Hennessy's Index
Jan 7 2014 | It's out with the old -- from "austerity" to "taxpayer," Hennessy's Index rounds up a list of words to toss before turning a new page on 2014.
Wayne MacPhail
Jan 3 2014 | The MessagePad was a bellwether for a new generation of personal digital assistants and then, with the iPhone, the screen-centric smartphone. Using it back then you could see and touch the future.
Priya Sarin
Jan 3 2014 | This case is a victory because it recognizes that the current legal regime of prostitution in Canada has penalized and caused harm to the very individuals it was supposed to protect.
Rick Salutin
Jan 3 2014 | Today newspapers aren't the dominant journalistic force they were in Karl Kraus's Vienna. But they can still play a vile or almost angelic role in the grand drama of public life and debate.
Joyce Arthur
Jan 3 2014 | Why isn't there more widespread awareness and opposition to how Stephen Harper is transforming Canada to conform to his narrow ideological agenda?
Amy Goodman
Jan 2 2014 | Inequality entered mainstream public discourse through the activism of Occupy Wall Street. The cold, economic reality of it is hitting more homes this week, as unemployment benefits expire.
Wayne MacPhail
Dec 31 2013 | In 2014 devices will be smaller, closer and smarter than they ever have been, as our computers and computing devices become more ours, more personal, more aware and more social.
Murray Dobbin
Dec 30 2013 | Just as we all need to be intentional citizens we are, unconsciously and even unwillingly, becoming less and less engaged, more and more individualistic. Unless...
Rick Salutin
Dec 28 2013 | Rick Salutin considers his "person" -- and "not person" of the year in his final column of 2013.
Amy Goodman
Dec 26 2013 | There has been yet another violent attack with mass casualties. It was a group of families en route to a wedding who were killed -- in Yemen.
Joyce Arthur
Dec 23 2013 | Sex workers believe that the criminal laws just struck down were a major contributing factor in the known murders of at least 200 of their colleagues and friends since the 1970’s.
Matthew Behrens
Dec 20 2013 | In a little-noticed news release from the North Pole, a jolly senior citizen has asked that his image not be co-opted this holiday season by the Canadian War Department and NORAD.
Bob McGarry
Dec 20 2013 | It should not be this way and it was not supposed to be this way. I know what this service means to people as I was a letter carrier for more than 35 years.
Rick Salutin
Dec 20 2013 | Teaching is how a society passes on, formally and informally, what it has achieved to the future. It's the basic project of our species. It justifies our passing, individual existences.
Amy Goodman
Dec 19 2013 | President Barack Obama proclaimed Dec. 15 Bill of Rights Day, praising those first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution as "the foundation of American liberty."