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Politics in Canada | How Conservatives changed 'Reform Act' into the 'Hope for Reform Act' | Dec 15 2014 | Democracy Watch | Conservative MPs changed the 'Reform Act,' which took away key powers of federal political party leaders, into the 'Hope for Reform Act,' which may or may not change anything.
Anti-Racism | US Politics | Samuel L. Jackson challenges other celebrities to call out racist police | Dec 14 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | In reaction to the recent wave of racist killings by the police, actor Samuel L. Jackson has stepped up with a new viral challenge.
Arts & Culture | Kensington Market Festival of Lights 2014 | Dec 14 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Unite to ignite the longest, darkest night. Celebrate the solstice community-style in a luminescent lantern-lit procession through Toronto’s Kensington Market. Saturday, December 21st at 7:00 pm.
Image: wikimedia commons
Economy | Politics in Canada | OPEC sets up the rollercoaster, Albertans take a ride (again) | Dec 14 2014 | Susan Wright | Adversity focuses the mind. Unfortunately Mr. Prentice focused on protecting Big Oil from OPEC instead of Albertans from Big Oil.
Feminism | Food & Health | Fat politics part 1: Fat politics 101 and health | Dec 14 2014 | The F Word | The F Word's Pragya Esh and Carissa Ropponen speak to Kalamity Hildebrandt of Fat Panic! about fat politics. Part one of a two-part series.
Ralph & Buff
Labour | Politics in Canada | Jim Prentice names nothing but bosses to 'blue ribbon' panel on worker morale | Dec 14 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Advice to Premier Jim Prentice: It's never too late to pick up the phone and call someone who has actually spent their career on the front line of the civil service, doing work.
Kelly Ernst
Economy | Kelly Ernst on basic income and why we can afford it | Dec 13 2014 | Face2Face | Kelly has plenty to say about basic income in Canada and why we can afford it, Viktor Frankl and the search for meaning, and why education is so important.
Environment | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Canadian Youth Delegation reflects on COP 20: Youth and frontline voices silenced at UN climate talks | Dec 13 2014 | Aleah Loney, Alex Cool-Fergus, Brenna Owen, Bronwen Tucker, Katie Perfitt, Kelsey Mech, Megan Van Buskirk | As the COP 20 negotiations drew to a close, an action calling attention to the devastating effects of climate change was hidden from the eyes and ears of negotiation Parties.
Photo: Brenda Lee/flickr
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | Unpacking the mystery of Jian Ghomeshi's interviews | Dec 12 2014 | Rick Salutin | One mystery of the Jian Ghomeshi affair is how he managed to be such a great interviewer. How does someone self-absorbed and deceitful produce interviews that are respectful, empathetic and concerned?
Photo: flickr/ADoseofShipBoy
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday roundup: Shake it off edition | Dec 12 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | Too much of a good thing isn't a good thing at all? Who knows! But here's lots of good things.
Photo: Sean Connors/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Politics in Canada | Harper seeking new voter suppression powers in Bill C-50 | Dec 12 2014 | Dylan Penner | Bill C-50, the so-called Citizen Voting Act, is a transparent attempt by Harper's Conservative government to suppress the votes for other parties. Again.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | The Canadian torture state | Dec 12 2014 | J. Baglow | Horrified by the revelations south of the border? Time for us to take a look in the mirror.
Photo: Jordan Lewin/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | B.C. must provide education to foster discrimination-free workplaces and services | Dec 12 2014 | Thérèse Boullard | B.C. is the only province without a publicly funded independent agency that works to prevent discrimination through public education, research, advocacy and the promotion of basic human rights.
Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: takomabibelot, Poe Tatum
Civil Liberties Watch | US Politics | World | Hiding torture from us | Dec 12 2014 | Monia Mazigh | Despite ongoing strategies, tactics and hiding games, the ugly truth surrounding the War on Terror is slowly emerging from the darkness into the light of day.
Photo: Dustin Quasar/flickr
Economy | Environment | Politics in Canada | Now is exactly the right time to regulate oil and gas | Dec 12 2014 | Seth Klein | We've been given a chance -- a pause in the gold rush -- to move away from mindless fossil fuel expansion. That's not crazy -- that's good sense.