Matthew Behrens
Nov 26 2014 | As the Canadian government plays at fighting wars in Iraq/Syria and in eastern Europe, we see daily examples of how militarism ultimately degrades, disrupts and destroys democracy.
Stephen Leahy
Nov 26 2014 | This December, 195 nations plus the European Union will meet in Lima for two weeks for the crucial UN Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, known as COP 20.
Duncan Cameron
Nov 25 2014 | For Mulcair, those Canadians looking to get rid of Stephen Harper need look no further than the NDP. The Liberals, he said, "flash left at election time, then turn right when they hold power."
Ole Hendrickson
Nov 25 2014 | TransCanada is pushing its Energy East pipeline, which would convert the Canadian Mainline pipeline to carry diluted tar sands bitumen to Eastern Canada. But are provincial governments on board?
Rick Salutin
Nov 21 2014 | The legal decision that denied chemo to an Aboriginal girl based on her parents' Aboriginal rights makes it sound like a noble but tragic conflict between two rights -- but these rights are not equal.
Left in Love
Nov 21 2014 | Sam and Roz share their passion for creative expression and the arts in this month's Left in Love -- but will this kindle a radical spark? Find out on our latest lefty date!
Amy Goodman
Nov 20 2014 | A massive people's climate movement against extracting some of the dirtiest oil on the planet has prevailed, at least for now. Can it stop Keystone XL?
Duncan Cameron
Nov 18 2014 | When the G20 meetings in Brisbane, Australia broke up last weekend, the usual "time to manage the news" approach of the host government ran into some serious difficulties.
Julie Devaney
Nov 18 2014 | People concerned with the state of health care in Ontario are asking: how did we get into this situation? And how do we stop the off-loading of hospital services onto privately run clinics?
Monia Mazigh
Nov 14 2014 | A decade ago the Arar Inquiry started, and light was about to be shed on some of the darkest chapters of Canadian history. What has really changed since then and what has remained the same?
Rick Salutin
Nov 14 2014 | Remembrance Days grow clearer in retrospect. They remember past wars after all, not wars happening now or about to happen. Those are contentious; they involve arguments and disagreements.
Amy Goodman
Nov 13 2014 | There were 8,920,000 military veterans in the U.S. as of last June, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Hours before Veterans Day began, that number dropped by one, when Tomas Young died.
Naomi Klein
Nov 13 2014 | After the mid-term elections, the U.S.-China climate deal is a badly needed piece of good news. It signals that Barack Obama is willing to expend political capital fighting for his climate legacy.
Linda McQuaig
Nov 13 2014 | The dramatic increase in the incomes of the wealthy is surely one of the most significant changes in our society in recent years. Yet it is never treated as a pressing issue that must be addressed.
Stephen Leahy
Nov 12 2014 | China and the U.S. are responsible for 35 per cent of global carbon emissions but could do their part to keep climate change to less than two degrees by adopting best energy efficiency standards.