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Arts & Culture | Feminism | LGBTIQ | From Rio to Tokyo, gender discrimination in sport continues | Aug 25 2016 | Katie Douglas, Pro Bono | The treatment of athletes like Caster Semenya at the Rio Olympics shows that the rights of women who do not conform to binary understandings of sex are deemed less worthy of protection than others.
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | What went wrong with Canada's assisted dying law | Aug 25 2016 | Gary Bauslaugh | All the Liberals had to do was construct legislation that complied with the Supreme Court ruling. But instead they bungled the file on assisted dying. Here's what happened.
Photo: Solidarity with Ayotzinapa Vancouver
Education | Labour | World | Not quite back to school for Mexican teachers | Aug 25 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against the president ramps up.
Rachel Notley
NDP | Politics in Canada | News you may have missed: Pollster says Alberta NDP could win an election held tomorrow! | Aug 25 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | A poll last week put the NDP in the lead in Alberta. Total words devoted to the development by mainstream media: 32.
Photo by @onefemalecanuck
Anti-Racism | Jewish groups' reckless accusations of 'anti-Semitism' sets us down a dangerous path | Aug 24 2016 | Yves Engler | The primary public use of "anti-Semitism" today is to denigrate those defending a people facing the most aggressive ongoing European settler colonialism.
Olympic athlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton. Photo: filip bossuyt/flickr
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | Our media's sad, unsavoury relationship with 'native' ad content | Aug 24 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Mainstream media can't have it both ways. It can't pretend that increasingly depending on sponsored native content to boost its bottom line will have no impact on how it produces news.
Photo: flickr/Gekko93
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Marijuana legalization lessons for Canada from around the world | Aug 24 2016 | Hanna Anderson | Canada has started the process to legalize marijuana. But what will this entail, especially for people currently in jail or with records related to marijuana?
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | A broad coalition against austerity in Newfoundland | Aug 24 2016 | Scott Neigh | Mary Shortall, Jim Dinn and Sara Langer talk about the new Common Front in Newfoundland and Labrador that is fighting the province's austerity agenda.
Photo: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Corporate/flickr
Economy | Labour | The business case for investing in Canada's auto industry | Aug 24 2016 | Armine Yalnizyan | Contract talks currently underway between Unifor and the Big Three U.S. auto manufacturers raise the old question: does Canada really need an auto industry, especially now that Mexico is a magnet?
Photo: Tom Flemming/flickr
Education | Politics in Canada | Why are Dalhousie University students carrying costs for governments and CEOs? | Aug 24 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Dalhousie University is ponying up $300,000 USD to cover the cost for nine of the province's best and brightest (and richest) to attend an "entrepreneurship acceleration program" at MIT. Why?
Environment | Food & Health | Blue jean blues: A closer look at a back-to-school basic | Aug 24 2016 | Kelly Okamura | For a workwear original, cheap denim has a high cost for those who can least afford the health and environmental damage.
Photo: Laurel L. Russwurm/flickr
Gaza | Politics in Canada | World | Elizabeth May puts spotlight on the case for a boycott against Israel | Aug 24 2016 | Linda McQuaig | Whether you agree with the BDS movement's boycott strategy or not, it is a peaceful way to protest a serious violation of human rights.
Image: Flickr/Shreyans Bhansali
Political Action | With a world in peril, where do our charitable donations have the most clout? | Aug 24 2016 | Gerry Caplan | So before summer's over, please shell out a couple of hundred bucks to your favourite NGO. And get angrier about obscene inequality. You won't be sorry.
Photo: flickr/Nicolai Grut
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Canada's immigration policies are killing people | Aug 23 2016 | Sophia Reuss | An estimated 250,000 people in Ontario do not have access to health care because of immigration status. And even those with status, still can't get the health care they need.
Cornucopia community garden in Calgary's Inglewood neighbourhood. Photo: Tavis F
Environment | Food & Health | How much food can cities produce? | Aug 23 2016 | David Suzuki | Incorporating food production into ever-expanding urban areas makes cities more liveable and enhances the natural systems that keep us alive and healthy.