Blog March 17
Image: Flickr/PresidenciaRD
Thomas Woodley | The tragic mosque attack in Christchurch, New Zealand should serve as a kick in the pants for the Trudeau government to take action to combat Islamophobia in Canada.
Blog March 17
David J. Climenhaga | Perhaps it's just me, but with each passing day Jason Kenney reminds me a little more of Richard M. Nixon, the talented but deeply flawed American president who in 1973 resigned from office.
Blog March 16
United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney, in the midst of the Kamikaze Mission investigation whether he likes it or not.
David J. Climenhaga | Calls for Jason Kenney to resign as Opposition leader and for Alberta’s election to be delayed flooded social media on news the RCMP has taken over investigation of UCP leadership vote irregularities.
Blog March 15
Former MP Jason Kenney, now the leader of the United Conservative Party Opposition (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | All this hoo-haw on the right has been to keep everyone from doing what they really ought to be doing, to wit, speculating idly about the date of Premier Rachel Notley's election call.
Podcast March 15
Unions fight surge to privatize Ontario's health care - RadioLabour's Canada Report for the week March 15 to 22, 2019
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | Also on RadioLabour this week: domestic workers from the Philippines struggle for respect and fair pay, the LabourStart report and singing. Who does the work? We do!
Podcast March 14
'Orange Chinook - Politics in the New Alberta'
Victoria Fenner | The writ will be dropped any time now for the 2019 Alberta election. A new book explores the historic 2015 win of the NDP and the decades of politics that preceded it.
Columnists March 14
Bill Gates. Photo: Red Maxwell/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Claims by billionaires like Bill Gates about capitalism heroically lifting humankind out of poverty turn out to be easily debunked. Imagine if that news got out.
Columnists March 14
Medicare for All Rally. Photo: Molly Adams/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | After 75 years of debate, with health-care costs spiraling out of control and the quality of medical care falling short of that in single-payer countries, the time is right for Medicare-for-all.
Blog March 14
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Maya Bhullar | In Canada from Inuvik to St. John's, in cities and towns in every province, students are joining the global student strike for the climate on March 15.
Columnists March 14
2019 State of the Union. Photo: The White House/Flickr
Thomas Ponniah | Various degrees of fascism, liberalism, and socialism are back precisely because we are again confronted with problems that traditional liberalism cannot solve.
Blog March 14
Brian Jean, back when he was Opposition leader (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | If it turns out Jason Kenney, who united Alberta's right, is so disliked by his former rivals that right-uniters like Brian Jean can become reconstituted vote-splitters, what does that say?
Columnists March 14
Federal CCF Caucus, 1942. M.J. Coldwell is the new leader after Woodsworth's death. Left to right, Tommy Douglas, George Castleden, Angus MacInnis, Coldwell, Clarie Gillis , Joe Noseworthy, Sandy Nicholoson, and Percy Wright. Photo: C.C.F. / Library and Archives Canada / C-000314 via Wikimedia Commons
Bill Blaikie | Former MPP Richard Allen told the stories of Canadian left-wing politics in a way that helped many people of faith to see a place for themselves in the struggle for an alternative to capitalism.