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In Cahoots:

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Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Hamilton's sanctuary city languishes as political will fades | Jul 28 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Hamilton's city council unanmously approved a motion that permitted undocumented migrants to access municipal services. But lack of staff and will has led to a lack of change for these people.
Coco Framboise
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Toronto Burlesque Festival 'lightning rod' for political debate | Jul 28 2016 | Laura Brightwell | This weekend the Toronto Burlesque Festival begins! Laura Brightwell caught up with the Executive Director of Programming Coco Framboise to get her thoughts on the current burlesque scene.
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Feminism has been taken over by capitalism, and it ain't pretty | Jul 28 2016 | Kaitlin McNabb | When did feminism start meaning that consumption was the most revolutionary act? Marketplace feminism has been creeping in for quite a while and it's time to put it in its place.
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Privacy compromised: Legal rights and protections in Canada | Jul 28 2016 | Michael Hackl, Pro Bono | What should the institutions that are privy to our private information do when they have to deal with competing privacy and secrecy concerns? Michael Hackl looks at Canada's privacy laws to find out.
Photo: Dariusz Więckiewicz/flickr
Economy | Environment | Labour | How to fight neoliberalism without giving way to despair | Jul 28 2016 | Ed Finn | This is an epilogue to Ed Finn's three-part series examining the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.
Photo: Disney | ABC Television Group/flickr
Economy | US Politics | Bernie Sanders' insurgent populism has shaken the Democratic Party and it's not going away | Jul 28 2016 | Linda McQuaig | The forces unleashed by Bernie Sanders hunger for a real populism, and they're unlikely to settle for anything less than a party that once again shows backbone against bellicose billionaires.
Robinhood and the United Nations
Economy | Environment | World | Robinhood and the United Nations | Jul 28 2016 | Daryn Caister | Finance expert Tim Nash joins us this week for a segment on a global “Robinhood Tax” and it could address wealth inequality, climate change and basically all the other big-ticket global problems.
Brad Wall
Environment | Politics in Canada | Brad Wall: A day late and a dollar short on Husky's Prince Albert pipeline spill | Jul 28 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | There is only one approach to building more Canadian pipelines that has any chance of working, and that’s the effort to win social license being made by Rachel Notley's NDP.
Image: Flickr/Shaun Merritt
Gaza | Politics in Canada | Canadian Greens should vote to revoke Jewish National Fund charitable status | Jul 28 2016 | Yves Engler | The Green Party should support the principles underlying a half-century-old Supreme Court of Canada decision outlawing discriminatory land-use policies.
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US Politics | Unity and healing is critical for a fractured Democratic Party | Jul 28 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | As the first woman in U.S. history is nominated to be the presidential candidate of a major party, a deep split in the Democratic Party has emerged.
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US Politics | World | Bush and Blair will forever elude the punishment they deserve for Iraq war crimes | Jul 28 2016 | Gerry Caplan | The enormity of their crimes is irrelevant. Just as Wall Street is too big to fail, so they are too big to arrest. For both, impunity is their ultimate entitlement.
Image: Flickr/Beverly Yuen Thompson
US Politics | A tale of two very different conventions | Jul 28 2016 | Penney Kome | The RNC put on one long blast of fearmongering, fingerpointing fiery rage while the DNC brought the crowd to its feet again and again on themes like fairness and sharing.
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Help pay for the funeral expenses of Abdirahman Abdi | Jul 27 2016 | Let's support the family as we demand justice.
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Economy | Labour | Is slow 'growth' inevitable? A progressive response to sustained stagnation | Jul 27 2016 | Jim Stanford | Since the 2008 financial crisis, many economic projections now accept a pattern of slow growth as inevitable. Jim Stanford explains why it's important for progressives to dig beneath this argument.
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Environment | Worried about the oil spill threatening north Saskatchewan's drinking water? It's just one of 18,000 | Jul 27 2016 | Emily Eaton | Since 1990, there have been over 18,000 oil spills in Saskatchewan and over 8,000 in just the last 10 years.