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Kathleen Wynne announcing her trade mission to Israel at Israel lobby event.
Anti-Racism | Open letter to Kathleen Wynne Re: her proposed trip to Israel | Jul 6 2015 | Joanne Naiman | Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced that she'll be leading a trade mission to Israel. This is a personal appeal to Premier Wynne to distance herself from an apartheid state.
Civil Liberties Watch | CommonCauses | Politics in Canada | Canada Without Poverty challenges Harper govt. audits at United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva | Jul 6 2015 | George Lessard | Canada Without Poverty denounces Income Tax Act as violation of freedom of expression and assembly in address to the United Nations
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Democracy -- and the 'Fair' Elections Act -- has its day in court | Jul 6 2015 | Maude Barlow | "This case is about the right to vote -- the cornerstone of democracy."
Photo: flickr/ Bob Dass
Economy | World | Greece's rejection of austerity is just the beginning | Jul 6 2015 | Jon Queally | Greece voted overwhelmingly against the imposition of further austerity. Now it's time the 'No' be invested into a 'Yes' for proper resolution.
Economy | Food & Health | Labour | Shut up and take my money! Or, why cash transfers aren't a silver bullet for food banks | Jul 6 2015 | Jesse Bauman | People living on a low income need more money, but cash transfers aren't a silver bullet.
Quebec Finance Minister Martin Coiteaux
Economy | Labour | Cuts in public administration not such a helpful avenue for development after all | Jul 6 2015 | Bertrand Schepper | Finance Minister Martin Coiteux congratulated himself on cutting close to 500 public service jobs since January 1. Is this a good strategy for encouraging investment?
Photo: Megan Devlin
Environment | Labour | Political Action | Labour speaks out about jobs, justice and the climate | Jul 6 2015 | Ella Bedard | Labour played a major role at Sunday's March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. Here's what some labour activists had to say.
Environment | Political Action | Calgary wants jobs, justice, and climate action now | Jul 6 2015 | Aiyana Lauridsen | This weekend kicked off the Stampede in Calgary and the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. Activists in Calgary took to the streets to let Canada's politicians know they want climate justice.
Feminism | World | 'No-platforming': Is dissension violence? | Jul 6 2015 | Frieda Werden | Who has the right to silence whom in Britain's universities and beyond?
World | Watch: Greek voters deliver stunning rebuke to austerity | Jul 6 2015 | The Real News | Economics professor Michael Spourdalakis discusses the Greek referendum and why the 'No' vote won.
Photo: Jane Fonda and Melina Laboucan-Massimo (Photo by Megan Devlin)
Environment | Labour | Political Action | March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate over 10,000 strong | Jul 5 2015 | Megan Devlin | Climate action. Green jobs. Justice for marginalized communities. Ten thousand people were joined by celebrities like Jane Fonda and David Suzuki to demand leaders work for climate justice.
Greek Junta
World | The effort to engineer regime change in Greece could lead to a much bigger disaster | Jul 5 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If there is a 'No' vote today, it is far from certain that Brussels will not permit a right-wing military government in Greece.
Photo: Flickr/Kwantlen Polytechnique University
Education | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Kwantlen Polytechnic University moving forward in partnership with Kinder Morgan | Jul 4 2015 | Lenée Son | Kwantlen Polytechnic University is moving forward in a partnership with Kinder Morgan to the dismay of students, faculty, Kwantlen First Nations, and community members.
Environment | Political Action | World | 'Roșia Montană exists because of mining': Cyanide, gold and Canadian capital in cash-strapped Romania | Jul 4 2015 | Raluca Bejan | This is how it works. There are 300 tonnes of gold here. They will sell to a bigger company and they will come and try again.
Old Glory
Politics in Canada | US Politics | Independence Day: An excellent moment to remember Stephen Harper is no 'Tory' | Jul 4 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Surely Independence Day 2015 is as good a moment as any to formally begin the process of returning Canadian values to the governance of Canada?