Columnists November 14
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speaking with attendees at the 2019 Iowa Federation of Labor Convention. Image: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | As the U.S. becomes increasingly diverse, and the Democratic party even more so, the presidential nomination process remains heavily weighted by two states that are among the whitest in the nation.
Blog November 14
Tyne Cot Cemetary in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. Image: Thomas Quine/Flickr
Shama Naqushbandi | Remembrance poses uncomfortable questions with no easy answers. Do we treat war as an aberration in human history, or as the darker shadows of our better spirits that we need to continuously counter?
Columnists November 14
Grunge textured flag of Alberta on vintage paper. Image: Nicolas Raymond/Flickr
Bill Blaikie | Should Alberta independence gain significant acceptance, Albertans would have to satisfy the conditions set out for separation that grew out of a demand by the Reform Party for a so-called plan B.
Blog November 14
Prince Rupert waterfront. Image: A.Davey/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Let's lop off the top half of British Columbia and give it to Alberta! It might be the only way to save the country, dontcha know?
Podcast November 14
Image: Janet Spring/Edwin Espinel and Karen Spring in Honduras.
Victoria Fenner | It was good news when Edwin Espinel was released on bail from a Honduran prison, but his Canadian mother-in-law says it presents more danger that he could be ordered back to prison.
News November 14
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Vincent Ternida | The Toronto-based author speaks about stories of belonging, home, and the in-between in her debut collection.
Blog November 14
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Chris Kruszewski | Prairie communities have reasons to be upset. We feel the negative impacts of an undiversified economy daily. But corporate media is distorting Wexit, amplifying far-right voices.
Blog November 13
National War Memorial in Ottawa. Image: Paul Gorbould/Flickr
Abdul Nakua | All wars are fought twice, "the first time on the battlefield, and the second time in memory." What is often forgotten is the memory of those who were oppressed, exploited and unrecognized.
Podcast November 13
Image: Coky Giedroyc and Film 4 and Tango Entertainment. Used with permission.
Face2Face | Based on the novel by Caitlin Moran, the film "How To Build a Girl" is an irreverent coming-of-age comedy about being a girl.
Podcast November 13
Shaparak Shajarizadeh, Iranian women's rights activist. Image: Gilad Cohen
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Shaparak Shajarizadeh discusses Iran's gender dynamics, her struggles with survivor's guilt, and what Canada's role should be in promoting gender equality.
Blog November 13
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David Suzuki | Reimagining and acting to create a better world can be a deeply positive experience. In the act of coming together, we can rewire the status quo so that taking care of each other becomes the norm.
Blog November 12
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | How much of the UCP's radical project to transform Alberta into a dystopic firewalled statelet was predicated on a Conservative victory in last month's federal election?