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Environment | Labour | Politics in Canada | Taking forward the political vision that inspires the Leap Manifesto | Oct 14 2016 | Roger Annis | The Leap Manifesto is a very important initiative. Radical environmentalists have an important role to play in building on that vision.
Food & Health | Food security is more complicated than producing more and wasting less | Oct 14 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Improving individual, national and international food security requires a complex set of solutions addressing the intersecting causes that can be quite unique to each individual and country.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Politics in Canada | Jim Prentice was a lonely voice for decency in Harper's government | Oct 14 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | Jim Prentice was the only one of Harper's environment ministers to achieve anything of consequence. His was a voice for reason in a government that had too few.
Neil Fassina
Politics in Canada | Athabasca University Students' Union eyes legal action to block retroactive changes to nursing program | Oct 14 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Neil Fassina started work in his new role as president of Athabasca University this week. He’s already got a controversy to deal with.
Photo: Disney | ABC Television Group/flickr
US Politics | World | What's a mesmerized, terrified outsider to do about the U.S. election spectacle? | Oct 14 2016 | Rick Salutin | The main reason the "world" can't avert its eyes from the Trump drama isn't because it's imaginative and dazzling but because it's happening in a nation that has fateful impacts on everyone beyond it.
Muharram in cities and villages of Iran
World | How religious polemic and a seventh-century battle are driving Iranian foreign policy in Syria | Oct 14 2016 | Shenaz Kermalli | "It's the most breathtaking event I've ever seen," says one foreign journalist based in Iran. "It looks like the whole country is mourning."
Gabriel Allahdua, migrant worker and campaign member, speaks at the Ontario Food
Anti-Racism | Food & Health | Labour | Harvesting freedom and sowing resistance: Migrant workers in Canada demand permanent immigration status | Oct 13 2016 | Binish Ahmed, Navjeet Sidhu | A historic caravan of migrant agricultural workers undertook a 1,500-kilometre journey to Ottawa to rally for permanent immigration status.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Nothing 'sunny' about Canadian's extradition to France. Why should China be any different? | Oct 13 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Two years ago, Dr. Hassan Diab was extradited to France and immediately imprisoned on spurious and very rocky charges. With Trudeau considering an extradition treaty with China, should we be worried?
Environment | Ottawa town hall says Energy East risks waterways | Oct 13 2016 | Brent Patterson | Ottawa residents discussed a new 30-page report, which found that a spill from the Energy East Pipeline would have catastrophic consequences.
Photo: Paulann Egelhoff/flickr
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Land protectors and activists stand together for climate justice | Oct 13 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The movement to combat climate change is growing dynamically and unpredictably, and is facing increasing repression from the fossil-fuel industry and government authorities.
Feminism | Food & Health | The 'Pink Ribbon' campaign should be for all women, not just the non-disabled | Oct 13 2016 | Bonnie Brayton | "Pink madness" began showing up on football fields across North America on Sunday night and it will soon be in full swing. Are all women included in the campaign against breast cancer?
G8-G20 | The beginning of Occupy and trying to find our way | Oct 13 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | Please forgive us for the fact that Occupy wasn't always dainty or clean. We had dedicated people do the necessary logistics and fundraising, the media tent was busy and we all OccuTried our best.
Haiti | World | Another round of disaster aid to Haiti risks reinforcing U.S. domination | Oct 13 2016 | Kim Ives | The damage created by Hurricane Matthew as it passed over Haiti on October 4 approaches the scale of the earthquake disaster in 2010, according to reports by observers.
Indigenous Rights | World | Ukraine foreign minister makes news in Canada for wanting to scuttle Arctic co-operation with Russia | Oct 13 2016 | Renfrey Clarke, Roger Annis | Some Canadian media seems to think that sabotaging co-operation between countries in the Arctic region a climate-warming world is a legitimate weapon in the ongoing propaganda war against Russia.
Photo: Leif Hinrichsen/flickr
Politics in Canada | Mobilizing our collective resources for Syrian refugee resettlement in Winnipeg | Oct 13 2016 | Emily Halldorson, Hani Al-Ubeady, Ray Silvius | As the Syrian refugee crisis continues, so do Canada's obligations toward refugee resettlement. With a reported 900 Syrians to arrive in Manitoba before the end of this year, what have we learned?