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Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Building solidarity between migrant and Canadian workers | Dec 17 2014 | Scott Neigh | Chris Ramsaroop and Melisa LaRue talk about a grassroots effort to build relationships and solidarity between temporary foreign workers and Canadian workers.
Photo: scottlum/flickr
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Indigenous Rights | Do Black Lives Matter in Canada? | Dec 17 2014 | Harsha Walia | As events in Ferguson and beyond unfold, many Canadians have been quick to distance ourselves from the systemic racism that plagues the U.S. -- but in doing so, overlook anti-Black racism in Canada.
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | Goliath Vs. Goliath | Dec 17 2014 | Eva Prkachin | Leaked emails reveal that Sony, the MPAA, and other large studios are concocting a plan to censor the Internet.
Photo: flickr/workers party of Ireland
Civil Liberties Watch | US Politics | World | Last three members of Cuban Five released | Dec 17 2014 | Francella Fiallos | Three members of the so-called Cuban Five have been released by the United States. Their release signals a new change in director for diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States.
Economy | Politics in Canada | B.C. still has one of the highest poverty rates in Canada | Dec 17 2014 | Trish Garner | The latest poverty statistics were released by Statistics Canada last Wednesday, and the data once again shows that British Columbia has one of the highest poverty rates in Canada.
Photo: Tiffany Bailey/flickr
Economy | Education | Economics 101: Questioning conventional economics as we know it | Dec 17 2014 | David Pringle | Complex realities necessitate complex policies at a time when we are confronted with the confounding challenges like climate change and growing income inequality. Is conventional economics enough?
Environment | Food & Health | Right to water recognized in historic judgement by Mumbai High Court | Dec 17 2014 | Madhuresh Kumar | The struggle for access to water by people living in India's slums got a major boost by a Mumbai High Court judgment which held that it is the responsibility of the government to provide water to all.
Photo: flickr/America's Power
Environment | Politics in Canada | US Politics | World | Climate talks face a long, hard road to crucial Paris meeting next winter | Dec 17 2014 | Nick Fillmore | UN climate negotiation talks in Peru were extended by two days, but still delegates from 194 countries failed to resolve many key issues.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | B.C. government approves Site C Dam, but the fight continues | Dec 17 2014 | Leila Darwish | The Site C hydroelectric dam is not clean, not green, not economical, and not in the public interest. This project must be opposed if we are to protect water and land, and respect Indigenous rights.
Photo: flickr/The Canadian Senate
Labour | Politics in Canada | Harper supports divisive and aggressive attacks on unions | Dec 17 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Senate has passed Bill C-525. It will make it harder to hold a union certification vote. Bill C-377 is still before the Senate. It forces excessive and discriminatory reporting burdens on unions.
Danielle Smith
Politics in Canada | Hatched in secret, today's expected mass Wildrose defection to PCs brings party to pathetic end | Dec 17 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | I'd sure as hell rather have an Alberta NDP-style "moral victory" than suffer a collapse of principles and moral fibre the way the Wildrose Party just has!
Image: Instragram
Anti-Racism | 'The Blind Side' woman does something racist, gets retweeted by white people | Dec 16 2014 | Anne Theriault | Leigh Anne Tuohy profiles and accosts two black teenagers who were sitting alone and completely minding their own business and gets heralded as a white saviour. Something is wrong here.
Zehra Abbas
Arts & Culture | Political Action | Zehra Abbas on social enterprise and social change | Dec 16 2014 | Face2Face | Zehra talks about local and global change, how she launched her social enterprise Studio 89, and what she's doing to bring together for-profit and not-for-profit models.
Photo: Homeless Hub/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | A B.C. Human Rights Commission and mental health | Dec 16 2014 | Marina Morrow | In B.C. there is currently no organization that consistently monitors legislation, policy and standards regarding the human rights of persons living with a mental illness.
Photo: Hugo/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Preventing discrimination before it occurs | Dec 16 2014 | Bill Black | A human rights commission is in a much better position than a tribunal to develop strategies and programs to help prevent discrimination.