Monia Mazigh
Feb 13 2015 | What makes Stephen Harper think that we are in dire need of new legislation to fight terrorism? Maybe the increase in police power and surveillance in Bill C-51 is not intended for terrorists.
Rick Salutin
Feb 13 2015 | We can learn a thing or two from Jon Stewart about political debate. He freely admitted his positions were "informed" by his leftishness but that's all, they weren't determined by it.
Ole Hendrickson
Feb 12 2015 | Modern, greener infrastructure requires ongoing investment and careful planning, co-ordinated across levels of government. On this, the Harper government has been missing in action.
Amy Goodman
Feb 12 2015 | Inequality, racism, segregation. These injustices persist with remarkable tenacity in Alabama and throughout the U.S. But courageous people are rising up and shifting the course of history.
Harsha Walia
Feb 11 2015 | In advance of this year's 25th Women's Memorial March, Harsha Walia hosted a roundtable with four Indigenous women leaders who have been taking action against colonial gendered violence for decades.
Duncan Cameron
Feb 10 2015 | The U.S. through a series of moves designed to increase "pressure" on Putin over its backing of separatist forces in eastern Ukraine has committed a blunder of the first order.
Murray Dobbin
Feb 9 2015 | It is obvious to all progressive Canadians that if either the Liberals or the Conservatives win a majority the country is in deep trouble. How can the NDP distinguish itself in election 2015?
Janice Gairey
Feb 9 2015 | This February, the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC), alongside the Canadian labour movement, marks Black History Month.
Ralph Surette
Feb 9 2015 | If doing our bit for saving the Earth from our excesses is not convincing, the fact is that the economics increasingly demand it as well.
Rick Salutin
Feb 6 2015 | Rick Salutin argues that attitudes to measles vaccinations seem like a good proxy for IQ testing.
Amy Goodman
Feb 5 2015 | Net neutrality: The Internet's protection against discrimination.
David Christopher
Steve Anderson
Feb 3 2015 | A perfect storm of spy agency surveillance, privacy-undermining legislation, and lax privacy safeguards at government departments sparked concern from citizens right across the political spectrum.
Duncan Cameron
Feb 3 2015 | Finance Minister Joe Oliver does not want to recognize that spending on public infrastructure is a good way of strengthening a weak Canadian economy.
Hennessy's Index
Feb 2 2015 | When asked, about half of Canadians self-identify as middle class. Hennessy's Index looks at appeal of middle-class economics at a time when 90 per cent of Canadians don't feel financially secure.
Jim Stanford
Feb 2 2015 | Will low oil prices push Ottawa into a deficit? Who cares! The real issue is the failure to use fiscal tools to strengthen recovery and create jobs.