Columnists November 14
A woman stands near a burning barricade holding the national flag of Nicaragua. Photo: Voice of America/Wikimedia Commons
Lois Ross | These are serious and troubling times in Nicaragua. Protests since April have left hundreds dead and many more incarcerated or missing. Where will the turmoil end and how?
Blog November 14
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David J. Climenhaga | Monday was not a good day for Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney and his supporter John Carpay. Yesterday wasn't either.
Podcast November 14
New Film 'Emu Runner' explores Australian Indigenous cultures and respecting differences.
Face2Face | The new film 'Emu Runner' addressing social realism, loss and grief, challenging stereotypes, intergenerational trauma, taking more time for others and indigenous rights and cultures in Australia.
Blog November 13
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Brent Patterson | More of our support needs to go to Extinction Rebellion-like strategies based on disruption in order to shift our political culture and advance transformative change.
Blog November 13
David Suzuki | Rising populist politics are weaponizing climate action as a wedge issue for political advantage -- with tragic implications. How can we reverse this?
Blog November 13
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Yogi Acharya | The Ontario government's plan to review social assistance plans and its absurd refrain that ‘the best social program is a job’ are cause for concern.
Podcast November 13
Anti government demonstration Syria 2011
Piergiorgio Moro | The popular uprising in Syria has been drowned in blood. What could have the left and international solidarity movements done better to avoid this outcome?
Columnists November 13
People march in Montreal on November 10, 2018. Photo: Yvon Monette/Facebook
Duncan Cameron | On Saturday, November 10, over 50,000 people braved cold and snow to walk the streets of Montreal in support of "taking the planet to parliament."
Podcast November 13
Quebec doctors defending public healthcare
Scott Neigh | Dr. Isabelle Leblanc talks about the work of Médecins québécois pour le régime public, which translates as Quebec Doctors for Medicare.
Blog November 12
David J. Climenhaga | A prominent Jason Kenney supporter has compared the rainbow pride flag to the swastika flag of Nazi Germany and the hammer and sickle of communism.
Blog November 12
Twitter photo via @JustinTrudeau.
Brent Patterson | A wealthy, privileged establishment defending liberal democracy risks being an accelerant, not an antidote, to right-wing populism.
Blog November 12
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Will Dubitsky | Quebec’s new provincial government is proposing shift on many issue -- from immigration to tolerance and the environment -- and not letting a little hypocrisy get in its way.