Blog June 18
Image Credit: William James Topley/Library and Archives Canada/Wikimedia Commons
Maya Bhullar | On June 21, 2019 Canada commemorates National Indigenous Peoples Day. Let's stand with the organizers fighting for Indigenous rights.
Blog June 18
One of those "Alberta Fights back" billboards. Image: Alberta Fights Back/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Obviously, the financial and political oxygen for this fake Alberta separatist movement is coming from somewhere to achieve something.
Blog June 18
Image: Women Deliver CEO and President Katja Iversen, from Women Deliver 2019 Mobilization Canada Facebook page
Penney Kome | Canada leads the way with a new monster international fund to promote gender equality, women's empowerment, and reproductive health.
RabbleTV June 18
Gordon Laxer | In the midst of a climate emergency, the new Trans Mountain pipeline that Canadian taxpayers bought is not only environmentally dangerous but financially risky as well.
News June 18
Closing ceremony of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Photo: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | The hullabaloo over the inquiry's use of the word genocide has obscured its broader message, and that is more than a pity. It is a tragedy.
Blog June 18
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Ed Finn | Conservative politicians and pundits are questioning the feasibility of adding pharmaceutical coverage to Canada's public health-care system, but they are asking the wrong question.
Blog June 18
Anti-racism demonstration in Montreal, Nov. 2017. The placards read, “Without Fear, Without Hate,” “Fraternity Without Borders." Photo: Scott Weinstein
Scott Weinstein | An examination of the links between patriarchy, racism, capitalism and environmental destruction, and a call to resist all of these together.
Columnists June 18
Photo: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook
Duncan Cameron | Jagmeet Singh laid out the NDP vision for Canada at the Ontario NDP convention in Hamilton on June 16, and in it the NDP leader addressed a host of issues troubling Canadians.
News June 17
LGBTQ refugee claimants take part in the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto's peer support group meeting, where they learn about available community services, receive an orientation about the city, and meet other refugees or claimants. Photo: Courtesy of MCC.
Marites N. Sison | The effects of these cuts will be "severe -- both for the individuals affected and for the justice system," says Toronto-based lawyer.
Blog June 17
Pope Francis: "prioritizing short-term economic benefits" is not a good enough reason not to have a carbon tax. Photo: Catholic Church England, Creative Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Pope Francis, leader of 1.3 billion Catholics, has declared global warming to be a real thing and putting a price on carbon to be "essential" to saving the planet.
Blog June 16
The coal-fired Kashira power plant near Moscow. Image: Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | In 2011, the Americans called cyber attacks an act of war. Now they're carrying out online attacks against Russia's power grid, according to the New York Times.
News June 14
Premier Doug Ford. Photo: Ford Nation/Facebook
Paul Barber | A deeply unpopular provincial regime can harm the prospects of its federal counterpart, a clear and present danger for Andrew Scheer.