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Anti-Racism | US Politics | The false narratives around Baltimore's uprising are entirely predictable | Apr 29 2015 | Michael Laxer | As is always the case when the disenfranchised, marginalized and racialized rise up in anger, Monday's uprising in Baltimore is being portrayed in terms we have come to expect.
Arts & Culture | Political Action | More than just a building: Friends of the Khyber defend a community resource | Apr 29 2015 | Scott Neigh | Rebecca Rose and Susan Wolf talk about a Halifax campaign to save the Khyber Building, which for decades has housed community initiatives in downtown Halifax.
Photo: flickr/4 Cdn Div/4 Div CA - JTFC/FOIC
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | World | Harper's 'principled' foreign policy is empty rhetoric for profit | Apr 29 2015 | Julia Smith | Canada confirmed an arms deal with Saudi Arabia, despite the gulf state's horrendous human rights record. Sweden just cancelled a similar deal, due to human rights concerns. See the difference?
Photo: dehghanr/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | A reality check on Ontario's proposed Hydro One sale | Apr 29 2015 | Hugh Mackenzie | One of the strangest arguments for Ontario's sell-off of revenue-generating assets is that the province has to do it because it can't borrow enough to support its infrastructure renewal requirements.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | The Conservatives, sound finance and the facts of recent history | Apr 29 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | With the tabling of a new federal budget, the Conservatives are trying to reinvent themselves as good economic managers, but behind that smokescreen hides a dismal record on the economy.
Economy | Political Action | Five reasons I support the Fight for $15 minimum wage | Apr 29 2015 | Denise Leduc | The Fight for $15 minimum wage is gaining momentum, yet there are still many obstacles. Here's five reasons why the Fight for $15 is important and necessary.
Education | Indigenous Rights | GroundWire | April 27, 2015: Grassy Narrows injunction, SFU students resist eviction | Apr 29 2015 | GroundWire Community Radio News | This week on GroundWire Community Radio News: CN injunction against Judy Da Silva of Grassy Narrows, SFU students resist eviction from family housing, and more.
Jamie Lall
Elections | Politics in Canada | Tory civil war? Stream of unhappy revelations suggests Alberta PC party is starting to implode | Apr 29 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | With the Alberta provincial election less than a week away, the province's long-ruling Progressive Conservative Party is in trouble and showing signs of imploding under the stress.
Photo: Climatevegan.org
Environment | Food & Health | Earth Day and the vegan challenge: Are you a climate vegan? | Apr 29 2015 | Jenny McQueen | Everyone can really make a difference every day, three times a day, whenever they eat. And if you like, you can make every day vegan challenge day.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Activists call for permanent shutdown of Mount Polley mine | Apr 29 2015 | John Bonnar | April 29 was a national day of action to stop the reopening of the Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia.
Photo: flickr/ Connor Tarter
Food & Health | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Federal health department lax in dealing with remote First Nations' needs, says Auditor General | Apr 29 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The federal Department of Health is responsible for the health of First Nations. The AG studied the Department's performance in northern, remote First Nations communities and found it badly wanting.
Image: Chris Lister/flickr
Media Matters | Technology | Facebook and the news publishers who flirt with heartbreak | Apr 29 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | We've come to a pretty pass when publishers like the New York Times and the Washington Post are thinking about getting hitched to that lyin', cheatin', two-timing heart, Facebook.
Photo: Video still RealNewsNetwork
Political Action | US Politics | World | Watch: 'Thugs,' 'hooligans,' and 'riots,' challenging narratives with Dominique Stevenson | Apr 29 2015 | rabble staff | Host Jared Ball gets activist Dominique Stevenson's eye-witness account on the events that's precipitated Monday's #Baltimoreuprising.
World | Released prisoners detail widespread use of torture by Ukrainian army and security services | Apr 29 2015 | Roger Annis | Two reports originally published in Russia paint a shocking picture of torture and abuse by Ukrainian armed forces against prisoners of war and detained civilians.
Arts & Culture | Economy | Book: A Better Place on Earth | Apr 28 2015 | Redeye Collective | The divide between rich and poor in British Columbia is wider than in any other province. Andrew MacLeod documents the corrosive impact of inequality in his new book.