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Economy | Labour | A number is never just a number: Good jobs, bad jobs | Oct 1 2014 | Hennessy's Index | There's been a steady decline in the number of quality jobs in Canada since the late-1980s, a reflection of the rise in part-time jobs and self-employment as well as lower pay.
Ezra Levant
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Sun Media -- not its squalid commentator Ezra Levant -- is the problem | Oct 1 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Don't expect commentator Ezra Levant to act any differently, or Sun Media to do anything more about it except issue meaningless apologies, in future.
Photo: flickr/Evan
Arts & Culture | Gaza | Media Matters | Technology | World | Photographer decries doctored image of Gaza protest | Sep 30 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | What does it mean when a photograph is altered. What if the changed image is widely shared? How can photojournalists protect their work?
Arts & Culture | Environment | Indigenous Rights | GroundWire | September 29, 2014: Walking With Our Sisters, human rights museum, People's Climate March | Sep 30 2014 | GroundWire | This week's episode of Groundwire features stories about the Walking With Our Sisters exhibit, human rights museum, People's Climate March and more.
Photo: flickr/Nic Redhead
Civil Liberties Watch | Environment | Politics in Canada | World | Conservatives kill measure to cut money for violent militias in Africa | Sep 30 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | NDP MP Paul Dewar's private member's bill would have forced Canadian companies to exercise 'due diligence' when dealing with 'conflict minerals' that end up in our cell phones and on store shelves.
Environment | Political Action | Trudeau, climate change and the dangerous middle ground | Sep 30 2014 | Adam Ballah | What does Justin Trudeau think of the Energy East pipeline... especially when anti-tar sands protestors show up and ask him?
Photo: Dave King/flickr
Environment | Politics in Canada | Oil, war and democracy: Government by kids in short pants | Sep 30 2014 | Ole Hendrickson | Will the world be driven into a rapid downward spiral by the nexus between oil, war and climate change? It is time for democratic debate on these and related issues.
Environment | Politics in Canada | Pro-gas fracking gov't ousted in New Brunswick election | Sep 30 2014 | Roger Annis | Opposition to natural gas fracking and forest despoilation as well as womens' rights issues played key role in ousting Conservative NB government.
Environment | Site C proposal puts treaty commitments to the test | Sep 30 2014 | David Suzuki | In standing up for the Peace Valley and saying no to the Site C Dam, Treaty 8 First Nations are acting not only on their own behalf, but also for other Canadians, including local farming communities.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Ban Tar Sands DilBit from Line 9 and Waterloo Region, and respect the Treaties | Sep 30 2014 | Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective | On Sept 17, Waterloo region residents presented to council urging them to enact a municipal tar sands dilbit ban, and to honour settler treaty responsibilities to Indigenous nations.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Ban Tar Sands DilBit from Line 9 and Waterloo Region, and respect the Treaties | Sep 30 2014 | Dan Kellar, Grand River Media Collective | On Sept 17, Waterloo region residents presented to council urging them to enact a municipal tar sands dilbit ban, and to honour settler treaty responsibilities to Indigenous nations.
Feminism | No Middle Road: Feminist writer Ninotchka Rosca on prostitution, feminism, art, and social transformation models | Sep 30 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | Public intellectual, feminist and award-winning writer, Ninotchka Rosca, discusses why mediocrity has no place in social transformation movements and more!
Photo: Charles Hoffman/flickr
Labour | Politics in Canada | McNeil government sets its sights on organized labour in Nova Scotia | Sep 30 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Despite Premier Stephen McNeil's assurance he is "not at all going to war with organized labour," his government's actions tell another story.
Labour | Politics in Canada | Nova Scotia health-care workers call new legislation a direct attack on unions | Sep 30 2014 | Robert Devet | Over 600 health-care workers went to Province House in Nova Scotia to show how angry they are at the proposed anti-union legislation, and to call for Premier McNeil's resignation.
image: democracynow.org
Political Action | World | Hong Kong's biggest protests in decades challenge China on political freedom | Sep 30 2014 | Democracy Now! | Hong Kong is facing its biggest political unrest in decades as tens of thousands of protesters defy a police crackdown to demand greater freedom from China. This is the report from democracynow.org