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Photo: flickr/Christian Peacemaker Teams Aboriginal Justice Team
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Indigenous women and girls with disabilities bigger targets of sexual violence | Feb 9 2016 | Fiona Whittington-Walsh, Lynn Gehl | Indigenous women and girls with disabilities are targeted by predators at a greater rate yet there is a gap in research. Moving forward, the national inquiry must consider these questions.
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Lady Gaga just released what may be the most important video of the year | Feb 9 2016 | Listen and share
Photo: flickr/ Matthew Keys
Arts & Culture | Economy | Technology | TPP imposes controversial limitations on Canada's cultural policy options | Feb 9 2016 | Michael Geist | The intersection between the TPP and Canadian cultural policies is likely to emerge as one of the more controversial aspects of the TPP.
Svea Vikander, waitressing
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 9: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of my sleazy restaurant boss and his creepy friend | Feb 9 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Civil Liberties Watch | LGBTIQ | TransRights BC launches Know Your Rights | Feb 9 2016 | A comprehensive set of guidelines geared towards the trans community
Photo: Laurel L. Russwurm/flickr
Economy | NDP | Politics in Canada | Will the NDP take on corporate power? It's time to choose. | Feb 9 2016 | Duncan Cameron | The NDP has a choice. It can stress social democratic measures to fix inequality, or it can go further and attack the unjust, failing economy, and expose the choices directed by corporate power.
Education | Feminism | In the wake of budget cuts and cancelled programs, the humanities need gender studies more than ever | Feb 9 2016 | Erin Wunker | Gender needs to remain a central focus to humanities education is for the simple reason that the humanities project is fundamentally an unfinished project.
Photo: flickr/BC Government and Service Employees' Union BCGEU
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Labour | Political Action | BCGEU signs solidarity accord with First Nations against Northern Gateway pipeline | Feb 9 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | BCGEU and its 65,000 members have signed a solidarity agreement with First Nations opposing the Northern Gateway pipeline proposal and other tar sands projects in their territories.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | It’s time to protect the Great Bear Rainforest's grizzlies | Feb 9 2016 | David Suzuki | The grizzly bear trophy hunt is a sport like dogfighting, cockfighting and bullfighting are sports — maybe worse.
Image: YouTube
Feminism | The prosecution in the Ghomeshi trial isn't incompetent. The game is rigged. | Feb 9 2016 | Michael Stewart | Most Canadians seem to believe that Ghomeshi assaulted the women now accusing him before the courts. But just as many seem to agree that the "credibility" of these truth-telling women is shot.
Photo: Tanya/flickr
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Let's talk about a national pharmacare program | Feb 9 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Since we've been talking about seniors' pharmacare, perhaps it's time to change the modifier and resume a longstanding conversation about universal pharmacare.
Photo: Sean Dixon/flickr
Labour | Media Matters | Technology | In a time of media meltdown, the Chronicle Herald is the last of news as we know it | Feb 9 2016 | Ralph Surette | We in the media, who report and comment on the world, are not so good at reporting and commenting on ourselves. But here goes.
Susan Elliott
Politics in Canada | Will simply uniting Alberta's right add up to victory over the NDP? Not necessarily | Feb 9 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | If Brian Jean is the groom, his Wildrose Party strategists must know the more time that passes, the worse he'll look to the potential PC bride.
World | Perpetrator or victim? Russia and contemporary imperialism | Feb 9 2016 | Renfrey Clarke, Roger Annis | Political phrasing on the left and on the right labels today's Russia an "imperialist" country. Is this accurate? Does it matter having an accurate appraisal of Russia's social and economic formation?
Photo: Landscapes of Injustice facebook page
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Researchers reveal City of Vancouver's deeper involvement in forced sale of Japanese Canadian property | Feb 8 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Upcoming article and research in partnership with Landscapes of Injustice reveals that the City of Vancouver was more involved in the forced sale of Japanese-Canadian property during Second World War.