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Anti-Racism | Indigenous Rights | Fighting racism and settler colonialism in Thunder Bay | Jul 30 2014 | Scott Neigh | Anishinaabeg activists Jana-Rae Yerxa and Damien Lee talk about the struggle against racism and settler colonialism in Thunder Bay.
Photo: flickr/DAVID HOLT
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | Political Action | World | Oh, the hubris of Israel's colonial power! | Jul 30 2014 | Sunera Thobani | Israel may win its current battle in Gaza, but has already lost the war.
Economy | Politics in Canada | A new phase in the fight to defeat CETA | Jul 30 2014 | Brent Patterson | There has been a flurry of developments on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) over the past four days. And there are undoubtedly more twists and turns to come.
Environment | Food & Health | Political Action | Canadian convoy delivers water, solidarity to Detroit | Jul 30 2014 | Emma Lui | Detroit has drawn international attention in recent weeks for cutting off water to low-income residents. The Council of Canadians led a convoy to shed light and show solidarity with those affected.
Gaza | Political Action | World | Photos: Pro-Palestine and Pro-Israel protests collide in Queen's Park | Jul 30 2014 | Zach Ruiter | On Sunday July 27, Toronto Families Stand with Gaza and "freedom and democracy" rally for Israel collided in Toronto.
Alison Redford
Politics in Canada | Air Redford's airborne ghost riders will be the death of Alberta's Tories | Jul 30 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The grubby little deception described by the CBC to allow the premier and her entourage to fly in regal privacy is what will resonate with a disgusted public.
Photo: Phoenix Dark-Knight/flickr
Technology | We can't get no satisfication: Computer systems, complexity and human nature | Jul 30 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | These two realities: humans are social and crave simplicity, should be key guideposts for any kind of computer system or process that hopes to attract the interest and adoption of its users.
Anti-Racism | Gaza | World | Explaining Gaza to my granddaughter | Jul 29 2014 | Gary Engler | How could I explain a complicated subject in a simple enough manner that helped my granddaughter learn to think for herself?
Photo: flickr/DAVID HOLT
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | Media Matters | World | Gaza: Operation Déjà vu | Jul 29 2014 | Bahija Réghaï | Is writing about Operation Protective Edge in 2014, writing about Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012, writing about Operation Cast Lead in 2008? Bahija Réghaï says yes.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Civil Liberties Watch | Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Canadian NGOs will weather Harper's censorship storm | Jul 29 2014 | Tom Henheffer | Why is the CRA auditing charities? Is the real threat to the Harper government charities critical of, well, the Harper government? These latest censorship actions make it seem so!
Photo: Corey Templeton/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | No winners in political blame game over Yarmouth ferry | Jul 29 2014 | Stephen Kimber | The lesson in the politics of the Yarmouth ferry may not be about who's to blame but the reality there are no easy answers in a small province with too few resources and too many problems.
Photo: flickr/OTA Photos
Economy | Media Matters | World | Debunking the Bogeyman: The power of the media pundits | Jul 29 2014 | Joyce Nelson | In 2012, Harper was (loudly) musing about cutting $24 billion to deal with the deficit (that he created). But even the CRAs said the cuts weren't necessary! The pundits? They didn't say a thing.
Economy | Win! Germany set to reject CETA over investor-state provision | Jul 29 2014 | Brent Patterson | The rejection by Germany is a significant development because, "All 28 members of the EU have to sign the agreement for it to take effect." It is also notable that Germany is Europe's largest economy.
Elections | Labour | Political Action | Politics in Canada | UP! Left Front changing Vancouver politics | Jul 29 2014 | Michael Stewart | In Vancouver, activists from all manner of grassroots movements have organized themselves under a socialist banner called the "Left Front," and they're aiming to change the face of municipal politics.
Photo courtesy of Occupy.com
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Grassy Narrows demands Ontario halt clear-cut logging and protect water | Jul 29 2014 | Maryam Adrangi | Grassy Narrows First Nation will head to the Ontario Legislative Building in Toronto on July 31 and are calling on support to join them "in a walk for clean water and Indigenous rights."