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Photo: flickr/daryl_mitchell
Environment | Politics in Canada | Canadian government needs to stand up for species at risk | Mar 3 2014 | Kelly Truong | The 2002 Species At Risk Act (SARA) is a commitment made by the Canadian government to prevent wildlife species from becoming extinct and it needs to spearhead conversation activities now!
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Mohawks of Tyendinaga start promised blockade for justice for murdered and missing women | Mar 3 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | As of Sunday, roughly 70 members and supporters of the Mohawks of Tyendinaga erected a blockade on Shannonville Road.
Photo: flickr/ruurmo
Political Action | World | The third insurrectionary moment of the Venezuelan Right | Mar 3 2014 | Jeffrey R. Webber, Susan Spronk | For seasoned observers of Venezuelan politics, the events this past week are a disheartening repetition of opposition-led resistance efforts that have yet again sought to undermine political stability
Image: wikimedia commons
Politics in Canada | All the political parties can agree: It's the hardworkingmiddleclass, stupid! | Mar 3 2014 | Gerry Caplan | Has there ever been a moment when the political class was so united? Everyone wants to talk about the "hard-working middle class," but where is the substance?
Kent Hehr
Politics in Canada | 2012 effort to merge Alberta NDP and Liberals may have come closer than anyone thought | Mar 3 2014 | David J Climenhaga | Serious stumbling blocks on both sides to “uniting the left” derailed the idea of merging the Alberta New Democrats and Alberta Liberals, which surfaced for a time in 2012.
Politics in Canada | P3s are a pox on the public purse: Allyson Pollock | Mar 3 2014 | Penney Kome | Public Interest Alberta brings in British expert on privatization to share case histories, strategies.
Politics in Canada | The End is at Hand! Sure looks that way for Alberta's PCs, anyway… | Mar 3 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | After nearly 43 years since the Alberta PC dynasty was founded by Peter Lougheed, it's really starting to look as if, thanks to Premier Alison Redford, the end is nigh!
Irwin Cottler, former Justice Minister
Politics in Canada | Why Conservatives are starting to get frightened | Mar 3 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | Harperites' excessive partisanship reflects justifiable fears that the public is turning against them.
Arts & Culture | Arts impacting life: 3 glimpses | Mar 2 2014 | Holly Adams | Three brief glimpses of wonderful arts work happening on grassroots levels -- art that pushes back ignorance and intolerance.
Peter Drucker, “limit executive pay,” Creative Commons photo
Economy | Labour | Canadian CEOs make 171 times average, let's talk maximum wage | Mar 2 2014 | Dennis Gruending | Canada's top CEOs receive 171 times what the average worker makes. It's time to talk maximum wage.
Image by Luanne Climenhaga
Politics in Canada | Can the Redford Government Survive Until 2016? | Mar 2 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's Tory façade is cracking. Whether it breaks remains to be seen. One thing's for sure, the next two years call for strict Opposition message discipline!
World | Political left in Ukraine facing huge challenges as rightist government assumes office | Mar 2 2014 | Roger Annis | Rightists and the big western powers have turned the 'Euromaidan' protest movement in Ukraine to their advantage. The movement is protesting authoritarian government and harsh economic policies.
Haiti | World | Video: The Haiti coup 10 years later: Interview with human rights lawyer Mario Joseph | Mar 1 2014 | Greg Macdougall | Mario Joseph describes the context and leadup to the foreign kidnapping of Haitian President Aristide in 2004, and talks about the situation in Haiti since that time.
Political Action | Politics in Canada | Canadians, Apologize to Haiti 10 Years after the Coup | Mar 1 2014 | Sign the apology and demand the Canadian government recognize Canada's role in the 2004 coup
Politics in Canada | Alberta government confused by plan to give 'non-essential' workers paid time off at Christmas, New Year's | Mar 1 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | This is satire. The author just made up the quotes. The weird thing is, though, that pretty well everything else in the story is true. Go figure!