There's an excuse-me quality to the Toronto civic employees' strike. Union leader Ann Dembinski didn't request support, just "for the public to be understanding."
Jack Layton on Canada and Iran. The Global Detention Project. Capitalism-haters unite under one economy. Music from Colin Linden and Pamela Brennan.
I'm thinking about Michael Ignatieff's talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper this week and I cannot help but conclude: Iggy just blew the job interview.
Newly elected NDP premier Darrell Dexter was reported as being concerned about the size of the Nova Scotia government deficit. What should we fear from deficits?
In baseball, the balance had gone awry, as it has in the economy. It was separating the numbers from the human realities that led to the debacle.
The rabble podcast network's Cathi Bond interviews Joseph Heath on Filthy Lucre, a new book that sells capitalism to skeptics.
How to do public outreach and get noticed
Canadian companies have been content with raking in profits from commodities and other less creative activities, rather than pro-actively embracing innovation as a business strategy.
With the world economy in a slump, now is the time to mandate Net neutrality and open access, and to replicate municipal ISP models that work in cities and towns across Canada.
Bruce Alexander writes about the globalization of addiction, but uses Vancouver as a prototype and case study to explore solutions for civic dislocation and addiction.