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Elections | NDP | Politics in Canada | Remember Jack Layton and build a better Canada | Aug 21 2015 | Libby Davies | Saturday August 22 marks the fourth anniversary of Jack Layton's death. On this day we remember Jack and his life, what will you think about? What will you resolve to do?
Labour | World | Workers organizing in the Asia Pacific region | Aug 21 2015 | Piergiorgio Moro | This episode features stories on the Tianjin warehouse disaster in China, Sri Lankan labour solidarity in Australia, and upcoming democracy demonstrations in Malaysia.
Journal Pitch
Media Matters | Code crossover: How long before the Edmonton Journal and the Edmonton Sun are merged? | Aug 21 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Now that Edmonton Journal subscribers are being pitched the Sunday Sun, and the two papers' staffs will soon be working at the same address, amalgamation is only a matter of time.
NDP | Politics in Canada | It's time we talked about health care this election | Aug 21 2015 | Michael Butler | There seems to be a conspicuous absence of any talk regarding Canadian health care this election and the devastation caused to the system over the past nine years of Conservative rule.
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World | The ugly reality of Canadian aid to Haiti | Aug 21 2015 | Yves Engler | An important, if rarely mentioned, rule of Canadian foreign policy is that the more impoverished a nation, the greater the gap is likely to be between what Canadian officials say and do.
World | Japan's debt to 'comfort women' | Aug 21 2015 | Frieda Werden | This program excerpts testimony and judgments from the December 2000 Women's International Tribunal on Japan's Military Sexual Slavery.
World | Deadly cheering for war in Ukraine by Western politicians and newspapers editors | Aug 21 2015 | Roger Annis | The ceasefire agreement signed in Belarus on Feb. 15, 2015 could stop the killing in eastern Ukraine and provide for meaningful talks. Canada's political parties are, instead, cheering for more war.
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Anti-Racism | Political Action | US Politics | A rallying cry for Black liberation: The legacy of Julian Bond | Aug 20 2015 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond died this week at the age of 75. Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan reflect on his contributions to racial justice and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Arts & Culture | Economy | Feminism | Eggsploitation: The booming egg donation industry | Aug 20 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Jennifer Lahl about the booming egg donation industry and its impact on women.
Arts & Culture | Elections | Politics in Canada | Harper's takeover of Canada: What do we have left? | Aug 20 2015 | Christine Smith (McFarlane) | The Harper government has been in power since 2006. In that time, it has managed to systematically dismantle Canada's democracy. How? Read on.
CommonCauses | Feminism | What's not so open about open relationships? | Aug 20 2015 | Raluca Bejan | If we already consider sleeping around as immoral -- which we do -- how much chance do we actually have in moralizing this inherent derivative immorality?
Elections | Gaza | It is not anti-Semitic to criticize Israel | Aug 20 2015 | Tyler Levitan | When individuals condemn Israel's brutal mistreatment of Palestinians, the term "anti-Semitism" is meaningless.
Earl Cowan
Elections | Politics in Canada | Foul-mouthed Conservative learned his attitudes about the media from the party he supports | Aug 20 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Rather than making fun of #AngryCon for his outburst, we really ought to think about the kind of people who would encourage his reaction and what else they might do to hang onto power.
Elections | Feminism | Politics in Canada | The duderific Maclean's debate: A male political and media culture upheld | Aug 20 2015 | Cyndi Mayhew | What does one white male moderator, three white male "experts" and three white male party leaders get you? The Maclean's debate.
Spoof on man who accosted reporters at CPC campaign event, Internet image
Elections | Politics in Canada | Election 2015: Harper supporter's profane outburst inevitable | Aug 20 2015 | Dennis Gruending | A man harassed news reporters covering a recent Conservative campaign event in Etobicoke, calling them "pieces of shit." Given how the Conservatives have organized such events, was this inevitable?