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Environment | Indigenous Rights | LGBTIQ | GroundWire | Ottawa Sacred Walk, Pulse nightclub vigil, Save Crab Park | Jun 20 2016 | GroundWire | This episode of GroundWire was produced in part at the annual national campus and community radio conference, held this year in Ottawa on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin territory.
Image: Facebook/Local Xpress
Labour | Media Matters | Striking Herald workers up pressure on bosses as rival publication grows | Jun 20 2016 | Errol Salamon | The union requires the 57 Herald workers to spend at least 20 hours of their time per week supporting the strike effort to earn strike pay.
Image: Twitter
Politics in Canada | Time for the Canadian right to deal with the violent extremists in its midst | Jun 20 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | This isn't just about incivility any more. Speaking up about it isn't mere "political correctness."
Lisa Raitt
Economy | Politics in Canada | When the Tories and the Fraser Institute team up to attack plans to improve the CPP, you know it needs fixing! | Jun 19 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Seniors living in poverty may suit Conservatives, the Fraser Institute and the media. It shouldn't suit Canadians.
Environment | After Paris summit, climate change denial is alive and well | Jun 19 2016 | Dennis Gruending | A recent column in the Sun newspaper chain shows that climate change deniers are still at it, both in Canada and south of the border.
Céline Hervieux-Payette
Politics in Canada | Gun lobby press release begs Canadians not to blame the gun used in Orlando massacre | Jun 18 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | We can persuade the government of Canada to introduce sensible restrictions on gun ownership because Canadians who favour such laws vastly outnumber the country's noisy gun lobby.
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | US Politics | Muhammad Ali leaves behind response to Islamaphobia in his funeral | Jun 17 2016 | Rick Salutin | One great thing about Muhammad Ali's funeral a week ago is that it responded to the hateful Trumpian garbage that got spewed after the Orlando slaughter and did so pre-emptively.
Photo: Andy Piper/flickr
Anti-Racism | Media Matters | Why newsroom diversity still matters | Jun 17 2016 | John Miller | News media are increasingly giving us a skewed picture of Canada.
Arts & Culture | LGBTIQ | Media Matters | The Orlando massacre and The Witness: What's new in the news | Jun 17 2016 | Emily Blake | rabble's bloggers try to make sense of the Orlando nightclub shooting.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | New committee will oversee spies: Start of a C-51 overhaul? | Jun 17 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government will set up a parliamentary committee to oversee all security and intelligence activities. But that will be just the beginning of fixing what is wrong with C-51.
Photo: Council of Canadians
Economy | Politics in Canada | Five economic reasons to diss the Trans-Pacific Partnership | Jun 17 2016 | Sujata Dey | People who support free trade agreements usually make one frequent argument: these agreements will help our bottom line. Here are five reasons why the TPP and CETA will not make you and me wealthier.
Elections | US Politics | Want to continue to Feel the Bern | Jun 17 2016 | Support the Berniecrats and build the progressive voices fighting with us
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | The Ontario government's grotesque lottery addiction | Jun 17 2016 | Michael Laxer | The Ontario government is addicted to lottery revenues regardless of the social consequences and the terrible harm caused to so many people and their families that will be a direct result of this.
Indigenous Rights | Political Action | 'Collaborative consent' or Indigenous rights: Condo development on Ottawa sacred site | Jun 17 2016 | Greg Macdougall | Today is the "It Is Sacred" walk in honour of the at-rish sacred site that is slated for condo development. Greg Macdougall questions how this development is "an exercise in reconciliation."
Photo: flickr/Victoria Pickering
LGBTIQ | US Politics | World | Too much is enough: On queerness, violence and new worlds | Jun 17 2016 | Tyler Morgenstern | Tyler Morgenstern's powerful reflection on the Pulse Nightclub attack, violence against queer people and queer people of colour and building new worlds together.