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Economy | World | U.K. referendum: The first liar never stood a chance | Jun 28 2016 | Duncan Cameron | The old expression "the first liar never stands a chance" applies to the "remain" campaign which focused on the economic benefits of the EU to British citizens, and, especially, the risk of leaving.
Brian Jean
Politics in Canada | A spectre is haunting Alberta, and Wildrose Leader Brian Jean wants to assure you it's not him! | Jun 28 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | The Wildrose leader's planned tour of Alberta suggests he intends to fight for his job despite a challenge from Jason Kenney and a rumoured Fifth Column within his party's ranks.
Economy | TPP opens Canada up to lawsuits over public policy | Jun 27 2016 | Redeye Collective | Canada is already the most sued developed country in the world. The Trans Pacific Partnership will open Canada up to yet more lawsuits over its environmental and resource management policies.
Labour | World | Montreal garment firm exposed for tax avoidance and dubious labour practices | Jun 27 2016 | Yves Engler | Built with public subsidies, a Montreal firm can shift its head office to a tax haven and its workforce abroad, but Ottawa will continue to advance its reactionary international interests.
Image: IntentCity.ca
Politics in Canada | Victoria's Tent City community provides shelter and dignity to those without homes | Jun 27 2016 | DJ Larkin, Michele Biss | CWP and Pivot Legal share their thoughts on Victoria's Super InTent City.
G8-G20 | Political Action | Senior Toronto police get a slap on the wrist for violating civil liberties during G20 summit | Jun 26 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | The officer who ordered kettling and mass detention during the 2010 summit was found guilty of misconduct, but only loses 30 days' pay as punishment.
Politics in Canada | Jason Kenney's bizarre Brexit tweets perfect example of dog-whistle politics | Jun 26 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | As shown by a flurry of Brexit-celebrating tweets Thursday night, Kenney has basically become Canada's greatest Internet troll.
US Politics | The problem with Bernie's movement is Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party | Jun 26 2016 | Michael Laxer | Sanders' so-called 'revolution' will go nowhere within the context of the Democratic Party.
Civil Liberties Watch | World | Brexit was not about the EU. It was about Britishness | Jun 25 2016 | Raluca Bejan | Brexit was not for the EU nor against it. It was about British citizens representing their common and shared belonging, and about the affirmation of such belonging.
Jay talks about his new approach to giving and Givesome.
Arts & Culture | Jay Whitelaw on his new app, philanthropy and social change | Jun 24 2016 | Face2Face | Jay talks about his new approach to giving. We touch on philanthropy, why he's passionate about the giver and how a meeting at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas changed his life.
Photo: flickr/Viola Ng
Civil Liberties Watch | Education | McGill drops legal battle over access to information request | Jun 24 2016 | Sophia Reuss | McGill University agreed to give Demilitarize McGill student Cadence O'Neal access to documents related to the CFD lab's military research after a four years of legal battles.
Photo: Tomek Nacho/flickr
Economy | World | Brexit may be what happens when economic considerations overtake us | Jun 24 2016 | Rick Salutin | Reducing multifarious human beings to sets of economic data is irrational. Oddly, humans often agree. They'll frequently consider losing out economically to being diminished existentially.
Photo: flickr/Jhayne
Food & Health | Labour | Canada needs to improve mental health awareness and practices for workers | Jun 24 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | One in five Canadians will suffer from a mental health illness or problem during their lifetime. In part 1, Teuila Fuatai speaks with Teamsters representatives about their approach to mental health.
Photo: Corporal Andy Reddy RLC/7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command/fli
Politics in Canada | US Politics | World | As NATO war-mongering against Russia intensifies, Canada faces a difficult choice | Jun 24 2016 | Murray Dobbin | NATO is requesting that Canada join a 4,000-troop contingent that would form a permanent NATO presence in countries bordering Russia. Will Prime Minister Trudeau make the courageous choice and say no?
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Politics in Canada | Jason Kenney's sneak attack in Alberta aims to restore neoliberal agenda | Jun 24 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | The game's afoot! Only, this time, with Jason Kenney at the table, it will mostly be played behind closed doors.