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Economy | No need to panic over Moody's credit rating for Ontario | Jul 9 2014 | Kaylie Tiessen | There was a lot of chatter about Ontario's credit rating last week when, in a not-so-surprising move, Moody's Corporation changed Ontario's debt outlook from stable to negative.
Photo: flickr/Rupert Ganzer
Economy | Education | Labour | It takes two: B.C. government needs to negotiate with teachers | Jul 9 2014 | Jim Sinclair | Not negotiating is not an option. The B.C. government needs to start negotiating if it wants teachers in school by Labour Day.
Photo: flickr/Chris Yakimov
Elections | Politics in Canada | Should there be mandatory voting in Canada? | Jul 9 2014 | Mark Dance, Stephen Middleton | A lot of people don't vote. Do they have a point? Is the problem low voter turnout or is low turnout a symptom of a flawed system?
Gaza | Political Action | Building hope: Palestinian producers receive payments for Gaza Ark exports | Jul 9 2014 | Gaza's Ark | Economic strangulation is as deadly for Gaza as the renewed Israeli bombings. Gaza's Ark intend to change that by breaking the siege from within.
Source: https://twitter.com/GazaArk/status/486892659437359104/photo/1
Gaza | Political Action | World | Eyewitness report from Gaza: Gaza under attack - Day 1 | Jul 9 2014 | Gaza's Ark, Mona El-Farra | Dr. Mona El-Farra (Gaza's Ark Advisory Committee member) shares an eyewitness report on the attacks and their effects.
Indigenous Rights | Verdict and sentencing for Mi'kmaq warriors arrested in Elsipogtog raid | Jul 9 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Two men from the Mi'kmaq Warrior Society have been charged and found guilty after Royal Canadian Mountain Police raided their anti-fracking warrior camp on October 17, 2013.
Indigenous Rights | RESIST: The Unist'ot'en's Call to the Land | Jul 9 2014 | Unist'ot'en Camp | This documentary focuses on the resistance to pipelines in relation to Indigenous sovereignty and the environmental, legal and social issues surrounding pipeline projects in B.C.
Labour | Seeking justice for Ottawa's janitors | Jul 9 2014 | Scott Neigh | On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, organizers Christine Bro and Doug Nesbitt talk about the "Justice for Janitors" campaign in Ottawa.
Media Matters | Technology | World | Five ways extreme copyright rules can be used to censor the Internet | Jul 9 2014 | Cynthia Khoo | Copyright law has been taken far beyond its purpose thanks to a tool called notice-and-takedown, which makes it shockingly easy for anybody to take down content created or posted by someone else. Inte
Politics in Canada | What are we gonna call this place if the Alberta Party starts soaring in the polls? | Jul 9 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | When the Alberta PCs decided to pull "Wild Rose Country" off the province's licence plates, for some reason Welcome to Bull Trout Country seems not to have made the grade.
Politics in Canada | From the Peoples' Social Forum to an organized left | Jul 9 2014 | David Bush | We need to build the organizational instruments to lay the groundwork for a political left organization in this country that is greater than the sum of its parts.
Photo: Kārlis Dambrāns/flickr
Technology | Wrapping the future around your wrist | Jul 9 2014 | Wayne MacPhail | How might Apple envision an iWatch? It would need to be the same kind of product the Macintosh, the iPod and the iPhone were -- category changers.
Photo: Rehab Nazzal
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | Reflections on Invisible: An interview with Rehab Nazzal | Jul 8 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | Rehab Nazzal's exhibit 'Invisible' focused on human rights violations in occupied Palestine. The exhibit faced opposition while on display. In this interview Nazzal reflects on the experience.
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Secretive critical talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership happening in Ottawa | Jul 8 2014 | Brent Patterson | Trans-Pacific Partnership talks began in Ottawa on July 3 and will continue through to July 12. But almost nothing has been made public about these talks, including even the location.
Civil Liberties Watch | Two men die at Seaton House men's shelter | Jul 8 2014 | John Bonnar | Both men died on the same day. At the same shelter. Of unnatural causes. Because there was nothing natural about a 52-year-old and a 69-year-old dying in a men's shelter in downtown Toronto.