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NDP | Politics in Canada | US Politics | Six lessons the NDP can take from Bernie Sanders' unlikely victory | Feb 11 2016 | matt fodor | After the disastrous showing in the last federal election, the NDP must again undergo a real soul-searching. Luckily, there is plenty to learn just south of the border.
Jim Prentice
Politics in Canada | Go figure! Jim Prentice, failed former politician, resurfaces with sweet gig at Washington think tank | Feb 11 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Never one to fumble an opportunity to fumble an opportunity, former Alberta premier Jim Prentice is the belle of the ball again, this time at a Washington think tank.
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Fighting anti-Black racism in Canada: Past, present, future | Feb 10 2016 | Scott Neigh | Akua Benjamin and Rinaldo Walcott talk about the work of the Anti-Black Racism Network.
Photo: Maryland GovPics/flickr
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | Tweeting to excess: The trial coverage of #bosma and #ghomeshi | Feb 10 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | The stenographic, bathetic coverage of the Bosma and Ghomeshi trials only amplifies what's wrong with Twitter in the courtroom. Trials are reality, not reality TV.
Deepa Mehta presented to the University of Calgary's Department of Communication
Arts & Culture | World | Deepa Mehta stirs up controversy again with new film on Indo-Canadian gangsters | Feb 10 2016 | Penney Kome | The iconic filmmaker's latest feature, a stylish Beeba Boys gangster thriller, riles some South Asian communities.
Svea Vikander, University of Toronto
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 10: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of the American Psychological Association convention. Also: A note on intentions | Feb 10 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Photo: flickr/ Christiaan Colen
Economy | Technology | Confusing source code rule in TPP creates long-term risks | Feb 10 2016 | Michael Geist | Confusion about the scope of the provision and worries about what it might mean longer term are just two of the concerns with the source code rule in the TPP.
Image: Flickr/Gage Skidmore
Elections | US Politics | Bernie Sanders a radical? Only in America. | Feb 10 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Yet the excitement he's been generating regularly across the U.S. was never once triggered by the NDP during all those election months last year. New Democrats await their Bernie still.
Image: Council of Canadians blog
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Wolastoq Nation joins Treaty 3, AMC and Kanehsatà:ke Mohawks in opposing Energy East | Feb 10 2016 | Brent Patterson | There is a growing wall of Indigenous opposition to the Energy East pipeline.
Photo: Charlotte Tai/flickr
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Fighting food insecurity with increased income | Feb 10 2016 | Molly McCracken | Increased income, educational programs and northern food subsidies need to work hand in hand if the food security crisis in Manitoba is to be overcome.
Image: Twitter/@gazaybo
Food & Health | Gaza | There's nothing 'post' about traumatic stress in Gaza | Feb 10 2016 | John Soos | A remarkable first-hand account of a psychologist tasked with training Palestinian therapists to treat PSTD in a live war zone.
Gaza | Politics in Canada | Stéphane Dion's lectures do little to distance Liberals from Harper's disastrous policy on Israel | Feb 10 2016 | Colter Louwerse | For Dion to lecture Palestinians about "violence" and "peace" while his country assists in Israel's systematic undermining of the latter and escalation of the former is outrageous and shameful.
Brian Jean
Politics in Canada | Uniting the right: Is Wildrose leader starting to wonder, 'With friends like these, who needs enemies?' | Feb 10 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Clearly, a key goal of Brian Jean's version of the unification project is to merge Alberta's two conservative parties on Wildrose terms.
Photo: flickr/Christian Peacemaker Teams Aboriginal Justice Team
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Indigenous women and girls with disabilities bigger targets of sexual violence | Feb 9 2016 | Fiona Whittington-Walsh, Lynn Gehl | Indigenous women and girls with disabilities are targeted by predators at a greater rate yet there is a gap in research. Moving forward, the national inquiry must consider these questions.
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Lady Gaga just released what may be the most important video of the year | Feb 9 2016 | Listen and share