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Politics in Canada | The Harper government: Greasing the slippery slope to dictatorship | Jun 5 2014 | J. Baglow | Are we heading towards dictatorship? Or am I just imagining it?
World | Guilty: Tribunal finds that Canadian state shares responsibility for mining injustices in Latin America | Jun 5 2014 | Jennifer Moore | By act and by omission, the Canadian state has been found guilty for its role in human rights violations in Latin America along with five mining companies.
Anti-Racism | Head of Canada’s Israel lobby slanders Islam Awareness Week with impunity | Jun 4 2014 | Tyler Levitan | In boasting about the supposed successes of Canada's Israel lobby in quashing Palestinian human rights activism on Canadian campuses, head of Canada's Israel lobby slanders Islam Awareness Week
Photo: flickr/SrdjanRadovic99
Arts & Culture | World | Similarities of survival: Experiencing the floods in Bosnia | Jun 4 2014 | Željko Paradžik | Severe floods ravaged Bosnia two weeks ago, becoming the second time the people of Bosnia have had to experience something as perilous as the gory war almost two decades ago.
Photo: flickr/Hey Paul
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | How can we better understand youth mental health in Canada? | Jun 4 2014 | Sanita Fejzic | A new project, Access Mental Health for Youth in Atlantic Canada, seeks to study the barriers and facilitators of youth mental health in hopes of finding ways to improve the system.
Photo: Gee Willi/flickr
Economy | Education | Politics in Canada | How to fund improvements in B.C. schools: A matter of political will | Jun 4 2014 | Seth Klein | If a compromise is to be reached in the current bargaining between B.C. teachers and the government, the long-standing issue of improving class size and composition must be resolved.
Photo: Plonq/flickr
Economy | Elections | Politics in Canada | The high cost of low taxes and urban sprawl | Jun 4 2014 | Lynne Fernandez | Winnipeg's long tax freeze is responsible for our inability to cope with our crumbling infrastructure, and this tax-increase aversion is in stark contrast to other Canadian cities.
Photo: Darwish welcomes audience to LNG Pipedreams forum.
Environment | Video: 'LNG Pipedreams' public forum in Vancouver | Jun 4 2014 | Brent Patterson | On May 21, over 200 people packed an auditorium at SFU to hear a group of presenters speak about the dangers of LNG and fracking in B.C.
Winona LaDuke speaking
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Changing the discussion on the high carbon economy | Jun 4 2014 | Ed Bianchi | Indigenous peoples' teachings and wisdom are key in addressing climate change and ecological collapse, says Winona LaDuke at the As Long As the Rivers Flow conference in Fort McMurray.
Environment | Oil-by-rail on trial in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec and in Maine | Jun 4 2014 | Roger Annis | Crude oil tranport by rail is undergoing massive expansion in North America as pipeline projects are stalled and few regulations limit rail.
Environment | Small-town Saskatchewan fights back against the mining industry | Jun 4 2014 | Scott Neigh | Ken Crush, Cathy Holtslander and Lyle Orchard talk about the fight against Fortune Minerals' plans to build an ore processing plant between two small Saskatchewan towns.
Photo: OregonDOT/flickr
Environment | Technology | Solar Roadways: Just porkpie in the sky | Jun 4 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | The Solar Roadways project got more than $1.8 million in donations, despite the plan making as much scientific sense as growing all our vegetables on the tops of our heads.
Photo by krystalline kraus
Indigenous Rights | First Nations pow wow and celebration schedule for June 2014 | Jun 4 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Here's a list I'm composing for anyone in Ontario who wants to celebrate Indigenous history.
Jim Prentice
Politics in Canada | Conservative former Edmonton mayor endorses Conservative future Alberta premier: Yawn | Jun 4 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Former Edmonton mayor Stephen Mandel, a Progressive Conservative, endorsed leadership candidate Jim Prentice yesterday. Local candidate Thomas Lukaszuk didn't even rate a mention.
Photo: flickr/OTA Photos
Politics in Canada | Technology | Why is the government giving up on protecting our privacy? | Jun 4 2014 | Michael Geist | Canadians haven't given up on digital privacy. But the Canadian government sure has!