Blog July 19
Economist Jim Stanford (Photo: David J. Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | "Canada is never going to run out of oil, just like we never ran out of beavers." Alas, notes economist Jim Stanford, that doesn't mean there will always be a market for the stuff.
Columnists July 18
U.S. President Donald Trump answers reporter’s questions outside the South Portico entrance of the White House Friday, July 12, 2019. Photo: The White House/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | From his perch at the White House, Donald Trump hurls racist epithets via tweet while commanding armed agents to terrorize immigrants at the border and in communities from coast to coast.
Columnists July 18
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Linda McQuaig | While new legislation will help protect a relatively small number of animals from sexual abuse, it provides no protection for animals living miserable lives trapped inside factory farms.
Blog July 18
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney with Jason Luan, associate minister of mental health and addictions, at cabinet swearing-in ceremony. Photo: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | If the UCP doubles down and announces another inquiry, this time into foreign pharma funding of propaganda to sell Naloxone kits, we'll know they've gone over the edge.
Book Review July 18
Christina Turner | Alexandra Kimball's book shows how successive waves of the feminist movement have either ignored or been openly hostile to infertile women.
Blog July 17
Linda Silas | Whether it's the struggle for universal pharmacare in Canada, stopping violence in the health-care sector, and more, rabble.ca is on our side.
Blog July 17
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Doreen Nicoll | Un/tied Shoes takes viewers on a mock lifestyle-driven online shopping experience. The kind in which each customer envisions their journey reaping the ultimate pair of shoes.
Blog July 17
Screen capture, launch of the Commission on Unalienable Rights
Mercedes Allen | The U.S. State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights poses concerns for LGBTQ+ rights, reproductive and sex-based rights, the rights of migrants, and more.
Podcast July 17
Image: Wikimedia - Yemen civil war detailed map (August 2015)
Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Kamillia el-Eriani, a Melbourne-based professor of sociology and politics, talks to Jiselle Hanna about the dynamics and deep roots of the conflict in Yemen.
Blog July 17
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David Suzuki | If we accept the goal of a 45 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, we have to start on it immediately and on an enormous scale. This must be the highest priority for every party.
Blog July 16
The chuckwagon races at the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" back in the day. Photo: Calgary Stampede
David J. Climenhaga | This barbaric and pointless activity should be an embarrassment to every Albertan.
Podcast July 16
Scott Neigh | Marty Wexler and Claire McNeil talk about the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia and its work to challenge the institutionalization of people with disabilities in their province.