Amy Goodman
Aug 7 2014 | Nuclear-weapon arsenals and nuclear power plants each pose separate, horrific risks to humanity, yet the two are connected, with the byproducts of power plants usable as material for nuclear warheads.
Ole Hendrickson
Aug 6 2014 | The drinking water ban in Toledo, Ohio is a sign that phosphorus pollution is on the rise and contaminating water with harmful algal blooms. What actions can citizens take to keep drinking water safe?
Wayne MacPhail
Aug 6 2014 | The frozen moment is a centuries-old illusion, or even as old as vision itself. Why? Because today's camera sensors work like our own eye/brain partnership when it comes to making sense of the world.
Hennessy's Index
Aug 5 2014 | Which costs more in Canada: child care or university tuition? Without a universally affordable Canadian child-care plan in place, the numbers across the majority of provinces may surprise you.
Rick Salutin
Aug 4 2014 | John Graves Simcoe, whose "day" we're celebrating in Toronto, was the first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada. You could say he saw a lot but didn't notice much.
Joyce Arthur
Aug 1 2014 | When doctors refuse to provide reproductive health-care services based on personal beliefs, most people call it "conscientious objection." In reality, it is the opposite of conscientious.
Rick Salutin
Aug 1 2014 | There is a paradoxical category of Progressive People On Everything Except Israel: because Israel is viewed by many leftists as self-evidently right-wing, such individuals embody a contradiction.
Brian Iler
Jul 31 2014 | When organizations seek charitable registration from government, they necessarily accept oversight by a government agency that, in an atmosphere as poisonous as Canada's these days, can overreach.
Amy Goodman
Jul 31 2014 | Henry Siegman, a venerable dean of American Jewish thought and president of the U.S./Middle East Project, spoke out against the assault on Gaza in an interview with Democracy Now!
Jim Stanford
Jul 31 2014 | A CETA without ISDS is certainly better than one with it. And the blow to the credibility and legitimacy of this very negative feature of globalization is welcome and helpful.
Linda McQuaig
Jul 31 2014 | The Harper government is engaging in a fresh frontal assault on the retirement incomes of beleagured Canadian workers, through changes to long-standing legislation governing workplace pensions.
Wayne MacPhail
Jul 30 2014 | These two realities: humans are social and crave simplicity, should be key guideposts for any kind of computer system or process that hopes to attract the interest and adoption of its users.
Rick Salutin
Jul 25 2014 | Dialogue won't solve the impasse in Gaza; that will require other pressures. But it could, surprisingly, play a crucial role.
Amy Goodman
Jul 24 2014 | The latest assault on Gaza reaffirms the key role played by the media in maintaining an information blockade. It also highlights the increasing importance of pressure applied by social networks.
Linda McQuaig
Jul 24 2014 | The Harperites may be inept at using audits to collect vast sums of revenue hidden by the rich -- but they sure know how to beat up on defenceless groups trying to promote the public good.