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Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday roundup: Are ya hip? edition | Jul 25 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | It's Friday. It's time to feel good. We've got what you need: mozzarella sticks, movie references, protest wins and new podcasts.
Economy | Politics in Canada | You could drive one of those tar sands heavy haulers through the gaping holes in the latest Fraser Institute 'study' | Jul 25 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | We need to remember all the Fraser Institute produces is market-fundamentalist propaganda, and we are dangerously deluded when we to treat it as if it were serious economic research.
Economy | EI needs to increase access, not lower premiums | Jul 25 2014 | Angella MacEwen | The crisis in EI is forever falling on deaf ears. Even though only 37.5 per cent of unemployed workers are receiving EI, politicians feel that the problem with EI is not access, but high premiums.
Gaza | World | Not Rex: Immoral equivalency and the attack on Gaza | Jul 25 2014 | Humberto DaSilva | Western leaders are defending Netanyahu's attack on Gazan civilians, while condemning Putin. Anyone see a disconnect?
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Gaza | Politics in Canada | US Politics | World | Finding a way to talk may be a practical necessity for Gaza | Jul 25 2014 | Rick Salutin | Dialogue won't solve the impasse in Gaza; that will require other pressures. But it could, surprisingly, play a crucial role.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Feminist comedy | Jul 24 2014 | The F Word | Nicole and Ellie explore the ways comedy can be used to highlight social injustices rather than perpetuate the status quo.
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | Canada went to war. But why? | Jul 24 2014 | Stephen Dale | What kind of values really drove a generation of young people to sign up in huge numbers for one of the bloodiest episodes in human history? Stephen Dale examines this question in 'Noble Illusions.'
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Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | World | 'I am a Jew. Stop Killing Babies in Gaza.' | Jul 24 2014 | Corey Levine | Corey Levine writes straight from the heart about the bombing campaign in Gaza and being a Jewish supporter of Palestine.
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Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Politics in Canada | In Harper's Canada, charities face intimidation while tax evaders go free | Jul 24 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The Harperites may be inept at using audits to collect vast sums of revenue hidden by the rich -- but they sure know how to beat up on defenceless groups trying to promote the public good.
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Economy | US Politics | World | Debunking the Bogeyman: Neoliberalism, austerity and economic agenda | Jul 24 2014 | Joyce Nelson | What happens when credit rating agencies downgrade nations' sovereign debt? It seems to force government to further deregulate, privatize and cave to right-wing neoliberal economic agenda.
"Be a Good Girl" - Tania Willard
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Indigenous women and two-spirited people unite to decolonize the People's Island | Jul 24 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân, Tania Willard | Indigenous women and two-spirited people's work not to attain gender equality, but rather to restore Indigenous nationhood, which includes gender equality and respect for gender fluidity.
Feminism | Food & Health | Technology | Dr. Jennifer Gardy on women in science and sexism in the media | Jul 24 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Gardy talks about women in science, sexism in the media, public health and the future of science research.
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Gaza | Media Matters | World | Challenging the media information blockade of Gaza | Jul 24 2014 | Amy Goodman | The latest assault on Gaza reaffirms the key role played by the media in maintaining an information blockade. It also highlights the increasing importance of pressure applied by social networks.
Pro-Israel counter-protest in front of PMO. Photo by Justin Tang
Gaza | Conservative Party staffers counter-protest at Gaza solidarity rally in Ottawa | Jul 24 2014 | Tyler Levitan | It appears the Conservative Party is using taxpayers' dollars to provoke peaceful protests, in their desperate drive to counter criticism of Israeli war crimes.
Indigenous Rights | Grassy Narrows exposes government neglect of mercury survivors | Jul 24 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | A series of events is coming up to support the community of Grassy Narrows.