Columnists September 19
Sign at Hambach Forest occuption site. Photo: Hambi Info/Flickr
Brent Patterson | The occupation of numerous old growth trees in the Hambach Forest provides an inspiring example of grassroots resistance to the coal industry that we can apply to struggles in this country.
Blog September 18
Mercedes Allen | The American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement affirming support for transgender and gender-diverse youth and emphasizing the need for their acceptance.
Blog September 18
David Suzuki | The notion that storms and other weather events will follow predictable historical patterns is being shattered by record climate-related storms, droughts, floods and heatwaves worldwide.
Columnists September 18
Firefighter works fire line at the Happy Camp Complex Fire in the Klamath National Forest in California. Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Joining the professional firefighting crews on the front lines of California's massive fires are thousands of prisoners, brought out of their jails to engage in this dangerous work.
Blog September 18
Augusto Pinochet. Photo: fpealvarez/Flickr
Yves Engler | Since it doesn't serve to justify further domination by the powerful, few in the Canadian media commemorate the "original 9/11." Even fewer recognize Canada's role in the U.S.-backed coup.
Podcast September 18
High school student walkout in Ontario
Scott Neigh | High school student Indygo Arscott talks about a day of walkouts and other actions against the Ontario provincial government's changes to curriculum and classrooms.
Columnists September 18
Syrian families arrive in Toronto Pearson airport in 2015. Photo: Domnic Santiago/Flickr
June Chua | Karen Connelly, a human rights activist and storyteller, was one of four writers in Berlin launching a preview of the anthology "Refugees Worldwide II."
Blog September 18
Interior of House of Commons. Photo: Tania Liu/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Bravo, Leona Alleslev! Enjoy the cheers and the roses from the Conservative benches. History will soon forget you.
Columnists September 18
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with members of the Business Council of Canada. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Behind-the-scenes efforts by corporate executives are underway to bring Trump-like tax reform to Canada, in the form of tax write-offs to boost manufacturing industry profits.
Blog September 17
Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Gerry Caplan | From Andrew Scheer's antics in India to "Mad Max" Bernier's new political party and Doug Ford's brash, Trump-like politics in Ontario, the Conservatives in Canada are surely in chaos.
Blog September 17
David J. Climenhaga | Opposition Leader Jason Kenney wants it to look to his home audience as if he were already a premier. Plus, it’s good to be out of the country when reporters ask the wrong questions.
Blog September 17
Lia Tarachansky | Many don't understand that Israel/ עם ישראל (the Jewish collective identity), the State of Israel (founded in 1948), and the government of Israel are separate, although they sometimes overlap.