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Economy | European Union forces Apple to pay 13 billion euros in unpaid taxes | Sep 20 2016 | Redeye Collective | Apple's tax avoidance is just one of the examples of the global underground economy analyzed in "The Blood Bankers," written by investigative journalist James Henry.
Photo: Toms Baugis/flickr
Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Ten things to know about Canada's national housing strategy consultations | Sep 20 2016 | Nick Falvo | Canada's federal government has begun national consultations on the development of a "national housing strategy." The government is expected to release a report Nov. 22, which is National Housing Day.
Photo: Dano/flickr
Labour | Politics in Canada | Winnipeg should consider benefits of in-house waste collection | Sep 20 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | This fall Winnipeg City Council will determine the future of waste collection. While garbage is generally not a "sexy" topic, there are many reasons why the public should be paying attention.
Brian Day's medicare challenge; he's no freedom fighter
Politics in Canada | Brian Day's medicare challenge: He's no freedom fighter | Sep 20 2016 | Dennis Gruending | Vancouver orthopaedic surgeon Brian Day can't convince politicians to undercut medicare, so he is going to court instead.
Stephen Carter
Politics in Canada | Strategist Stephen Carter's reputation instantly boosts Sandra Jansen's still-unannounced PC leadership bid | Sep 20 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta political strategist Stephen Carter noted his intention to support potential candidate Sandra Jansen with this zinger: "I want to kick the shit out of Jason Kenney."
Politics in Canada | Making every vote count isn't enough. We need to name what kind of electoral reform we want. | Sep 20 2016 | Nora Loreto | Forget fighting against FPTP; the time is now to fight for a new system of electoral reform.
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Anti-Racism | Media Matters | US Politics | Media scolding about 'political correctness' is baloney; hats off to MRU student who spoke out against Trump cap | Sep 19 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Anyone surprised by the viciousness with which North American rightists respond to anything they don't like, particularly when their target is a woman, hasn't been paying attention.
Raoul Peck on Class Economics, "I Am Not Our Negro" and White Privilege.
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | US Politics | Raoul Peck on class economics, new film 'I Am Not Your Negro' and white privilege | Sep 19 2016 | Face2Face | Raoul and I talk about white privilege, consumerism and class economics, apathy and ignorance and how most issues are not about guilt, but about "knowing."
The Strange Wax Cylinders of Thaddeus Barnes - image of Edison wax cylinder play
Arts & Culture | Episode Five: The Strange Wax Cylinders of Thaddeus Barnes | Sep 19 2016 | Harrowsmith Now | A rollicking Canadian steampunk adventure and a companion to the Harrowsmith Now treasure hunt, The Strange Copper Cylinders of Thaddeus Barnes.
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Fight for affordable housing in Vancouver intensifies as units sit empty | Sep 19 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | The now two-tier housing market in Vancouver has split the population into people who have a lot of money and the rest. Two rallies over the weekend demanded immediate action.
Lord of the Resources
Civil Liberties Watch | Environment | World | Lord of the resources | Sep 19 2016 | Daryn Caister | Environmental Lawyer Barbora Grochalova joins us to talk about Ontario and the Western Climate Initiative. This market approach means to hopefully limit carbon emissions, but will it?
Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Fifth annual Downtown Eastside powwow shifts focus to future generations | Sep 19 2016 | Megan Devlin | Organizers this year emphasized that simply bringing people together is a form of resistance.
Maya Zinshtein on football, racism, religion, and hate.
Arts & Culture | World | Maya Zinshtein on football, racism, religion, and her new film 'Forever Pure' | Sep 18 2016 | Face2Face | Maya and I talk about her important new film "Forever Pure," racism, religion and hate, Israel, the cost of remaining silent, and politics as sport.
Arts & Culture | Kristina Kumric and Maja Hrgovic on their new film 'Half A Man', war, innocence, and overcoming trauma | Sep 17 2016 | Face2Face | An interview with Kumric and Hrgovic on their new short film, which documents the impact of the Balkan War on a Croatian family.
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Education | Alberta government names five new members to Athabasca University Board of Governors | Sep 17 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | New appointments may signal beginning of overhaul for the financially troubled institution.