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Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | The pain and suffering behind Canada's immigration inventory | Jul 23 2014 | Matthew Behrens | In a sign that the government has gone overboard with its anti-migrant policies, even the Federal Court of Canada has been left with no choice but to try and rein in some of the more odious decisions.
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | B.C.'s controversial contract obligations dwarf its debt | Jul 23 2014 | Keith Reynolds | The value of B.C.'s contractual obligations going into the future has dwarfed the value of future debt. And much of the spending is far more questionable than the things our debt will buy us.
Ric McIver
Politics in Canada | PC candidate: No to green light speed enforcement; yes to booze sales at 4 a.m.; maybe to chain gangs | Jul 23 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | While Alberta Tory leadership candidates Jim Prentice and Thomas Lukaszuk have offered 5 largely meaningless platitudes as priorities, Ric McIver has his own ideas. Unfortunately, they're pretty bad.
Photo: albertmarini/flickr
Technology | Apple, IBM and Microsoft: What comes around | Jul 23 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | Microsoft is suffering on the PC and hardware side, and Apple's in bed with archrival IBM. What's going on in this topsy-turvy world?
World | Russia and the war in eastern Ukraine | Jul 23 2014 | Roger Annis | Depictions of modern day Russia in Europe and North America are ill-informed and are making reckless political adventures by western governments easier and more dangerous.
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | 'Your history is standing straight up': Survivors' Totem Pole to be raised in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside | Jul 22 2014 | Michael Stewart | The Sacred Circle Society will erect a "Survivors' Totem Pole" in an as-yet unannounced site somewhere in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to celebrate the many victims of Canada's colonial violence.
Sharon and David
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Food & Health | Apartners film delves into trend of committed couples living apart | Jul 22 2014 | June Chua | The film Apart♡ners takes a peek at the lives of people who are in committed relationships, including married couples, who choose to live apart.
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | World | Israel accused of war crimes in UK Parliament across party lines | Jul 22 2014 | rabble staff | UK parliamentary MPs accuse Israel of war crimes and disproportionate violence.
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Economy | Politics in Canada | US Politics | Debunking the Bogeyman: What role do credit ratings agencies actually play? | Jul 22 2014 | Joyce Nelson | In Part One of this three-part series on rating the rating agencies, Joyce Nelson looks at the role the Big Three CRAs had in the economic crisis.
Photo: NotLiz/flickr
Economy | Education | Funding denied? Inconceivable! The Fire Swamp of Canadian student aid | Jul 22 2014 | Jordan Maclaren | Canadian university students, welcome to the perils of the Fire Swamp, where it can be incredibly difficult to qualify for the resources you need to go to school.
Photo: flickr/Duckie Monster
Economy | Austerity bites: When the 'cure' just aggravates the disease | Jul 22 2014 | Rick Goldman | Is the whole economic logic underlying austerity fundamentally flawed? Does the "cure" aggravate the disease? Unfortunately it is and it does.
Economy | Politics in Canada | The Canada Revenue Agency becomes an arm of the PMO | Jul 22 2014 | J. Baglow | Harper's latest attack on dissent is being managed through a proxy -- the CRA. At an accelerating pace, dissent from the official government line is being stamped out in Canada.
Education | Gaza | Faculty for Palestine opposes Canadian university links with Israeli institutions | Jul 22 2014 | Faculty for Palestine | Faculty for Palestine issues a statement condemning Israeli aggression in the Gaza strip and calling for an academic boycott of Israeli post-secondary institutions.
Environment | Sierra Club learns of secret deal between Alberta government and Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers | Jul 22 2014 | Redeye Collective | Sierra Club Canada says it's been told of a secret deal to increase carbon tax in return for reduced clean-up requirements on tailings ponds.
Environment | Canada's cities lead on climate action | Jul 22 2014 | David Suzuki | Most greenhouse gas emissions come from cities, so it makes sense that cities are leading the way on climate action.