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George Clark
Politics in Canada | George Clark's parking lot putschists deliver unintended compliment to Alberta NDP | Feb 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | George Clark's idea, while unlikely to be a success, is not so different from the strategy used by some groups frequently at loggerheads with PC policy over the years.
George Clark
Politics in Canada | Alberta 'Kudatah' plan expires with a whimper as George Clark is abandoned by his erstwhile friends on the right | Feb 20 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Presumably it dawned on the Wildrose Party and Alberta PCs that it wasn't a winning political strategy to hitch their wagon to his particular star.
Anti-Racism | Labour | Repression and resistance under military dictatorship in Thailand | Feb 19 2016 | Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with anti military activist in Thailand.
Svea Vikander, catching the lizard uptown
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 19: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of the time random men grabbed my ass and then beat up my boyfriend | Feb 19 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Svea Vikander, I wish I could talk to someone else
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 20: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being called 'jailbait'; and a guest post about post-assault behavior | Feb 19 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talkshow host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Photo: Allan Lorde/flickr
Economy | Labour | Which is better: RRSPs or public pensions? | Feb 19 2016 | Hugh Mackenzie | As Canadians are exhorted to pour money into their RRSP investments before the February tax deadline, let's take the opportunity to reflect on the overwhelming advantages of our public pension system.
LA methane leak
Environment | Methane gas leak equivalent to emissions from seven million cars a day | Feb 19 2016 | Redeye Collective | The methane leaking from a natural gas well just north of Los Angeles has displaced hundreds of families and released thousands of tons of gas into the atmosphere.
Photo: Tobias Abel/flickr
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Last call for Big Alcohol: Pushing back against the power of drink | Feb 19 2016 | Murray Dobbin | There are 200 different diseases and problems caused by or exacerbated by alcohol consumption. We've drunk the spiked Kool-Aid when it comes to our casual acceptance of preventable death and illness.
Image: YouTube
Media Matters | Fallout from the 'Rebel Media' brouhaha: Maybe it's time to abolish Alberta's anachronistic Press Gallery | Feb 19 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | A strong case can be made the Press Gallery itself is no longer the charming anachronism it appears but an actual impediment to democracy.
Political Action | The politics of petitioning | Feb 19 2016 | David Bush | What is a petition and what is its role in organizing for people aiming to make radical political and economic change?
Photo: Peter Stevens/flickr
Politics in Canada | US Politics | Justice Scalia and the political opponents we like -- even as we fight against them | Feb 19 2016 | Rick Salutin | Responses to the death of Antonin Scalia, the right-wing, fundamentalist, vituperative U.S. Supreme Court Justice, have been notably sympathetic, even from the left. What accounts for the affection?
Arts & Culture | Play: Riding on a Cloud | Feb 18 2016 | Redeye Collective | Yasser Mroué was shot in the head by a sniper's bullet during the Lebanese civil war. Writer and director Rabih Mroué puts his brother on stage to tell the story of his life, before and after the war.
Svea Vikander, his penis was not
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 18: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of the time a man 'accidentally' put his penis inside me | Feb 18 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | 'Between the Cracks She Fell' explores urban landscapes and the ghosts that haunt us | Feb 18 2016 | Sarah Hipworth | Are you looking for an adventure story with a lively heroine and urban backdrop? 'Between the Cracks She Fell' blends mystery and exploration in this fascinating read.
Photo: Michigan Municipal League/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | US Politics | The Flint water crisis is also about democracy | Feb 18 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's successive emergency managers are now gone from Flint, but the wreckage of their rule there still pollutes many homes. The crisis in Flint is, on the surface, about water.