David Christopher
Aug 3 2015 | A new threat to the open Internet has arisen from an unusual source. Known as the "right to be forgotten," it could drastically change how people share, communicate and access information online.
Duncan Cameron
Aug 2 2015 | Harper knows that if he wins a minority government the other parties will be in no position to fight another election soon. That is the weakness in his plan the opposition parties need to exploit.
Rick Salutin
Jul 31 2015 | This election, for two-thirds of Canadians, shouldn't have to be about a choice between two flawed opposition parties who don't differ on much. It should be a choice between Harper and not-Harper.
Priya Sarin
Jul 30 2015 | Last week, two courts ruled on separate Charter challenges to legislation affecting the rights of certain groups of Canadians to vote in the October 2015 election. Their decisions were surprising.
Amy Goodman
Jul 30 2015 | A stunning indictment has been handed down in Cincinnati, focusing attention again on police killings of people of colour. The thousand people gathered there said clearly, "Black Lives Matter."
Jim Stanford
Jul 30 2015 | These numbers are going to shock you: there is no other time in Canada's post-war economic history in which Canada's economy has performed worse than it did under the Harper government.
Wayne MacPhail
Jul 29 2015 | Why is an Uber car like a Betamax tape? Answer: both are disruptive innovations. And both are being dealt with by incumbent industries in exactly the same way -- with mindless blunt force.
Ole Hendrickson
Jul 29 2015 | The phrase "plight of the bumblebee" has been used to describe the dramatic population declines in many North American bee species. What's driving bee extinction and what can be done to stop it?
Ralph Surette
Jul 27 2015 | It's that peculiar time again -- roughly midway (already!) in a government's life -- when the exhilaration of a new voyage hits the potholes.
Matthew Behrens
Jul 27 2015 | Just before the annual orgy of Canada Day self-celebration this year, the Pew Research Center released a shocking poll result, revealing that over one-third of Canadians supported the use of torture.
Monia Mazigh
Jul 24 2015 | What factor is common to Canada, Sweden and Denmark? The snow, perhaps? The social programs? How about rendition to torture?
Murray Dobbin
Jul 24 2015 | Kicking off the election campaign, Harper proclaimed that "this October Canadians will choose security over risk." The question is, of course, what kind of security and risk are we talking about?
Rick Salutin
Jul 24 2015 | There's nothing illegal about propagandizing for the status quo, as The Cosby Show did, but it may have done serious damage anyway, like its star's sexual behaviour.
Ole Hendrickson
Jul 23 2015 | Government austerity is an oxymoron. The responsibility of governments is to engage with what is happening in the external world and act as initiators of change.
Amy Goodman
Jul 23 2015 | On July 20, history was made in Washington, D.C., and in Havana, Cuba. As the Cuban national anthem was played, the island nation's flag was raised over its embassy in Washington, D.C.