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Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | World | Support the injured in Nice | Jul 15 2016 | Reports from France and what North Americans can do to help.
Civil Liberties Watch | CommonCauses | LGBTIQ | A trans woman's perspective on the disconnect between law enforcement and marginalized communities | Jul 15 2016 | Mercedes Allen | Black Lives Matter Toronto's stand brings to mind an odd experience a few years ago, which taught me a lot about the nature of the interplay between authorities and marginalized, policed communities.
Photo: Martin Schulz/European Union 2016 - European Parliament/flickr
Economy | Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Canadian media is failing citizens with its reporting on corporate rights deals | Jul 15 2016 | Murray Dobbin | The Trudeau government is set on ratifying two massive investment agreements -- yet very few Canadians are informed about these deals because of our mainstream media's irresponsible reporting.
Photo courtesy of Cheri DiNovo
NDP | Politics in Canada | Cheri DiNovo: Centrist politics have earned NDP 'loss after loss after loss' | Jul 15 2016 | Cory Collins | Bernie Sanders. Jeremy Corbyn. Cheri DiNovo? Get acquainted with the woman who wants to bring socialism back to the NDP.
Politics in Canada | World | Canada joins NATO's war escalation in eastern Europe | Jul 15 2016 | Roger Annis | Nuclear-capable NATO forces are in Ukraine and now crowd right up to Russia's western border in the Baltic region. Canada's participation in the folly is seamless from Harper to Trudeau.
Photo: Sebastian Derungs/World Economic Forum/Wikimedia Commons
World | Elie Wiesel: A moral pillar who lost his way | Jul 15 2016 | Rick Salutin | Elie Wiesel, who died this month, has been called the high priest of the Holocaust. But it's Wiesel's later role as a moral beacon and icon paid homage by world leaders, that's troubling.
Photo: Scott Ableman/flickr
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | US Politics | Videotaping police violence is not a crime | Jul 14 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Protests against police brutality have rocked the country in the aftermath of the police killings of two African-American men, Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota.
Photo: flickr/DonkeyHotey
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Immigration detainees on hunger strike demand meeting public safety minister | Jul 14 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has refused a meeting with the immigration detainees. In the past five months, three people have died in immigration detention.
Cultural historian Naveen Girn takes us through what he calls "Being Brown in Ch
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Education | Politics in Canada | Romila Barryman explores the hidden historical South Asian community of Vancouver's Chinatown | Jul 14 2016 | Romila Barryman | Cultural historian Naveen Girn takes us through what he calls "Being Brown in Chinatown," and the clues of a community within Vancouver's downtown eastside that has left no remnants.
Photo: Dave O/Wikimedia Commons
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | O Canada? Sorry, no ad libbing, please! We're Canadian! | Jul 14 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | The Star Spangled banner could stand a little Canadianization -- more true patriot love and fewer bombs bursting in air.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Views from people on the frontlines of climate change | Jul 14 2016 | various | Inuit Elders from across the Canadian Arctic share their observations on vegetation changes, thawing permafrost, changing wildlife patterns, and other transformations.
Photo: flickr/Ryan
Economy | Labour | All smoke no substance in Canada Post's pension argument | Jul 14 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Canada Post cites the $6.2-billon solvency cost as a key issue in its negotiation with workers. But Kevin Skerrett tells us that in Canada Post's case, it's not really relevant at all.
Congo's first democratically elected PM, Patrice Lumumba
World | Canada should hold investigation into its role in assassination of Congo's anti-colonialist PM | Jul 14 2016 | Yves Engler | Canada played a significant role in ONUC and Congo PM Patrice Lumumba's assassination, which should be studied by progressives demanding Ottawa increase its participation in UN "peacekeeping."
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Challenging the marginalization of African refugees | Jul 13 2016 | Scott Neigh | Kimbra Yohannes and Daniel Tseghay talk about the work of We Welcome African Refugees.
Photo: VFS Digital Design/flickr
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | When worlds collide and boundaries bleed: Intersections between online and real life | Jul 13 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Last week we witnessed two liminal moments in the space between the online and real worlds. In two very different ways, the edges bled beyond the boundary of one to the other.