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Economy | Elections | Labour | World | Iceland's Pirate Party and the woman who co-founded it | Jul 25 2015 | Christina Aanestad | Iceland's banking meltdown created a political opening for honest pirates.
Elections | The NDP muses about a coalition -- this should be no surprise to anyone | Jul 25 2015 | Michael Laxer | Given the new "pragmatist" NDP why is anyone at all surprised that Nathan Cullen is calling for a coalition?
Quito Maggi
Politics in Canada | Two polls, widely different results, and Postmedia only reports one -- what gives? | Jul 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Two polls. Similar methodology. Similar questions. Dramatically different results. If you were a senior editor, which would you report on?
Image: bernard levine/flickr
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Feminism | A dangerous manipulation: The Cosby Show and its Huxtable persona | Jul 24 2015 | Rick Salutin | There's nothing illegal about propagandizing for the status quo, as The Cosby Show did, but it may have done serious damage anyway, like its star's sexual behaviour.
Photo: Justin Norman/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | World | Rendition: Canada, Sweden and Denmark share the same barbaric practice | Jul 24 2015 | Monia Mazigh | What factor is common to Canada, Sweden and Denmark? The snow, perhaps? The social programs? How about rendition to torture?
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary Gene
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | World | Harper's fawning over House of Saud | Jul 24 2015 | Yves Engler | Conservatives' fawning over one of the world's most repressive regimes disgraces Canadians and makes life more difficult for those in the region seeking peace and democracy.
Photo: With permission Tings Chak
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | World | UN message to Canada: Detention should be used only as a last resort for migrants | Jul 24 2015 | Megan Devlin | UN says Canada needs to end indefinite detention of migrants and ensure those from "safe countries" have access to hearings.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | Harper is right: The election is about security versus risk | Jul 24 2015 | Murray Dobbin | Kicking off the election campaign, Harper proclaimed that "this October Canadians will choose security over risk." The question is, of course, what kind of security and risk are we talking about?
Elections | Politics in Canada | From Christmas in July to turfing the Senate: A week in politics is a long time | Jul 24 2015 | J. Baglow | That was the week that was. Who said politics is boring? (deep sigh)
Photo: flickr/Jim Linwood
Environment | Weak tactics and misinformation cloud the seriousness of climate change in the eyes of Canadians | Jul 24 2015 | Nick Fillmore | Given the seriousness of the crisis as it is now being described internationally, it is difficult to understand how Toronto's protests and climate talks were allowed to be so meaningless.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Reflections on the power of the Unist'ot'en Camp | Jul 24 2015 | Rita Wong | Rita Wong is a woman of Canadian citizenship and Chinese descent. She attended the sixth annual Unist'ot'en Action Camp in northern B.C. Read about her experience here.
Feminism | Over 400 women's groups & advocates sign letter protesting Amnesty International's position on prostitution | Jul 24 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Amnesty International has drafted a policy proposal that supports the full decriminalization of the sex industry and many are unhappy.
Labour | Chinese workers staging thousands of wildcat strikes a year | Jul 24 2015 | Redeye Collective | Labour organizing in China looks different than it does in the West but the issues are the same: wages, benefits and pensions. Eli Friedman is an expert on labour politics in postsocialist China.
Brian Mason
Politics in Canada | Alberta's NDP needs to react more quickly, plus throw the Tories under the bus where they belong | Jul 24 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Politics is a tough game, and if you can't throw in a body check or two yourself, you should think about taking something gentler and more polite -- like cage fighting.
Defiant sign in Londonderry Protestant neighbourhood
World | Derry-Londonderry: from conflict to hope and inclusion | Jul 24 2015 | Dennis Gruending | Protestants and Catholics have been feuding for centuries in Derry-Londonderry but now they are trying to live together in harmony. It's not always easy.