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Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Political Action | Change the way we vote | Sep 9 2016 | Trudeau promised that the election where he won his majority would be the last unfair election
Image: Flickr/Carolina Alves
Civil Liberties Watch | Technology | Anonymity is a right that must be protected | Sep 9 2016 | Kyle Curlew | As the House moves to debate amendments and changes to Harper's notorious anti-terror Bill C-51, we must remain vigilant against its true purpose: social control.
Image: Vimeo
Education | Universities are still pretty clueless when it comes to safe spaces | Sep 9 2016 | Shawn Garbutt | Safe spaces are havens from oppression for those who have suffered institutional harms. They don't inhibit free speech -- they make it possible.
Photo: Mita Hans
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | US Politics | Standing up for Standing Rock rally focuses attention on Indigenous resistance | Sep 9 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Indigenous youth and elders protested the Dakota Access Pipeline outside of the U.S. consulate in Toronto yesterday, emphasizing the importance of cross-border solidarity.
Politics in Canada | Donna Kennedy-Glans, former cabinet minister and oilpatch executive, joins race to lead Alberta PCs | Sep 9 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | DKG has got a resume impressive enough at first glance to describe the very model of a modern major party leader! How much that will help her remains to be seen.
Petr Vaclav on We Are Never Alone, Choice, Fascism, and Optimism.
Arts & Culture | World | Petr Vaclav on his new film 'We Are Never Alone,' choice, fascism and optimism | Sep 8 2016 | Face2Face | Petr and I talk about his new film Never Alone and about choice, fascism, ideological issues that concern us all and why he's still an optimist.
Arts & Culture | Saints preserve us from the canonization of Mother Teresa | Sep 8 2016 | J. Baglow | No point being kind about the person just elevated to sainthood a few days ago. She was a monster. But what does this elevation signify?
Rick and I talk about kitchen table culture, aspiring leaders, 3 part epiphanies
Arts & Culture | Rick Wolfe on kitchen table culture, aspiring leaders and three-part epiphanies | Sep 8 2016 | Face2Face | Rick and I talk about kitchen table culture, aspiring leaders, three-part epiphanies, and why conversation is a deeply creative process.
Arts & Culture | World | 'Forbidden Fruit' chronicles memories of a traumatic 1980s Beijing | Sep 8 2016 | Ellen Tolmie | 'Forbidden Fruit' is Gail Pellett's raw and highly personal memoir of the year, mid-1980 to mid-1981, when she lived in Beijing as China was just emerging from its decade-long Cultural Revolution.
Environment | Dear Min. McKenna: Reject the super-polluting Pacific NorthWest LNG project | Sep 8 2016 | Matt Horne | If B.C.'s Pacific NorthWest LNG project is approved, it will become one of Canada's largest sources of carbon pollution. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna should reject it.
Politics in Canada | China's concerns about Canadian canola are legitimate, and we're going to have to deal with them sooner or later | Sep 8 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Problems marketing Canadian oilseeds in China are not the result of Chinese politics. They have their origins in the politics of the former Harper government, right here in Canada.
Image: June Yarham/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | Steampunk celebrates the beauty and promise of early technology | Sep 7 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | The alternative world of steampunk is a world frozen in a parallel Victorian era of remarkable, imagined technology. The steampunk attitude towards its technology sheds light on present-day thinking.
Photo: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | Red flags for Nova Scotia Liberals in next provincial election | Sep 7 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Could the answer to the pressing-to-pundits question -- why hasn't Stephen McNeil called the much-anticipated-by-pundits fall provincial general election? -- be... "Halifax Needham."
Environment | Fighting for free public transit in Canada's largest city | Sep 7 2016 | Scott Neigh | Stefan Kipfer and Herman Rosenfeld talk about the work of Free Transit Toronto.
Wolves chasing bull elk.
Environment | The simple-minded nature of human super predators | Sep 7 2016 | David Suzuki | It’s hubris to think we can manage complex ecosystem dynamics using simple-minded band-aid approaches.