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Economy | Elections | Labour | Politics in Canada | This labour campaign stopped Tim Hudak. Next is Stephen Harper. | Jul 23 2014 | Sid Ryan | The Ontario election did solidify one thing: Canada's politicized labour movement is ready to defend the rights of workers. It stopped Tim Hudak and now it's taking aim at Stephen Harper.
Photo: flickr/Tyler Nienhouse
Education | Labour | Politics in Canada | Why B.C. Liberals want to push to privatize public education | Jul 23 2014 | Bill Tieleman | The political equation driving Premier Christy Clark is solved. The B.C. Liberals have already saved $100 million from the teachers' strike. Money that can be spent anywhere but education, it seems.
Photo: flickr/GGAADD
Gaza | NDP | Politics in Canada | World | 'The Right to Protect' and the loss of Parliament's moral compass | Jul 23 2014 | Jim Manly | The Conservatives have become more and more unbalanced in their support for extremist Israeli actions, and opposition parties, fearing a Zionist reaction, have also been thrown off balance.
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Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Technology | A classic example of Big Telecom screwing over the Canadian public | Jul 23 2014 | Josh Tabish | Big Telecom is mismanaging funds collected explicitly to deliver Internet services to rural and remote communities across Canada.
Political Action | Activist seniors raising a ruckus in Edmonton | Jul 23 2014 | Scott Neigh | Carol Wodak and Noel Somerville talk about a grassroots group of older adults in Edmonton who work for social justice.
Ric McIver
Politics in Canada | PC candidate: No to green light speed enforcement; yes to booze sales at 4 a.m.; maybe to chain gangs | Jul 23 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | While Alberta Tory leadership candidates Jim Prentice and Thomas Lukaszuk have offered 5 largely meaningless platitudes as priorities, Ric McIver has his own ideas. Unfortunately, they're pretty bad.
Photo by krystalline kraus
Politics in Canada | Family of Sammy Yatim files million-dollar lawsuit against Toronto police | Jul 23 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Anyone who knows anything knows that justice cannot be found when the police shove fistfuls of money into the wounded hole of a person, family or community.
Photo: albertmarini/flickr
Technology | Apple, IBM and Microsoft: What comes around | Jul 23 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | Microsoft is suffering on the PC and hardware side, and Apple's in bed with arch-rival IBM. What's going on in this topsy-turvy world?
World | 'Mother Russia' stereotypes outdated as Ukraine war heats up | Jul 23 2014 | Roger Annis | Depictions of modern-day Russia in Europe and North America are ill-informed and are making reckless political adventures by western governments easier and more dangerous.
World | The shelling of Lukansk in eastern Ukraine by the Ukraine army | Jul 23 2014 | Roger Annis | A terrible humanitarian disaster is taking place in southeast Ukraine and it's not only the crash of a passenger aircraft.
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | 'Your history is standing straight up': Survivors' Totem Pole to be raised in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside | Jul 22 2014 | Michael Stewart | The Sacred Circle Society will erect a "Survivors' Totem Pole" in an as-yet unannounced site somewhere in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to celebrate the many victims of Canada's colonial violence.
Sharon and David
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Food & Health | Apartners film delves into trend of committed couples living apart | Jul 22 2014 | June Chua | The film Apart♡ners takes a peek at the lives of people who are in committed relationships, including married couples, who choose to live apart.
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | World | Israel accused of war crimes in UK Parliament across party lines | Jul 22 2014 | rabble staff | UK parliamentary MPs accuse Israel of war crimes and disproportionate violence.
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Economy | Education | Funding denied? Inconceivable! The Fire Swamp of Canadian student aid | Jul 22 2014 | Jordan Maclaren | Canadian university students, welcome to the perils of the Fire Swamp, where it can be incredibly difficult to qualify for the resources you need to go to school.
Photo: flickr/Duckie Monster
Economy | Austerity bites: When the 'cure' just aggravates the disease | Jul 22 2014 | Rick Goldman | Is the whole economic logic underlying austerity fundamentally flawed? Does the "cure" aggravate the disease? Unfortunately it is and it does.