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Economy | Watch: Wealth inequality in Canada | Dec 18 2014 | Broadbent Institute | Is wealth inequality a problem in Canada? Short answer: yes.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | First Nation disappointed by NAFTA commission decision on wild salmon | Dec 18 2014 | Brent Patterson | Between 1994 and 2012, 80 complaints have been filed with the Commission on Environmental Co-operation. Eighty-five per cent of those submissions have been dismissed or terminated.
Photo: Eugenio/flickr
Environment | Politics in Canada | World | Canada's lobbying tars EU climate legislation | Dec 18 2014 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | The European Parliament has narrowly voted to allow a weakened Fuel Quality Directive -- a modest climate measure to reduce emissions from transport fuel by six per cent by 2020 -- to proceed.
José Tendetza
Environment | Indigenous Rights | José Tendetza's murder is more blood on Canada's hands | Dec 18 2014 | Jennifer Moore | José Tendetza did not have to die. The Canadian government was aware of the tensions that implicate a Vancouver-based mining corporation -- and could have acted.
Rob Rainer
Political Action | Politics in Canada | Rob Rainer: Politics, poverty and basic income | Dec 18 2014 | Face2Face | Listen in as Rob gets political, talks about social justice and why dealing with poverty matters.
Danielle Smith & Jim Prentice
Politics in Canada | Danielle Smith's conduct and the mass Wildrose defection must be seen as character issues | Dec 18 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith has left a trail of devastation in her wake that suggests a lack of empathy for co-workers, rivals and now her own supporters.
Photo: Martin Abegglen/flickr
US Politics | World | U.S. and Cuba: Is it the start of a new relationship? | Dec 18 2014 | Amy Goodman | The failed United States policy against Cuba, which has stifled relations between these neighbouring countries and inflicted generations of harm upon the Cuban people, may finally be collapsing.
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Building solidarity between migrant and Canadian workers | Dec 17 2014 | Scott Neigh | Chris Ramsaroop and Melisa LaRue talk about a grassroots effort to build relationships and solidarity between temporary foreign workers and Canadian workers.
Photo: scottlum/flickr
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Indigenous Rights | Do Black Lives Matter in Canada? | Dec 17 2014 | Harsha Walia | As events in Ferguson and beyond unfold, many Canadians have been quick to distance ourselves from the systemic racism that plagues the U.S. -- but in doing so, overlook anti-Black racism in Canada.
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | Goliath vs. Goliath | Dec 17 2014 | Eva Prkachin | Leaked emails reveal that Sony, the MPAA, and other large studios are concocting a plan to censor the Internet.
Photo: flickr/workers party of Ireland
Civil Liberties Watch | US Politics | World | Last three members of Cuban Five released | Dec 17 2014 | Francella Fiallos | Three members of the so-called Cuban Five have been released by the United States. Their release signals a new change in direction for diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States.
Economy | Politics in Canada | B.C. still has one of the highest poverty rates in Canada | Dec 17 2014 | Trish Garner | The latest poverty statistics were released by Statistics Canada last Wednesday, and the data once again shows that British Columbia has one of the highest poverty rates in Canada.
Photo: Tiffany Bailey/flickr
Economy | Education | Economics 101: Questioning conventional economics as we know it | Dec 17 2014 | David Pringle | Complex realities necessitate complex policies at a time when we are confronted with the confounding challenges like climate change and growing income inequality. Is conventional economics enough?
Environment | Food & Health | Right to water recognized in historic judgement by Mumbai High Court | Dec 17 2014 | Madhuresh Kumar | The struggle for access to water by people living in India's slums got a major boost by a Mumbai High Court judgment which held that it is the responsibility of the government to provide water to all.
Photo: flickr/America's Power
Environment | Politics in Canada | US Politics | World | Climate talks face a long, hard road to crucial Paris meeting next winter | Dec 17 2014 | Nick Fillmore | UN climate negotiation talks in Peru were extended by two days, but still delegates from 194 countries failed to resolve many key issues.