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Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Feminism | Monia Mazigh explores the interconnected stories of Muslim women's lives | Jul 31 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | 'Mirrors and Mirages' has enriched Canadian literature. Mazigh's lyrical work brings new voices to the mainstream and deftly explores issues of identity, religion and feminism.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Charities and the limits of political action under the Harper government | Jul 31 2014 | Brian Iler, Pro Bono | When organizations seek charitable registration from government, they necessarily accept oversight by a government agency that, in an atmosphere as poisonous as Canada's these days, can overreach.
Photo: Council of Canadians/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Free-traders panic over German challenge to investor-state dispute-settlement | Jul 31 2014 | Jim Stanford | A CETA without ISDS is certainly better than one with it. And the blow to the credibility and legitimacy of this very negative feature of globalization is welcome and helpful.
Photo: jerry dohnal/flickr
Gaza | US Politics | World | End the occupation: Henry Siegman speaks out against the attack on Gaza | Jul 31 2014 | Amy Goodman | Henry Siegman, a venerable dean of American Jewish thought and president of the U.S./Middle East Project, spoke out against the assault on Gaza in an interview with Democracy Now!
Alison Redford
Politics in Canada | Is there any benefit for Albertans in a criminal prosecution of Alison Redford? Nope! | Jul 31 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Criminal charges against former premier Alison Redford are unlikely to be successful and may actually help her Progressive Conservative Party.
World | Toronto's racist, militarist pro-Israel movement | Jul 31 2014 | Yves Engler | During 15 years of activism in Montréal, Ottawa and Vancouver I haven’t seen anything equivalent to the racist, militarist pro-Israel movement experienced recently in Toronto.
Anti-Racism | Indigenous Rights | Fighting racism and settler colonialism in Thunder Bay | Jul 30 2014 | Scott Neigh | Anishinaabeg activists Jana-Rae Yerxa and Damien Lee talk about the struggle against racism and settler colonialism in Thunder Bay.
Photo: flickr/Jeff Nelson
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Is the Live-in Caregiver Program the Filipino-Canadian community's version of the Chinese head tax? | Jul 30 2014 | Ethel Tungohan | The Harper government repeatedly disregards findings about the LCP and instead chooses to believe that Filipino families "abuse" the system. Is history just repeating itself?
Anti-Racism | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Steve Fobister Sr. ends his hunger strike to live on to fight for Grassy Narrows, Aboriginal People and Environmental Justice | Jul 30 2014 | Michael Butler | "This has put an awakening in the whole community. We are coming together to continue our stand together." - Steve Fobister Sr.
Photo: flickr/DAVID HOLT
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | Political Action | World | Oh, the hubris of Israel's colonial power! | Jul 30 2014 | Sunera Thobani | Israel may win its current battle in Gaza, but has already lost the war.
Economy | Politics in Canada | A new phase in the fight to defeat CETA | Jul 30 2014 | Brent Patterson | There has been a flurry of developments on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) over the past four days. And there are undoubtedly more twists and turns to come.
Environment | Food & Health | Political Action | Canadian convoy delivers water, solidarity to Detroit | Jul 30 2014 | Emma Lui | Detroit has drawn international attention in recent weeks for cutting off water to low-income residents. The Council of Canadians led a convoy to shed light and show solidarity with those affected.
Feminism | Food & Health | Political Action | Access to abortion is a right. New Brunswick needs better services now! | Jul 30 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | Since the Morgentaler Clinic announced its closure in April, reproductive rights in Canada have been in the spotlight. It is legal to have an abortion in Canada. So why is it so hard in New Brunswick?
Nametag says, "My name is... NOT HEY BABY"
Feminism | Women 101 | Jul 30 2014 | Penney Kome | The resurgence in street hassling calls for some clear definitions of boundaries that really shouldn't need to be spelled out.
Gaza | Political Action | World | Photos: Pro-Palestine and Pro-Israel protests collide in Queen's Park | Jul 30 2014 | Zach Ruiter | On Sunday July 27, Toronto Families Stand with Gaza and "freedom and democracy" rally for Israel collided in Toronto.