Blog June 20
Antonia Zerbisias | As coalitions form and new activists and fresh voices emerge to fight the right, independent media plays an important role and needs your support.
Blog June 20
NYC ShutItDown People’s Monday march for Berta Cáceres in 2017. Photo: Alec Perkins/Wikimedia Commons
Ed Finn | There is no shortage of money in Canada. Our per-capita GDP has more than doubled over the past 50 years. But its dispersal has been ruthlessly skewed to favour the most opulent among us.
News June 20
PSAC. Photo: PSAC/Facebook
Zaid Noorsumar | Read what happened last week in the Canadian labour movement in rabble's roundup for June 20, 2019.
Columnists June 20
Cover of book by Charles A. Taylor. Photo: The COM Library/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The real-world impacts of slavery were front and centre in Washington, D.C., this week, as hearings and public gatherings convened to address long-overdue racial and economic justice.
News June 20
John Clapp | Clapp details his recent experience of homelessness and the four catch-22s that make it nearly impossible to find affordable housing in the country's most expensive city.
Podcast June 20
Victoria Fenner | Michael Welch of the Global Research News Hour talks about what it accomplished with labour historian Julia Guard and anti-poverty activists Harold Dyck and John Clarke.
Blog June 19
Michael Cooper stands among fellow Conservative MPs. Photo: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Michael Cooper is threatening to sue two of his former law school classmates for publicly alleging the St. Albert-Edmonton MP once made disparaging comments about immigrants.
Podcast June 19
Clean Hands, Family Life and Central America
Face2Face | Michael Dominic talks about the ethics of cinéma vérité filmmaking, different versions of truth, poverty and white western development, empathy, curiosity and why the little things matter.
Blog June 19
Prime Minister Trudeau speaks with journalists during a press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
David J. Climenhaga | The PM's comments in 2016 about why he approved the TMX suggest Liberal talk's as cheap as gasoline in Edmonton after Premier Jason Kenney tore up the NDP's carbon levy.
Blog June 18
Image: onnola/Flickr
David Suzuki | We have little time to get emissions under control before we lock in so much CO2 and other greenhouse gases that temperatures will rise to catastrophic levels. Even the oil companies know this.
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.