble answers to that question.
Murray Dobbin September 22
Liberal finance committee chair Wayne Easter is defending wealthy individuals and big companies who are getting away with blatant tax avoidance -- or advising others how to do so.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 22
Like Anne Frank and Sophie Scholl before her, Heather was killed resisting fascism. Let all their stories inspire a new wave of bold resistance.
Lois Ross September 20
As U.S. President Donald Trump rambles and rumbles about cancelling NAFTA, what if we called the bully's bluff? The result would no doubt be much better than any of his suggestions for change.
Rick Salutin September 15
Rick Salutin
Is Justin Trudeau NAFTA expectations a fantasy wish list destined for side deals, or are the talks simply a hoax to hoodwink Donald Trump?
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 14
As catastrophic hurricanes have laid waste to large areas of the U.S. and Caribbean, it is clear what the real national security threat is: climate change, and the fossil fuel industry.
June Chua September 13
A collective of artists, activists, writers and researchers is examining Canadian history and re-casting it in new ways, in the Remember | Resist | Redraw poster project.
Joyce Arthur, Martina Zanetti September 12
Joyce Arthur
This year has seen an increase in the pool of providers and growth in the universal coverage of abortion drug Mifegymiso. Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada reports on the progress made.
Rick Salutin September 9
Rick Salutin
Pope Francis's revelation that he'd seen a psychoanalyst decades ago comes at a time of renewed attack on Freud.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 8
As if Hurricane Harvey didn’t terrorize Texas enough, President Donald Trump has just unleashed a flood of fear in immigrant communities there and everywhere.
Monia Mazigh September 8
Monia Mazigh
The seeds of neoliberalism were planted in the 1980s by right-wing politicians like Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, and around the world we're still harvesting the fruit of those policies today.
Murray Dobbin September 8
Our new Middle East policy? It's simple. We have no business being there, we have no lofty goals capable of being achieved, we have no genuine national interest.
Matthew Behrens September 7
CSEC believes the glorious act of Canadian democracy is under threat from nefarious foreign actors, but they refuse to accept that the system itself is the problem.
Pro Bono, Celia Chandler September 7
As B.C. prepares to reinstate its Human Rights Commission, it would do well to learn from Ontario, where the introduction of a direct access system has been only a qualified success.
Rick Salutin September 1
Rick Salutin
There’s an endless appetite for rescue scenes, but little emphasis on what caused the tragedy, and what could have been done to prevent it