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Politics in Canada | Lid's still on the unite-the-right soup the Wildrose Party's leader is cooking up, but there are hints about the recipe | Jan 10 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | Coming eventually to a political theatre near you: the Wildrose plan to unite the right under Brian Jean.
Prison in Sherbrooke
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Push for prison reform growing across Canada | Jan 9 2017 | The recent death of Soleiman Faqiri is one of many incidents.
Civil Liberties Watch | US Politics | World | Report about U.S. and Russian interference in elections | Jan 9 2017 | Database of instances of U.S. and Russian interference in foreign elections since the Second World War.
Economy | Education | Labour | Precarity in higher learning: Neoliberalism and contract faculty contract negotiations at WLU | Jan 9 2017 | Dan Kellar | As contract faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University negotiate a new contract, many in the union have recognized their struggle as a moment in the widescale resistance to neoliberal ideologies.
Ell Williams tests out Local Motors' 3D printed Strati
Environment | US Politics | Women leading energy innovation inside the U.S. government | Jan 9 2017 | Joan Michelson | The U.S. military is the world's biggest consumer of energy, and Katherine Hammack has spent six years working to make it more energy-efficient.
Food & Health | Getting on -- and getting over the ageism that comes with it | Jan 9 2017 | J. Baglow | Ageism is no joke. Take it from me.
Oneil Carlier
Labour | Politics in Canada | Even some farm leaders admit the Alberta NDP's notorious Bill 6 is an improvement | Jan 9 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | It's time for the NDP to get over their rude welcome to governing and get back to implementing the progressive agenda they were elected to enact.
Media Matters | Ezra Levant keeps shooting himself in the foot, again and again | Jan 7 2017 | John Gordon Miller | The latest libel suit against Levant, filed by Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, suggests he never met a fact he didn't distrust.
Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Economy | Politics in Canada | US Politics | Justin Trudeau may be the last neoliberal standing | Jan 6 2017 | Rick Salutin | Like the Clintons and Blair, Trudeau exudes empathy for the excluded -- while clinging fiercely to (free) trade deals.
Heather Sweet
Education | Politics in Canada | Anticipated court scrap between government and home schoolers ends with whimper, not bang | Jan 6 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | Funding to a home-schooling association has been restored, but an agreement with the government of Alberta puts the group under the supervision of an administrator.
Image: Flickr/Eric Norris
Food & Health | Labour | Preventing chronic pain in the workplace would go long way in solving prescription opioid crisis | Jan 6 2017 | Penney Kome | The U.S. and to some extent Canada still don't have workplace regulations to protect workers from chronic pain.
Image: Flickr/Matt Jiggins
NDP | Politics in Canada | NDP leadership candidates will face big challenges in 2017 | Jan 6 2017 | Karl Nerenberg | Soon a number of aspirants will officially announce their candidacies for the NDP leadership. They will face an uphill battle to garner public attention and render their party a viable alternative.
Photo: Yohann REVERDY/flickr
Political Action | Politics in Canada | Transformative change in 2017 starts with community | Jan 6 2017 | Murray Dobbin | To enact transformational change we have to radically shift the way we engage people and move away from presenting them with problems to talking about possibilities.
Photo: Joe Brusky/flickr
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | US Politics | Obama has the power to protect undocumented immigrants from Trump's mass deportations | Jan 5 2017 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | President Obama can use his immense power of the presidential pardon to de-escalate the war on immigrants, which otherwise, under Trump, threatens to get immeasurably worse.
Tree ornaments: Moose, crystal + WISH
Arts & Culture | Economy | Full disclosure buying | Jan 5 2017 | Kelly Okamura | Kelly Okamura goes on a final shop at Honest Ed's, passes on bargains and owns up to buying an artificial tree.