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In Cahoots:

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News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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NDP | Politics in Canada | Cloud of uncertainty over NDP convention puts Mulcair's future at stake | Apr 8 2016 | Gerry Caplan | People keep asking me how Tom Mulcair is doing and I forthrightly answer with my own question: How do you think he is doing?
Photo: Helen Harrop/flickr
Anti-Racism | Feminism | US Politics | Domestic violence is a crisis deepened by inequality and racial injustice | Apr 7 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Over 12.7 million people in the U.S. are physically abused, raped or stalked by their partners annually. This crisis deserves a full public hearing, especially during this presidential election year.
Photo: David Coombs
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Black Lives Matter. Tweets don't. | Apr 7 2016 | Cheryl Thompson | A controversial tweet by a Black Lives Matter TO founder has incited a media frenzy to delegitimize the BLMT movement based on the "findings" from one radio talk show host.
Dana Ross with Pod
Arts & Culture | Food & Health | Floating in a space | Apr 7 2016 | Lynn Thompson | A transformational visit to the Float Pod on Kauai.
Photo: The Shore Break
Arts & Culture | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Documentary film on mining in South Africa opens Vancouver South African Film Festival | Apr 7 2016 | David Chudnovsky | "The Shore Break" is the award-winning documentary film that tells the tale of the Pondo people and their opposition to the titanium-mining proposal. A fascinating film that opens Friday in Vancouver!
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | The legacy of colonization: Two poets 'dance with memory' and 'cock a fist' | Apr 7 2016 | Clarissa Fortin | The legacy of residential schools is a horrible scar on Canadian history. Two poets address the impact of residential schools in two profoundly different ways: the imagined and the personal.
Photo: Kate Raynes-Goldie/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | G20 class-action lawsuits to proceed as Canada readies for G7 in 2018 | Apr 7 2016 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians welcomes the class-action lawsuits representing the more than 1,000 people whose civil rights were violated at the G20 summit on June 26-27, 2010 in Toronto.
Image: Megaphone Magazine
Civil Liberties Watch | Media Matters | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Homeless deaths in B.C. spike by 70% from previous year, report finds | Apr 7 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | rabble spoke with Megaphone Executive Director, Sean Condon, about its recent report on homeless deaths in B.C. and what can be done, especially by the provincial government, to end homelessness.
Riad Sabbagh and wife Ibtisam Chabouk
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | World | Refugee family sponsored by Unifor one step closer to coming to Canada | Apr 7 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Union-sponsored Syrian refugee families waiting for immigration clearance could be settled in Canada by the end of the year following a recent decision to restart application processing.
Photo: Herb Neufeld/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Federal budget brings opportunities for social housing in Manitoba | Apr 7 2016 | Josh Brandon | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can be accused of overusing his government's catch phrase "Canada is back." In terms of housing, there is hope that with the 2016 budget, that slogan is justified.
Photo: Anita Ritenour/flickr
Environment | Monarch butterflies face substantial risk of extinction | Apr 7 2016 | Ole Hendrickson | Preventing monarch extinction will require active intervention by humans on a variety of fronts. It's an opportunity for those of us who believe that abundant nature enhances the quality of our lives.
Environment | Food & Health | Energy East spill could reach the drinking water of 5 million Canadians, says report | Apr 7 2016 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | A new report provides details on the serious risks TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline presents to drinking water sources from along its 4,400-kilometre path from Alberta to New Brunswick.
Environment | The secret to the revival of the fastest animal on the planet -- and what could put it all at risk | Apr 7 2016 | Jen Halsall | Peregrine falcons have returned to Ontario, rebounding dramatically from their complete extirpation in the 1960s. But why are they doing so well? It's a case of country bird and city bird.
Feminism | World | In a 64 to 12 vote, France adopts the Nordic model | Apr 7 2016 | Meghan Murphy | On April 6, 2016, the French National Assembly recognized prostitution as a form of violence against women, voting to criminalize the purchase of sex in France.
Vickie Kaminski
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Former Alberta Health Services CEO's accusations of NDP 'interference' raise more questions than they answer | Apr 7 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Vickie Kaminski told media on Dec. 1, 2015, she quit for "honestly, personal reasons." A letter sent six days earlier says something very different.