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Photos
Aug 2, 2018
Photo: Sophia Reuss at Columbus Circle, New York City

Rethinking the possible -- Going home to the U.S.

Victoria Fenner
To stay in Canada or go back home to the US is a question that Americans living in Canada sometimes ask themselves these politically volatile days. Here are one woman's reasons why she went back home.
Photos
Jul 30, 2018
Vintage Racist Sun button. Photo: York University Libraries

Hate and the 'Toronto Sun'

Humberto DaSilva
If you ever wondered what you would do if you lived in 1935 Germany, it’s an easy question to answer. Look at what you are doing today.
News
Jul 30, 2018
Vintage Racist Sun button. Photo: York University Libraries

Hate and the 'Toronto Sun'

Humberto DaSilva
If you ever wondered what you would do if you lived in 1935 Germany, it’s an easy question to answer. Look at what you are doing today.
Blog
Jul 27, 2018
Screen grab: Elin Ersson

From Sweden to the U.S., resistance Is in the air

Amy Goodman
Denis Moynihan
The Swedish government officials accompanying a refugee to Afghanistan tried to force Elin Ersson away from them. Turkish Airlines flight attendants tried to take her phone. But she persisted.
Photos
Jul 17, 2018
Photo: Patrick Feller/Flickr

Tracy Latimer’s killer does not deserve a pardon

Carmela Hutchison
Her father, believing he acted out of ‘mercy’ when he killed her, was judge, jury and executioner. Now he says he is being victimized because his second-degree murder conviction is public record.
News
Jul 17, 2018
Photo: Patrick Feller/Flickr

Tracy Latimer's killer does not deserve a pardon

Carmela Hutchison
Her father, believing he acted out of "mercy" when he killed her, was judge, jury and executioner. Now he says he is being victimized because his second-degree murder conviction is public record.
Photos
Jul 9, 2018
Photo: rick/Flickr

Low corporate tax continues the social welfare collapse

Ed Finn
Canada’s social spending has declined to just 17.2 per cent of GDP. There is no excuse for government refusal to improve our inferior social programs and help millions in poverty-stricken families.
News
Jul 6, 2018
Photo: rick/Flickr

The real Big Short

Ed Finn
Canada’s social spending has declined to just 17.2 per cent of GDP. There is no excuse for government refusal to improve our inferior social programs and help millions in poverty-stricken families.
Podcast
Jul 5, 2018
Free Speech - Conditions Apply

Weaponizing Words -- The dilemmas of free speech

Needs No Introduction
In the era of hate speech and fake news, do we need more limits on free speech? A panel discussion hosted by Simon Fraser University's Institute for the Humanities.

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