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Media Matters | US Politics | How corporate media failed democracy in the U.S. presidential election | Dec 2 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The U.S. media effectively iced out a major-party candidate who consistently held the largest rallies, even without a media megaphone, while giving blanket coverage to candidate Donald Trump.
Ken Noster
Politics in Canada | Wildrose defence of Christian home schooling group unravels on news of operators' big salaries | Dec 2 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | How the Wildrosers will try to spin these embarrassing circumstances to prove the private sector is always more efficient than the public sector remains to be seen.
Image: CPAC
Politics in Canada | The new yokels of the Liberal party ridicule math and evidence in the House of Commons | Dec 2 2016 | J. Baglow | Remember Harper's war on science, data and reason? Looks like the "evidence-based" Liberals are giving us v.2.0.
US Politics | Weeks later, the global cost of electing Trump is still huge | Dec 2 2016 | Mel Watkins | How about a wall to keep the bearers of bad ideas out?
Image: Kyle Curlew
Anti-Racism | Education | Queen's history of white supremacy much longer than one racist party | Dec 1 2016 | Kyle Curlew | National controversy flared up after the revelation of pictures from a party held near Queen's University campus where students dressed in racist costumes. But the problem is much deeper.
Photo: picturenarrative/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Technology | Trump's election should prompt Canada to rethink its complicity with U.S. mass surveillance | Dec 1 2016 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | With Donald Trump's ascension to power imminent, Canada cannot afford to continue allowing government agencies to routinely hand over our private information to the U.S. government.
Photo: jopolopy/flickr
Environment | US Politics | Trump's dangerous climate policy puts our whole world in peril | Dec 1 2016 | Naomi Klein | If Trump does what he says and rolls back the (insufficient) climate progress won under Obama, it will mean the end of the world for island nations like Kiribati.
Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Poor protection of waterways paved the path for Trudeau's pipeline approvals | Dec 1 2016 | Brent Patterson | The Harper government gutted the former Navigable Waters Protection Act and other environmental protections in 2012, which paved the way for major energy project approvals.
 Kathleen Wynne's Home Demonstration. Kevin Konnyu//FreeGrassy.net
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Experts tell Wynne to clean up mercury in Grassy Narrows -- no justification in further delay | Dec 1 2016 | Mark Calzavara | Some of the world's top scientists are refuting claims by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne that attempts to clean up mercury contamination in Grassy Narrows First Nation could make the situations worse.
Image: CBC News/Michelle Bellefontaine
Politics in Canada | Why Alberta MLA Sandra Jansen left the leadership race, and her party | Dec 1 2016 | Redeye Collective | Calgary MLA Sandra Jansen crossed the floor to join the provincial NDP shortly after withdrawing from the Progressive Conservative leadership race. Duncan Kinney of Progress Alberta explains why.
Image: Facebook/Maryam Monsef
Politics in Canada | Liberals, Monsef make a mockery of MPs and Canadians who worked for electoral reform | Dec 1 2016 | Michael Stewart | The special committee of MPs tasked with studying electoral reform in Canada released its report today, on schedule. Min. Maryam Monsef's response was a disgrace.
Anti-Racism | World | Israel-Palestine: What has caused the crisis and how can we bring an end to it? | Nov 30 2016 | Independent Jewish Voices, Sid Shniad | A look at the history of anti-Semitism and the different responses to it can point us in the direction of a resolution to this crisis.
Protesting white supremacy in Washington, DC
Anti-Racism | US Politics | Hundreds protest outside white supremacist conference in Washington | Nov 30 2016 | Redeye Collective | Lacy MacAuley is a member of the DC Anti-Fascist Coalition. She was one of several hundred people who gathered outside a conference hosted by the National Policy Institute last week.
Image: Facebook/Broadbent Institute
Anti-Racism | US Politics | Van Jones: Canada needs to stand tall against Trump's 'whitelash' election win | Nov 30 2016 | Phillip Dwight Morgan | The former Obama White House adviser and CNN political pundit visited Toronto last week and gave Canada some advice on responding to a Trump White House.
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | 15 temporary foreign workers were defrauded and arrested when they fought back | Nov 30 2016 | The defrauder walked free