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Photo: Marine Le Pen. Credit: Blandine Le Cain/flickr
World | Fighting the right-wing plague that struck Europe | Jun 10 2014 | Duncan Cameron | In its current version the European extreme right represents the Europe of peoples, not the Europe of democracies. The threat it poses is serious because European democracy is weak and getting weaker.
Anti-Racism | Boycotting immigration detention in Canada | Jun 9 2014 | Daniel Tseghay | Today, a report entitled “Endless, Arbitrary and Unfair: The Truth about Immigration Detention in Canada” is being released by No One is Illegal – Toronto and the End Immigration Detention Network
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Aboriginal horror film depicts brutal legacies of Canadian colonialism | Jun 9 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân | Jeff Barnaby's Rhymes for Young Ghouls offers a glimpse into social dysfunction that is directly linked to the way in which every aspect of life on reserve is in some way governed by the Indian Act.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Harper government decides to just spy on all the protests | Jun 9 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians denounces the Harper government's order to monitor all political demonstrations across the country.
Civil Liberties Watch | Report questions 'justice' and 'fairness' of Canada's immigration system | Jun 9 2014 | John Bonnar | Nearly 80,000 immigrants have been detained under the current federal government, nearly 10,000 in 2013.
Photo: flickr/Antonella Beccaria
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Politics in Canada | Could anti-prostitution Bill C-36 also ban porn? | Jun 9 2014 | Mercedes Allen | The vague nature of "sexual services," the Internet as a "public place" and other aspects raise questions about anti-prostitution Bill C-36. Could it ban porn?
Economy | Elections | Outsourcing under scrutiny: Questions about public-private partnerships | Jun 9 2014 | Lynne Fernandez | There has been a greater tendency for governments to outsource, and the City of Winnipeg is no exception. Outsourcing can be complex and lack transparency, particularly when P3s are used.
Photo: Neal Jennings/flickr
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | Latest job numbers show Ontario on unsteady ground | Jun 9 2014 | Kaylie Tiessen | New Statistics Canada jobs data shows that much of Ontario remains on the same unsteady ground it was on a year ago. Much of the big-picture data masks a continuing shift in Ontario's labour market.
Economy | EPIC FAIL: A short history of privatization in Ontario | Jun 9 2014 | OPSEU | OPSEU launches short film on the cost advantages the public sector has over the private sector and why privatized services are more expensive and can be a threat to public safety.
Image: flickr/USask
Education | USask crisis raises questions over privatizing our public universities | Jun 9 2014 | Adam Riggio | The TransformUS project at the heart of the crisis that led to the firing of Robert Buckingham the most radical example of institutionalizing corporatized, debt-driven model of education-as-business.
Elections | Politics in Canada | Forget the Ontario fraud... consider declining or spoiling your ballot. | Jun 9 2014 | Michael Laxer | In this election, if you do not have a serious anti-capitalist option, consider not legitimizing the process. Consider declining your ballot.
Photo: flickr/ Images Money
Elections | Politics in Canada | Ontario provincial election becomes more fantasy than fact | Jun 9 2014 | Hans Rollman | Is this the election of fantastical numbers? It seems so with Tim Hudak's "jobs plan" and now Andrea Horwath's "savings calculator." But is saving money the only thing that matters?
Photo: flickr/Loozrboy
Elections | Labour | Politics in Canada | Vengeance is mine: The Conservative sabotaging of Ontario | Jun 9 2014 | Heather Morgan | A pattern has emerged over the past 30 years in Ontario conservative politics. The pattern? A systematic sabotaging of Ontario.
Feminism | LGBTIQ | Political Action | Interview with Vi Levitt | Jun 9 2014 | The F Word | Ariana Barer interviews Vi Levitt, a former VSB student and an activist for trans* rights, queer inclusion and anti-colonialism.
Labour | Political Action | Korea: No return to authoritarianism! | Jun 9 2014 | Stop the clampdown on democratic and trade union rights!