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Politics in Canada | NDP fights for Trudeau-obsessed media's attention | Sep 4 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | In the run-up to the 2015 election the Liberals are all about their leader's image and the Conservatives are all about resentment and negativity. Will the NDP's calling card be substantive policy?
Arts & Culture | Labour | Labour Day movie viewers of the world, unite! | Sep 3 2014 | Rod Mickleburgh | As B.C. teachers prepared to take to the picket line while schools remain empty this week, Rod Mickleburgh pens a top Labour-themed film list to help bide time as the strike slogs interminably on...
Amer Shomali
Arts & Culture | Gaza | World | Inventive documentary uses 4 cows to explore the First Intifada | Sep 3 2014 | June Chua | Combining stop-motion animation, interviews, drawings and archival material, "The Wanted 18" brings to life the struggle of the First Intifada, the first Palestinian uprising in 1987.
Photo: flickr/Rami Raoof
Civil Liberties Watch | World | Egypt spurns foreign NGOs | Sep 3 2014 | Chalaine Chang | A proposed law in Egypt would severely restrict NGOs from doing their work -- and it's happening already. The most recent NGO to run afoul of the law there? Human Rights Watch.
CommonCauses | Environment | Indigenous Rights | GroundWire | September 1, 2014: Unist'ot'en Summer Action Camp, Vancouver tent city, #PSF2014 | Sep 3 2014 | GroundWire | This episode of Groundwire covers the Unist'ot'en Summer Action Camp, Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park tent city and the Peoples' Social Forum.
Photo: Carol Von Canon/flickr
Economy | Environment | Politics in Canada | A number is never just a number: Lac-Mégantic crude | Sep 3 2014 | Hennessy's Index | The number of carloads of oil transported by rail in 2013 totalled 160,000. That's set to triple to 510,000 carloads a day by 2016. Where are the regulations for shipping oil by train safely?
Photo: flickr/Tomash Devenishek
Education | Labour | Politics in Canada | Dear Christy Clark: Let's chat about what taxpayers can afford | Sep 3 2014 | Lizanne Foster | Christy Clark, you keep talking about what the taxpayers can afford. But you and I have very different ideas on what taxes should be used for.
Education | Feminism | On apologies and apologia: Why making fun of sexual harassment is not 'satire' | Sep 3 2014 | Diana Samu-Visser, Mandy Penney | Two weeks ago, UWO's student paper published an article titled "So you want to date a TA" which perpetuated sexist stereotypes under the guise of "satire." Here's why that excuse just doesn't wash.
Environment | Political Action | Why I am attending the People's Climate March in New York | Sep 3 2014 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | Thousands of people will be marching in New York on Sept. 21 in support of a world safe from the ravages of climate change with good jobs, clean air, clean water, and healthy communities.
Feminism | LGBTIQ | Miranda Yardley on being a gender critical transwoman | Sep 3 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Miranda Yardley about her experiences as a transwoman, as well as her perspective on trans activism today.
Photo: Fatima/flickr
Food & Health | Technology | Apple and the mystery of the big white box | Sep 3 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | In about a week's time, Apple will announce its new iPhone or iPhones. Rumours have been swirling for months and, as usual, Apple has had nothing to say. But, they have been building something.
Political Action | Exploring the radical imagination in Halifax | Sep 3 2014 | Scott Neigh | Alex Khasnabish and Max Haiven talk about their work to understand and support the role of imagination in struggles for social justice.
Politics in Canada | World | Between a hawk and a dove: NATO charts its future | Sep 3 2014 | Celyn Dufay | Is it really helping the Ukraine for Harper and NATO to spend millions of dollars to boost the militaries of its European neighbours?
Anti-Racism | Education | Political Action | #FergusonSyllabus: Talking and Teaching About Police Violence | Sep 2 2014 | Resources to help educate folks about Ferguson, police violence and the prison industrial complex
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Amber Eastman on dance, feminism and cultural appropriation | Sep 2 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | Vancouver dancer Amber Eastman talks about cultural fusions and patriarchy, and answers the question: is bellydance feminist?