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Image: Flickr/Tijen Erol
Gaza | Politics in Canada | History should shame Canada into restoring funding for Palestinian refugees | May 13 2016 | Colter Louwerse | Canada's historical complicity in the 1948 Nakba and the Harper government's neglect of Palestinian refugees should shame Trudeau's Liberals into action.
Gaza | Politics in Canada | World | May 15 is Nakba Day | May 13 2016 | Israel is now demanding that the Palestinians celebrate instead of mourning!
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Politics in Canada | RCMP look the other way over abandoned firearms in Fort Mac -- manna to the gun lobby but a worry to the rest of us | May 13 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Police officers have the legal authority and a moral duty to forcibly enter abandoned houses and seize unsecured firearms that are in view. They should be doing so.
Image: pm.gc.ca
Politics in Canada | Canadians expect -- and were promised -- a fairer deal from Liberals on electoral reform | May 13 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | There has been much criticism of the Trudeau government's decision to give itself a majority of seats on the electoral reform committee. That is not what Trudeau seemed to promise during the campaign.
Photo: flickr/rabble.ca
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Politics in Canada | #BlackLivesMatter: Beyond Tent City part 2 | May 12 2016 | A. Splawinski | Janaya Khan, an organizer with the Toronto chapter of #BlackLivesMatter, discusses interacting with the media, the Freedom School, and how boxing can teach people more than just how to throw a punch.
Arts & Culture | Labour | Rise up! 'Drawn to Change' illustrates Canadian labour's stories and struggles | May 12 2016 | Haseena Manek | The Graphic History Collective illustrates an informative and illuminating timeline of Canada's complicated labour history. Consider this your call to arms.
Photo: Behind the Numbers
Economy | Labour | What we need to know about neoliberalism (before it's too late) | May 12 2016 | Ed Finn | This is Part 1 of a three-part series that examines the ideology of neoliberalism and the enormous harm its implementation imposes on people and the planet.
Photo: Anna Waters/flickr
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | The Fight for $15 in Nova Scotia: A bottom-up approach that benefits us all | May 12 2016 | Christine Saulnier | This week the Nova Scotia NDP introduced a private member's bill that would see the Nova Scotia minimum wage increase to $15 per hour by the year 2019 for all workers.
Photo: Adityo Sastromuljono/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | In Canada's concentrated banking industry, what we need is a public bank | May 12 2016 | Linda McQuaig | While the Trudeau government's review of Canada Post is primarily focused on the issue of reinstating home delivery, the prospect of postal banking may be the more far-reaching and intriguing idea.
Image: YouTube/Young Medicine
Elections | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Nation-to-nation recognition, not electoral reform, key to increasing Indigenous voter turnout | May 12 2016 | Jennifer Dalton | Indigenous electoral disengagement is rooted in discrimination and marginalization, which have perpetuated alienation and discouraged Indigenous people from participating in Canadian elections.
Photo: Jeremy Board/flickr
Environment | Mines continue to put waterways in B.C. at risk | May 12 2016 | Brent Patterson | Major concerns are being raised about the waterways threatened in British Columbia by mining.
Photo: Michael Stewart
Environment | Fossil fuel lobbying reaches staggering levels while Fort McMurray burns | May 12 2016 | Seble Samuel | Between the summer of 2008 and fall of 2012, 35 petroleum industries lobbied the federal government with 2,700 reports of communications with Canadian politicians.
Image: YouTube
Environment | The planet won't wait for a cautious transition to renewable energy | May 12 2016 | Jason LaChappelle | There seems to be more concern about the risks of moving too quickly on climate change than there is about the catastrophic consequences of moving too slowly.
Politics in Canada | A complaint about a former Alberta Tory politician's coal industry advocacy yields more significant results than expected | May 12 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Ethics Commissioner's report contains a finding that will have a significant impact on the way lobbying is conducted in Alberta in the future.
Photo: Buroll/Wikimedia Commons
US Politics | World | If he is truly committed to peace, Obama will listen to Hiroshima survivors | May 12 2016 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The White House announced this week that U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Hiroshima, the site of the world's first atomic-bomb attack. He will be the first sitting president to go there.