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.
Duncan Cameron
Apr 5 2016 | As delegates prepare for the April 8-10 Edmonton convention, the federal NDP membership is in turmoil. The New Democratic Party needs to redefine itself in a new political environment.
Ralph Surette
Apr 5 2016 | In the midst of a labour dispute, the good news is the Chronicle Herald is a rare "independent" and thus far better placed than most to do what a newspaper is supposed to do in a democratic society.
Meghan Sali
Apr 1 2016 | Canadians have many reasons to be concerned about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But the real poison pill in the TPP lies in its "investor-state dispute settlement" mechanism. Here's why.
Murray Dobbin
Apr 1 2016 | It is an interesting paradigm shift: for 10 years, Stephen Harper fantasized about disappearing the Liberal Party. Now the Liberals are in a position to destroy the NDP.
Rick Salutin
Apr 1 2016 | The time is ripe, it seems to me, for assessing the deep change brought by the Internet era. It's ripe because, now, there's a generation grown up entirely within that era.
Brian Iler
Mar 31 2016 | The Trudeau government has promised to modernize the rules governing the non-profit sector, which was left under a chill by the Conservatives. What needs to change?
Amy Goodman
Mar 31 2016 | A new law in North Carolina denies transgender people use of the bathroom, changing room or locker room that matches their gender identity. Resistance to the bill is fierce, and growing daily.