Rick Salutin August 4
What now for Chavez’s children? Events in Venezuela are the latest points of light for young, left-wing idealists to fade.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan August 3
Trump's calls for violence are no joke, and people across the political spectrum should demand an end to his violent rhetoric.
Rick Salutin July 28
Don't mistake gossip about Trump's tweets, with real politics that affects actual life and impacts those you care about.
Elliot Fonarev, Pro Bono July 28
As marijuana is legalized by the federal government, it will be up to provinces to regulate how it can be used in some spheres. Ontario is asking: where can cannabis be used and who gets to decide?
June Chua July 28
VUCAVU is the brainchild of independent video and film distributors from across Canada, concerned by the tidal wave of digitization that has pushed lesser-known artists to the edges of distribution.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan July 27
At the forefront of the protests against the various draconian Affordable Care Act repeal bills before the U.S. Senate are people in wheelchairs.
Rick Salutin July 22
The arc of history is long, as Dr. King said, even if it bends toward freedom. But the circle of history, which returns to where it began, can look pretty extensive too.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan July 21
Cromwell and five others were arrested while protesting against the construction of a fracked gas power plant. He and two others refused to pay their fines and were sentenced to a week behind bars.
Linda McQuaig July 19
The Trudeau government's pledge to hike military spending by a whopping 70 per cent over 10 years succeeded in winning praise from Trump while going largely unnoticed by Canadians.
Lois Ross July 18
Street Farm is the story of Sole Food Street Farms and how the creation of an urban farm eventually developed into a network of four farms located in Vancouver's East Hastings district.
Matthew Behrens July 17
Canadian torture survivor Omar Khadr has been forced to surf the wild wave of Canadian racism and white fragility that marks so much of the gloating Canada 150 party.
Rick Salutin July 14
Coming to terms with a personal odyssey to understand a murky family history that's clouded by cinematic imagery and time.
Amy Goodman July 13
As "Russiagate" becomes a full-blown conflagration threatening to consume Donald Trump's presidency, his denial of human-induced global warming continues to threaten a planet already on fire.
Rick Salutin July 7
Although literature found its way into Bob Dylan's songs, and gave him "a way of looking at life, an understanding of human nature, and a standard to measure things by," it doesn't make him an author.
Murray Dobbin July 7
The ability of governments to favour Canadian suppliers of goods and services was protected in NAFTA and all of the many bilateral agreements signed by Canada under Stephen Harper. Until CETA.
Amy Goodman July 6
If Kris Kobach and his Republican allies get their hands on the data and succeed in suppressing the vote, then Trump may well be on his way to a landslide victory in 2020.
Linda McQuaig July 6
In any thoughtful assessment, the establishment of an income tax would be regarded as a nation-building event -- ultimately as important as what was achieved at Vimy or in Charlottetown.
Duncan Cameron July 4
Duncan Cameron
B.C. premier-designate John Horgan has agreed to talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau once the NDP government is sworn in. Can the NDP bring a substantial agenda to Ottawa?
David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update July 4
David Christopher
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains recently ordered a new shift in policy direction, which could mean more competitive telecommunications pricing in Canada.
Rick Salutin June 30
The symbols that would have the right to hang out proudly with other national symbols are all in decline. "O Canada" and the Maple Leaf are down, the Mounties and beaver, way down.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan June 29
We need to open the airwaves to include a diversity of voices, including those who are advocating for single-payer health care.
Safia J. Lakhani, Pro Bono June 29
Safia J. Lakhani
The Rental Fairness Act makes some key amendments to the rental law in Ontario. Here's what they mean for affordable housing in the province.
June Chua June 28
Artist and writer Vivek Shraya is partnering with Arsenal Pulp Press to offer a deep mentorship and publication to a writer of Indigenous background or a person of colour who is living in Canada.
Duncan Cameron June 27
Duncan Cameron
Memo to NDP leadership candidates: please articulate what comes after austerity.
Rick Salutin June 23
This goes well beyond a slip; it's a conceit with a useful history in disparaging Indigenous claims.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan June 22
As Trumpcare versus Obamacare dominates the cable news, the unreported movement for single-payer health care grows. As with all great shifts in history, when the people lead, the leaders follow.
Lois Ross June 20
In mid-May the federal government began to release the long-awaited results of the 2016 Agriculture Census. While lots of the detail has yet to be revealed, there is enough to see the big picture.
Duncan Cameron June 20
Duncan Cameron
With Parliament looking to summer recess, it is a good time to reflect on what went wrong, and what to like.
Rick Salutin June 16
Socialism is no longer a dirty word and left-wing parties have valuable lessons to learn from authentic candidates who were able to attract the youth vote.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan June 15
Nothing says "Happy Birthday, President" quite like a congressional lawsuit.