Matthew Behrens
Feb 23 2015 | The long-running extradition saga of Dr. Hassan Diab -- sought by French authorities for a 1980 crime he did not commit -- took a dramatic turn when the Supreme Court refused to hear his final appeal.
Ralph Surette
Feb 23 2015 | Stephen Harper, a master propagandist of the first order, is doing it again. This time, the overblown tune is war, terror, security, with civil liberties, prudence and rational thought underfoot.
Murray Dobbin
Feb 20 2015 | In the last few weeks, news stories have emerged that suggest the West is beginning to devolve into a kind of new feudalism. Are we seeing the signs of a new feudal order?
Left in Love
Feb 20 2015 | Left in Love launched one year ago, on February 14, 2014. Meghan Murphy contacted some past daters to see what they felt about their dates and to find out how our matchmaking skills panned out.
Rick Salutin
Feb 20 2015 | In Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's world view, anti-Semitism is an eternal, inexplicable, malignant force. But today it takes a different form than it did in the 1930s.
Amy Goodman
Feb 19 2015 | The future of Europe is in flux, as popular uprisings in Greece and Spain gain power and challenge traditional economic and political systems.
Matthew Behrens
Feb 18 2015 | When the RCMP announced an Ottawa anti-terrorism arrest this month, the timing could not have been better for a federal government that appears to thrive on national security hysteria.
Duncan Cameron
Feb 17 2015 | However dangerous and twisted the Conservatives have been in government, Stephen Harper has delivered for his supporters. It is what makes him such a serious threat to repeat in government.
Jim Stanford
Feb 17 2015 | B.C.'s economic performance has actually been slowly fading throughout the Liberal government's tenure. It turns out that just balancing a budget does not imply automatic prosperity after all.
Matthew Behrens
Feb 16 2015 | Bill C-51 grants new powers to already hyperactive state security agencies, and baits as "soft on terror" anyone who questions the bill's necessity. Here is a primer on key provisions in the bill.
Harsha Walia
Feb 13 2015 | Harsha Walia hosted a roundtable with four Indigenous women leaders who have been taking action against colonial gendered violence for decades. Here is the second part of that conversation.
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.