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Image: Flickr/Paul Townsend
Feminism | US Politics | To understand sexual assault, we still need to listen to Donald Trump | Oct 27 2016 | Lucia Lorenzi | Survivors, primarily women, have been speaking out about Trump and other sexually aggressive men for decades? Why is it that we don't pay attention until these men speak themselves?
Photo via Lindell Smith campaign website
Anti-Racism | Elections | Politics in Canada | Halifax councillor Lindell Smith is more than a symbol | Oct 26 2016 | Stephen Kimber | First, of course, there is the symbolism. Lindell Smith is Halifax's first Black city councillor since 2000. But not just.
Image: elhombredenegro/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | Safeguarding our digital security with cardboard doors and paper locks | Oct 26 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | In a rush to create smart homes and make our devices talk to each other, we have allowed a threat into our houses through our cardboard doors and paper locks.
Images courtesy of TESA and Molly McLeod
Arts & Culture | Political Action | Rise Up: A new board game in which all play as one | Oct 26 2016 | June Chua | Most board games pit players against each other but a new kind of board game seeks to subvert that narrative, requiring players to unite and play against the game itself.
Image: Flickr/jmiller291
Civil Liberties Watch | Indigenous Rights | Adam Capay is a case study in the banality of evil [with updates] | Oct 26 2016 | J. Baglow | Adam Capay, a young Indigenous man, has been kept in solitary confinement for four years without trial. He has been driven to the brink of mental illness. The minister in charge says, "Tough."
Economy | Politics in Canada | World | Not Rex: Hail Wallonia! | Oct 26 2016 | Humberto DaSilva | The Canada-EU trade agreement has met its Waterloo in Wallonia. Turns out CETA, which the Harper regime said was a done deal, may indeed be done.
Yukon Greens Campaign Vehicle (before the snow)
Elections | Yukon Greens got some good ideas | Oct 26 2016 | Lewis Rifkind | The Yukon Green Party is running five candidates, although it is highly unlikely any of them will get elected. Pity, because they have some good ideas.
Image: Flickr/Michael
Environment | Heated debates ignore an overheating planet | Oct 26 2016 | David Suzuki | Solutions and opportunities could and should be included in these debates, as well as in media coverage and everyday conversation.
Supreme Court of Canada. Flickr/Mike Alexander
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Chippewas of the Thames take Line 9 to court | Oct 26 2016 | Meg Borthwick | An interview with Myeengun Henry from the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, who is part of the group presenting a constitutional challenge to the Supreme Court of Canada against Enbridge's Line 9.
Environment | Ecojustice: Using law to defend the environment | Oct 26 2016 | Scott Neigh | Lawyers Dyna Tuytel and Barry Robinson of Ecojustice talk about their work on behalf of environmental organizations.
Image: Planet in Focus
Environment | 10 young climate activists you don't know but should | Oct 26 2016 | Phillip Dwight Morgan | In front of a small gathering of family members, friends, and media members, Suzuki met with 10 young "eco-heroes" for a roundtable discussion on environmental activism.
Environment | Six ways to protect every lake and every river | Oct 26 2016 | Emma Lui | The Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities has extended the deadline for written comments to November 9, 2016.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Politics in Canada | One year later, Justin Trudeau is poised to disappoint nearly everyone who voted for him | Oct 26 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Someday, all these consultations must end and dozens of reports and millions of recommendations issued. It will be impossible to act on most of them, for lack of time if no other reason.
'Foreign Body,' refugees and identity, relational complexity and living in the p
Arts & Culture | 'Foreign Body,' refugees and identity, relational complexity and living in the present | Oct 25 2016 | Face2Face | Raja Amari, Hiam Abbass and Sarra Hannachi talk about their new film 'Foreign Body,' refugees, identity, relational complexity and living in the present and not the future.
Image: Flickr/Denis Bocquet
Economy | Why is Canada still privatizing public services when most of the world is going the other direction? | Oct 25 2016 | David McDonald | Canada still suffers from "privatitus," despite the evidence -- and the global trend -- encouraging us to move in the opposite direction.