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Economy | Politics in Canada | World | 'The world must jettison neoliberal ideology': A globalization wake-up call | Sep 30 2016 | Murray Dobbin | If recent mainstream economic reports are to be taken seriously, some of the big brains managing global capitalism these days are starting to lose faith in their neoliberal ideology.
Image: Bill B/flickr
Elections | US Politics | Instead of panicking, we need to think our way through the U.S. election | Sep 30 2016 | Rick Salutin | In politics, we tend to see what we want or need to. You're looking for an outcome, yearning for it. What, though, of political cases that require actual thought, not prejudgments?
Image: Flickr/Howl Arts Collective
Indigenous Rights | From Grassy Narrows and Standing Rock to all my relations: This is what we have to lose | Sep 30 2016 | Brett Forester | This is what every First Nation that fights resource extraction on their land is fighting to preserve: sustainable access to clean food and water.
Photo: Mehr Demokratie/flickr
Economy | Labour | World | Canada-EU trade deal will result in job losses, lower wages and worse inequality | Sep 29 2016 | Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | As governments in Europe debate CETA's merits this fall, it may be time for Canadians and their representatives in Parliament to take a second look at this supposedly "progressive" agreement.
Drops of water
Environment | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Paste stickers, fund the camp, stand up for Lelu Island, Flora Bank and for Ontario water | Sep 29 2016 | The Liberals are showing their true colours again. Let's stand for our environment!
Image: Flickr/Peoples' Social Forum (Ben Powless)
Environment | Political Action | 'This is Canada's Shame': Maude Barlow and Sarah Harmer discuss Canada's impending water crisis | Sep 29 2016 | Phillip Dwight Morgan | Despite nearly a decade of environmental deregulation under Stephen Harper and recurring boil-water advisories, many Canadians continue to believe that Canada is immune to water scarcity.
Colourful Year of Indigenous Rights circle symbol
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Canada's Charter is helping to create a language of rights around the world | Sep 29 2016 | Penney Kome | UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People draws gender equality language from Canada's Charter of Rights.
Good News | Politics in Canada | CRTC goes full-Internet with #EndDataCaps Reddit consultation | Sep 29 2016 | Katy Anderson | Make their #2016 effort pay off (so they do it again) -- weigh in on the online forum now, all while speaking out against differential pricing.
Screenshot from Culture and Oppression video via YouTube
Indigenous Rights | Larry Morrissette: Honouring a quiet warrior | Sep 29 2016 | Elizabeth Comack, Jim Silver | The death of Larry Morrissette is a major loss, not only to his family and friends but also to the many people he worked with to re-build Winnipeg's inner city and revitalize Indigenous cultures.
Indigenous Rights | Meet the Climate Warrior defending her land against a $58-billion pipeline corporation | Sep 29 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | For her direct action, Vanessa Gray has been charged with counts of Mischief Over $5,000 and Mischief Endangering Life.
Photo: Mike/flickr
Labour | Media Matters | Technology | Right-wing newspaper owners want your taxes to subsidize their obsolete, mismanaged, biased publications | Sep 29 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Nobody had more warning of the extent and nature of the coming digital revolution than the Canadian newspaper industry, and they still blew their future to smithereens. Now they want your tax money.
Rally for decent work
Labour | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Why rally for Decent work on October 1? | Sep 29 2016 | Some recent stories that should get you interested.
Photo: meesh/flickr
Political Action | US Politics | A prisoners' rights movement is rippling out from a solitary-confinement cell | Sep 29 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The U.S. has less than 5 per cent of the world's population and almost 25 per cent of the world's prisoners. Now a national movement is growing for prisoners' rights.
Politics in Canada | With judges like Robin Camp, how impartial is Canada's justice system? | Sep 29 2016 | Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | An inquiry into the conduct of Federal Court Judge Robin Camp when he presided over a sexual assault trial raises some hard questions about the impartiality of the Canadian justice system.
Image: Flickr/Chris Campbell
Politics in Canada | Referendum simply wrong tool to resolve complex questions on electoral reform | Sep 29 2016 | Linda Leon | First Past the Post is a broken system. But a referendum can't fix it. Deep public consultations, surveys and full disclosure by the special committee are a better way.