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Merchant in Aleppo, Syria prior to civil war
Politics in Canada | The Harper government's bogus claims about refugees | Jun 6 2014 | Dennis Gruending | The Harper government scapegoats refugees in Canada and has cut off access to health care for them.
Reginald H. Roy
Politics in Canada | Enough petulant propaganda, please: The hammer of D-Day crushed Hitler on the anvil of Russia | Jun 6 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | You'd think from Prime Minister Stephen Harper's stale Cold War rhetoric that we’d been fighting Russia, not Germany, in 1944.
World | New president in Ukraine deepens civil war course with NATO backing | Jun 6 2014 | Roger Annis | An anti-austerity, popular rebellion is growing in the east of Ukraine, demanding democracy and autonomy. The regime in Kyiv is anwering with bombs and fascist-led militias.
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Dear non-natives who like to wear headdresses: Just don't | Jun 5 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân | Feeling like trying on a headdress even though you're not Aboriginal? Âpihtawikosisân provides some helpful resources so you can learn why this is not a good idea.
Arts & Culture | 'Jewel of the Thames' dives into the mythos of Sherlock Holmes | Jun 5 2014 | Angela Misri | Come discover the wonderful world of Sherlock Holmes again, but this time through the eyes of the quick-witted Portia Adams. This YA novel is great for both kids and adults alike!
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Technology | You won't believe how easy it is to start protecting your privacy with these free tools | Jun 5 2014 | David Christopher | It's much easier than you think to start protecting your privacy online.
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | Fact-checking the Ontario leaders' debate | Jun 5 2014 | Jennifer Story, Kayle Hatt | We dug into three statements from this week's Ontario leaders' debate with the goal of both fact-checking the political statements and providing the policy detail behind the debate.
Economy | Elections | Environment | Indigenous Rights | What's missing in election commitments to stoke Ontario's Ring of Fire? | Jun 5 2014 | Ramsey Hart | Like moths to a flame, Ontario's political leaders have been circling the potential mining developments known as the Ring of Fire during the 2014 election campaign.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout
Education | Public education reform: Lessons from the U.S. on what not to do | Jun 5 2014 | Rachel Brickner | As the Minister's Panel on Education reviews Nova Scotia's public education system, what lessons should they take from 25 years of education reform in the U.S.?
Photo: flickr/Heather M. Ross
Education | Labour | Robert Buckingham saga highlights state of academic freedom | Jun 5 2014 | Cory Collins | The firing of Dr. Robert Buckingham for criticizing the University of Saskatchewan's 'TransformUs' plan has brought up questions of academic freedom.
Photo: Sharon Drummond/flickr
Elections | NDP | Politics in Canada | Voting pro-social in the Ontario election | Jun 5 2014 | Alice Klein | If we leave behind the win-lose, ideological lens of left and right, we can wake up to the fact that most of us in the NDP and the Liberal party and the Greens are in the sharing and caring camp.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Harper's epic quest to hold back the tides of progress | Jun 5 2014 | Linda McQuaig | Outlining his plan to turn Canada into an "energy superpower," Stephen Harper described plans to develop the tar sands as "an enterprise of epic proportions, akin to the building of the Pyramids."
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Labour | Five myths about the 'fracking jobs versus environment' debate | Jun 5 2014 | Emma Lui | Here are five points that debunk the myth that if we protect our water and climate, we are "anti-jobs."
Feminism | Reclaim the Streets Friday -- Toronto | Jun 5 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | One last reminder that Reclaim the Streets rally and march is tomorrow (Friday) evening and we just want to do one last push to get everyone out!
Feminism | Politics in Canada | Peter MacKay's proposed new law could drive sex workers back underground | Jun 5 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The government has introduced new legislation in response to the Supreme Court's Bedford decision that struck down existing legislation on sex work. Some think the new law tries to do an "end run."