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
Image: Michele Comeau
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
Image: Jeanne Menjoulet/Flickr
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?
Columnists November 12
Alberta Premier Kenney and Energy Minister Savage respond to the federal government's decision to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | In electing Jason Kenney and his United Conservative Party, Albertans have given themselves a fake populist government, one that is working on behalf of powerful oil interests rather than the people.
Podcast November 12
Image: By Mallory Taylor. Used with permission of Shameless Magazine.
Scott Neigh | Sheila Sampath of Shameless Magazine talks about the Talking Back Feminist Media Conference.
Blog November 12
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David J. Climenhaga | Albertans aren't all for a private member's bill which would restrict reproductive rights. But don't count on the common sense or common decency of the UCP caucus to ensure the right thing gets done.
Blog November 11
Poppies on National War Memorial in Ottawa. Image: Robbie/Flickr
Robert Hackett | When we commemorate the sacrifices of Canadians who have gone to battle over the years, let's honour not only the soldiers, but those who take risks to prevent war or to repair its damage.