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Politics in Canada | From opposition to retreat: Tom Mulcair and Bill C-51 | Feb 27 2015 | Michael Laxer | In the days since Mulcair first announced his and his party's intention to oppose the bill, this "opposition" has quickly begun to look far more like a retreat.
US Politics | Trayvon Martin's Killer, George Zimmerman, will not face federal charges | Feb 27 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | In a shooting death of an unarmed, black teenager that sparked off racial tensions, the shooter will not face Federal hate crime charges.
Edmonton TFW Protest
Anti-Racism | Labour | Politics in Canada | Tireless promoters of temporary foreign workers have fallen silent...Why's that? | Feb 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Common sense says that at this moment, when "everything has changed," the TFW program will have to change too. But don't count on common sense!
Anti-Racism | Indigenous Rights | Ending discrimination against First Nations children in Canada | Feb 26 2015 | Priya Sarin, Pro Bono | The ruling on a landmark case to stop federal government discrimination against First Nations children is expected this spring. It could have a significant impact on First Nations communities.
Photo: Esther S./flickr
Anti-Racism | Education | Feminism | rabble radio episode 162: Restorative justice -- what it is and isn't | Feb 26 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Moira Donovan wrote an article for rabble.ca exploring the question, what is restorative justice? Today on rabble radio, Moira introduces us to some of the answers she's found.
Arts & Culture | American rapper/R&B singer Chris Brown denied entry into Canada because of assault conviction on Rihanna | Feb 26 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | On Ticket Master’s website, there is only a short statement citing “immigration issues” for the reason for the short notice cancellation.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Women in mariachi music | Feb 26 2015 | Redeye Collective | Traditional mariachi musicians wear black suits with silver buttons down the pant legs and they're all men. But women have been involved in mariachi music for decades.
Arts & Culture | Political Action | Textile artists reclaim narrative through 'Strange Material' | Feb 26 2015 | Steffanie Pinch | How do we take back and transform the narrative from the mainstream? Well, knitting, patching, felting and sewing are a good start.
Photo: flickr/ tuchodi
Civil Liberties Watch | NDP | Politics in Canada | Opposition objections to 'anti-terror' bill go far beyond lack of oversight | Feb 26 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Much of the media has tended to reduce the opposition critique of Bill C-51 to one thing: the need for better oversight. But all opposition parties, including the Liberals, share many other concerns.
Photo: circulating/flickr
Environment | Media Matters | US Politics | Extreme weather alert: Climate change is real | Feb 26 2015 | Amy Goodman | Meteorologists, especially those on the television news programs, have a duty to state the cold, hard facts: Climate change is real, it is a planetary threat, and there is plenty we can do about it.
Photo: McBeth/flickr
Environment | Politics in Canada | The early and fatal undermining of TransLink | Feb 26 2015 | Marvin Shaffer | The upcoming referendum isn't the first but rather the culmination of a two-decade, tragically effective, bipartisan effort to prevent TransLink from doing what it was originally set up to do.
Feminism | Russell Brand weighs in on 50 Shades of Grey and the mainstreaming of porn | Feb 26 2015 | Meghan Murphy | The actor says, "If I had total dominion over myself, I'd never look at porn again."
Photo: flickr/Jen Castro
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Hundreds of expert recommendations on violence against Indigenous women and girls go unimplemented | Feb 26 2015 | Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women | An alarming study released today shows that governments in Canada have repeatedly ignored expert recommendations to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls.
Photo: flickr/ Christopher Craig
Feminism | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Publicly funded abortion services in N.B. will only expand to Moncton City Hospital | Feb 26 2015 | Tracy Glynn | The New Brunswick government is only extending publicly funded abortion services to the Moncton Hospital, choosing saving money over women's health.
LGBTIQ | Politics in Canada | Canada's trans* rights bill now endorses washroom bans | Feb 26 2015 | Mercedes Allen | Canada's trans* human rights bill C-279 was amended by a Senate committee, in a way that makes it legal to ban trans* people from washrooms and gendered spaces.