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Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | 'Your history is standing straight up': Survivors' Totem Pole to be raised in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside | Jul 22 2014 | Michael Stewart | The Sacred Circle Society will erect a "Survivors' Totem Pole" in an as-yet unannounced site somewhere in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to celebrate the many victims of Canada's colonial violence.
Sharon and David
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Food & Health | Apartners film delves into trend of committed couples living apart | Jul 22 2014 | June Chua | The film Apart♡ners takes a peek at the lives of people who are in committed relationships, including married couples, who choose to live apart.
Photo: wikimedia commons
Economy | Politics in Canada | US Politics | Debunking the Bogeyman: What role do credit ratings agencies actually play? | Jul 22 2014 | Joyce Nelson | In Part One of this three-part series on rating the rating agencies, Joyce Nelson looks at the role the Big Three CRAs had in the economic crisis.
Photo: NotLiz/flickr
Economy | Education | Funding denied? Inconceivable! The Fire Swamp of Canadian student aid | Jul 22 2014 | Jordan Maclaren | Canadian university students, welcome to the perils of the Fire Swamp, where it can be incredibly difficult to qualify for the resources you need to go to school.
Photo by krystalline kraus
Indigenous Rights | Pow Wow etiquette, lesson one: Making the regalia. | Jul 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Hello Canada, I want to take encourage everyone to at least get out to one Pow Wow this year. A quick lesson around the creativity and commitment that is at the heart of making the regalia.
Peter Goldring
Politics in Canada | Russia must be stopped! And Peter Goldring's just the man to do it! | Jul 22 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Whenever you think it's safe to start ridiculing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford again, Peter Goldring opens his mouth.
Arts & Culture | Writing abortion: Putting reproductive choice in print and on screen | Jul 21 2014 | Jesse McLaren | Last month saw the release of two important artistic projects that visualize reproductive choice: the American movie Obvious Child, and the Canadian book One Kind Word.
Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/126226385@N06/with/14642769551/
Arts & Culture | Gaza | In Gaza, we're doing fine (a poem) | Jul 21 2014 | Ehab Lotayef | A poem by Gaza's Ark Steering Committee member, Montreal poet, Ehab Lotayef.
CommonCauses | Political Action | Le Forum social des peuples ou comment réparer des pots cassés … | Jul 21 2014 | Pierre Beaudet | Il se pose donc de nouvelles conditions pour défaire le divide and rule. L’occasion du Forum social des peuples survient à point. Pour avancer, il faudra du courage.
CommonCauses | Education | Political Action | Transforming knowledge: The People's University, a cooperative project by Nouveaux Cahiers du socialisme and Canadian Dimension | Jul 21 2014 | Pierre Beaudet | NCS and Canadian Dimension, with a host of people's movements across the land, are organizing a wide platform of discussions that will occur during the People’s Social Forum.
Photo: ariwriter/flickr
Economy | Environment | Will carbon offsets be the 'indulgences' for our LNG sins? | Jul 21 2014 | Marc Lee | As we look down the road towards an LNG industry that threatens to completely blow B.C.'s GHG targets, be wary of claims that offsets will absolve our carbon sins.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Bearing witness during the Tar Sands Healing Walk | Jul 21 2014 | Kelsey Mech | I've always known these projects are on the traditional territories of Indigenous communities, but there is something about actually witnessing the massive implications that makes it much more real.
Photo: John Cameron
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Protests continue over luxury development on Coast Salish burial ground | Jul 21 2014 | Cory Collins | There is an attempt to build a luxury home on Grace Islet, B.C. On a Coast Salish burial site. Yes, really.
Photo: NASA Goddard Photo and Video/flickr
Environment | World | High seas fishing is paralyzing ocean's natural carbon-removal system, says new study | Jul 21 2014 | Stephen Leahy | Marine life in the high seas soak up twice as much CO2 from the atmosphere as Canada emits every year, a new study by the Global Ocean Commission revealed last month.
Image: Flickr/connect2canada
Environment | Politics in Canada | Ten ways Jim Prentice is nothing like Peter Lougheed | Jul 21 2014 | Susan Wright | Licia Corbella wrote in the Calgary Herald last week that Jim Prentice closely resembled popular former Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed. Nothing could be further from the truth.