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Civil Liberties Watch | Media Matters | Can Quebec take a joke? Comedy and human rights clash in court | Oct 15 2016 | Cara Sabatini | Quebecois comedian Mike Ward is appealing a ruling by the province's human rights tribunal against offensive jokes he made about a teenager.
Environment | Good News | Political Action | World | Solidarity rally in Toronto as decision released in OceanaGold v. El Salvador case | Oct 15 2016 | Council of Canadians | On Friday, the World Bank decided in favour of El Salvador in the controversial case.
Jim Prentice
Politics in Canada | Death of former premier Jim Prentice resonates painfully throughout Alberta's small political community | Oct 15 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Political implications of the former Conservative leader's death are unlikely to be significant now because he cut himself off from politics with such finality after his 2015 election loss.
US Politics | The new five letter word: Trump | Oct 15 2016 | Penney Kome | Candidate’s name moves from laughing stock to pejorative.
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Suspicious fire in Alberta burns down a motel and kills at least one person | Oct 14 2016 | The family needs our support
Halifax Pride 2014
Anti-Racism | LGBTIQ | Atlantic Jewish Council doesn't speak for all Jewish Haligonians on Pinkwashing | Oct 14 2016 | Larry Haiven | The Atlantic Jewish Council took over Halifax Pride's Annual General Meeting in order to protect Israel's pinkwashing campaign "Size Doesn't Matter." Many Jews oppose such pinkwashing campaigns.
Arts & Culture | Bob Dylan's well-deserved Nobel | Oct 14 2016 | J. Baglow | Something was happening. And Mr. Jones finally figured out what it was.
Robert Cenedella on Art Bastard, The "Art Game" & a Narrow Minded Establishment
Arts & Culture | Robert Cenedella on 'Art Bastard,' the art game, and the narrow-minded establishment | Oct 14 2016 | Face2Face | Robert and I talk about his new film "Art Bastard," how not to play the "art game," the narrow-minded establishment, and what isn't art.
Edward Snowden Wikimedia image
Civil Liberties Watch | Media Matters | US Politics | Pardon Snowden | Oct 14 2016 | President Obama needs to know the world supports this.
Photo: bec/flickr
Economy | Food & Health | Putting patient food in the hands of corporations reveals the trouble with normal | Oct 14 2016 | Murray Dobbin | It's amazing what we gradually accept as normal -- even admirable -- in how we treat each other in Canada. As Bruce Cockburn's song suggests, the trouble with normal is it always gets worse.
Photo: mark.watmough/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | A rational voice in a time of austerity, Douglas Peters could have set Canada on a different path | Oct 14 2016 | Linda McQuaig | There were few in Ottawa inner circles resisting Paul Martin's deep spending cuts as Finance Minister, but one strong dissenting voice came from Douglas Peters, who died last week at the age of 86.
Unofficial House Banners of the 2016 Yukon Election
Elections | The North sends thee a raven | Oct 14 2016 | Lewis Rifkind | The dukes and barons of the territory of Yukon joust, as they do every five years, to see who will become the ruling lord; but the wire to the south is in peril!
Environment | Labour | Politics in Canada | Taking forward the political vision that inspires the Leap Manifesto | Oct 14 2016 | Roger Annis | The Leap Manifesto is a very important initiative. Radical environmentalists have an important role to play in building on that vision.
Food & Health | Food security is more complicated than producing more and wasting less | Oct 14 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Improving individual, national and international food security requires a complex set of solutions addressing the intersecting causes that can be quite unique to each individual and country.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Politics in Canada | Jim Prentice was a lonely voice for decency in Harper's government | Oct 14 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | Jim Prentice was the only one of Harper's environment ministers to achieve anything of consequence. His was a voice for reason in a government that had too few.