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Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Searching for human rights at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights | Sep 19 2014 | Kimlee Wong | It's called the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. But with how Indigenous issues are presented there, it really doesn't live up to its name.
Photo: flickr/*_Abhi_*
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday roundup: Yes! edition | Sep 19 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | So we didn't hear the word 'Yes!' last night during a certain vote, but that doesn't mean we can't say it now. It's Feel Good Friday.
Image: The British Library/flickr
CommonCauses | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Sacred site or land development? Competing visions for the Chaudière Islands | Sep 19 2014 | Ole Hendrickson | A showdown is looming between different visions for the Chaudière Falls area in Canada's capital. Which one will win out -- sacred Aboriginal site or a plan for urban development?
Education | Labour | Political Action | Politics in Canada | B.C. teachers ratify agreement, strike ends | Sep 19 2014 | BC Teachers' Federation | Members of the BC Teachers' Federation have voted to ratify the agreement-in-committee reached on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, with the BC Public School Employers' Association.
Photo: AshtonPal/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | Politics doesn't stand a chance in the Ford family psychodrama | Sep 19 2014 | Rick Salutin | Here's what's truly unforgivable about the Fords. It's their implacable need and ability to suck up attention in the public arena so there never seems room for anything or anyone else in the city.
Photo: flickr/Climate March
Environment | Political Action | US Politics | Is it time to change tactics and focus on big corporate polluters? | Sep 19 2014 | Nick Fillmore | The UN meeting is yet again corroded by big business influence. Will the People's Climate March be able to pressure the UN or should we all switch tactics?
Image: Flickr/K Hayashi
Environment | Politics in Canada | Yukon fracking moratorium threatened by Harper Government | Sep 19 2014 | Brigette DePape | The Yukon, like B.C., is home to some of the largest shale gas deposits on the planet. Now the Harper Government has set its sights on the moratorium on fracking, in place since 2012.
Photo: Kathleen Pye
Feminism | Food & Health | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Act now, Canada, or lose your reproductive rights | Sep 19 2014 | Jarrah Hodge | On Monday, Sept. 22, New Brunswick will go to the polls. On Saturday, Sept 20., people will take to the streets to ask "Where'd our reproductive rights go in Canada?"
Jim Prentice
Politics in Canada | Alberta Premier Jim Prentice plucks the low-hanging fruit -- now for the hard stuff… | Sep 19 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta Premier Jim Prentice wants to persuade Albertans he's making real change, he'll have to walk the walk, not just talk the talk. So far, he's just talking.
Photo: Kyoshi Masamune/flickr
World | Scotland votes no: U.K. muddles through | Sep 19 2014 | Duncan Cameron | It was not to be. With an 87 per cent turnout, Scottish independence was rejected by 55 per cent of voters in the September 18 referendum.
Image: Flickr/Neil Winton
World | With Scotland voting No, when do we get to win? | Sep 19 2014 | Michael Stewart | Many on the left saw the Scottish independence referendum as a rejection of neoliberalism -- yet another vote that came close, but not close enough, to a decisive win. How do we get over that hurdle?
World | NATO’s new Cold War redraws left, liberal views on imperialism and war | Sep 19 2014 | Roger Annis | The political left's guard is down as Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is welcomed in Ottawa and Washington and funds are promised for arms, militias and an austerity-ravaged economy.
Arts & Culture | World | From war to revolution: How do we survive? | Sep 18 2014 | J.W. Horton | Need a little commiepunk, dieselpunk literary fiction in your hands? We've got just what you need.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Think-tanks and the right-wing quest to shape public debate | Sep 18 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The CCPA keeps churning out quality research exposing the fallacies of right-wing arguments. What choice is there for a controlling, undemocratic, right-wing government but to call in the auditors?
image by Natalie Lochwin
Elections | Politics in Canada | Bad Emperor: The saga of Rob Ford | Sep 18 2014 | Michael Laxer | While it may take many years to fully grasp or understand Rob Ford and what he meant as a political phenomenon, the entertainment is now over.