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Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Canadian innocence lost? We never were a 'Peaceable Kingdom' | Oct 24 2014 | Rick Salutin | After Wednesday's events in Ottawa, Rick Salutin comments on the "unprecedented chaos, lost our virginity/innocence, never gonna be the same, demise of Canada as a Peaceable Kingdom" narrative.
Image: Nicolas Raymond/flickr
Economy | Dear 99%: Universal child care? No thanks, we're good. Sincerely, the 1% | Oct 24 2014 | Erika Shaker | Welcome to the kinder, gentler individualism, where poor-bashing is replaced with poor-benevoling. It was on display in mid-October when the federal NDP introduced its plan for $15/day child care.
Photo: ariwriter/flickr
Economy | Environment | A B.C. framework for LNG, part 2: The LNG income tax | Oct 24 2014 | Marc Lee | Well, we saw this coming but it's still sobering to see it in black and white. The B.C. government's decision to cut its proposed LNG Income Tax in half s simply a cave-in to industry.
Photo: flickr/Jaimie McCaffrey
Elections | Labour | Politics in Canada | Labour endorsements in Ontario's municipal elections | Oct 24 2014 | Ella Bedard | Not sure which candidates are the most labour-friendly? Never fear, Ella Bedard has created a handy list of endorsements by labour unions. Happy voting everyone!
Photo: flickr/Peter Blanchard
Environment | Politics in Canada | Let's set the record straight: Tars sands = 'dirty oil' | Oct 24 2014 | Joyce Nelson | There's a little cognitive dissonance happening in the tars sands discussion, so let's set the record straight: tars sands are dirty oil and Harper does not have an adequate environmental plan.
Photo: flickr/Jayel Aheram
Political Action | Politics in Canada | World | The world passed laws making war illegal. Why does Harper ignore that? | Oct 24 2014 | Kathleen O'Hara | Breaking war laws. After WWI, the world passed laws making war illegal. Why are they being ignored by Harper and others?
Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn
Anti-Racism | Elections | Politics in Canada | In one Toronto election riding, it's Andray vs. The giant | Oct 23 2014 | Heather Morgan | It was easy to believe the stories spun by the Fords: that they worked tirelessly for their Ward. Now, Andray Domise is challenging the Ford dynasty's narrative.
Arts & Culture | Economy | Media Matters | Canada's billionaires: Did you hear about the Irvings? | Oct 23 2014 | Geoff Martin | The production and consumption of news is a fundamental liberal democracy. So what happens when one of Canada's richest families owns all the papers in New Brunswick?
Arts & Culture | Annie Lennox says the word 'twerking,' makes most controversial statement of 2014 | Oct 23 2014 | Meghan Murphy | Annie Lennox says twerking isn't feminism, calls Beyoncé "feminism lite;" internet implodes.
Photo: media coop
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | NDP | Politics in Canada | World | The Canada-Honduras trade agreement: A stain on Canada | Oct 23 2014 | Don Davies | Don Davies, the NDP Official Opposition Critic for International Trade, explains why Canada should not have a Free Trade Agreement with Honduras.
Photo: katerkate/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | World | Can we talk about the root causes of terrorism? | Oct 23 2014 | Linda McQuaig | For years, the pro-war right has suppressed any meaningful discussion of the "root causes" of terrorism, limiting our focus to the horrific nature of terrorist acts in order to rouse us to go to war.
Photo: Ashwin Kumar/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | World | Reflections on a violent day in Ottawa | Oct 23 2014 | Matthew Behrens | The tragic events in Ottawa give us an opportunity to examine our addiction to violence as the solution to conflict. Will we use the chance to disengage from our increasingly militarized culture?
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Who are the victims of Wednesday's attacks at the War Memorial and on Parliament Hill? | Oct 23 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | On Wednesday, a deranged man killed a single father, terrorized Parliament and a city, and traumatized a country. But is it now time to restrict our liberties?
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
Economy | Environment | A B.C. framework for LNG, part 1: The carbon benchmark | Oct 23 2014 | Marc Lee | The B.C. government's proposed carbon pollution benchmarks for LNG plants leave much to be desired. The package is an impressive display of cognitive dissonance.
Photo: flickr/Judy McIntyre
Elections | Politics in Canada | Moving forward from Winnipeg's municipal election | Oct 23 2014 | Zach Fleisher | Winnipeg’s progressive community was dealt a major blow on Election Day. What went wrong and where do we organize from here?