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Svea Vikander, basement window
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 4: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of my nighttime voyeur | Feb 4 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talk show host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of survivors' stories.
Photo: flickr/ Gunnar Ries
Civil Liberties Watch | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Indigenous women fastest-growing inmate population in Canada, says report | Feb 4 2016 | Cory Collins | As the growth in the Aboriginal prison population comes under scrutiny, past recommendations are echoed once more.
Photo: Global Panorama/flickr
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | Why I still worry about auto job losses under a TPP | Feb 4 2016 | Jim Stanford | There is little conceivable upside to Canada's auto industry in this trade deal. The TPP as currently written would eventually stimulate a significant offshoring of North American auto production.
Economy | Education | Environment | The struggle for responsible investment continues: UBC committee votes against divestment | Feb 4 2016 | Jen Halsall | Despite many successful international examples, credible financial advice, and strong student and faculty support, the University of British Columbia has voted not to divest from fossil fuels.
Image: Flickr/bcgovphotos
Education | Politics in Canada | Mansbridge to Trudeau: 'It's 2016. Isn't it time for a national daycare program?' | Feb 4 2016 | Martha Friendly | Parents cannot find and afford good quality child care for love or money. Child care is in short supply. Quality is all too often weak, and fees are too high for most low- and middle-income families.
Photo: Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security/flickr
Environment | Food & Health | US Politics | The tragedy and injustice of the Flint water crisis | Feb 4 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | In the city of Flint, lead-poisoned water has been piped into homes and offices since 2014, causing widespread illness and potentially permanent brain damage among its youngest residents.
You may think this face was evidence of civil disobedience to come...
Food & Health | Indigenous Rights | A love letter at the closing of our grocery store | Feb 4 2016 | Erica Violet Lee | My love letter to all the wild-tongued dreamers in kisiskâciwan; those who built the Good Food Junction, those who are fighting for food wherever others are growing rich off our hunger.
Image: Flickr/Victor Bezrukov
Labour | If labour really wants to break the wealthy's grip on society, it should fight car culture | Feb 4 2016 | Yves Engler | Canadian unions have generally deferred to the business class regarding much of the social, cultural and even economic sphere.
Image: Pixelbay.com
Media Matters | Canadians need to plan now to fund and develop dependable media for the future | Feb 4 2016 | Nick Fillmore | The best solution to our growing news crisis is for governments to provide the financial support needed so that community-based online news sites will be sustainable.
Trudeau-Notley Newser
Politics in Canada | Grits in Ottawa and Dippers in Edmonton: Far from the worst combination for keeping Alberta's economy in motion | Feb 4 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Can you imagine how much more difficult getting this stimulus ball rolling would be with an austerity-obsessed conservative government still camped in Edmonton or Ottawa?
Ian Tyson on Leadership, Misery and Attitude
Arts & Culture | Ian Tyson on leadership, misery and attitude | Feb 3 2016 | Face2Face | Ian talks about leadership, why attitude is so important, why misery is a choice, consistency and why he’s an unapologetic nerd.
Svea Vikander, age 15
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 3: Assaulted at my 15th birthday party | Feb 3 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC talk show host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories.
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | Liberals open to consulting -- and ignoring -- Canadians on TPP | Feb 3 2016 | Scott Vrooman | The Liberals are "open to consulting" Canadians on TPP in the same sense you consult an alarm clock with a giant snooze button set for 6 a.m.
Photo: Tom Cole/flickr
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Technology | Spotlight: The movie, the web and the state of journalism | Feb 3 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Fifteen years after the Internet disrupted journalism, the spotlight is now falling in the wrong place. The web is hardly an upstart, though many newspapers act like the threat was born yesterday.
Photo: flickr/ James Brooks
Economy | Technology | Canada caves on controversial trademark infringement extension in TPP | Feb 3 2016 | Michael Geist | Canada has recently passed new rules specifically designed to provide enhanced borer measure provisions for trademarks. If they TPP is raitfied, we'll have to change domestic law.