Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan July 14
Protests against police brutality have rocked the country in the aftermath of the police killings of two African-American men, Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota.
Wayne MacPhail July 13
Wayne MacPhail
Last week we witnessed two liminal moments in the space between the online and real worlds. In two very different ways, the edges bled beyond the boundary of one to the other.
Rick Salutin July 8
Rick Salutin
There's this to be said for Trump v. Clinton, now upon us: it's contributed a new political acronym, LEV, for Lesser Evil Voting.
Linda McQuaig July 7
With Neanderthal wall-builders lurking, it may be easier for the Trudeau government to convince Canadians to accept badly flawed trade deals as part of living in an open, modern world.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan July 7
A devastating report on the U.K.'s eager participation in the invasion of Iraq was released this week, as corpses are still being pulled from the rubble of Baghdad's suicide truck bombing.
Marc Zwelling July 7
Marc Zwelling
Could a demagogue like Trump, arousing xenophobic passions, emerge in Canada? No. Marc Zwelling looks at the markers in public opinion to explain why.
Wayne MacPhail July 6
Wayne MacPhail
When we head out on vacation with our smartphones, tablets, cameras and radios we find recharging them daily more challenging than keeping deer flies at bay. Here's advice about how to cope.
Duncan Cameron July 5
Duncan Cameron
Neighbourly love was on display when U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the Canadian Parliament last week. But where is it in the international trade agreements the U.S. is selling?
Rick Salutin July 1
Rick Salutin
Can the Left counter the Right's populist movement with one of its own? Maybe. The question is how says Rick Salutin.
David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update July 1
David Christopher
The CRTC recently announced a public consultation that represents the best chance in decades to finally give Canadians relief from oppressive data caps.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan June 30
Herstory was made this week. The U.S. Supreme Court settled a major battle over reproductive rights, overturning Texas's notorious anti-abortion law known as HB 2.
Pro Bono, Celia Chandler June 30
Celia Chandler
In April, a jury found David and Collet Stephan guilty of "failing to provide the necessaries of life" when their son Ezekiel died of meningitis. Where does morality enter in, and should it?
June Chua June 29
June Chua
Ad Astra Comix is breathing new life into the genre as it prepares for its second publication, EXTRACTION! which examines "the criminal activities of mining companies" in North America.
Duncan Cameron June 28
Duncan Cameron
The old expression "the first liar never stands a chance" applies to the "remain" campaign which focused on the economic benefits of the EU to British citizens, and, especially, the risk of leaving.
Rick Salutin June 24
Rick Salutin
Reducing multifarious human beings to sets of economic data is irrational. Oddly, humans often agree. They'll frequently consider losing out economically to being diminished existentially.
Murray Dobbin June 24
NATO is requesting that Canada join a 4,000-troop contingent that would form a permanent NATO presence in countries bordering Russia. Will Prime Minister Trudeau make the courageous choice and say no?
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan June 23
The gun control debate took a historic turn Wednesday, as Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives staged the first sit-in in Congress history.
Matthew Behrens June 22
In a reminder that the warfare state is never affected by who gets elected in Canada, the Trudeau Liberals are about to embark on a militaristic spending spree that will draw no opposition.
Wayne MacPhail June 22
Wayne MacPhail
Last week was a week of media data porn, with the release of studies on media and media consumer behaviour. Unfortunately for the news business, the news is not good.
Duncan Cameron June 21
Duncan Cameron
The U.K.'s Brexit referendum has exploded with unexpected force onto the world stage. Despite dodgy leadership, Brexit voters are numerous, and the outcome of the referendum is in doubt.
Lois Ross June 21
Lois Ross
Canadian farmers are contending with increasingly strict commercial rights on the seeds they buy. And there are fewer options in the public domain. These issues have led to calls for policy change.
Rick Salutin June 17
Rick Salutin
One great thing about Muhammad Ali's funeral a week ago is that it responded to the hateful Trumpian garbage that got spewed after the Orlando slaughter and did so pre-emptively.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan June 16
The largest massacre in Australia's post-colonial history so shocked the nation that within 12 days, comprehensive gun-control law was brought in. There has not been another mass shooting since.
Wayne MacPhail June 15
Wayne MacPhail
Consumers are reaching peak subscription fatigue. We are much happier to give away money from an eyedropper than from a dripping tap we're afraid will never stop leaking.
Duncan Cameron June 14
Duncan Cameron
The legislative stumbles over legalization of marijuana, democratic reform, and assisted dying have not affected the Liberals' popularity. But, there are some big decisions that still need to be made.
Murray Dobbin June 10
If Israel is to survive and flourish as the democratic nation it claims to be, the status quo cannot continue says Murray Dobbin.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan June 9
The two cases could not be more starkly different, nor could they, together, better illustrate the vast disparities across race and class lines in the American system of justice.
Linda McQuaig June 9
Recent scandals with KPMG and the Panama Papers leaks reveal Canada Revenue's standard kid-glove treatment for the wealthy and powerful.
Wayne MacPhail June 8
Wayne MacPhail
What if journalism is doing it wrong and reporting on the problems is creating a bigger problem? Can solutions-based journalism be the actual solution?
Duncan Cameron June 7
Duncan Cameron
There is much to be learned about how to do democracy better in Canada. Let's hope the new special parliamentary committee can get it right.

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