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Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | Changes to Live-in Caregiver Program help no one | Sep 1 2014 | Conely de Leon, Ethel Tungohan, Petronila Cleto | Live-in caregivers are an important part of Canadian society. So why is Chris Alexander eliminating their ability to obtain permanent residency with his "modern" 'Express Entry' program?
CommonCauses | Political Action | Politics in Canada | From the Peoples' Social Forum to a Peoples' Platform | Sep 1 2014 | Dylan Penner | A federal Peoples' Platform would be a new tool to pressure federal election candidates and parties to adopt more progressive positions and could be a strong part of our on-the-ground organizing.
CommonCauses | Good News | Political Action | Peoples' Social Forum 2014 and beyond | Sep 1 2014 | Michel Lambert | Both the political and social success of the Peoples' Social Forum show the incredible will and desire of activists from multiple social movements to work together in developing a common strategy.
Photo: Obert Madondo/flickr
Economy | Media Matters | Technology | Occupy Rogers! Occupy Bell! Let's make telecom public | Sep 1 2014 | Gerry Caplan | Bringing Bell and Rogers and Telus and Shaw under public ownership? Now that's a cause worth marching for. Everyone's mad as hell at these guys, so why do we still have to take it?
Environment | Twelve Canadians -- The Nashwaak | Sep 1 2014 | Dave Kattenburg | Four New Brunswickers speak of their love of New Brunswick's lovely Nashwaak River, and guide us to her top.
Environment | Mount Polley: Imperial Metals and government focus on covering up instead of cleaning up | Sep 1 2014 | Leila Darwish | As the mining company and government make assurances about the safety and containment of the spill, distrust and concern amongst the local communities runs high.
Gaza | World | Ship to Gaza won in court -- Israel must return S/V Estelle | Sep 1 2014 | Canadian Boat to Gaza | An Israeli court issued a verdict in the case by Ship to Gaza Sweden against the Israeli government, regarding the rights to S/V Estelle.
Photo: UFCW International Union/flickr
Labour | Politics in Canada | The push-polls prove it again, Canadians hate unions … really, really, really they do! Happy Labour Day! | Sep 1 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Nowadays, the final long weekend of our Canadian summer is devoted to The Seventy-Two Hour Hate, a three-day frenzy of official and media loathing for unions and the working people they represent.
Politics in Canada | The Canada Revenue Agency doubles down | Sep 1 2014 | J. Baglow | A new document reveals that CRA auditors are testing progressive charities for political orthodoxy. By now, everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition.
Civil Liberties Watch | Shae Invidiata on the fight against human trafficking | Aug 31 2014 | Shae Invidiata | Listen in to Shae as she gives us her take on slavery, Bill C-36, "evil at its best" and why Canada is at a crossroads when it comes to the slave trade.
Jim Prentice
Politics in Canada | Opponents beyond PC ranks start to take aim at Alberta leadership candidate Jim Prentice | Aug 31 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | If Jim Prentice becomes Alberta PC leader and premier next Saturday, the attacks and implications from political operators of all sorts with all sorts of agendas aren't going to stop.
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Power to the PINAYs: Canada's Live-in Caregiver Program | Aug 30 2014 | MaryCarl Guiao | Tapping into the current status of Canada's Live-in Caregiver Program and the work of Montreal-based organization PINAY, which is led by Filipinas, including women working as migrant workers.
Environment | Safety Board final report on Lac-Mégantic disaster is sharply critical of railway regulation, but federal gov't unmoved | Aug 30 2014 | Roger Annis | Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt says not to worry, railway and oil train safety is in hand. But the Transportation Safety Board says railways are "unchecked."
Labour | Labour and class politics in New Zealand-Aotearoa | Aug 30 2014 | Diana Beaumont | Labour news from the Asia Pacific and an interview about labour and class politics in New Zealand-Aotearoa with Joe Carolan, UNITE union organizer and candidate for the MANA party.
Anti-Racism | Politics in Canada | Why Black people should spoil their ballot in this Toronto Mayor's election | Aug 29 2014 | Rinaldo Walcott | On Election Day spoil the ballot for mayor if you are Black. Only mass collective action will make those in authority take Black people seriously. These candidates don't deserve your vote.