Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 3
Musicians are rallying with the land and water protectors at Standing Rock to pressure oil billionaire Kelcy Warren, CEO of Energy Transfer Partners, which owns the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Wayne MacPhail November 2
Wayne MacPhail
Last week both Microsoft and Apple released new input devices: a puck and a bar. We'll see if the tortoise beats the hare or the puck trumps the bar in the years ahead.
Jim Stanford November 1
Jim Stanford
True believers may think that merely educating citizens about how trade deals really are good for everyone will save the day for globalization. But there's a much deeper problem.
David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update November 1
David Christopher
Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly is considering adding a new ISP tax to the monthly bills of Canada's Internet subscribers, which will make Internet access even more expensive.
Rick Salutin October 28
Rick Salutin
It's as if the Liberal cabinet was frolicking along among its doting public when an explosion went off at close range, rattling their hearing.
Murray Dobbin October 28
At a time when more and more attention is being paid to off-shore tax havens and the billions we lose to them, Canada needs to make an example of this irresponsible corporate "citizen."
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 27
If AT&T is allowed to buy Time Warner, it will form an enormous, "vertically integrated" company that controls a vast pool of content and how people access that content.
Linda McQuaig October 27
While privatizing our airports would mean millions in profits for the banks and law firms involved, aviation authorities say Canadian air travellers would face higher costs to cover corporate profits.
Pro Bono, Lauren Blumas, Claudia Pedrero October 27
Lauren Blumas
While new regulations governing the growth of medical marijuana provide a quick solution for the issue of reasonable access, they leave the tough questions for tenants and housing providers.
June Chua October 26
June Chua
Most board games pit players against each other but a new kind of board game seeks to subvert that narrative, requiring players to unite and play against the game itself.
Wayne MacPhail October 26
Wayne MacPhail
In a rush to create smart homes and make our devices talk to each other, we have allowed a threat into our houses through our cardboard doors and paper locks.
Ole Hendrickson October 25
Ole Hendrickson
Protesters at Muskrat Falls are demanding that Nalcor Energy clear away vegetation and the surface soil layer from the area to be flooded in order to reduce poisoning by methyl mercury.
Rick Salutin October 21
Rick Salutin
Values are slight and transient. You can't really pursue them. They're more like happiness or love: they tend to be by-products or end results of other experiences.
Matthew Behrens October 21
Anyone following discussions on the ultimate disposition of the Harper regime's C-51 "anti-terror" legislation will soon be hearing a lot about "SIRC" -- the Security Intelligence Review Committee.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 20
Attempts to criminalize nonviolent land and water defenders, humiliate them and arrest journalists should not pave the way for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
Wayne MacPhail October 19
Wayne MacPhail
Sometimes it feels like our technical knowledge has smeared us, like a palette knife, across an unfortunate expanse of time.
Lois Ross October 18
Lois Ross
World Food Day has Lois Ross opening her bookshelf to share good reads about food, agriculture and communities. Here are our farming columnist's top 10 resources this harvest season.
Linda McQuaig October 14
There were few in Ottawa inner circles resisting Paul Martin's deep spending cuts as Finance Minister, but one strong dissenting voice came from Douglas Peters, who died last week at the age of 86.
Rick Salutin October 14
Rick Salutin
The main reason the "world" can't avert its eyes from the Trump drama isn't because it's imaginative and dazzling but because it's happening in a nation that has fateful impacts on everyone beyond it.
Murray Dobbin October 14
It's amazing what we gradually accept as normal -- even admirable -- in how we treat each other in Canada. As Bruce Cockburn's song suggests, the trouble with normal is it always gets worse.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 13
The movement to combat climate change is growing dynamically and unpredictably, and is facing increasing repression from the fossil-fuel industry and government authorities.
Rick Salutin October 7
Rick Salutin
A commitment to free speech doesn't reconcile easily with human rights codes that may compel respect and courtesy toward specific groups -- including their right to be addressed as they choose.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 6
Climate change is real, and it is worsening. That it should play a central role in the U.S. elections is undebatable.
Wayne MacPhail October 5
Wayne MacPhail
At the Association of Science and Technology Centers conference, two products stuck out. One created virtual reality, the other augmented reality. Both were imagination prosthetics for adults.
David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update October 4
David Christopher
It's here. The Liberal government has finally launched its long-awaited public consultation on Bill C-51, and a broad range of privacy and national security issues.
Linda McQuaig September 30
The U.S. election is far from over, but Monday's faceoff was a crucial battle in that campaign, and it fell to the first woman candidate in U.S. presidential history to take a dangerous bully down.
Rick Salutin September 30
Rick Salutin
In politics, we tend to see what we want or need to. You're looking for an outcome, yearning for it. What, though, of political cases that require actual thought, not prejudgments?
Murray Dobbin September 30
If recent mainstream economic reports are to be taken seriously, some of the big brains managing global capitalism these days are starting to lose faith in their neoliberal ideology.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 29
The U.S. has less than 5 per cent of the world's population and almost 25 per cent of the world's prisoners. Now a national movement is growing for prisoners' rights.
Pro Bono, Shelina Ali September 29
An inquiry into the conduct of Federal Court Judge Robin Camp when he presided over a sexual assault trial raises some hard questions about the impartiality of the Canadian justice system.

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