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Economy | The Internet's oldest 'sharing economy' | Jan 17 2017 | Penney Kome | The Hunger Site is a pioneer in globalized non-profit trade with grassroots crafts and fashions.
Image: Facebook/Pascale Diverlus
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Black people in Canada will continue to kick ass in 2017 | Jan 16 2017 | Phillip Dwight Morgan | Black Lives Matter TO plans to target illegal carding and Toronto's Special Investigations Unit as it looks ahead to 2017.
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Tom Varco
Food & Health | Canada is wasting billions of dollars a year on prescription drugs | Jan 16 2017 | Redeye Collective | A national pharmacare program would save the health care system billions and improve the health of the one in 10 Canadians who can't afford the medication they are prescribed.
Image: Flickr/Michael Vadon
Media Matters | In his first press conference, President-Elect Trump faced nothing but dumb questions | Jan 16 2017 | John Miller | Last week's press conference was a fiasco -- and the blame rests squarely on Washington's top reporters.
Image: Facebook/Jason Kenney
Politics in Canada | Oilsands phase-out freak-out explained: Conservatives think road back to Ottawa runs through Edmonton | Jan 16 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | Decarbonization? No problem! Wait! That was then. This is now.
Image: Art Babych. Used with permission.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Justin Trudeau promised changes to draconian Bill C-51. We're still waiting | Jan 15 2017 | Dennis Gruending | During his 2015 election campaign Trudeau promised to repeal the nastiest aspects of the anti-terror law. Why hasn't he done so yet?
Image: Colin Smith
Environment | Politics in Canada | Supreme Court ruling in Ernst fracking case poses threat to Charter rights | Jan 14 2017 | Emma Lui | Today the Supreme Court of Canada rejected Alberta landowner Jessica Ernst's legal challenge to sue the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for denying her right to freedom of expression under the Canadian
Politics in Canada | Technology | Top 10 ways you helped save the Internet in 2016 | Jan 14 2017 | David Christopher | As we face the challenges of 2017, let's all be inspired by these amazing examples of how you helped save the Internet last year
Photo: Peter Wolf/flickr
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Joseph Boyden controversy sheds light on community and belonging | Jan 13 2017 | Rick Salutin | What makes you part of a community is those concrete connections, known to you and acknowledged by others. It isn't the stories you hear or tell, pace Boyden.
Photo credit: Kristen Fahrig
Arts & Culture | Environment | Food & Health | On wildness: Community and control in urban green space | Jan 13 2017 | Ava Lightbody | The wild and wayward life of a tiny, disproportionately lively square of parkland in Toronto's west end has a lesson to teach us about the rewards of relinquishing control.
Image: brocku.ca
Education | Canadian universities shifting to top-down, corporate governance are literally all reading from the same playbook | Jan 13 2017 | Luke Kalfleish | The book is by Robert C. Dickeson and it's become a favourite of university administrators. Here's how to fight it.
Jason Kenney
Environment | Politics in Canada | The Jason Syndrome: Conservative candidate melts down over Hollywood star in bid to derail NDP strategy that's working | Jan 13 2017 | David J. Climenhaga | Thank you, Jane Fonda! Former Harper minister touts celebrity visit to prop up implausible argument that visibly effective NDP climate strategy doesn't actually work.
Politics in Canada | World | Google v. Equustek at the Supreme Court of Canada: Dispatch from the hearing | Jan 13 2017 | Cynthia Khoo | As you may recall, OpenMedia intervened in a landmark Internet and free expression case at the Supreme Court of Canada, Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions. Here's a recap.
Image: Facebook/Ahmed Hussen
Politics in Canada | Trudeau's new immigration minister must tackle Harper's nasty refugee reforms | Jan 13 2017 | Karl Nerenberg | Harper's refugee reform legislation unfairly discriminated against many asylum seekers. John McCallum was ready to make big changes. Now the ball is in Ahmed Hussen's court.
Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr
Anti-Racism | US Politics | U.S. Senate should reject Jeff Sessions again, 30 years later | Jan 12 2017 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Sen. Sessions has been consistent throughout his career. The Senate Judiciary Committee should be equally consistent and reject Sessions as attorney general.