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Anti-Racism | Education | Political Action | #FergusonSyllabus: Talking and Teaching About Police Violence | Sep 2 2014 | Resources to help educate folks about Ferguson, police violence and the prison industrial complex
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Amber Eastman on dance, feminism and cultural appropriation | Sep 2 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | Vancouver dancer Amber Eastman talks about cultural fusions and patriarchy, and answers the question: is bellydance feminist?
Photo: flickr/Elvert Barnes
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Technology | Canadian spy agencies are running reckless | Sep 2 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | How much does it concern you that your emails, texts, social media and phone calls might be monitored? Probably a lot right?
CommonCauses | Environment | World | Naomi Klein speaks to the Peoples' Social Forum | Sep 2 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, author and one of the most influential voices on our political and cultural environment. She spoke to the Peoples' Social Forum August 21, 2014 in Ottawa.
Photo: flickr/Christopher Sessums
Education | Labour | Why government-teacher negotiations failed in B.C. | Sep 2 2014 | Larry Kuehn | Public schools in B.C. are not open today as the teachers' strike continues. Despite B.C. government efforts to demonize unions, public support remains in favour of teachers. Who will win?
Photo: Dave King/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | The 25/60 rule says Harper can be re-elected in 2015 | Sep 2 2014 | Duncan Cameron | Yes, opinion polls have turned against the Conservatives and it's true many Canadians cannot abide Harper. But Stephen Harper and his party can still win the next election, scheduled for October 2015.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
Elections | Politics in Canada | Rob Ford could win again | Sep 2 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | After a disasterous four years, somehow Rob Ford is still climbing in the polls, due to forgiveness and sheer name recognition.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | LNG pipedreams, fractured futures and community resistance | Sep 2 2014 | Leila Darwish | The fight against fracking, fracked gas pipelines and LNG terminals is heating up in B.C. Resistance is on the rise -- communities in B.C. are mobilizing to take a stand against a fractured future.
Environment | Of passenger pigeons and coal-mine canaries | Sep 2 2014 | David Suzuki | The last passenger pigeon died 100 years ago, on September 1, 1914. They were hunted to extinction, but more than 1,200 bird species face extinction today because of other human activities.
Feminism | Political Action | Dealing with Edmonton's misogyny problem | Sep 2 2014 | Marcelle Kosman | Edmonton was named the worst Canadian city to be a woman. And with an active men's rights association scene, it's not hard to see why.
Photo: Martin Lopatka/flickr
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Premiers weak in response to cutbacks, trade threats to public health care | Sep 2 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians was in Charlottetown asking the premiers to take a stronger stand on health care and to defend public health care from the threats posed by so-called "trade" agreements.
Labour | Labour Day | Sep 2 2014 | The first Labour Day in Canada was when workers discovered the power of striking
Political Action | Politics in Canada | Deny the Nomination of Stephen Harper for a Nobel Peace Prize | Sep 2 2014 | We the undersigned don't think he deserves it
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | Changes to Live-in Caregiver Program help no one | Sep 1 2014 | Conely de Leon, Ethel Tungohan, Petronila Cleto | Live-in caregivers are an important part of Canadian society. So why is Chris Alexander eliminating their ability to obtain permanent residency with his "modern" 'Express Entry' program?
CommonCauses | Political Action | Politics in Canada | From the Peoples' Social Forum to a Peoples' Platform | Sep 1 2014 | Dylan Penner | A federal Peoples' Platform would be a new tool to pressure federal election candidates and parties to adopt more progressive positions and could be a strong part of our on-the-ground organizing.