Wayne MacPhail
Jun 3 2015 | What if the next billion Internet users don't own a computer? Those are the kind of questions that Google asked at its I/O conference keynote last week.
Ole Hendrickson
Jun 3 2015 | The global effort to adopt sustainable development goals has received virtually no attention in Canada, but other countries are actively consulting stakeholders as part of the process.
Meghan Sali
Jun 2 2015 | The Internet enables us to transcend our physical restrictions and travel the world. But now lobbyists for old media conglomerates have a plan to restrict where we travel online, by censoring links.
Duncan Cameron
Jun 2 2015 | In Canada, the small amount of income redistributed to the poor has long been a matter of public debate. Today, accepting that the rich should pay a fair share of taxes would constitute progress.
Ralph Surette
Jun 1 2015 | Will the Harper Conservatives' high expertise in propaganda, manipulation and wedge politics be enough to frustrate the clear will of two-thirds of the electorate this time?
Murray Dobbin
May 29 2015 | There are signs that some countries are trying to get governing power back from transnational corporations. But no country seems as determined as Canada to jettison the powers of government.
Rick Salutin
May 29 2015 | U.S. foreign policy always manages to metaphysicalize itself out of specifics and into abstractions. The cultural source of this pattern is Captain Ahab's pursuit of the white whale in "Moby Dick."
Shelina Ali
May 28 2015 | Aboriginal people are overrepresented in prisons, but significantly underrepresented in the administration of the justice system. The decision in the Kokopenace case was a reminder of this problem.
Amy Goodman
May 28 2015 | Julian Assange has been living under political asylum, in virtual detention, since 2012. But his resolve is unbroken, and the leaks he originally sought to publish are still reaching the light of day.
Wayne MacPhail
May 27 2015 | Humans are dreadful drivers. That's why companies like Google, Ford and Uber want cars to drive themselves. So, are autonomous autos inevitable?
Julie Devaney
May 27 2015 | The Ontario government has a new plan for home care that promises increased funding and improvements. But are these enough in a system threatened by privatization, market-modelled care and austerity?
Duncan Cameron
May 26 2015 | In the first-past-the-post system, as in Canada, when voters want to reject a government, they make an efficient vote by turning to the party the best placed to defeat it.
Matthew Behrens
May 25 2015 | On May 26, Canadian citizen Deepan Budlakoti goes to court in an effort to be recognized as a Canadian citizen. Although he was born in Canada, the federal government has rendered him stateless.
Rick Salutin
May 22 2015 | When she ran, Wynne seemed committed to new tolls or taxes -- to expand public transit. Then she backtracked, and decided to sell off parts of Hydro One instead.
Linda McQuaig
May 22 2015 | The overindulged corporate set surely doesn't need additional financial help out of the pockets of ordinary, hard-working Canadians.