Naomi Klein
Mar 24 2015 | In her new memoir "The Right to Be Cold," Sheila Watt-Cloutier summarizes the devastating impacts of oil and gas extraction on Arctic communities.
June Chua
Mar 23 2015 | The documentary "Cartoonists: Foot Soldiers of Democracy" is a well-rounded collection of stories highlighting the difficulties and complexities of being a political satirist in various countries.
Ralph Surette
Mar 23 2015 | It's getting worse. Stephen Harper is now serving notice that he's willing to tear the social fabric of the country apart if that's what it takes to get his party re-elected.
Murray Dobbin
Mar 20 2015 | The extent to which the institutions of democracy can be assaulted and eroded is directly proportional to the level of civic literacy. In Canada, the need to increase it has never been higher.
Amy Goodman
Mar 20 2015 | U.S. grassroots activists are organizing against the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trade Promotion Authority, which increase corporate power and reduce the power of people to govern themselves.
Rick Salutin
Mar 20 2015 | Eminent journalist Luis Hernandez Navarro was in Toronto this week to speak about the crisis in Mexico after the deaths and kidnappings of student teachers last fall.
Jim Stanford
Mar 19 2015 | Getting up to speed on corporate rights protections? Jim Stanford has prepared some background notes on the quasi-judicial kangaroo court system that is investor-state dispute settlement.
Wayne MacPhail
Mar 18 2015 | I line up for smartphones on launch day. I listen to gadget podcasts. I know the speed of my SSD drive. I am the one per cent. That is‚ the one per cent of people who are tech nerds.
Duncan Cameron
Mar 17 2015 | These days, portraying Canada's Conservatives as fascists may seem appropriate. That advanced study in political science is required to know why they are not says a lot about Canada today.
Monia Mazigh
Mar 13 2015 | Harper is decrying the "poor status" of Muslim women abroad while disregarding calls for women's rights at home. These political tactics have a long history of justifying colonization and imperialism.
Rick Salutin
Mar 13 2015 | A speech Justin Trudeau gave in Vancouver last week was one of the most unusual ever from an elected official -- because he let voters in on his grotty tactics, not his high-minded principles.
Amy Goodman
Mar 13 2015 | Fifty years after Bloody Sunday, the movements for racial justice, voting rights and against police brutality are coalescing, bringing together past and present to shape a new future.
Ole Hendrickson
Mar 12 2015 | In Canada, the federal government has dismantled water legislation and left water quality protection in the hands of provinces, municipalities and individual homeowners.
Wayne MacPhail
Mar 11 2015 | After months of speculation, Apple's Watch is finally on the catwalk and ready for its closeup. Although Apple has always been about elegance, now it's about elegance, fashion and actions.
Duncan Cameron
Mar 10 2015 | Sociologist Robert Putnam's new book offers a diagnosis of what has gone wrong in his homeland, documenting the decline of the American dream -- diminishing social mobility as a result of inequality.