Blog September 24
Calgary-Hawkwood MLA Michael Connolly (Photo: David J. Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Michael Connolly, NDP MLA for Calgary-Hawkwood, announces he won't seek reelection in 2019; Green Party of Alberta chooses the province's first Indigenous woman leader.
Blog September 24
Twitter photo by @CanadianPM
Brent Patterson | Trudeau government's renegotiation of Safe Third Country agreement may be at odds with UN Refugee Convention.
Blog September 24
Raluca Bejan | The push for de-colonial education is oftentimes a matter of political performativity. So as the ‘benevolent’ act of the compassionate agent who 'allows' the colonized to tell their colonizing story.
Blog September 22
A tornado forming in Kansas in 2016. Scientists suspect Tornado Alley may move northward with climate change.
Brent Patterson | On Friday evening, a tornado hit the Ottawa-Gatineau area with winds of up to 200 kilometres per hour. Can we expect tornadoes to increase with climate change?
Blog September 21
Yves Engler | If we claim to be the "doctors without borders" of international relations, shouldn't Canada swear to "first do no harm" like MDs before beginning practice?
Blog September 21
B.C. environmentalist Tzeporah Berman, who was once jailed for civil disobedience.
David J. Climenhaga | The stream of vituperation directed at the B.C. environmentalist for her consistent opposition to Alberta's pipeline demands is unprecedented, hypocritical and dangerous.
Columnists September 22
Rick Salutin | Why is "war of civilizations" discourse enjoying a revival? Canadian nationalism lacks traction with youth and a Pew poll from last week showed 74 per cent Canadian support for welcoming refugees?
Podcast September 20
Forest fire in Yosemite National Park
Victoria Fenner | Catastrophic climate change is a domino effect, according to scientist Will Steffen. Good news .. the dominoes haven’t started falling yet. But they will if we stay on the current path.
News September 20
Rosemary Frei | This collection of essays reveals how pension fund capitalism is robbing Canadians of safe and affordable infrastructure, and what can be done to stop this.
Blog September 20
June 2007 Critical Mass bike ride in Vancouver. Photo: Tavis Ford/Wikimedia commons
Brent Patterson | A global movement is highlighting the need to address the health and climate change impacts of cars and trucks.
Podcast September 20
Seoul, South Korea
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Alex Castellani, Brandon Fragomeni | Alice Kim joins The Hum this week to discuss how defecting from North Korea affects families, the normalization of Kim Jong-un, and her hopes for a re-unified Korea.
Blog September 20
Crowd taking part in Salt Spring-Kinder Morgan action. Photo: Christina Marshall/Leadnow Canada/Flickr
Pamela Palmater | We cannot count on either federal or provincial governments to put the health of peoples, lands, waters, plants or animals ahead of the money to be made from the extractive industry.