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Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Our best chance to repeal Bill C-51 is officially here | Sep 16 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | An overdue promise has become a reality and we need everyone on board to ensure all Canadians can experience privacy and security online.
Photo: flickr/Tim Stoll
Economy | Politics in Canada | World | Trade deals' investor-state provisions: A sub-criminal conspiracy? | Sep 16 2016 | Murray Dobbin | If global trade isn't going to pull the world economy out of its persistent doldrums, why are countries putting so much political energy into signing these agreements?
Environment | In a world breaking monthly temperature records, advertising cars should be criminal | Sep 16 2016 | Yves Engler | Car advertisers have conquered nearly every sphere of human consciousness. In a world breaking monthly temperature records, they should be illegal.
Labour | LGBTIQ | Gender issues in the garment sector in Indonesia | Sep 16 2016 | Jiselle Hanna, Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with garment workers on gender and LGBTI issues at the workplace in Indonesia.
Poster image: White Pine Pictures
Media Matters | US Politics | Amy Goodman: Corporate media needs to be 'fourth estate' not 'for-the-state' | Sep 16 2016 | Phillip Dwight Morgan | What is the role of free press in protecting democracy? Phillip Dwight Morgan interviews Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh of Democracy Now! on the subject.
Image: DeviantArt/LordGuyA
Politics in Canada | Stephen Harper ready to cash in with controversial legal firm that hired Newt Gingrich, Jean Chretien | Sep 16 2016 | Nick Fillmore | The former PM and his consulting firm has signed on with Dentons, one of the world's largest elite firms once called the "Donald Trump of the legal vertical."
Image: Flickr/Gage Skidmore
US Politics | Sorry, but Donald Trump will probably beat Hillary Clinton in November | Sep 16 2016 | Rafe Mair | Of course, this would be any enormous worldwide tragedy and we must pray that there is a God and He will save us.
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | The words of truth and reconciliation need to be put into action | Sep 15 2016 | Christine Smith (McFarlane) | New collection "In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation" describes what reconciliation can mean to the individual. But are words enough? Our reviewer says it's time for action.
Civil Liberties Watch | Media Matters | US Politics | Amy Goodman's arrest shows that in many parts of America journalism is still a crime | Sep 15 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | "Authorities in North Dakota should stop embarrassing themselves, drop the charges against Amy Goodman and ensure that all reporters are free to do their jobs."
Coalition | Political Action | World | EU Commission formally proposes 'Link Tax' to European Parliament as part of new copyright directive | Sep 15 2016 | Ruth Coustick-Deal | Commission submits "some of the worst copyright rules in the world" to the European Parliament, including unprecedented new Link Tax powers for publishing giants.
Economy | Politics in Canada | World | Report on TPP's economic cost ignores potential damage to innovation and our digital economy | Sep 15 2016 | Meghan Sali | Basing an overall decision on TPP on such a flawed and limited assessment would be "like buying a used car sight unseen."
Dawn in the Anthropocene
Environment | World | Welcome to the Anthropocene, are environmentalists equipped to respond? | Sep 15 2016 | Roger Annis | Capitalism has run so amok, producing so much waste and life-destroying pollution, that scientists now say that Earth has entered an entirely new epoch: the Anthropocene.
Photo: Copyright of UDAPT
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Ecuadorians in Toronto court to seek justice from Chevron | Sep 15 2016 | Rachel Small | "We want justice. We want to repair the damage this company has caused in our country. We will not allow this case to move forward with impunity."
Jumbles of colourful hard candy
Food & Health | Sugar industry's massive deception proves once again the free market has no conscience | Sep 15 2016 | Penney Kome | JAMA charges Big Sugar paid off scientists and distorted health data to increase sugar sales.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | World | New report reveals potential extent of invasive Stingray phone surveillance in Canada | Sep 14 2016 | Laura Tribe | We're calling on Public Safety Minister Goodale to address this blatant violation of Canadians' Charter rights in the government