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Sweeping new surveillance legislation in U.K. could affect Canadians | Dec 2 2016 | Redeye Collective | The Investigatory Power Bill in Britain legalizes a range of tools for hacking and snooping unmatched anywhere in Europe. Once the bill becomes law, the pressure will be on Canada to harmonize.
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Trump's election should prompt Canada to rethink its complicity with U.S. mass surveillance | Dec 1 2016 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | With Donald Trump's ascension to power imminent, Canada cannot afford to continue allowing government agencies to routinely hand over our private information to the U.S. government.
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The Dream Act registrants are now vulnerable to Trump's deportation threats | Nov 24 2016 | President Obama must protect them. Wherever we are, we have to stand for status for all.
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Overdose deaths a public health crisis and no government has the solution | Nov 24 2016 | Nora Loreto | Rising tide of fentanyl overdoses requires radical action. Is decriminalization the solution?
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Trudeau's Trumpishness bulldozes Indigenous rights | Nov 23 2016 | Matthew Behrens | Under the deceptive banner of "Canada is back," the Trudeau Liberals are intent on the delivery of a Trump-like policy platform that runs roughshod over Indigenous rights.
Manual with tech tools for activists | Nov 23 2016 | Open source and free software to communicate securely online
Manual which outlines tech tools for activists | Nov 23 2016 | Open source and free software to communicate securely online
Walk down the streets of Jerusalem, and see the neighbourhood that was | Nov 23 2016 | A brilliant interactive project directed by Dorit Naaman helps you delve into what were Palestinian homes
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Carding: An open letter to the City of Toronto and Province of Ontario from Black intellectuals, writers and organizers | Nov 23 2016 | various | On Nov. 17, 2016, the Toronto Police Services Board voted to continue the practice of carding in a revised form. Organizers and community members speak out against this practice in an open letter.
Responding to everyday bigotry | Nov 23 2016 | For some of us, this is a guide to having integrity this holiday season.
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Workers talk about why Ontario needs to change its labour laws | Nov 19 2016 | Learn why the fight to change labour laws matters to working people

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