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Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Carding and Toronto police practices being called into question | Aug 31 2015 | Thomas Saczkowski | Carding practices continue to be a contentious issue because of the amount of data being collected and the discrimination against racialized populations. What can and should be done about carding?
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Punishing birdwatching songwriter ensures 'Harperman' a place in Canadian folk canon | Aug 31 2015 | J. Baglow | The spitefulness of the Harper regime, in one anecdote: suspending a folksinger who tracks birds for a living at Environment Canada. Time for us all to lift our voices.
Image: Flickr/woodleywonderworks
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Is your candidate willing to spend $2.04 per person per week to solve the housing crisis? | Aug 31 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Harper is set to cut housing funds and destroy more social safety nets.
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Report shows thousands of public servants test positive for opinions | Aug 31 2015 | James Bunting | A new report by the Conservative government shows that over 12,000 federal public servants have tested positive for opinions.
Stephen Harper
Elections | Politics in Canada | 'Event logisticians'? Give us a break! They're bouncers! What's that tell you about the Tories? | Aug 31 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Do we really want to elect a political party to the important job of running our country that needs to hire bouncers for its own invitation-only affairs?
Image: Flickr/Andrew Reeves
Elections | Politics in Canada | Liberals trot out Paul Martin to decry NDP's 'far-right' swerve | Aug 31 2015 | Nora Loreto | Paul Martin's assertion that the NDP has moved to the 'far right' doesn't hold water. Although he would know.
Feminism | World | Dividing Korea - A Hidden Holocaust | Aug 31 2015 | Frieda Werden | The effects of the division of Korea on women
Economy | Elections | Mr. Mulcair is wrong about deficits | Aug 30 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | With Mr. Mulcair's admitation of Thatcher and his new love of balanced budgets, Canada welcomes its new neocon, who has zero knowledge of federal politics.
Peace Tower Clock on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Photo by Creative Commons
Elections | Faith groups have lots of questions for candidates this election | Aug 30 2015 | Dennis Gruending | Various faith groups have prepared Election Kits which include questions that can be asked of candidates in the 2015 Canadian election. The focus is on the needs of poor and marginalized people.
Image: Flickr/Graham Lees
Elections | The wrong Yukon candidate -- and a lonely soy latte | Aug 30 2015 | Lewis Rifkind | For the 2015 Federal election will Yukoners consider the implications of vote splitting? They didn't back in 2011.
Arts & Culture | 'This Changes Everything' film trailer released | Aug 29 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | In a movie inspired by Naomi Klein’s newest book, This Changes Everything, a new film is being released that chronicles the impact of capitalism and climate change around the globe.
Civil Liberties Watch | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Grassy Narrows declares a state of emergency over poor water quality | Aug 29 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | On August 27, 2015, the First Nations community of Grassy Narrows declared a state of emergency over the unsafe drinking water.
G8-G20 | Senior Toronto police officer found guilty of misconduct for ordering mass arrest at the G20 summit in 2010 | Aug 29 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | A police disciplinary hearing ruled that Superintendent Mark Fenton's "decision to order mass arrests demonstrated a lack of understanding of the right to protest."
Mowat, Trimbee, Tertzakian, Hanson, McQuaig-Boyd
Politics in Canada | NDP deftly picks royalty panel as media freaks out about low-key welcome for 'lightweight' U.S. politicians | Aug 29 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | It will be hard for the opposition to do much but praise the appointments of a respected energy economist, a former Alberta finance deputy minister and a small-town mayor to the panel.
Anti-Racism | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Politics in Canada | We Stand with the Unist’ot’en | Aug 28 2015 | The Unist'ot'en camp and community are on high alert. Support the camp.