Canadian foreign policy and the institutions studying it remain intimately tied | Oct 25 2016 | Yves Engler | What do we make of a Canadian foreign policy discussion dominated by individuals with ties to the decision-making structures they study?
Photo: Wayne MacPhail/flickr
What are Canadian values anyway? | Oct 21 2016 | Rick Salutin | Values are slight and transient. You can't really pursue them. They're more like happiness or love: they tend to be by-products or end results of other experiences.
CFS Chair Bilan Arte
Let's make post-secondary education free for everyone | Oct 21 2016 | Bilan Arte | Post-secondary education must be strengthened and defended, like all public services, to grow our economy and invest in Canada's future.
Image: Flickr/Ted Eytan
On Jordan Peterson's political correctness and the 'radical left' | Oct 20 2016 | Raluca Bejan | If claims for equality, diversity and 'that kind of thing' are ideological, so is the position of ignoring them.
Image: Facebook/U of Toronto
Studying while Black still tokenizing experience for many racialized post-secondary students | Oct 20 2016 | Julia-Simone Rutgers | A lack of commitment to prioritizing marginalized voices on campus means racialized students still struggle to find and build community at Canada's universities.
Image: Instagram
Despite their best protests, Canadian universities still aren't safe spaces for diverse voices | Oct 12 2016 | Kevin Hurren | If you ask universities themselves, Canadian campuses are fertile settings for diversity and marginalized people. The problem is the students don't agree.
David Eggen
We don't need an inquiry -- we need to bring the hammer of defunding down now on scofflaw private schools | Sep 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | When the inquiry fails, can we just get on with defunding those schools, please?
Photo: Chris/flickr
Tiering up over tuition fees | Sep 21 2016 | Erika Shaker | Governments need to ask themselves: is downloading more debt onto students -- particularly during a time of workforce precarity -- a sustainable policy to pursue?
Charles Weasel Head
Alberta government names five new members to Athabasca University Board of Governors | Sep 17 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | New appointments may signal beginning of overhaul for the financially troubled institution.
B.C. Ministry of Education: Spare us the hyperbole about flexibility | Sep 17 2016 | Lizanne Foster | Being a teacher already requires daily feats of flexibility. What we need are resources.
Defending public education in Canada and throughout the Americas | Sep 14 2016 | Scott Neigh | Steve Stewart talks about the work of the Initiative for Democratic Education in the Americas.
Photo: Brook Ward/flickr
Next in the slow movement: The slow citizen | Sep 11 2016 | Rick Salutin | The slow movement continues to occupy new terrain, gradually. It's made its mark in food, gardening, aging, travel, money. Now we await The Slow Citizen.

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