Linda McQuaig
Apr 15 2016 | That silly Leap Manifesto -- giving itself away right in the subtitle, which calls for "a Canada based on caring for the Earth and one another." No wonder it provoked fury and outrage.
Ole Hendrickson
Apr 14 2016 | Why is talk of not building new pipelines and leaving fossil fuels in the ground now so divisive? We've made our commitment at the Paris climate talks -- now let's honour it.
Naomi Klein
Apr 14 2016 | Well, the Leap is certainly in the news. Many articles have been filled with errors and misrepresentations, which isn't surprising. We should expect more, however, from commentators on the left.
Amy Goodman
Apr 14 2016 | U.S. President Barack Obama recently announced a 30-year, $1-trillion program to modernize the U.S. nuclear-weapon arsenal, also known as the "Trillion Dollar Trainwreck."
Wayne MacPhail
Apr 13 2016 | One of the most fascinating aspects of the Panama Papers investigation is the technology involved, from electronic transfers and databases to encrypted communications.
Jim Stanford
Apr 13 2016 | One interesting topic for a Canadian living in Australia is the manner in which fiscal and social responsibilities are divided between the levels of government.
Duncan Cameron
Apr 12 2016 | Three challenges await the NDP membership: animating riding associations, renewing party policy, and restructuring the party. It's time to replace trickle-down politics with democratic party politics.
Ralph Surette
Apr 12 2016 | Now that Albertans are getting on pogey as the oil economy has collapsed, you'd think we'd at least be spared the lectures about how economically virtuous Albertans are compared to Maritimers.
Ish Theilheimer
Apr 11 2016 | Maybe ousting Mulcair will prove to be good strategy and help to rebuild and reinvigorate the NDP. Or, perhaps, there will be real costs, like losing the stronghold in Quebec Mulcair helped to build.
Monia Mazigh
Apr 8 2016 | "Responsible conviction" is the guiding principle Stéphane Dion has proposed for extending help to Canadians detained abroad. What's missing are concrete commitments in Canadian foreign policy.
Rick Salutin
Apr 8 2016 | The NDP, including the Leap Manifesto, is still telling people what they should feel versus reflecting back to them what they've come to know. That's part of the problem, says Rick Salutin.
Ole Hendrickson
Apr 7 2016 | Preventing monarch extinction will require active intervention by humans on a variety of fronts. It's an opportunity for those of us who believe that abundant nature enhances the quality of our lives.
Amy Goodman
Apr 7 2016 | Over 12.7 million people in the U.S. are physically abused, raped or stalked by their partners annually. This crisis deserves a full public hearing, especially during this presidential election year.
Wayne MacPhail
Apr 6 2016 | Last week was a great time to be a bot. Everybody was talking about you, especially Microsoft. But what exactly is a bot and what does it mean for digital technology?
Thomas Ponniah
Apr 6 2016 | From the Arab Spring to the Zapatista uprising, our era of globalization has been characterized by democratic rebellion. A new book asks how to define genuine democratic transformation.